One of the best ways to maximize your college experience is to get involved in extracurricular activities. Attending Bethel's campus events and participating in organizations gives you the chance to engage with students and faculty who are outside your day-to-day circle. These experiences will broaden your social interactions and teach life lessons that can’t be captured in a classroom setting.
Here are the clubs available to students:
The ASL Club exists to increase opportunities for ASL students to practice American Sign Language in settings outside the classroom, host events and trips relevant to students wishing to learn about ASL and its surrounding culture, and encourage fellowship among Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing people. Any interested student with a basic knowledge of ASL skills (knows the manual alphabet and basic introductory phrases) is invited to join. Visit their club's page.
It is the purpose of the Bethel College Specialty Coffee and Tea Club to explore enjoyment of coffee and tea. We seek to do this through coffee roasting and blending, tea blending, attending cuppings, and actively researching and practicing the aforementioned activates. The club should actively seek new venues to distribute its products.
The Black Student Fellowship serves to create, cultivate, and challenge students at Bethel College through community service, entertainment, and quality programs. We acknowledge the value of the diversity and distinctiveness of the black undergraduate community at Bethel College and recognize both the need for unity among black students and a strong relationship among all undergraduates. This organization strives to provide social support for minority students, as well as create an environment for anyone who would like to learn more about African American culture. We aim to create an enjoyable college experience for all students and welcome all to join!
This club sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology. Contact them for more information.
This club sponsored by the Department of Theatre Arts. Contact them for more information.
To provide opportunities for out of classroom skill development. Also, to give students a chance to hear from current professionals on topics that are relevant to students entering diverse classrooms.
Ignorant is a student club whose goal is to bring awareness and encourage advocacy for social justice issues. Each week the club screens documentaries about an ongoing conflict in a foreign country, an issue within our own country, or a story of hope. Students are invited to use the information gained from documentaries as a starting point for learning how to make a difference in our world.
International Student Fellowship provides a “home away from home” for students who have traveled to the United States to study. Monthly gatherings give the students an opportunity to experience local American culture, share experiences, enjoy different ethnic foods, and fellowship with other international students. The club is also open to those students who have lived abroad or have an interest in learning firsthand about other cultures.
The purpose(s) of this organization is to learn about careers in mathematics, build relationships among current math students, math faculty, and others with interest in mathematics, find out about math related service projects in the surrounding communities, and to discover how mathematics intersects our world.
In accordance with its purpose, the mission of the club is to create an opportunity for students to learn how to integrate Christianity into the field of psychology. These opportunities include, but are not limited to: meeting to discuss thoughts on the psychology and/or Christian arenas, becoming active members in the community, encouraging others to embrace leadership roles, building confidence of fellow members, and hearing from professionals in the field to gain academic and career insight.
The purpose of Students for Life shall be to defend and promote human life in all forms through education of the Bethel College Community about the issues of bioethics, and through provision and facilitation of opportunities for the Bethel College Community to serve, to pray, and to engage in peaceful political activism.
An exciting and active club for students interested in theatre arts. All majors are welcome. Some travel opportunities exist.