Volume VI, Number XXVIII
|An E-News Service of Bethany College||
March 15, 2013
Bethany will recognize Bill Kiefer ’71 with the Robert A. Sandercox Award, and Justice Kaye Gorenflo Hearn ’72 and Dr. Cheryl Mitchell ’76 with Alumni Achievement Awards
Bethany College Announces 2013 Senior Art Exhibit
Verakis is an accomplished international communicator, entrepreneur, and strategic business consultant with more than 18 years of corporate experience. He is also the founder and CEO of SafetyBook.org, a consumer product registry and recall monitoring service, as well as a director at Technori, a Chicago-based group that organizes and celebrates tech startups and entrepreneurship.
The luncheon recognized incoming students with leadership potential and served as part of the Kalon Leadership Scholarship Competition. Bethany College hosts potential scholarship recipients every year during Kalon Weekend, giving them the opportunity to tour the campus and participate in events such as the luncheon and a variety of leadership seminars.
Following the luncheon and keynote address, three-person teams composed of a Bethany faculty or staff member, a current Bethany student and an alumnus, conduct in-depth interviews of each candidate to complete the evaluation process.
Photos from the luncheon can be found by clicking here.
“Seusstacular” Celebration Marks Re-Opening of Children’s Library
The event, sponsored in conjunction with the Bethany College Department of Education, featured games, skits, read-alouds, raffles and prizes for children, all themed around classic Dr. Seuss stories.
The Children’s Library, under the guidance of Heather Ricciuti, director of libraries and learning resources since 2009, has evolved from a small collection of children's materials to a fully renovated and redesigned children friendly environment on the main floor of the T.W. Phillips Memorial Library.
A formal ribbon cutting ceremony took place with President Scott D. Miller and the family of the late Dr. Lynn Adkins, who donated the funds in 2007 for original incarnation of the library. Adkins’ husband Thomas Lyons, daughter Toni Robinson and her husband William, along with son and daughter William and Grace, and Heather Riccuti also participated in the ceremony.
The “Seusstacular” event involved a variety of faculty, staff and student groups. Angela Icard, assistant professor of reading education, and Ricciuti are worked with Heather Holeva, a sophomore psychology major from McDonald, Pa., to host this event as part of her Kalon Scholar project.
Photos from the event can be found by visiting the College's Flickr page.
Bethany to Participate in Annual Higher Education Day in Charleston
Representatives from all of West Virginia’s four- and two-year institutions of higher education prepare displays that inform legislators and the public about their unique programs and services as providers of post-secondary education.
Participating institutions will have displays available for viewing beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Rotunda area. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin will issue a proclamation, followed by the presentation of House and Senate resolutions, during the morning’s activities. Institutional displays will be set up until 1 p.m.
Charleston-area alumni and friends of Bethany will convene for a reception hosted by George Manahan, class of 1983, at the general offices of The Manahan Group public relations and advertising firm on Capitol Street, beginning at 4:30 p.m. President Scott D. Miller, other representatives of Bethany College, alumni and guests will attend. For more information, please visit the Bethany College website, or call the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at 304-829-7411.
Humanities — World Languages
The student producer involved with the video received an award from the college for his work on the project.
Charleston Alumni Event
Boston Alumni Event
Alumni Weekend Schedule Announced
BASA Weekend Schedule Announced
Save the Date! Bethany Announces Homecoming 2013
Bethany Loses First PAC Match at Westminster
Bethany Looking Forward to Big Year on the Track
Bison Golf Team Looking To Improve from Fall Season
Bison Drop Final Game of PAC Series at #25 W&J
Please visit Bethany Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.
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