Student Activities

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Bethany Lutheran Organization of Computer Science (BLOCS)

The Bethany Lutheran Organization of Computer Science (BLOCS) is for any student who is interested in technology. The Organization of Computer Science meets to discuss and showcase current technological trends and exists as a meeting place for technologically oriented students. President: Job Wosmek Faculty Advisor: Follow us on Instagram Instagram Other Academic Clubs

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Bethany Announces New Partnership With Scheels – Scheels Field Part of Activity Complex

Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Scheels, a privately held, employee-owned and operated sporting goods and entertainment department store headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota. Scheels operates thirty-one store locations in fourteen U.S. states. The Mankato Scheels opened in November of 1969, and since that time both the Mankato location…

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Bethany adding clay target team

Bethany Lutheran College announced today that it will add a competitive clay target team to its co-curricular programs. Clay target is a popular sport which involves shooting a firearm at cylindrical flying objects known as clay targets. Hitting the target requires skill, timing, and hand-eye coordination. Clay target competition is conducted at local clubs, national and international competitions,…

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Mock Trial

Mock Trial gives students the opportunity learn what it is like to be an attorney, witness or judge in a trial situation. It is open to all students in any major. Students compete against other colleges in the region. Starting this year, Bethany is offering renewable annual Mock Trial scholarships worth $700-$2,000 per year. Our…

Intramural Sports Official

Department: Student Activities Supervisor: Renee Tatge Responsibilities Assist Coordinator of Intramurals with: scorekeeping refereeing promotion and management of games Perform other duties assigned. Work schedule September-December; January-May (excluding finals week) Days and hours per week vary depending on sport season and number of games Minimum qualifications Understanding of various sports scoring and rules Good communication…


Bethany Lutheran College is at the forefront of collegiate esports in the midwest. We are proud to be the first and premiere collegiate esports program in Minnesota. In addition to multiple national tournament appearances Bethany boasts accomplished alumni in the esports professional scene, including pro players and broadcasters. Bethany seeks top level gamers in League…

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Snow Week

Snow Week is held by the Bethany Activities Committee each winter. Check here for details as the event date approaches! Sign Up for Mt. Kato Vote Snow King & Queen

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Spring Formal

The Spring Formal is held by the Bethany Activities Committee each spring.

Concert Band

The Concert Band serves as the foundation of all instrumental ensembles on campus. Students learn and experience a variety of repertoire throughout each week. Opportunities abound for chamber ensembles to perform at chapel services and events on campus. The four main Concert Band performances are at Fall Festival, Christmas at Bethany, Tour Kick-off Concert, and the Spring Concert. Download the…

Chamber Orchestra

Bethany’s Chamber Orchestra rehearses once a week. Hear this group perform during chapel services, and in spring and fall concerts with the Concert Band. All in the Bethany community – students, faculty, and staff – who play violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, and piano are welcome to participate in this ensemble. Download the Program

Jazz Band

The Jazz Band performs music ranging from the classic big band repertoire to today’s leading jazz composers. The Jazz Band meets every week and enjoys several on-campus and off-campus performances. Download the Program

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Track and Field

Bethany Vikings Track & Field competes in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (NCAA Division III). The complete track & field schedule, roster, stats, and news are available at Men’s Track & Field and Women’s Track & Field.  >  Men’s Track  >  Women’s Track Track & Field News Track & Field Schedule Head…

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Bethany Vikings Volleyball competes in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (NCAA Division III). The complete volleyball schedule, roster, stats, and news are available at Volleyball.  >  VOLLEYBALL Volleyball News Volleyball Schedule Head Volleyball Coach More Vikings Volleyball staff info at Play for the Vikings Do you see yourself on the volleyball court…

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