University-Wide Fall Kickoff and Opening Events 2024

University-Wide Fall Kickoff and Opening Events 2024
Date Monday, August 26, 2024
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location Benson Great Hall - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
Registration Registration coming summer 2024.
SponsorsOffice of the President and Office of the Provost

Event Description

Join the entire Bethel employee community on Monday morning, August 26, as we start the new academic year by thanking God for his faithfulness to us through the last year and looking to Him with joy and hope in our future. All employees are invited to a coffee and pastry reception and a gathering that will include worship and a presentation by President Allen. Please wear your name badge if you have one.

Review the complete lineup of opening events below:



Thursday, August 22

9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Seminary Retreat Day 1 | Anderson Center (ANC)
3:30-7:30 p.m. | CAPS/GS/SEM Retreat | Anderson Center (ANC)

Friday, August 23 

Seminary Retreat (Day 2)

Monday, August 26

  • 8 - 8:30 a.m. | Welcome Coffee & Muffins | Sponsored by the President’s Office Community Life Center Lobby
  • 8:30-9:15 a.m. | All Employee Worship and Gathering | Benson Great Hall, Community Life Center, Level 1 
  • 9:30-11:45 a.m. | All-Faculty Convocation - Staff are invited to attend if desired | Benson Great Hall, Community Life Center, Level 1
  • 12-1 p.m. | All-Faculty Lunch | Sponsored by the Provost’s Office | Brushaber Commons, Atrium Level 2 (Seating available in Underground, 3900 Grill, or outdoors)

Tuesday, August 27

CAS Faculty Retreat | Anderson Center (ANC)


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