Opening Convocation Held
Bethel held its Fall 2012 Opening Convocation on Tuesday, Aug. 28 in the Rosemary and Harry Crisp II Arena. Opening Convocation is the official beginning of the new school year for traditional students at Bethel University. Fall semester classes for traditional students actually began Monday, Aug. 20.
Dan Ridley was the convocation speaker. Ridley is a 46-year lifelong learner and educator. He is an alumnus of Bethel College with a Master of Arts degree in Teaching. He also has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Memphis State University. Ridley completed his undergraduate work in Communications at the University of Tennessee at Martin.