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Tue., September 19
Lunch: chicken noodle, wild rice soup, honey bourbon chicken, borrocho beans, vegetable; Rotisserie: lemon garlic beef, mashed potatoes, vegetable; Demo: crazy fries
HOME Soccer
Tue., September 19
The men's soccer team plays Bethel University at HOME on Tuesday, September 19 at 7 PM. Go Vikings!
Red Eye Film Festival - Form your groupWant to make a short film? The Red Eye Film Festival is where students groups (3-7 per group) make a film in one week and then showcase the films in YFAC Theatre on Monday, October 2. It is a memorable event and pushes the creative thinking in performing under tight deadlines. If you are interested in having a group, talk to Seth Grabow in the studio or sgrabow@blc.edu Group entries are due September 19. Get involved - it's a blast!
BLC'S Nursing Program Information Night
Wed., September 20
Curious about Bethany's new nursing program? Wednesday, Sep. 20 in Meyer Hall 101, Dr. Sara Traylor will be giving a presentation on what the nursing program is like, and the different opportunities available to you with a nursing degree. This will be a great opportunity to learn more information if you are thinking about going into nursing, or if you simply are curious what our nursing students on campus are up to!
Psychology Donuts 'N Discussion
Wed., September 20
Come this WEDNESDAY at 3:30 P.M. in the Honsey Hall 311 to enjoy some donuts and discuss recent issues around race, such as those connected to the events in Charlottesville this summer. EVERYONE IS WELCOME - you bring the discussion, we'll bring the donuts! Co-sponsored by the Psychology Department and Psychology Club.
Help children learn to read
Mon., September 18
Capstone Literacy Center is looking for volunteers to work with their free tutoring program for kids in grades 1 to 5 who are reading below grade level. The tutoring session starts the week of September 18 and ends the week of November 27 (not during Thanksgiving week). Tutoring sessions are at the following times: Mondays 3:00 – 3:45, 4:00 – 4:45, and Wednesdays 3:00 – 3:45 Please contact Christie Skilbred (cskilbred@coughlancompanies.com; 507-385-8270) with questions and interest. Sign up on GetConnected: http://getconnected.mankatounitedway.org/need/detail/?need_id=289258
Color Me Happy
Wed., September 20
Adult and teen color gathering at the Taylor Library in North Mankato. The library has coloring books and colored pencils for you to use along with yummy deserts and music! This event is September 20 at 6:30pm at 1001 Belgrade Ave, North Mankato.
Women's Event: Design a Life You Love
Wed., September 20
Women's Event: Design A Life You Love & Learn to Say Yes to the Plan God has for You. Presented by Amanda Beilke and Lizabeth Wehmeier on Sept. 20 at 7pm in H129. Amanda will help you design a life you love & dig into what God says in the Bible about your purpose for your life. Liz will then help you understand how to financially set up and support the life you designed through your work with Amanda. It's guaranteed to be an extraordinary evening of personal growth and clarity. This event is free but please reserve a seat here: http://bit.ly/2gIEt0P.
Help Landscape Peace Lutheran Church
Sat., September 23
Up to 10 volunteers are needed for an ALL DAY workday landscaping at Peace Lutheran Church. Saturday, September 23 starting at 8:00am. Volunteers will assist the landscaper to rake landscape areas, install weed barrier, install plants, place rock, and lay sod. Lunch, water, and snacks will be provided. The church is located at 2090 Commerce Drive North Mankato. Contact the BLC Volunteer Coordinator, Courtney, at cagenten@blc.edu for more information and to sign-up to volunteer by Wednesday, September 20th.
Ringo Starr's photographer to speak on campus!
Thu., September 21
World renowned photographer Rob Shanahan, who's portfolio includes photographs of Paul McCartney, Avril Lavigne, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Van Halen, Steven Tyler, and Joe Perry, among many others will be on campus on Sept. 21. He will present a lighting workshop in Honsey Hall Studio A at 2 p.m. At 7 p.m. HH129 Shanahan will also explain how he went from being a small town MN boy to the on call photographer for Ringo and other stars. Expect to hear his story and see his work. All are welcome to attend both events!
Liberal Arts Panel
Fri., September 22
A faculty panel will engage in an interdisciplinary discussion on the liberal arts at Bethany Lutheran College. The purpose of the panel is to explain the importance of the liberal arts and to recognize how a liberal arts education is expressed in diverse fields. Faculty Panelists: Dr. Nick Hauman (Sociology), Dr. Doyle Holbird (Biology), and Dr. Tiffany Young-Klockziem (Exercise Science) Moderator: Dr. Jason Lowrey (Dean of the Faculty) Join us at The Lab Coffee Shop in the basement of Luther Hall for constructive discussion on the meaning and practice of the liberal arts at Bethany.
Student Employment ChecksStudent employment checks can be picked up at the Business Office window from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please bring your Bethany ID with you.
