Miller and Vice President de Jong
Education Day at the W.Va. Legislator
Dr. Miller and Vice President de Jong attended Higher Education
Day at the Legislator in Charleston last week. Dr. Miller and
other presidents met Governor Manchin for a proclamation presentation.
The presidents were then recognized by the Senate and House.
During their visit they also met with representatives of the
West Virginia Economic Development and Small Business Administration
offices. Additionally, private meetings were held with Senators
Bowman and McKenzie.
Bethany Students Attend NACA Conference
in St. Louis
Seven Bethany College students were among
the 2,500 student delegates from 240 colleges and universities
in attendance at February’s National Association of Campus
Activities (NACA) conference in St. Louis, Mo. The goal of the
NACA foundation is to develop and provide educational programs
and services for college and university students, professional
staff and others interested in campus activities.
Student delegates spent three days listening
to presentations from more than 220 different acts and vendors.
Presentations ranged from musical performances to speakers on
such topics as living with AIDS and the legacy of Dr. Martin
Luther King. The seven Bethany students — Brandon Agostini,
Darcy Brand, Jered Carlson, Laurie Conway, Logan Kowcheck, Luke
Luallin and Bethany Stickradt — were accompanied on the
trip by advisor Brian Fernandes and graduate assistant Amber
Classical guitarist Chris Anderson, a
Bethany College alumni of the class of 1976, recently had an
article published in Classical Guitar Magazine. The magazine
is based in England and is widely regarded as the world's leading
print media outlet in its area of interest. His article entitled,
"Thoughts on When to Change Strings and Pitch Instability"
appears in the March 2008, volume 26, no. 7 issue.
Chris also maintains an active performance
schedule. His recent concerts have included dates in Washington
DC, Baltimore Md., Richmond Va., Pittsburgh Pa., Wilmington
De., as well as many other towns scattered throughout the mid-Atlantic
region of the United States. More information about him, the
magazine, and his article can be found at his website www.Andersonsguitar.com.
President Miller and Vice President de Jong met with alumni
and friends of Bethany during a reception in Charleston, W.Va.
Dr. Miller was able to share his vision for Bethany’s
future. A number of alumni, friends and members of the West
Virginia legislature attended the event. This event was made
possible by trustee Marc '78 and Judge Joyce Dumbaugh '78 Chernenko.
Florida Alumni Events
President Miller was accompanied by Vice President de Jong for
alumni events and meetings in the state of Florida. Alumni and
friends gathered in Tampa (sponsored by Neil Kiefer '73), Fort
Meyers (sponsored by William Hoag) and Boca Raton. Dr. Miller
met numerous alumni that spanned the generation from the class
of 1940 to the class of 2000.
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Alumni/Parent, Church Relations Openings Posted
President Miller recently authorized the advertisement of two
positions within the Office of Institutional Advancement. The
job descriptions for the positions Director
of Alumni and Parents Relations and Director
of Church Relations have been posted on the College's website.
Both positions will report to Sven de
Jong, Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Inquiries
should be directed to Mr. de Jong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Falls in NCAA Opener 92-70 at #20 Capital
The Bethany College men’s basketball
team had as large as a seven-point lead in the early going,
but #20 Capital (Ohio) University recovered to build an 18-point
halftime advantage and go on for a 92-70 victory over the Bison
Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Jackson, Adams Receive All-PAC Distinction
After guiding his team to the regular
season and tournament championships, Bethany College senior
Brody Jackson (Akron, Ohio/Manchester) was named the 2007-08
PAC Player of the Year when the all-conference teams were announced
Bison Women Earn All-PAC Honors
The Bethany College women’s basketball
team had four players receive All-PAC honors when the league
announced its all-star teams during the conference tournament
over the weekend.
Please visit Bethany
Athletics for the most up-to-date scores and game information.