BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College will hold their Seventh Annual Light Up Night and Charity Christmas Tree Auction on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m. in Commencement Hall. The evening will begin with the official lighting of the tree, and a charity tree and wreath auction will follow.
Rev. Cherisna Jean-Marie started her ministry as dean of the chapel of Bethany College and pastor of Bethany Memorial Church in September 2017. Until her appointment at Bethany, she served as chaplain at Jarvis Christian College.
At least 14 colleges and universities from throughout western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia, will compete for top honors in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) show at Oglebay Stables in Wheeling on Sunday, October 15.
Danny H. Rubin, an award-winning author and speaker on business communication skills, will give the keynote address at this year’s John Keresty Lecture in Journalism on Wednesday, September 27, at 7 p.m. in the Renner Art Gallery. The lecture is part of the 56th Communications and Media Arts Week, which will focus on the theme “It’s On Us,” and will take place Sept. 25 – 30.
Gen. Michael Hayden, the former director of both the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency, will deliver the Larry E. Grimes Lecture at Bethany College on Saturday, September 30 at 11:30 a.m.
On Monday, August 21, Bethany College hosted a solar eclipse viewing party for the campus community. Dr. Lisa Reilly, associate professor of chemistry and board member of the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium, assisted students in tracking the NASA live feed of the eclipse path of totality across the United States.
Members of the Bethany Community,
We are deeply saddened by the tragic events at the University of Virginia and in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend. Our thoughts and our prayers go out to the victims of the violence and, indeed, to all members of these communities.
Dr. Joseph Lane, a professor of political science and the founding director of the honors college at Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia, begins the 2017-18 academic year as the new provost and dean of the faculty at Bethany College.