Director of Career Development Matthew Stackowicz and Associate Professor of Communication Elizabeth McLaughlin, Ph.D., led a group of students, one alumna and a professional photographer, on a trip to the town of St. Hippolyte-du-Fort, France. There, they partnered with YWAM Bridges of Life and Action Tourism to tell the story of the town and the ministry in a brand new way. Using photography, videography, writing, social media, communications and marketing, the Bethel group met with local business owners to interview them and create a marketing package each business could use.
As Bethel’s largest international trip to date, 48 people – including students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and friends of the college – traveled to Israel to learn about the Bible in the places Scripture happened. Each day of the 12-day journey involved bus rides, hikes and lessons at key Biblical locations, including the Dead Sea, Jordan River, Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Mount of Olives and Gethsemane, just to name a few.
Associate Professor of Mission Kent Eby ’94, Ph.D., traveled to Tanzania, Africa, to minister alongside pastors of the Maasai Tribe this summer.
When New York Times best-selling author Lee Strobel came to campus to speak at Bethel’s first-ever Give Back Gala on May 12, there was no one more excited to see him than Bethel mom and grandma Mattie Ulrich, of Osceola, Ind. Mattie had been waiting to meet Strobel for nearly 40 years – since 1978, when their lives intersected in a way that would change them both forever.
Coaches have been hired and recruitment is currently underway for two brand new varsity sports at Bethel College. Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving and Men’s and Women’s Bowling will be offered starting in the fall of 2019.
Biology major and cadaver lab intern Darrian Arch ’18 is using her platform as Miss Indiana USA to advocate for organ donation.
Vicki DeBolt ’88 D.O., brings a wealth of medical experience and a heart for international health to Bethel College, where she serves as assistant professor of biology.
Bethel College is better preparing nursing students for critical care situations by giving them hands-on experience in the new $1.15 million Nursing Simulation Lab.
Head Track Coach Tony Natali, who will be inducted into the NCCAA Hall of Fame in May, places his focus on character development.
The Bethel College General Scholarship fund supports student scholarships and areas of greatest need. Unrestricted gifts enable more students to afford the academically challenging, Christ-centered education that Bethel provides. Gifts help improve facilities, expand opportunities on campus and provide better quality of life for our students … students like Rebekah Miller ’18 whose Bethel experience has truly been life-changing.