Grand Reopening Celebration
for Campus Bookstore
festive atmosphere prevailed Wednesday morning as a ribbon-cutting
ceremony was held to mark the start of the Grand Reopening celebration
for the Bookstore at Benedum Commons. As part of the festivities,
all customers on Wednesday received a 20 percent Grand Reopening
The recent renovation project at Benedum
Commons more than doubled the size of the Bookstore facility.
That allowed Bookstore manager Ann Craft to greatly expand the
inventory of books, apparel, gifts and accessories.
The Bookstore will observe special Saturday
hours tomorrow in honor of Homecoming. It will be open from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and again from 5-7 p.m. The Bookstore’s
normal hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday
through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. It is closed
German Club Attends World Language
Six members of the Bethany College German
Club attended the annual Conference of the West Virginia Foreign
Language Teachers Association (WVFLTA) on Sept. 19-20. They
were accompanied to the conference by World Languages and Cultures
Professors Dr. Harald Menz and Dr. Joseph Lovano.
On the first day, each participant took
part in two three-hour workshops covering topics ranging from
technology-based instruction in the world languages classroom
to teaching culture and literacy. The second day’s program
included two more workshop sessions and a visit to the textbook
and teaching materials exhibit. The event was capped by WVFLTA’s
40th anniversary luncheon.
2009-10 Academic Calendar
The official calendar for the 2009-10
academic year has been approved by the President’s Cabinet.
It can be accessed by clicking on the link below:
Get Free Bethany Wallpaper
Downloads From Website
Free Bethany College wallpaper downloads
for your laptop or home computer are now just a click or two
away on the College website. Computer users have their choice
of eight images depicting various familiar Bethany vistas, including
Old Main, Gresham Garden, Commencement Hall and the Campbell
To get your Bethany College wallpaper,
and follow the directions for downloading the wallpaper —
PC or Mac — are at the bottom of the page.
‘Ringing’ in the New School Year
Your phone will soon be ringing! Student
callers are gearing up for next month’s start of the annual
Phone-A-Thon. Alumni participation in the Bethany Fund rose
from 17 percent to 22 percent last year. The goal for the 2008-09
campaign is to increase alumni giving to 27 percent.
We hope you will answer the phone and
respond to our students by continuing to support the Bethany
Fund. Your participation is greatly appreciated.
Save the Date! Alumni Weekend
Set for May
Please save the date and make plans to
join us here on campus for Alumni Weekend, set to begin on Friday,
May 1, 2009. More details will be provided in future issues
of the Old Main Journal.
D.C. / Virginia
Join Bethany Alumni and
Friends at a reception with President Dr. Scott D. Miller on
Thursday, October 9. The event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
at the office of International Relief and Development, 1621
North Kent Street, 5th floor, Arlington, Va. The reception is
hosted by Dr. Arthur B. Keys, Jr. ’67, President &
CEO of IRD.
Join Bethany Alumni and Friends at a reception
with President Dr. Scott D. Miller on Tuesday, October 28. The
event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Epping Forest Yacht
Club, 1830 Epping Forest Drive, Jacksonville, Fla. The reception
is being hosted by Linda D. ’71 and Rick Hull ’70.
For more information or to register for
any of these events please contact the Office of Alumni Relations
at 304-829-7411 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register online, click
to Honor Three Recent Graduates at Homecoming
The Bethany College athletic department
will honor former student-athletes Brody Jackson, Lauren Spegal
and Lisa Mitchell during Homecoming festivities Oct. 3-4.
Breaks Record But Bethany Falls to Thomas Moore
Junior wide receiver Matt Cruse (Naples,
Fla./Barron Collier) caught his 19th career touchdown reception
to set a new Bethany College record, but the Bison were upended
by visiting Thomas More 42-12 Saturday in front of a Homecoming
crowd at Bison Stadium.
Drops Two at Tri-Match
The Bethany College volleyball team had
a two-game winning streak stopped Saturday with 3-0 losses to
visiting Waynesburg (20-25, 20-25, 15-25) and Saint Vincent
(12-25, 21-25, 19-25) in a PAC tri-match at Hummel Field House.
Miss Chances in 0-0 Tie With Geneva
The Bethany College women’s soccer
team outshot Geneva 20-7 in the second half and through both
overtimes, but were unable to notch a goal and was forced to
settle for a scoreless draw with the Golden Tornadoes in the
first home night game at the school’s refurbished Bison
Loses to Geneva in Closing Seconds
Geneva’s Zachary Buffalini scored
with just 39 seconds left in regulation to lift the Golden Tornadoes
(10-1) to a 1-0 victory over the Bethany College men’s
soccer team Friday night before a Homecoming crowd under the
lights at Bison Stadium.
Brady Earns PAC Laurels
Bethany College freshman Julie Brady (Aliquippa,
Pa./Hopewell) has been recognized as the Presidents’ Athletic
Conference (PAC) Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the
Week for Sept. 29.
Please visit Bethany
Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.