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MLB Umpire Jeff Nelson ’87 Named CAS Alumnus of the Year

MLB Umpire Jeff Nelson ’87 Named CAS Alumnus of the Year

Jeff Nelson has been on the field as an umpire for historic moments in Major League Baseball, including a Hall of Famer’s final All-Star appearance and game seven of the World Series. But his career could have ended in Little League if not for a trusted mentor, and that has inspired him to give back.

September 21, 2021 | 11 a.m.

Bethel Celebrates the “Grand (re)Opening of the Science Spaces”

Bethel Celebrates the “Grand (re)Opening of the Science Spaces”

Faculty in Bethel’s STEM programs hosted an open house to welcome alumni back to campus for a night of interactive exploration, innovation, and fellowship in the newly built and renovated science spaces.

September 20, 2021 | 2:30 p.m.

The Power of a Dream

The Power of a Dream

The parents of Ricardo Ramos GS’21 had a dream—that their son would be the first in their family to finish high school and go to college. But Ramos dreamed bigger, earning a college degree and a master’s degree, and is nearing completion of a doctor of education degree in Bethel’s graduate school. Now he’s prepared to help others in marginalized communities do what his parents did for him: harness the power of a dream and pursue an education that changes everything.

September 13, 2021 | 1 p.m.

Q&A with Dr. Rahn Franklin, Jr.

With more than 14 years of experience in higher education, Dr. Rahn Franklin, Jr. says it is his life’s work to “join God in connecting people to people, the planet, and our Creator.” Meet Bethel’s new vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

September 09, 2021 | 10 a.m.

Bethel Welcomes New Faculty to the College of Arts & Sciences

Eight new faculty members join the College of Arts & Sciences in social work, philosophy, chemistry, nursing, engineering, and communication studies.

September 07, 2021 | 1 p.m.

Meet Our Newest Royals!

Last week, the Bethel community welcomed hundreds of new undergraduate students to campus. Learn more about the Class of 2025, including who they are, where they’re from, and what they’re planning to study.

September 01, 2021 | 2 p.m.

Giving Away Love—Beyond Measure

Carl and Mary Schmuland joyfully give away what God has blessed them with, and in the process they’ve impacted Bethel students in ways too numerous to count.

August 25, 2021 | 5 p.m.

More Than a Place to Call Home

For Bethany (Substad) O’Reilly ’15, Andrew O’Reilly ’16, and Jenna Toedter ’16, there are few things more rewarding than investing in the lives of young people. Because of their work to provide an urban haven for young adults, Bethel recognized the trio with a 4 Under 40 Alumni Achievement Award.

August 20, 2021 | 11 a.m.

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