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Director of Athletic Services Announces Retirement

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MISHAWAKA— Recently, Tom Visker, Bethel’s director of athletic services, announced that he will be retiring in June.  Visker’s love of sports goes as far back as he can remember.   “I kind of grew up as a sports junkie,” said Visker. “It’s been… a big part of ... More »

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Bethel College Holds GO conference

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Mishawaka – The Bethel College GO Conference occurred this week.  Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors will remember that the conference used to be called WCAC – World Christian Action Conference. Right before the conference began, the Beacon was able to sit down w... More »

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Bethel Theatre Places High in Regional Competition

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MADISON– KCACTF is the Kennedy Center American Collegiate Theatre Festival. Bethel College is a part of Region 3 which includes two and four-year colleges from Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Ohio. Every year, the Theatre Department showcases its stu... More »

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Foresters Brave Snowstorm to Battle Pilots

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MISHAWAKA, Ind. – This past Saturday, Jan. 19, our Bethel Basketball teams took on Huntington University. According to the Bethel Pilots Athletics webpage: not only were the game times impacted by the inclement weather, but the Alumni event ‘Hoops and Hot dogs... More »

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Pilot Cheer Clinic

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MISHAWAKA—The Bethel Cheerleading team here is putting on a Cheer Clinic, Jan. 26th. It will be for kids ranging from four years old to fifth grade and it will be for the purpose of teaching youths some of the basic building blocks of cheer. A cheer clinic is ... More »

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Library Offers New Study Rooms

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MISHAWAKA—Many students have quickly discovered the new study rooms in the library and put them to use. The new rooms are located in the north east corner of the basement of the library. There is a total of seven new study rooms each equipped with a white boar... More »

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One Button Studio Open in Academic Center

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MISHAWAKA —The Learning Commons, in the basement of the Academic Center, is typically where students go for studying and tutoring, but now there’s another reason to visit. On Nov. 28, 2018, the Pilot Production Studio was officially unveiled.  The Pilot Produc... More »

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New Bethel University Seal Revealed

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MISHAWAKA, IND. — On May 6, 2019, Bethel College will begin operating as Bethel University. On Dec. 7, the new logo and seal were officially revealed to students at chapel, and to faculty, staff, and alumni through email.  Bethel’s Marketing and Communication ... More »

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Plans for New Welcome Center Underway

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MISHAWAKA, IND. — As of 2019, plans for constructing a new Welcome Center at Bethel will be put into action. If all goes according to plan, the Welcome Center will be opening late fall of next year. It will be built to the west of the Admissions Building and c... More »

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A Selfless Leader: Bev Wagnerowski

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If there was one word to describe Bev Wagnerowski, a financial aid counselor at Bethel, it would be generous.  Ever since graduating from Bethel in 1985, Wagnerowski has not only served her community, but also in the financial aid office for 12 years.   A fami... More »