Clubs and Organizations

With more than 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. 

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 – Austin Regier & DrewAnne Gaitlin

Contacts austincregier@bethelks.edu
                   drewannedgaitlin@bethelks.edu

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 – Storm Myer

Contact – stormrmyer@bethelks.edu

Bethel College National Alliance on Mental Illness (BC-NAMI) is dedicated to the education of Bethel College’s community on mental illness, to the elimination of the stigma that surrounds mental illness, to promoting the understanding and to creating a safe environment for any and all affected by mental illness.

Club Leader – Stephanie MCcGhee

Contactstephaniermcghee@bethelks.edu

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

Club Leader – Cassandra Voth

Contactcassandradvoth@bethelks.edu

Business Club

Club Leader – Caleb Allen

Contact – calebjallen@bethelks.edu

Bethel College KS Association of Nursing Students

Club Leader – Tana Myers

Contacttanammyers@bethelks.edu

Bethel College KS National Education Association

Club Leader – Elizabeth Ratzlaff

Contactelizabethlratzlaff@bethelks.edu

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 – Rebecca Schrag & Meredith Stone

Contact – rebeccaschrag@bethelks.edu
meredithastone@bethelks.edu

The Gay, Straight, Alliance (GSA) is an organization for members of the community regardless of their sexual orientation. GSA increases the visibility of the LGBTQ community on campus and their interest, by providing opportunities to share information and resources to encourage advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ students at Bethel College via the Queer and Question Group and the Safe Zone Program.

  • The Queer and Questioning Group (QQ Group) 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.
  • The Safe Zone Program is an open and loving community of individuals who choose to engage respectfully with students, faculty, administrators, and community members on the topic of homosexuality. Safe Zone members commit themselves to building interpersonal relationships based on terms of equality for the LGBTQ community.

Multicultural Student Union

Performance Organizations

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

Club Leader – Austin Biggerstaff

Contact – austinkbiggerstaff@bethelks.edu

BC Swings

Club Leader – Garrett Smith

Contact – garrettdsmith@bethelks.edu

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 and Leisle Hoffman

Contacts – lukebunruh@bethelks.edu
                   leisleahoffman@bethelks.edu

Service Organizations


Service Corps provides serves opportunities for students around the Newton area and amount the broader US over Spring Break.

Club Leaders – Austin Regier & Emily Knight

Contactsaustincregier@bethelks.edu
                   emilyknight@bethelks.edu

 

Special Interest Organizations


Environmental Action Club aims to create a place for conversation about environmental issues and implement green policies and practices here on our campus, as well as in the community.

Club Leader – Westen Gesell

Contact – westenrgesell@bethelks.edu

Humans vs. Zombies

Club Leader – Connick Roe

Contact – connickjroe@bethelks.edu

Rock Climbing Club

Club Leader – Heath Goertzen

Contact – heathrgoertzen@bethelks.edu

Thresher Sharks Swim Club

Club Leaders – Madeline Nachtigal & Caroline Preheim

Contacts – madelinepnachtigal@bethelks.edu
                   carolineepreheim@bethelks.edu

Video Game Society

Club Leader – Austin Coulter

Contact – austintcoulter@bethelks.edu

 

 

 

 

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