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Volume VII, Number II
|An E-News Service of Bethany College||
August 23, 2013
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Bethany Awards Ten Incoming Students Kalon Leadership Scholarships
Future Bethanians Honor Underground Railroad Museum Curator
Bethany Professor Using Equine Therapy for Children’s Behavioral Health
Bethany Welcomes New Vice President for Finance
Prior to the poetry reading and music, guests were invited to take the stage and read original or cover poems. Dr. Jessie Janeshek, Bethany College Assistant Professor of English, read a sample of her work. Her poems and reviews are published in a variety of print and online journals, including "Prairie Schooner, Otoliths, and Thrush.” She co-edited the literary anthology "Outscape: Writings on Fences and Frontiers” and authored a book of poems, "Invisible Mink.”
Pictured, front row, from left: Lisa Reilly (Physical Science, Mathematics & Computer Science), Kathy Shelek-Furbee (Social Work), M.E. Gamble (Communications & Media Arts), Bill Hicks (Biology), and Katrina D'Aquin (Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs). Standing with Dr. Miller, Joe Lovano (Humanities), Steve Carelli (History and Political Science), Harald Menz (International & Interdisciplinary Studies), Luke Hardt (Visual & Performing Arts), Sherri Theaker (Education), Jan Forsty (Physical Education & Sports Studies), and David Black (Provost).
The Gambles met with David Corcoran, the president of the Association, as well as Bethany Trustees Bob and Ogden Nutting and Ogden's wife Snookie.
The Association's conference unites newspaper and other media professionals in West Virginia for several days of workshops and briefings on issues impacting journalism.
Dr. Scott D. Miller, who was unable to attend the conference, is a member of the Press Association.
Pictured, from left: Dr. Miller, Zachary K. Marshall (Music from East Tennessee State University), Mark Peterson (Political Science from Purdue University), James Yoo (Economics from Northern Illinois University), Travis Straub (English from University of Pittsburgh) and David Black (Sarah Cochran Visiting Executive in Residence from Eastern University). Not pictured: Kathleen Hill (Education from Arizona State University).
Resident Assistants Volunteer, Focus on Teambuilding During Training
The staff also spent time off campus as a group. They volunteered at the Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run/Walk for Leukemia in Wheeling on Aug. 17, handing out food and water, as well as working the finish line and throughout the course. After participating in a Team Challenge course at Grand Vue Park in Moundsville, the staff took part in an EAGALA session at the Olgebay Stables with Associate Professor of Social Work, Melanee Sinclair and Equine Specialist, Amy McGreal.
Luke Hardt, Chair of the Department of Visual & Performing Arts and Director of Bethany College Theatre, NEEDS YOUR HELP!
So, if you want to take part in a unique cinematic event, help a Bethanian get seen by a larger audience and help Bethany pickup a free blue-screen studio in the process, PLEASE click on : http://worldcastmovie.com/151abab1723b03, register and VOTE for Luke!
“Great work, sir! Grounded, menacing, yet fun. You're a solid actor, my friend! Thanks again for throwing your hat in the ring, and for doing such a nice job to boot. Much appreciated!”
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Bethanian Named One of Top Lawyers in California
Alumnus Reappointed to WLU Board of Governors
Couch was first appointed to the WLU Board of Governors in August 2010 by Gov. Joe Manchin III. He served as Board Secretary beginning in July 2011 and has been Board Vice Chairman until this reappointment, which ends on June 30, 2017.
Couch is Vice President of Wheeling Hospital. He previously served as president and chief executive officer of Ohio Valley Medical Center/East Ohio Regional Hospital, chief executive officer of Wetzel County Hospital as well as was the owner/administrator of New Martinsville Health Care Center.
Bethany Graduate, Lawyer Selected as Future Leader
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Regional Alumni Events
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Bethany Announces Homecoming 2013
Bethany Accepting Reservations for Homecoming Tailgate Tent Space
Bethany Celebrating the 13th Annual Allison’s Run
Those who pre-register can also purchase Chinese auction tickets in advance. Prizes last year included donations from the Pittsburgh Penguins, Heinz History Center and Washington Wild Things. Tickets are two for $1.00, 12 for $5.00, and 25 for $10.00. Those who pre-register and purchase Chinese auction tickets in advance will receive two additional tickets for free. The first 75 registrants will be given a complimentary T-shirt. Help us to remember the vibrant life of Jim Allison (’62) while raising money to support the scholarship that bears his name.
2013 Bison Volleyball Preview
2013 Bison Men's Soccer Preview
Bethany Women’s Soccer Picked 8th in PAC Preseason Poll
Bethany Women’s Tennis Picked Eighth in PAC Preseason Poll
Please visit Bethany Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.
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