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Encyclopedia > Bethany College (Kansas)

Bethany College is a small, but prestigous, liberal arts based college located in Lindsborg, Kansas. Founded in 1881 as a preparatory school, the college now has an enrollment of 1500 students from 27 states and 12 foreign countries, and offers programs in education, the sciences, and pre-professional areas. Bethany is a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It has a strong Swedish heritage. One famous tradition at Bethany is performing Handel's Messiah each year at Easter, an event that dates back to 1882. On the campus grounds can be found the Birger Sandzén memorial gallery, an art gallery dedicated to the artist Birger Sandzén, who taught there for many years. One of the top academic colleges in the nation, Bethany students often find themselves in class sizes of less than ten. The Bethany College Men's golf team also held one of the longest winning streaks in all of college sports; winning the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship from 1994-2005. In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Lindsborg is a city located in McPherson County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,321. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... A university-preparatory school or college-preparatory school (usually abbreviated to preparatory school, college prep school, or prep school) is a private secondary school designed to prepare a student for higher education. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... George Frideric Handel (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) was a German-born British Baroque composer who was a leading composer of concerti grossi, operas and oratorios. ... Messiah (HWV 56, 1741), is an oratorio by George Frideric Handel. ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery is located in Lindsborg, Kansas in McPherson County. ... Sven Birger Sandzén (February 5, 1871 - June 19, 1954), known more commonly by his last two names, Birger Sandzén was a Swedish born painter. ...

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Bethany College (Kansas), private, coeducational institution in Lindsborg, Kansas, about 100 km (about 60 mi) northwest of Wichita.
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Bethany College, established by Swedish Lutheran immigrants in 1881, is a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
The mission of Bethany College is to nurture and challenge individuals in their search for truth and meaning as they lead lives of faith, learning and service.
Bethany’s teacher education, social work and music programs are nationally accredited, and its music and art programs have brought international attention to the college.
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