GREAT Job Awards, Spring 2017

Lissa Diaz
In February, several Bethel faculty and staff were recognized at a special reception for doing an exceptional job of living out the GREATer priorities


Katie Gilbert, Adult and Graduate Studies Enrollment Counselor

pictured, l-r: President Gregg Chenoweth, Ph.D., Gilbert, Vice President for Adult and Graduate Studies Toni Steffensen Pauls, Ph.D.

Katie Gilbert was recognized for her efforts in recruiting adult students to Bethel. She recruits for the Business and Bible programs and has had great success in enrolling students in those programs.  She is also working to increase AGS’s presence on social media.


Cassie May, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology

pictured, l-r: Chenoweth, May and Vice President for Academic Services Barb Bellefeuille, Ed.D.

Cassie May, Ph.D., has spearheaded the creation of a unity garden on Bethel's campus, working with a team of faculty, staff and students, including the student group Enactus. The Bethel Unity Garden (BUG) will allow Bethel to engage with the surrounding community and provide educational opportunities for science students. The garden will be maintained by faculty, staff, students and local volunteers, and produce is free-to-pick for anyone, whether or not they volunteer.


Susan Miller, Director of Web Content

pictured, l-r: Chenoweth, Pauls, Miller and Vice President for Institutional Advancement Rick Munroe

Susan Miller was recognized for her work in creating new web pages for each of Bethel's academic departments. The new pages are designed to better serve prospective students and parents, highlighting key outcomes for each department and providing a more attractive and user-friendly experience. 


Multiply Project Team

pictured, l-r: Alumni Director Emily Sherwood, Chenoweth, Miller, Director of Publications Lissa Diaz, Art Director Meredith Tschetter, Assistant Vice President for Planned Giving Steve Matteson, Ph.D., Annual Fund Director Kelly Courington, Munroe (not pictured, Director of Public Relations Erin Kinzel)

The Multiply Project Team developed a communication strategy for Institutional Advancement efforts for Bethel's 70th year. The strategy incorporated consistent messaging for all Institutional Advancement events and communication pieces in an effort to better connect with alumni and donors. The group's efforts resulted in increased donations at the end of the 2016 calendar year.