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.
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
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 – email@example.com
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
Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Contact – email@example.com
Club Leader – Caleb Allen
Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
Bethel College KS Association of Nursing Students
Club Leader – Tana Myers
Contact – email@example.com
Bethel College KS National Education Association
Club Leader – Elizabeth Ratzlaff
Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
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 – email@example.com
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
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Leader – Garrett Smith
Contact – email@example.com
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Contacts – email@example.com
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Humans vs. Zombies
Club Leader – Connick Roe
Contact – email@example.com
Rock Climbing Club
Club Leader – Heath Goertzen
Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
Thresher Sharks Swim Club
Club Leaders – Madeline Nachtigal & Caroline Preheim
Contacts – email@example.com
Video Game Society
Club Leader – Austin Coulter
Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org