Professor Attends “Glocalization” and Media Education
Workshop in Mexico City
Bethany College Professor Dr. Patrick
Sutherland is attending a “glocalization” and media
education workshop in Mexico City January 29 through January
Media executives and educators from Mexico,
Latin America and the United States are meeting at Monterrey
Tech University to discuss issues such as exchange programs
between colleges, integrated marketing communication in Mexico,
the increase in journalists’ murders related to the drug
trade in Mexico, and the future of foreign correspondents in
Sutherland is the chairperson of the
Communication Department at Bethany College and is also serving
as the small college program representative to the executive
committee of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass
“Communication majors from Bethany
are studying abroad in countries such as Argentina and England,”
said Sutherland. “We’re excited about the possibility
of expanding the options for our students who could end up working
in the field internationally, in places such as Tokyo and Singapore.”
Winter Weather Impacts Bethany
A winter storm mix of snow and freezing
rain hit the Bethany campus this week causing 10 water line
breaks and a power outage that extended through part of the
campus. Benedum Commons, the main dining hall, was without power
for part of the week. The College food service operated on a
generator for three days. Campus crews worked around the clock
clearing roads and walkways and restoring services to the campus.
Barnett '96 Named Headmaster at Linsly
Chad Barnett ’96 has been named
as the Linsly School’s Headmaster effective August 1.
Chad’s appointment as Head of School at the Wheeling institution
was the result of a thorough, nationwide selection process that
began in September and was finalized the first week of January.
More than 30 candidates were reviewed, eight candidates were
interviewed, and from this group, two final candidates emerged.
The president of a national search firm, who specializes in
conducting searches for independent school heads, interviewed
and evaluated each of the final two candidates.
Barnett currently serves as Linsly's
director of admissions. He began his career at Linsly more than
13 years ago, working his way from an intern to become well
known in the Linsly community as a teacher, coach and director
of admissions. In addition to his degree from Bethany, Chad
has a master's degree in English literature from West Virginia
University, and is currently pursuing his doctorate in educational
leadership at the University of Pittsburgh.
Williams '70 Inducted
Into Youth Soccer Association Hall of Fame
Bethany soccer standout David "Fuzzy"
Williams ’70 recently was posthumously inducted into the
Virginia Youth Soccer Association Hall of Fame for his volunteer
work with youth soccer. He was honored along with six others,
including Mia Hamm and Wendy Gebaurer of World Cup fame. About
20 alumni and members of David’s family attended the ceremony,
including three members of the 1968 Bethany Soccer team - Glenn
Kelly ‘69, Douglas Hottel’71 and Bill McKee ’71.
SAVE THE DATE-
Save the date and plan to join Bethany
Alumni and Friends at receptions with President Dr. Scott D.
Miller in your area.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
at the home of
John '55 & Donna Palafoutas
Sunday, February 15, 2009
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
at the home of
Dean '74 & Suzanne '75 Lesiak
Friday, March 20, 2009
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
at the home of
Bob '88 & Susanne Coffield
For more information or to register for
any of these events, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations
at 304-829-7411 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register online, click
Save the Date!
Phi Mu Anniversary
Weekend Set For March 6-7
Bethany College’s Beta Nu chapter
of the national Phi Mu female fraternity will celebrate its
70th year at Bethany with an Anniversary Weekend on March 6-7,
2009. Phi Mu alumni are being asked to save those dates and
make plans to join their sisters for a weekend of celebration
that will include a luncheon, auction and house tours. Additional
details will be provided in future issues of the Old Main Journal
Calling all alumni soccer players! Please save the date and
make plans to join us on campus for the Bethany Alumni Soccer
Association weekend, set to begin on Friday, May 1. The weekend
will be packed full of activities that include a golf scramble
and an alumni soccer tournament. More details will be provided
in future issues of the Old Main Journal.
Alumni Weekend Set
Please save the date and make plans to
join us here on campus for Alumni Weekend, set to begin on Friday,
May 1, 2009. More details will be provided in future issues
of the Old Main Journal.
Surge Propels Bison Over Waynesburg
A 12-2 game-ending run gave the Bethany
men’s basketball team (11-8, 5-3) a 77-67 victory at Waynesburg
(6-12, 2-6) Wednesday, the Bison’s first road win of the
Power Bison Past Waynesburg 69-56
Sparked by a trio of guards scoring in
double digits, the Bethany women’s basketball team (8-10,
4-5) recorded a 69-56 victory at Waynesburg (6-12, 3-6) Wednesday
Sets Another Diving Record in BC's Meet at Frostburg
Junior Desiree Finley (Nanticoke, Pa./Hanover
Area) broke a school record in diving, her fourth this month,
which highlighted the Bethany College men’s and women’s
dual meet losses at Frostburg State Tuesday night.
Please visit Bethany
Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.