In September, more than two dozen Bethel students, alumni and other professional artists from the community gathered for the Center for Career Development and Global Engagement’s latest Instagram Takeover. During the Takeover, students explored Chicago, where they photographed Green Street Smoked Meats, the Robey Hotel and Low Res, a community-building creative arts studio. Representatives from each location shared their stories and advice with the group.
Bethel launched its inaugural season of rugby – one of the fastest growing college sports in the United States – in the fall of 2015, with a sold record of 4-2. Two of the team’s more seasoned rugby players Patrick Hafenbridle ’16 and Caleb Keas ’18 found their place on the pitch at the University of Kentucky before transferring to Bethel.
Graduating senior Taylor Nicoletti, the Elizabeth Hossler Outstanding Psychology Student award winner, is packing up and moving to the Chicagoland area where she will enter Wheaton College’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program in fall. The application was long and the process took a lot of work, but Nicoletti felt it was worth the effort.
Four Bethel students, including junior Alex Busse, spent the spring semester in Oxford, England, studying at the University of Oxford, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the English speaking world. The group will return to campus Monday, April 19. Busse shares about his experience abroad — from classes, to culture to food.
Three Bethel alumni created created software that transforms statistics into detailed infographics – instantly.
Housekeeping co-workers reflect on the incredible career of Irene Brazier, who served the college for 42 years before her retirement in December.
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The Bethel tennis team is used to serving, but last fall, the players took their game to a new court when they supported Michiana Down Syndrome’s partnership with the nationwide Buddy Up Tennis program.
Alumna Mary Pottenger ’15 serves as the Dismas Designs Project Manager at Dismas House of South Bend (named for the repentant thief at the cross). It’s a place where formerly incarcerated individuals and college students live at the same residence, where they can grow and learn together. As part of her job, Pottenger works to spread awareness about Dismas, while teaching jewelry-making workshops to the residents at the house.
Last year, Andrew Cary ’15 connected with Habitat for Humanity through the annual Bethel College Career and Internship Fair. This year, he stood on the other side of the table as one of 100 employers represented at the fair.
“In 12 months I’ve come full circle,” he says.