Volume VI, Number XXIV
An E-News Service of Bethany College
February 15, 2013

Children's “Seusstacular” Celebration Planned at T.W. Phillips Memorial Library
The T.W. Phillips Memorial Library in conjunction with the Bethany College Department of Education will hold a Children's “Seusstacular” Celebration from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

Verakis ’94 to Address Bethany College Kalon Scholarship Candidates
Dan Verakis ’94 has been chosen to deliver on the keynote address for the 29th Annual Kalon Scholarship Luncheon to be held on March 9.

“Noel & Gertie” to be Performed at Bethany College
The Bethany College Theatre Program will present an "iridescent and delightfully daring" evening of "cocktails, evening dress and repartee" at 8 p.m. on Feb. 28 through March 2 in Maxwell’s with their production of “Noel & Gertie” by Sheridan Morley.

Contributed by Katherine Shelek-Furbee

Communications and Media Arts
Professor of Communications and Media Arts Patrick Sutherland had a book chapter titled "ESPN: Television Transforms Sports Culture" published January in the three volume series “American History Through American Sports” (Praeger).

Sutherland is also co-chair of the Small Programs Interest Group Research Committee in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. SPIG is sponsoring a research paper competition that focuses on all aspects of how the global economy is affecting small programs in journalism and mass communication, including effects on their students and faculty. Papers will be presented this August in Washington, D.C., at the annual AEJMC Convention.

Humanities – English
Assistant Professor of English Jessie Janeshek has poetry forthcoming in the March issue of THRUSH poetry Journal.

Assistant Professor of Reading Education Angela Icard is a regular contributor to Ohio Valley Parent Magazine. The magazine is published monthly and distributed throughout the Ohio Valley to all libraries, schools, hospitals and child care services. Designed to advise parents how to promote and reinforce emerging literacy skills, her column "Getting Ready to Read" includes early literacy resources, reading research and information.

Attention Bethany Alumni!
Have you started a new job, received a promotion or were you recently married? Have you expanded your family with the birth of a new baby? We want to know what you’ve been up to. Please forward your news to the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations at alumni@bethanywv.edu, or fill out the online form. We will publish the information in the Class Notes section of an upcoming issue of Bethany Today.

Bethany Alumni Association Now Accepting Nominations for Alumni Awards
The Bethany College Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for the annual Alumni Awards.  Award recipients are selected by the Internal Affairs Committee of Alumni Council from nomination forms submitted by alumni and friends of Bethany. Recipients will be honored at a banquet during Alumni Weekend festivities slated for May 3-May 5, 2013. To view the award categories and to access a nomination form, visit: www.bethanywv.edu/alumni/alumni-awards/.

Nominations should be submitted to the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations no later than February 11, 2013. Nominations can be sent via email to alumni@bethanywv.edu, by fax to (304) 829-7223 or by mail to Erickson Alumni Center, Bethany College, Bethany, WV 26032.

Save the Date! Bethany Announces Homecoming 2013
We hope you can join us for Homecoming 2013 slated for September 27-28, 2013. 

Bethany Sets Four School Records on Day One at PAC Championships
Sophomore Marina Baker (Winchester, Va./Sherando) set two individual records and helped a pair of relays set new standards as the Bethany College women’s swimming and diving team posted strong results on the first day of the 2013 PAC Championships/Grove City Longnecker Invitational.

Bison Lose at PAC Co-Leader Thomas More 73-69
The Bethany College men’s basketball team led by as many as eight in the second half, but PAC co-leader Thomas More came back to claim a 73-69 victory over the Bison Wednesday night.

Bethany Loses at PAC Regular Season Champ Thomas More
Seventh-ranked Thomas More clinched the PAC regular season title Wednesday night by downing the Bethany College women’s basketball team 92-46.

Please visit Bethany Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.

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