Addresses Leadership Continuity in Journal
President Miller and Dr. Marylouise Fennell, senior counsel
for the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington,
DC, co-published an article "Strategic Succession Planning
Key to Continuity of Leadership" in the December, 2007
issue of College Planning and Management. The article will also
be used by Peter Li Education Group in several other publications.
The read the article, click on the link below (or paste it in
your browser): http://www.peterli.com/cpm/resources/articles/archive.php?article_id=1686
Memorial Church Hosts Coffee Hour With the Millers
Memorial Church welcomed President and Mrs. Miller with a coffee
hour hosted by the elders in their honor prior to the January
27 worship hour. Members of the Church had an opportunity to
meet and chat with the Millers in an informal setting prior
to a formal introduction by Rev. Sarah Webb.
Sports News Directly to Your Cell Phone/E-Mail
Starting this week, Bethany has partnered with Stretch Internet
to bring fans a new way to stay up-to-date with Bison athletics.
With e-Scores, fans will now be able to receive the latest Bethany
sports scores and news sent directly to your e-mail and even
your cell phone.
All you have to do to receive
this free service is sign up by clicking on the e-Scores logo
or visiting the Bethany
and clicking on the e-Scores logo. As you sign up, you'll be
able to choose which Bethany sports you want to receive updates
on or pick all of them. Fans will also be able to select what
kind of news they want to receive (Scores, Schedule Updates,
Web Cast schedules, etc.) and whether they want the information
sent to their e-mail or to their cell phones as a text message.
Again, this is a free service for Bethany fans, so sign up today
to start getting the very latest in Bison sports news sent directly
2008 Oreon E.
Scott Lectures Scheduled
The 53rd Oreon E. Scott Lectures have been scheduled for March
31 - April 1, 2008, at Bethany College. This year's, lecturer
is Dr. Marvin Meyer. Dr. Meyer (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University;
M.Div., Calvin Theological Seminary) is Griset Professor of
Bible and Christian Studies and Co-Chair of the Department of
Religious Studies, Chapman University. He is also Director of
the Chapman University Albert Schweitzer Institute.
Registration for the Lectures opens at
8:30 a.m. Monday, March 31, at the Mountainside Conference Center.
The day’s events begin at 10 a.m. with a greeting, followed
by Mr. Meyer’s first presentation. At Monday’s Timothy
Luncheon, participants may meet with Bethany’s pre-ministerial
For more information please contact Judy
Pyle at 304-829-7723 or email@example.com.
Professor Emeritus to Spend
Spring Semester in China
Dr. John W. Lozier, Professor Emeritus of the
History and Political Science Department, will spend the spring
semester teaching in the Foreign Language School of Zhejiang
Normal University in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, China, and wiil
consult on educational exchange. Professor Lozier, who teaches
Asian studies and American history at Bethany, has taught American
and British culture, history, politics and literature three
times before in this official Key University. Bethany maintains
an exchange relationship with ZNU.
Hosts Organization Heads
President Miller hosted campus visits by three heads of affiliated
organizations this week:
Joe Onderko, Executive Director of the Presidents' Athletic
Conference, visited on Wednesday. The two discussed future conference
and NCAA Division III issues and initiatives and growth plans
at Bethany College. Bethany is one of 10 colleges in the PAC.
Chris Niemi, Director of the North Central
Consortium, visited last week. They discussed cooperative programs
offered by the consortium. Bethany is member of the eight college
Gene Castelli, District Manager of Chartwell's
Food Service. Mr. Castelli is based in Delaware, Ohio.
Bison Basketball Games
at Geneva to be Web Cast
As the Bethany men's and women's basketball teams continue their
chase for PAC championships, Bison fans will be able to listen
to much of the action without having to leave their computers.
Bethany has teamed with TRZ Sports/TEAMLINE for the third straight
year to provide FREE web casts of selected Bison basketball
games through the rest of the season. The next scheduled web
cast is Saturday., Feb. 2 at Geneva, with the women's game starting
at 5:30 p.m. and the men tipping off at 7:30 p.m. Bethany sports
information director Brian Rose will be calling the action at
Geneva, as well as doubleheaders at Saint Vincent on Feb. 9
and at Westminster Feb. 20.
