The Tower Available Online
The Communications Department has announced
that The Tower, Bethany’s student newspaper, is now available
online at www2.bethanywv.edu/tower.
Students, staff, faculty and alumni can access the new edition
of The Tower every Friday. The site includes links to individual
pages in convenient PDF format for fast downloading—as
well as easy access for readers looking for a particular section.
The department thanks Ian Hicks, editor-in-chief
of The Tower; Brandon Essington, the Communications Department
student webmaster; and the technical support staff for their
help in getting The Tower back on the Internet.
Rodkey ’96 Takes on New
Role as GSW Assistant Athletic Director
Georgia Southwestern State University
(GSW) recently promoted Jennifer Rodkey ’96 to Assistant
Athletic Director. Rodkey will oversee NCAA rules compliance,
including staff compliance education, financial aid, and recruitment
and eligibility issues for the athletic department. In addition,
she will manage the student-athlete advisory committee.
Rodkey was promoted to Assistant Athletic
Director from her previous position as compliance coordinator
for the GSW Hurricanes. She has also served as an assistant
coach and head coach for the women’s basketball team.
Rodkey earned her bachelor’s degree
in English Education from Bethany College and a master’s
degree in Education from GSW.
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
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 email@example.com.
To register online, click
Get Free Bethany
Wallpaper Downloads From Website
Free Bethany College wallpaper downloads for your laptop or
home computer are now just a click or two away on the College
website. Computer users have their choice of eight images depicting
various familiar Bethany vistas, including Old Main, Gresham
Garden, Commencement Hall and the Campbell Mansion.
To get your Bethany College wallpaper,
and follow the directions for downloading the wallpaper —
PC or Mac — are at the bottom of the page.
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.
Men Move on to PAC Title Game with 71-67 Victory
The Bethany men’s basketball team
will get a chance to repeat as PAC champions after holding off
Westminster for a 71-67 victory in the tournament semifinals
Thursday night in a contest that featured 15 ties and 22 lead
Women Take to the Road for PAC Final Four
The Bethany women’s basketball team
will travel to Kentucky this weekend to play in the PAC Tournament
Final Four, with the Bison in search of their first conference
championship since 2004.
Beckwith Scores Trio of Awards
Bethany freshman Lance Beckwith (Raleigh,
N.C./Word of God Christian Academy) earned a trio of awards
for his play last week, including the PAC and ECAC South Region
Player of the Week and a spot on the national website D3Hoops.com’s
National Team of the Week.
Brandenburg Earns Second Honor From D3Hoops.com
For the second time this year, Bethany
senior Renee Brandenburg (Avella, Pa.) has been chosen by the
national website D3Hoops.com for its national Team of the Week,
which selects five nominated players from across all of Division
Please visit Bethany
Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.