Clubs and Organizations

With approximately 20 recognized student organizations, Bethel has something for everyone. If you are interested in starting your own student organization, please fill out the necessary Student Organization Docs and turn them into the office of Student Life in the basement of the Ad building. 

Campus Government

SGA Executive Council is charged with the oversight of all student organizations and working to address student concerns and issues to increase the overall student experience at Bethel College. The Executive Council sets the tone for the entire SGA and represents the student interest at the faculty, staff, administration, Board of Directors and community level. The Student Body President and Vice-President are elected each spring and a cabinet of four Secretaries are appointed each year to carry out the mission of the SGA.

Leader – Alayna Wallace

Contact – sga@bethelks.edu

SGA Judicial Council serves as the adjudicator for the student body. Charged with carrying out the Student Conduct Process and assigning sanctions to students who violate policies, the Judicial Council carries out the Code of Conduct for all students and the community.

Leader – Jaxie Gerk

Contact – sga@bethelks.edu

SGA Student Senate is charged with addressing and developing policies that impact the student experience. Charged with the oversight of the Student Activity Fee and services provided by the SGA, the Senate works to set the student experience each year. A total of fourteen senators are elected to serve on the Senate with representation from each class, the student body, and the commuter population.

Leader – Kalynn Wiles

Contact – sga@bethelks.edu

Campus Engagement

Student Activities Council, a council under the SGA Executive Branch, is the campus programming board, is responsible for campus events and entertainment. SAC plans and produces activities for the entire campus, such as Welcome of Week, Spring Fling, Bubbert’s and much more. Any student who enjoys event planning and entertainment is welcome to join SAC.

Leader – Lil Padro

Contact – sga@bethelks.edu

The Diversity Council, a council under the SGA Executive Branch, is the campus diversity board made up of Ambassadors from each cultural organization that serves in the best interest of Bethel’s diverse population. Charged with implementing programs and/or services that create a safe and inclusive environment for each student and member of the community.

Contact – sga@bethelks.edu

BeLonGTo is an organization that exclusively provides support to people who identify as LGBTQ or are questioning their sexual orientation. The group is student-led and isn’t open to the community. The meeting space and time of this group is solely anonymous for those who want anonymity.

Leader – Kaci Wilson

Contact – belongto@bethelks.edu

Environmental Action Club aims to educate + inform the student body to environmental concerns around the world as well as involving them in activities and events related to the environment

Club Leader – Adam Sigway 

Contact – jonathanasigwing@bethelks.edu 

The Collegian is the official newspaper of Bethel College and serves as a medium for communication to the student body and the College community. News stories concerning the current campus, national, and international events that are of interest to the student body shall be published. The Collegian functions as a learning tool by providing the students of Bethel College with an opportunity to develop their organizational, financial, journalistic, and graphic design skills.

Club Leader – Bethany Powls 

Contact – bethanykpowls@bethelks.edu

Academic Organizations

Student Social Work Organization offers students the opportunity to learn more about the social work profession. The Student Social Work Organization provides opportunities to participate in service to the community, advocacy for social justice, and to join together with like-minded students in social and educational activities.

Club Leaders – Jennifer Harrison and Kyla Williams

Clio hosts various history-themed events for students, by offering museum trips, historically themed movie showings, and other opportunities of historical and sociological value.

Club Leader – Jaxie Gerk

Pre-Health Professions Club provides students who are interested in the opportunity to learn about health-related careers and projects from Bethel alum who are currently in those positions.

Club Leader – Jalal Gondal

Contact – jalalagondal@bethelks.edu

Bethel College KS Association of Nursing Students

Arts & Cultural Organizations

FEMCore is a feminist collective that brings awareness to gender and social issues on a campus, state, national, and global scale. FEMCore also stands as an advocacy group as well as a safe- space.

Club Leader – Emma Beachey

International Student Union wishes to introduce different cultures and bring diversity to the Bethel College Campus. This club will increase understanding of many cultures from around the world and within the United States.

Club Leader  – Kaho Yanagidaira

Contactskaho.yanagidaira@hesston.edu

Performance Organizations

YAWP! Literary Magazine offers students a place to publish their creative writing and create a vibrant literary community on campus

Club Leader – Jessica LaRocque

Contact – jessicamarielarocque

Religious Organizations

Fellowship of Christian Athletes is an organization that provides students with opportunities to play games, eat food and worship.  FCA tries to host as many events as possible and reaches out to all of the athletic teams on campus as well as non-athletes.

Club Leader Luke Unruh

Contactslukebunruh@bethelks.edu

Service Organizations

The React Club strives to enhance and expand meaningful student involvement in the community through the foundation of Christ. Not only will the club show Bethel students to build stronger, compassionate, relationships among ourselves, but throughout the community as well.

Club Leader – Morgan Hicks

Contact – morganfhicks@bethelks.edu

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