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.
For the past 10 years, Jorge ’10 and Caron ’09 have been taking care of others and sharing their lives through soccer.
Eleven players from Bethel’s men’s soccer team traveled to Asia in June, where they interacted with children in orphanages and prisons, sharing and connecting through their sport.
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.
Greg Conrad ’81, ’04, spent his career in health care administration, most recently serving as president of Beacon Health Ventures.
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.
It’s not every day that one gets to meet American Composer Lin Manuel Miranda (who wrote the music for Broadway’s “Hamilton” and Disney’s “Moana”), and get complementary tickets to Broadway shows, but for Bethel alumnus Jared Schwartz ’04, this is normal.