Daily Bulletin

The Daily Bulletin contains announcements for Bethany Lutheran College students, faculty, and staff. For more, see the Event Calendar and Bethany News.

Daily Bulletin for December 8, 2023

BLOCS movie night
Fri., December 8
🎬 Movie Night at HH 129! Join us this Friday for snacks at 6:00 p.m. followed by the main event at 6:30 p.m. It's the perfect opportunity to enjoy cinematic delights in a cozy setting. See you there for an evening of fun and film! 🍿✨
Fri., December 8
The fall commencement ceremony will take place on December 8th at 3pm. Graduates are to report to the Viking Village no later than 1:20pm on that Friday. Faculty are asked to report to the hallway between the two gymnasiums in the SFC in full regalia at 2:40pm. Thank you!
Christmas Break Housing
Fri., December 8
The Res Halls close for Christmas Break at noon on December 15 and reopen at 9:30 a.m. on January 6. All students must leave the Res Halls unless they live in campus apartments or are required to be on campus for Bethany-sponsored activities. Other students wishing to remain on campus over Christmas Break must pay $25 per day with a cap of $250 for the entirety of Break. All students on campus over Christmas must pre-register, regardless of your reason for staying or whether you are paying to stay. Sign up at https://forms.gle/FPnyLEA7J4p6YDcm7 to remain on campus over Christmas Break 2023.
Home Basketball - Host Sponsor NightBLC recognizes Toppers Pizza as our featured sponsor during home basketball in the SFC this Saturday afternoon, December 9th. Be sure to come cheer for your Vikings and enter your name to win a $50 gift certificate.
Hiring Phone-a-thon CallersLove talking on the phone? Had a great experience attending Bethany? You are engaging and have great communication skills? If you answer YES to these questions, consider a work study position as a phoner for Bethany's Advancement Office. We are hiring right now for our annual Phone-a-thon fundraising program that starts in January. If interested, please email don.westphal@blc.edu with your name, year in school, and the dates/times you are available for a 15-minute phone interview even over the semester break. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 12.
Study Tips for Finals!Stop by the Christmas tree in Luther Hall for a candy cane and helpful study tips to help you prepare for finals! Merry Christmas from the ARC.
Holiday Sharing Tree
Mon., December 18
Would you consider making a difference to a local individual or family in need of help with presents or basic amenities this Christmas? If so, pick-up an envelope at the display near the Dining Room and fill with a gift card from the Holiday Sharing Tree Giving Card Tree Site indicated. Please return filled envelopes to Barb Dressen in the Business Office by Thursday, December 14th. Please contact Christopher Kind, 507-381-5734 with any questions. https://www.holidaysharingtree.org/home.html
International Job Position The International Office is looking for 2 students to work and help with our Winter International Orientation from January 2-6. This is a paid position. You have to be willing/able to drive the 15 passenger vans. Please reach out to Mara at mara.nerland@blc.edu if interested.
Consider being an RA!Consider being an RA! Make a difference on your campus, while gaining experience to make a difference in the world! 6 Perks of being an RA #1. Valuable resume and interviewing experience. #2. Unique opportunity for personal growth. #3. Looks great on a job application #4. Be part of a team full of driven, caring people. #5. Private room and discounted room and board. #6. Opportunity to leave your legacy at Bethany! Applications and info session coming in January! Talk to Res Life staff for more information.
Literacy Clinic CoachesThe Bethany Education Department is looking for people interested in coaching community children that need help with reading skills and fluency. Coaches are paid an hourly work study wage and a scholarship at the conclusion of the clinic session for their time. Sessions are set up at the convenience of the coach and family and are conducted in the Education classroom spaces. Dr. Pfeifer provides training and support. If you are interested contact Dr. Carrie Pfeifer via email to set up a time to discuss.
Bethany Blood Drive
Tue., January 30
It is not too early to start planning ahead! Bethany once again has the privilege of hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on January 30 from 12:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. in the SFC. Please consider signing up to donate with the following link: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=BCKATO. Everyone who donates will be entered in a drawing to win a prize bag! If you have any questions, please reach out to ebruegger@blc.edu.