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Stay Connected

Welcome Alumni

Stay in touch with fellow graduates, give back to Bethany, and expand your professional network as an alumnus.

Alumni and volunteer support is a key factor in enhancing the reputation of Bethany. We hope you can find a way to take time out of your busy schedule and get involved.

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Engage & Volunteer

Getting involved with your alma mater is a great way to show your support, reconnect with peers, and meet current students.

Discover ways to engage with current students such as AlumniFire, the B.I.S.O.N Program and as a Class Agent.

Ways to Be Connected

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Alumni association

The Alumni Association, governed by the Alumni Council, passionately fosters lifelong connections within the Bethany College community. Committed to supporting
the College’s advancement, Bison Nation is driven by bold vision to sustain Bethany’s mission while supporting the institution’s key goals.

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alumni council

The Alumni Council is comprised of alumni volunteers who have been nominated and elected by their peers to govern the activities of the Alumni Association.
In addition to attending two meetings on campus each year and assisting with Homecoming and Alumni Weekend activities, all Council members are assigned to a standing committee.

Ways to stay connected

Attend one of our events throughout the year, refer a student, update your information, view our Alumni Spotlight and take our Alumni Survey.

Alumni Events

Refer a Student

Provide Updates

Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Survey

Bethany Publications

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Bethany Magazine

Read the latest issue of Bethany Today to catch up on alumni news, student and faculty accomplishments, and what’s happening around campus.
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Virtual YearBooks

A blast from the past! Find your virtual year book and reflect on your time and connections while at student at Bethany College.

Alumni Awards


The Alumni Council recognizes alumni achievements through our annual Alumni Awards.

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Give Today

Bethanians. The word carries so much meaning. It recognizes that you are a part of a larger family of alumni and friends of Bethany College. Honor the vital role your Bethany education played in shaping your life, and those of your classmates, by supporting current students and the future of Bethany.


Meet The Team

Alumni Meet the Team

Lori B. Weaver

Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Marketing & Communications

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Liz Short

Associate Vice President for Development

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Deno Emili

Executive Director of Alumni Engagement & Planned Giving

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Shirley Kemp

Director of Advancement Services

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Emily Luke

Executive Director of Marketing & Communications

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Erikka Sansom

Director of Athletic Communications

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Anna Winesdoerffer

Director of Marketing and Communications

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