- May 8, 2010 will stand out as a truly momentous occasion for Bethel University in McKenzie. During two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, the school awarded degrees to approximately 300 graduates – a number that better reflected Bethel’s entire enrollment back in spring 1998.
- Bethel family and friends traveled to Pringles Park in Jackson on Thursday, April 29 for the second annual Bethel Night at the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx game against the Montgomery Biscuits. “We were very pleased with the turnout we had for the evening,” said Glenn Hayes, Bethel’s athletic director.
- Since most of Bethel's students are on campus, the decision has been made to go ahead with exams as scheduled this week. If you are unable to drive to McKenzie, it is your responsibility to contact your professor(s) and make other arrangements.
- Spring commencement for Bethel University will be this Saturday, May 8 on the school’s McKenzie campus with a day full of events including two separate commencement ceremonies and the dedication of the school’s new Ray and Linda Morris Science Complex. More than 300 individuals are scheduled to graduate with commencement for the College of Liberal Arts beginning at 11 a.m., and with commencement for the College of Professional Studies and the College of Graduate Studies occurring at 4 p.m.
- Bethel University’s Wildcat football team and the school’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization will be hosting Praise-Stock, a one-night worship event, this Saturday, April 24 at Wildcat Stadium on the school’s McKenzie campus. “This event was organized with the young student athlete in mind, but it’s appropriate for anyone who wants to come.
- The Bethel University Division of Music is pleased to welcome Dr. William Yelverton in a special guitar recital on Monday, April 19 at 8:00 p.m.
- (McKENZIE, TN) A beautiful princess, Little Red Ridinghood, Prince Charming who is not-so-charming, and a witch...who raps is just a touch of what audiences will experience this weekend at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Enrichment Center in Huntington, TN. They're all among the cockeyed characters in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's fractured fairy tale.
- MCKENZIE, TN – A Bethel University Volleyball Fundraiser Tournament will be held Sunday, April 25 at 12:30 at the sand volleyball court next to Wildcat Baseball Park on the school’s main campus in McKenzie. For only $20 per team, participants can sign up to take part in the tournament.
- MCKENZIE, TN – General admission $1 tickets are now on sale to attend Bethel Night at the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx game at Pringles Park in Jackson on Thursday, April 29. The tickets can be purchased from the Campbell Hall information desk on Bethel University’s McKenzie campus from 8 a.m.
- Cynthia Nienaber (third from left) and Karlene Cheatham (far left) accept a $100 cash donation and a Wal-Mart gift card on behalf of the Autism Fund at Bethel University from the school’s Circle K Club. The money was raised through a flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, which was sponsored by Circle K and co-sponsored by Residence Life and by Delta Phi Nu sorority. Circle K is the collegiate level of Kiwanis and is sponsored at Bethel by the McKenzie Kiwanis Club. Circle K’s motto is “Live to Serve, Love to Serve. We Build.” Their focus is service learning in the community with children being the primary target group served.