Health ServicesSchedule this week, Tuesday 10am-2pm Wednesday 8am-2pm. Please let me know if you have questions or concerns lisa.brown@blc.edu
Girls on the RunYWCA Mankato is seeking enthusiastic positive volunteer coach mentors for the Girls on the Run program.  Girls on the Run is physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in grades 3-5.   A coach mentor lead lessons in empowerment, healthy eating, gossiping, bullying, friendship, body image, media influence, goal setting and believing in yourself. Running experience is not required.  Please contact Erin Roberts at erinroberts@ywcamankato.org or 507-386-2188 for more information.
Emergency Text NotificationSign up to receive text notifications in the event of campus closure or emergency. Simply log on to my.blc.edu, choose the "employee" (for faculty/staff) or "student" tab, and click on Ermergency Notifications on the left. Questions? Contact renee.tatge@blc.edu.
Off-campus students need to eat?Are you living off-campus but occasionally want to eat in the caf? Flex-Dollars are your best option! Flex-dollars can be added in any amount to your student ID and used for any meal throughout the school year. Simply bring cash/check to the caf and that amount will be loaded onto your ID card. As a thank you, 10% extra will be added to any amount over $10 that you add. If you add $100 or more at a time, 20% will be added (i.e. you'll have $120 on your card)! Questions? Email renee.tatge@blc.edu.
Innocence Project Event - Law Club Guest Speaker
Sun., September 24
On Sunday, September 24th at 7:00 p.m. in Honsey Hall, South Lantern Room, guest speaker and Bethany graduate Rachael Melby will talk about her work with the Innocence Project of Minnesota. The Innocence Project works to free prisoners who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes. Since its inception in 1989, their work has led to over 2,000 exonerations, representing over 17,895 years lost in prison due to errors in convictions. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact Prof. Edwards with questions.
Events in MankatoCheck out all the events happening in Mankato this week, September 18-24: http://visitgreatermankato.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Weekly-Events-Sept-18-24.pdf
Pharmacy School Information Night
Mon., September 25
Curious about pharmacy school? On Monday, September 25 at 7 PM in Meyer Hall 130, a representative from Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy will be here to talk with YOU! This will be a great opportunity to learn more about the program, make connections, and see what the field of pharmacy has to offer.
Law & Faith Presentation - Constitution Day Event
Wed., September 27
The Honorable Mark Betters will give a Constitution Day presentation on Wednesday, September 27th, at 7:00 pm in Meyer Hall, room 101. Judge Betters will recount his story of being a high school music teacher who went to law school and who then was appointed to be a judge for Minnesota's 5th Judicial District. He will also share about how his faith guided him through his battle with cancer. Brought to you by the Legal Studies & History Departments. Contact Sara Edwards if you have any questions.
China Study Tour Sign UpThe Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Beijing and Hong Kong. This could be your spring break! The first twelve students to reserve their spot at the Business Office by making a $200 deposit will receive a $100 scholarship toward the program fee of $3,050, all meals included. The deposit is fully refundable until October 15. Earn 3 Psychology credits, gain valuable insights into Chinese culture and confidence in traveling abroad. Contact Dr. Jen Wosmek or Kathy Bruss for more details.
Ottesen MuseumWhat do you really know about the Evangelical Lutheran Synod? Is there more to it than lutefisk and lefse? Find out at the ELS’s Ottesen Museum at 4 Browns Court. Regular hours are 1:30 - 4:30, Tuesday through Thursday or by appointment. For more information contact Rebecca DeGarmeaux, Director of Programming at 344-7421 or museum@blc.edu.
Second Annual Bethany BowlJoin SAAC for some Friday Night Lights at the Second Annual Bethany Bowl! Teams must consist of 8-12 junior or senior men and will have bracket play on Thursday September 28th and the championship on Friday September 29th. Winners of the championship will receive t-shirts! Rosters will be emailed to students and available in the SFC on the Intramural wall. They must be turned in to the Intramural wall by Friday September 22nd. If enough interest, there can be a separate women’s bracket. Email Jeremy Becker at jbecker2@blc.edu with any questions.
Tutors NeededThere is a desperate need for tutors for the following courses: Macroeconomics, Spanish, Introduction to Statistics and Principles of Finance If you have interest and ability to tutor, please see Dr. Pfeifer in Memorial Library 101 or email her at cpfeifer@blc.edu to apply.
If you need tutoring...If you discover that you would benefit from the ongoing support through peer tutoring, please request a tutor through the online tutor request form on the Bethany website. Go to "Academics" and look for the tutor request form under "Academic Resources". Dr. Pfeifer will contact you when a tutor is available or if there are any questions about your request.
The Writing Center in HH 217Need help understanding a writing assignment, developing a thesis statement, organizing ideas, or learning how to edit an essay? How about creative works? A resume and cover letter? An essay for graduate school? The Writing Center is here for you! We are open on Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (last call at 9:45 p.m.). Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are given priority.