To listen to all the action, just click
here or when visiting the Bethany
athletic site, click on the flashing TEAMLINE logo. With
the PAC Tournaments looming for both basketball programs, fans
will also need to check the Bethany athletic site frequently
for an updated schedule of web casts.
at Choral Festival
David J. Rudari, Assistant Professor of
Fine Arts in Music, and Director of the Bethany College Choir
and Michael P. Mihalyo, Jr., DMA, Provost and Professor of Fine
Arts in Music were featured artists last weekend at the annual
Beaver County Choral Festival, held at Western Beaver High School,
Over the course of three days, they conducted
a workshop for the one-hundred sixty voice chorus, selected
from eight high schools in the region. During the workshop,
besides developing blend, breath, and proper singing technique,
the choir finished preparations for a concert given on Saturday
afternoon that featured Va Pensiero, from Nabucco, by Giuseppe
Verdi; My Shepherd will Supply My Need; by Mack Wilberg; Mary
Ann, by Keith Peterson; the spiritual Live-a-Humble, arranged
by Peter Bagely; Colorado Trail, arranged for men’s chorus
by Norman Luboff; and A Girl’s Garden, on poetry of Robert
Frost for women’s chorus by Randall Thompson; and Joyful,
Joyful, from Sister Act II, arranged by Lojeski.
Prof. Rudari and Dr. Mihalyo were invited
to conduct and accompany this festival by Donald Hixson, Vocal
Music Director at Western Beaver High School, on the recommendation
of the High School Music Faculty of the Diocese of Pittsburgh,
who hosted them in choral festivals in the 2005-2006 and 2006-2007
Bethany Announces Camp
Partnering with a private camp management
firm, Bethany has created a first of its kind residential summer
camp operation, Camp Canyon. Camp Canyon brings together traditional
summer camping and Bethany's great facilities. Bethany's extensive
athletic and classroom facilities will be used for camp instructional
programs; Campbell Village suites will be converted to bunks;
a cafeteria will take on the feel of a true camp dining hall;
and the outdoor classroom becomes the setting for unforgettable
Canyon will offer a full array of summer
camp program options both in sports and arts. Campers will also
enjoy a range of traditional summer camp activities including
campfires, socials, carnivals and more.
Why not give your child or grandchild
a chance to enjoy a great summer camp at a place close to your
heart? As part of the Bethany family, children of Bethany alumni
are offered a 50% tuition discount for our inaugural year. For
more detail, please call the Camp Canyon office at 800-917-1902,
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or
visit us online at www.campcanyon.com.
Charleston, W.Va. Alumni
Join Bethany Alumni and friends at a reception
with Bethany President Dr. Scott D. Miller on Thursday February
28. The event will held from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Charleston Town
Center Marriott. The event is now being sponsored through the
generosity of Marc '78 and Joyce Dumbaugh '78 Chernenko.
For more information or to register for this event please contact
the Office of Alumni Relations at 304-829-7411 or via e-mail
at email@example.com. To register online, click
Blows Lead But Recovers For 82-78 Win
After giving up a 24-point
halftime lead, the Bethany College men’s basketball team
recovered and used a 17-6 run to close the game and come away
with an 82-78 victory over visiting Waynesburg (Pa.) University
Score Biggest Win of the Season 77-50
The Bethany College women’s
basketball team blew open a nine-point contest by scoring the
game’s final 18 points en route to a 77-50 victory over
visiting Waynesburg (Pa.) University Wednesday night.
Scores Well But Loses at Chatham
Although the Bethany College women’s
swimming and diving team earned six first place finishes Wednesday,
it wasn’t enough to prevent them from losing 153-123 at
Chatham (Pa.) University.
Baseball Honors Pair of Bison
A pair of Bethany College baseball players
in senior 2B Anthony Talotta (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Hills) and
sophomore 1B Chris Leasure (Stafford, Ohio/Monroe Central) were
recently selected by Collegiate Baseball as Players to Watch
for the upcoming 2008 season, which marks the 18th straight
season the national publication has recognized members of the
Please visit Bethany
Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.