Bethany Professor of Social Work Katherine Shelek-Furbee has been named the recipient of the 2015 T. A. Abbott Award for Faculty Excellence, given by the Board of Directors of Higher Education and Leadership Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Valedictorian Gerhard Schultze of Wheeling, West Virginia, who completed his college career as a double major with perfect GPA, was recognized during Bethany College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony on May 16. Dr. Katrina L. D'Aquin, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, presented Schultze with the College’s Oreon E. Scott Award, given annually to the senior graduating with the highest academic standing.
Bethany alumnus Bob McCann, President Americas of UBS AG and Wealth Management Americas, addressed Bethany College’s 2015 graduating class as part of the institution’s 175th Anniversary Commencement Weekend. McCann delivered his remarks, “Your Future – One Character @ a Time,” to Bethany’s 130 graduates on May 16 at the Tilock Amphitheatre in the Pennington Quadrangle.
Bethany alumnus Bob McCann, President Americas of UBS AG and Wealth Management Americas, will be the keynote speaker at Bethany College’s 2015 Commencement Ceremony. The event, which is part of the College’s 175th Anniversary Commencement Weekend, will be held in the Tilock Amphitheatre in the Pennington Quadrangle May 16 at 10 a.m.
The Reverend Dr. Juan Antonio Rodriguez, a 1979 Bethany graduate and Regional Minister of the Florida Disciples Regional Church, will be the featured speaker for the annual Bethany College Baccalaureate Service to be held Friday, May 15, at 6 p.m. in Commencement Hall.
Jim Tressel, President of Youngstown State University and former Ohio State University football coach, will be the keynote speaker at the Bethany College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Banquet on May 5.