- Spring 2010 traditional undergraduate and graduate classes began at Bethel University on Monday. Here, Bethel Bookstore assistant Brittney Wixan (left) of McKenzie helps students Melissa Estep of Atwood and Alex Torres of Gleason with their books.
- Four states were represented at a recent Bethel University Preview Day at the McKenzie campus. Students from Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky visited campus to take part in tours, to sit in on a class and to talk with representatives and students about the Bethel experience.
- Potential students can get a good idea of what Bethel University is all about Saturday, Jan. 23, by attending an open house event on the McKenzie campus.
- Eight individuals make up the first student teacher group of Bethel under its university status. Each individual has spent time in recent months completing student teacher requirements.
- Bethel University student Randall Williams of Dresden has landed one of the 28 legislative internships that are part of the Spring 2010 Tennessee Legislative Internship Program. According to Heather Stone, Bethel’s student development counselor, Williams began his bid for one of these esteemed positions earlier this fall by completing the application process.
- Bethel University student Patrick Aldrich was chosen by the Alexandria, Va., based accounting firm of Kearney & Company for a staff accountant opportunity that will begin in June 2010. Aldrich, who hails from Belfast, Tenn., claimed one of the 25 to 30 openings the company had in its internship and new hire program after a company representative visited campus to conduct interviews.
- Two Bethel University fall 2009 commencement ceremonies mark yet another historic event in the school’s history. “Just as our August 1 commencement was the first-ever Bethel University graduation ceremony, this commencement will be the first time we have had two separate ceremonies to accommodate our growing number of graduates,” said President Bob Prosser.
- Students from Dr. Roger Johnson's engineering graphics class took a few minutes this week to thank the construction crew building Bethel's new science complex.
- Tickets are now on sale for the Fifth Annual Christmas with Renaissance beginning Nov. 20 at the Bethel University Performing Arts Center in McKenzie.
- Dr. Cindy Arnold-Owen, professor of special education at Bethel, will retire at the end of the fall 2009 semester.