Rudari and Carey to Perform in Wheeling
Guitarist Aaron Carey, Adjunct Lecturer in Music, and baritone
David Rudari, Assistant Professor of Music, will perform in
a recital at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling
on March 23 at noon. The recital will be given in the church
sanctuary. Rudari will be accompanied by Robert Troeger, Organist
and Choirmaster at St. Matthew’s. Casey Gray, an Organ
Scholar and tenor at St. Matthew’s, will be an assisting
at Sea Representative to Visit Bethany March 30
Vincent Schaff, Director/Eastern Region - University Outreach
for the Semester at Sea® and the Institute for Shipboard
Education, will offer an informational session on the Semester
at Sea program.. The event is scheduled for March 30 at 4 p.m.
in the library’s Hess Room.
Semester at Sea allows students to study
abroad while sailing the globe. The summer 2009 voyage will
last 67 days and will encompass eight countries in the Mediterranean,
North Africa and the North Atlantic. Students earn between nine
and 12 transferable credits from the University of Virginia.
Courses taught aboard the ship examine global issues in the
comparative context of the nations visited. Learning is further
enhanced with off-ship field programs.
For more information, visit www.semesteratsea.org.
Work Honor Society Welcomes New Members, Prepares for March
The Bethany College Social Work Honor Society inducted 10 members
March 1. To qualify, students must be Social Work majors who
are active in Bethany’s Social Awareness Club and have
a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and 3.23 within the major
after completing at least nine credit hours toward the major.
Bethany’s Nu Epsilon Chapter was
formed in 2004 and is part of the national social work honor
society, Phi Alpha. The group regularly participates in service
activities and will assist Valley Hospice in moving their agency
on March 23. Valley Hospice is based in the Upper Ohio Valley
and provides care to individuals with life-limiting illnesses.
New members are:
Seniors - Jennifer
Naylor, Brittni Doerfer, Lauren Smith, Renee Jones and Megan
Juniors - Amanda Barner,
Leila Jahantab (wife of Justin Miller ’08, inducted
last year), Alicia Boyer and Justin Miller
Sophomores - Rebecca
Ehrlich, John Green and Stephanie Laine
Exhibit Concludes March 12 with Gallery Talk, Reception
Artist Cliff Tresner’s exhibit, “Troublemaker,”
ran February 13 through March 12 in Bethany’s Renner Union
Art Gallery and concluded Thursday with a Gallery Talk and reception.
Tresner is an Associate Professor in the Division of Visual
and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana at Monroe
and holds an M.F.A. from the University of Mississippi. The
exhibit and reception were presented by the Fine Arts Department
and the Student Activities Council.
Ministry Sponsors Leadership Program at Bethany
As part of a grant-funded initiative between Bethany and West
Liberty colleges, Catholic Campus Ministry sponsored a leadership
seminar at Bethany on March 10. The event, held from 6-7 p.m.
in Renner Too, was open to students, faculty, staff and administrators.
It featured nationally known speaker Daniel Caron, who addressed
a variety of issues related to leadership, including improving
daily interactions with others, reducing stress and increasing
energy for important tasks, and developing and enhancing leadership
For more information on the initiative
contact Shirley Carter at 304.780.0616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
to Hold 2009 Bison Classic Golf Outing May 2
The Bethany Football Program will host its annual golf outing,
the Bison Golf Classic, on Saturday, May 2 at Highland Springs
Golf Course in Wellsburg. There will be a shotgun start at 8:30
a.m., and golf will be followed by a social at Bubba's Bison
Inn in Bethany. The cost is $85 per golfer and includes 18 holes
with a cart, continental breakfast, lunch and the post-outing
social. All proceeds will benefit the Bison Football Program.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Please contact
Head Coach Tim Weaver at email@example.com
if you would like to participate.
Alumni Weekend Schedule
The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations
has announced the schedule for Alumni Weekend, set to begin
on Friday, May 1, 2009. To view the schedule online click
here. To print the Alumni Weekend brochure, click
here. To register online, click
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.
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
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 & Parent Relations
to Host Gatherings in Florida
Save the date and plan to join Bethany Parents, Alumni and Friends
at receptions with President Dr. Scott D. Miller in Florida.
Saturday, March 14, 2009
Baseball - Game starts at 8:45
Picnic reception to follow at 11:30 a.m.
Lawnwood Sports Complex
1302 Virginia Avenue
March 15, 2009
Softball - Game starts at 9:00
Picnic reception to follow at 11:30 a.m.
Legends Way Ball Field
Legends Way Blvd.
For more information or
to register for either of these events, please contact the Office
of Alumni & Parent Relations at 304-829-7411 or via e-mail
Bison Aiming to Improve in 2009
A dismal 2008 season which saw Bison Baseball
fall far beneath the program’s normal standards is history
and a youthful 2009 squad looks earnestly in anticipation to
the challenges that lie ahead for the upcoming season.
Softball Eyeing Possible Repeat
The Bethany softball team brings back
six starters from last year’s PAC championship team, as
the Bison will be trying to capture their 13th conference championship
in school history in 2009.
Please visit Bethany
Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.