Sky-High Glimpse of Bethany
Seniors were invited to enjoy a unique view of the Bethany campus
by climbing the Old Main Tower with Dr. Gary Kappel on May 14.
Participants met in the Corridor of Old Main and went up in
groups to take an
up-close look at the clock, one of many historic features enjoyed
by the Bethany campus community and enjoy the views of campus.
Bethany's Baccalaureate service is set for
this evening at 8 p.m. in Commencement Hall. Commencement
activities will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, on the Quadrangle
of Old Main. (In case of inclement weather, Commencement will be
held Hummel Field House.)
Students Enjoy Study Break at
More than 250 students attended the spring semester MoonBeam
Breakfast, held May 11. This year’s event featured AquaMassage,
Bingo, smoothies and a variety of breakfast foods. Elizabeth
S. de Jong, Dean of Students, thanks the many students, faculty
and staff who helped make the event a success.
Volunteers included: President Scott
Miller, Rob Barricelli, Leron Burge and the Student Activities
Council, Saralyn Dague, Sven de Jong, Tracy Depew, Tracie Duncan,
Necol Dunson and Chartwells Dining Service, James Farwell, Kathy
Furbee, Mike Hughes, Gary Kappel, Stephanie Kappel, Joe Lovano,
Karen McFadden, Kos Mouratidis, Dan Phillips, Anju Ramjee, Lisa
Reilly, Roni Reynolds, Becky Rose, Brian Rose, Melanee Sinclair,
Mike Summey, Heather Taylor, Traci Tuttle, Carol Tyler and Tim
Fall semester’s Starlight Breakfast
is slated for December 9 at 9 p.m., and next spring’s
MoonBeam Breakfast will be held on May 10 at 9 p.m.
Announces 2009 Online Summer Courses
The Summer 2009
OCICU Online Course listing is now available on the Bethany
College website at this address:
Bethany College students may earn a maximum of 12 online OCICU
credits toward their degree requirements.
The cost for each credit is $325 and unless otherwise indicated,
all courses are three credits.
additional information, please send your questions to:
College Summer Camp Schedule Announced
Bethany College has four camps returning this summer and an
additional two camps added into the schedule.
Camp Canyon will hold three sessions
June 21 - 27
June 28 - July 17
July 19 - August 7
For more information on Camp Canyon please
College Basketball Camp will be run by the Head Men's Basketball
Coach Michael Summey and Assistant Coach Matt Drahos. The co-ed
camp will run from June 21-25, 2009 and welcomes campers ages
7-15 year olds, both commuters and residential.
or the Bethany Leadership for Student Training Academy will
return for its second year from June 21-24, 2009.
New Assistant Football Coach Bill Struble,
a veteran camp director, will bring a
camp to Bethany College the week of July 5th, 2009.
The Bethany College Soccer Camps continue
for the third year with the high
school boys week ages 13-17 from July 19 – 23, 2009.
school girls week will be on campus from July 24 –
Along with the West Virginia Governor's
Honors Academy returning, Bethany College will host high school
band and sports camps, youth retreats, adult conferences and
educational programs over the summer months. For more information
or brochures on all Bethany College Summer Camps or for group
camp availability please email Saralyn Dague at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date!
Family Weekend Set for September
Attention parents and family members of Bethany College students!
Please save the date and make plans to join us on campus for
Family Weekend, set to begin on Friday, September 18, 2009.
Many activities are being planned. More details will be provided
in future issues of the Old Main Journal.
Kaye Hearn ’72
Elected to South Carolina Supreme Court
Bethany graduate Kay Hearn ’72 is now the second woman
to be elected to the South Carolina Supreme Court. Hearn currently
serves as the first female chief judge of the nine-member S.C.
Court of Appeals.
After earning her undergraduate degree
from Bethany, Hearn went on to graduate from the USC School
of Law in 1977 and earned her master of laws degree from the
University of Virginia in 1998. Hearns has served as an instructor
with the Charleston School of Law. In addition, she is the former
president of the National Council of Chief Judges of Courts
of Appeal and a former judge for the S.C. Family Court.
For more on the story, visit www.thestate.com/154/story/785432.html?storylink=omni_popular.
Director of Alumni
& Parent Relations Completes Leadership Program
Michele Gockstetter Rejonis '94, Bethany's Director of Alumni
& Parent Relations, recently completed the Wheeling Area
Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Wheeling Program. The
program is designed to expand the leadership potential of individuals
chosen from all sectors of the Wheeling Metropolitan Area. Participants
were selected through an application and review process. Program
participants learned about the history of the Ohio Valley, entrepreneurial
achievement, community involvement, local economic development
and government and financial planning.
Homecoming 2009 Schedule
October 9-10, 2009
Saturday, October 10
Noon - 3 p.m.
Alumni DJ Shows
9 a.m. - noon
2 - 5 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. W&J
Men's Soccer vs. Thomas More
Football vs. Thiel
Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner
Concert in Tailgate Area
Women's Soccer vs. Thomas More
Donor Recognition Reception
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Art Show Reception/DJ Reunion
8 - 10 p.m.
Twitter Time with President, Vice President
Follow Bethany President Scott D. Miller and Vice President
for Institutional Advancement Sven de Jong on Twitter at twitter.com.
Get an inside glimpse into what takes place on a daily basis
at Bethany College. Follow Dr. Miller by selecting BethanyCollege1,
and follow Sven de Jong by selecting BethanyCollege2. You might
be surprised by all that occurs on “The Banks of the Old
Regional Alumni Receptions
Join Bethany Alumni and Friends at a reception with President
Dr. Scott D. Miller on Thursday, June 11. The gathering will
be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gertrude’s Restaurant inside
the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore,
MD. The event is being hosted by George ’78 & Patricia
New York, N.Y.
Join Bethany Alumni and Friends at a reception with President
Dr. Scott D. Miller on Thursday, June 25. The gathering will
be hosted at the residence of Dr. Linda Donelle Lewis '61 and
Mr. Gary Gambuti from 5 to 7 p.m. R.S.V.P. by June 15, 2009.
For more information or to register,
please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 304-829-7411
or via e-mail at email@example.com.
Season Ends to Centenary in ECAC's
The Bethany softball team had their season
come to an end Sunday with a 7-6 loss in eight innings to Centenary
(N.J.) College on the second day of the ECAC South Region Tournament
at Juniata (Pa.) College.
Dillinger Named Second Team All-PAC
Bethany sophomore centerfielder Tyler
Dillinger (McKeesport, PA/McKeesport) was named Second Team
All-PAC when the league office announced the all-conference
Please visit Bethany
Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.