Clubs and Organizations
B-Town Drumline | Advisor: Adrian Lo
The B-Town Drumline was founded by a student and is run, funded, and directed by students. It is a drum corps sponsored by the Music Department but has a membership and scope that encompasses the whole campus. B-Town does halftime shows at basketball games and special appearances (e.g. Fall Festival, Luthapalooza, Midnight Madness). Most of all, it is an energy-packed ensemble made up of students who love to drum!
Bethany Activities Committee
The Bethany Student Activities Department is dedicated to bringing positive and fun activities and events to the student body. Programming is intended to both entertain and enrich each student's experience while at Bethany.
Bethany Business Club | Advisors: Dean Shoop and Shane Bowyer
The Bethany Business Club exposes business students to the real world by providing opportunities for tours, speakers, and other events.
Bethany Dance Club
The Bethany Dance Team has been an organization at Bethany Lutheran College since the fall of 2008. They are not a competitive team, but perform halftime entertainment at home basketball games. The dance team focuses mostly on hip-hop dancing, but also performs jazz routines. As a club, the team is involved in the community and fundraises to pay for their costumes and any props or accessories needed.
Cross Terrain Sports Club | Advisor: Ted Manthe
The Cross Terrain Sports Club is an organization which strives to promote adventure enthusiasm through outdoor experience. The organization provides a variety of outdoor recreational and sporting activities open to all students of Bethany. Activities include, but are not limited, to cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, road biking, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, trail running, triathalons, and kayaking.
Forever Kept Scrapbooking Club | Advisor: Heidi Harland
The Forever Kept Scrapbooking club is about using your talents and skills to create an artwork that you can share with your family and friends forever. They meet once a month for a few hours.
PAMA Mentors | Advisor: Patti Reagles
PAMA is structured to encourage Bethany students in Promoting Awareness, spurring Motivation, and encouraging Action in pertinent campus and personal concerns. The group is committed to promoting healthy, productive lifestyles, in addition to recognizing and confronting issues facing the campus and to be of service to Bethany students.
Paul Ylvisaker Center for Personal and Public Responsibility
The Paul Ylvisaker Center for Personal and Public Responsibility promotes servant leadership through its focus on volunteerism, public service, and philanthropy. Read more.
Royal Society of Bethany Scientists | Advisor: Chad Heins
The Royal Society of Bethany Scientists is the science club on the Bethany campus. Members are typically majoring in mathematics, chemistry, or biology though we have had other interested students join us. The group organizes science-related events including fieldtrips and guest speakers. Past speakers have talked to students about graduate studies, medical school, and undergraduate research opportunities.
Scholastic Leadership Society
The Bethany Lutheran College Scholastic Leadership Society exists to recognize academic achievement, leadership, and citizenship among students at Bethany Lutheran College; to promote student leadership experiences; and to sponsor community learning activities in order to expand educational opportunities beyond the classroom.
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee | Advisor: Karl Fager
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. The SAAC also offers input on the rules, regulations and policies that affect student-athletes’ lives on NCAA member institution campuses. The committee gives a voice to student-athletes at Bethany while providing a valuable, hands-on leadership experience to its members.
Student Leadership Institute
In the Student Leadership Institute (SLI), promising campus leaders gather each month to address topics that are central to effective leadership. The monthly sessions feature topics such as “The Ethics of Leadership,” “Communicating to Influence,” and “Leading through Service.” Read more.
Student Senate | Advisor: Ted Manthe
The purpose of the Student Senate is to represent the students in all matters of concern to the student body and to serve as a liaison between the students, faculty, staff and administration. It is actively involved in sponsoring a variety of social activities and convocations. Elections to the Student Senate take place every fall and spring. Read more.
World Club | Advisor: Steven Jaeger
The World Club supports international students and sponsors a number of cross-cultural learning opportunities.