Renaissance welcomes renowned guests from the Bluegrass Industry

The Bethel University Renaissance Program kicked off its 2016 Fall Semester with a 10 day camp.  The camp was filled with workshops, lessons, and creative activities with the hope of stimulating an excitement and artistic momentum for the upcoming year.  Renaissance, the Bethel... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Friday, August 26, 2016 | 0 comments

Bethel Recognized on ESPN -- Tune in on August 27

The Bethel Bass Fishing Team will be recognized on ESPN on Saturday, August 27 for winning the Bassmasters College Bracket Series. The BassMasters College Classic Bracket Series was held on Kentucky Lake a few weeks ago. Two Bethel Wildcat anglers participated in the event along with six other anglers. These eight anglers were the very best in the nation and competed for that national championship in which Bethel angler John Garrett won! So set your DVR! -- The events airs twice -- once at... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Thursday, August 25, 2016 | 0 comments

Bethel Criminal Justice Program Receives Recognition

Bethel University received recognition this week for the role its criminal justice programs have played in recent improvements in the Knoxville, Tenn., Police Department. Police Chief David Rausch, head of the KPD, wrote that there has been a significant decrease in officer response to resistance, also known as “use of force,” and remarked on its link to education.             “The importance of education in the... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | 0 comments

Renaissance Technical Director Wins Emmy

The Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recently awarded an Emmy in the category of Arts/Entertainment – Program/Program Feature/Special to the season 3 of the TV show, “Cook and Belle’s Playhouse.” “Cook and Belle’s Playhouse” was recorded, mixed, and produced by Daniel Howell over the show’s 3 season life span. The show was shot in Muncie, IN and features several musical guests from around the... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | 0 comments

Notice to Undergraduate Students Taking Fall 2016 Classes

Confirmation of Registration All undergraduate students (part-time and full-time, commuters and residence hall students) MUST confirm registration by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 26, 2016. If registration is not confirmed by that time/date, all Fall Semester classes will be dropped . Instructions 1. Log into Student E-Portal using the current term 2016-FA. 2. On the left side of the screen under Student Portal, click on Confirm Registration. 3. In the center of the screen,... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | 0 comments

Bethel University Once Again Hosts Lights|Camera|Fashion

Bethel University once again hosted the Lights|Camera|Fashion organization on its McKenzie campus, Tuesday, July 26.      According to Tina Hodges, Dean of Enrollment for Bethel’s College of Arts and Sciences, Bethel served as the location for the Lights|Camera|Fashion program 2017 auditions.      “Lights|Camera|Fashion came to our campus to hold auditions that would give these young women an opportunity to be a fashion model for a... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Monday, August 15, 2016 | 0 comments

Nursing Events Scheduled Across State

Bethel's College of Health Sciences Department of Nursing will hold the following events in the coming weeks. RN to BSN Program Information Session: August 18, 2016 from 4 until 6 p.m. at Bethel's Nashville campus -- 1801 West End Avenue, 3rd floor; For information and to RSVP contact Rebecca Sargent-Dyal at 731-695-8214 or at dyalr@bethelu.edu RN to BSN Program Information Session: Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. on Bethel's Memphis campus -- 5885 Ridgeway... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | 0 comments

Summer Commencement Held

Bethel University held its Summer 2016 Commencement on Saturday, August 6 with 271 candidates receiving degrees. Degrees awarded included bachelor’s, master’s and associate degrees.      According to Bethel University President Dr. Walter Butler the event also kicked off a year-long celebration of the school’s 175 th Birthday.       Serving as Commencement speaker was Nancy Bean, recently retired Vice President of... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Saturday, August 6, 2016 | 0 comments

Freshman Orientation Begins August 17

Freshman Orientation for the College of Arts and Sciences begins Wednesday, August 17. Freshman Orientation is a mandatory event for incoming freshmen. See the schedule of events below. Wednesday, August 17 9 a.m. - Noon -- Freshmen Move-In (Resident Students Only) 6 p.m. -- Student Life Courtyard Cookout (All Students) Thursday, August 18 (Resident & Commuter Students) 9:30 a.m. -- Orientation Registration Begins -- Crisp Arena 10 a.m. -- Welcome -- Crisp Arena ... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Wednesday, August 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Wildcat Football Begins Practice on Renovated Field

Bethel's Wildcat Football players arrived for training camp on Monday, August 1, and they are already hard at work on the school's newly renovated field. The Wildcats will kick off their season on Saturday, August 27 as they host a 6 p.m. game at Wildcat Stadium against Missouri Baptist University.  Other home games include: Sept. 3 at 1:30 p.m. against University of the Cumberlands Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m. against Kentucky Christian University Oct. 22 at 1:30 p.m.... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Wednesday, August 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Summer 2016 Commencement is this Saturday, August 6

Bethel University’s Summer 2016 Commencement will be held this Saturday, August 6. There will be one service for both undergraduate and graduate degree candidates. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m., in the Rosemary and Harry Crisp II Arena which is located in the Vera Low Center for Student Enrichment at 101 Wildcat Lane on the school’s McKenzie campus.      Nancy Bean, Vice President for Bethel’s College of Arts and Sciences, will be the... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Wednesday, August 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Fall 2016 Move In Dates for College of Arts and Sciences

Resident Assistants Move In -- July 24, 2016 Football Players Move In -- August 1, 2016 Renaissance Percussion/Color Guard Move In -- August 4, 2016 Fall Sports Move In -- August 5, 2016 Renaissance Move In -- August 8, 2016 S.T.A.R.S. Move In --  August 15, 2016 -- (9 a.m. to Noon check-in time) Freshmen Move In -- August 17, 2016  All Other Returning Students -- See Times Below Students with last name beginning with A-K -- 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. ... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | 0 comments

Bethel University Nursing Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate

Bethel University’s May 2016 nursing graduates have achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX, the nurse licensure examination that determines nurse readiness. The national average pass rate is around 86 percent. This is the third time in the last four years the school has achieved the perfect 100 percent pass rate, according to Mary Bess Griffith, Program Director.      “I cannot say enough about the effort of all of our faculty as well as of the students... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Glass at Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | 0 comments

Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Nationally Recognized

  Bethel University’s online Master’s in Criminal Justice program has been ranked 7th in the nation by Affordable Colleges Online for the Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Degrees.      Affordable Colleges Online recently released its 2016 Rankings highlighting the Best Online Master’s Degrees for 23 different subjects. The ranking agency spent months collecting and analyzing data from government sources and hundreds of... Read More
Posted by Cliff Bush at Monday, May 23, 2016 | 0 comments

Students Meet with Retired Supreme Court Justice

  Bethel University students and faculty members traveled to Washington University School of Law in St. Louis on April 25 to see Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Stevens is a retired associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States who served from December 1975 until his retirement in June 2010. At the time of his retirement, he was the oldest Justice then serving, the second-oldest serving Justice in the history of the Court, and the third... Read More
Posted by Cliff Bush at Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 0 comments

PA Program Ranked Among Top 6 in Nation

Bethel University’s Physician Assistant Program was recognized by the Rural Health Research Center (RHRC) as a top 15 PA program that graduated proportionately more PAs who practice in rural settings. Bethel’s PA program was #6 on the list in the report that was published in February 2016.      According to the RHRC, “employing more physician assistants (PAs) is often proposed as an important part of the solution to rural primary care shortages in the... Read More
Posted by Cliff Bush at Sunday, May 1, 2016