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KIPCOR offers help to anyone wanting skills for dealing with conflict

Monday, January 15th, 2018 NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Most people would agree it’s harder than ever these days to have a civil conversation when there’s disagreement. The staff of KIPCOR, Bethel College’s peacebuilding institute, has definitely seen this, says Sharon Kniss, director of education and training – and they want to help. “We’ve been recognizing […]

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Former KIPCOR student and Bethel graduate among journal’s list of quiet influencers in nonprofit world

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – A Bethel College graduate is among the 30 people featured in the cover story of the December 2017 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. “The Influencers: People Quietly Changing the Nonprofit World” (published online Dec. 5) highlights 15 people – and more briefly lists 15 more – […]

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KIPCOR film will help launch new restorative justice network

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR) at Bethel College will open its annual Film Series and kick off a new restorative justice network at the same time. KIPCOR will screen the Kansas premiere of the documentary Healing Justice Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. in […]

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Bethel Names New KIPCOR Director

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR) at Bethel College will welcome as its new director a person with deep experience in mediation and restorative justice. Sheryl R. Wilson, Cary, North Carolina, will begin Nov. 6. She follows long-time director Gary Flory, who retired this […]

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Leonard Pitts Presentation “America in the Age of Trump”

Watch Leonard Pitts’ presentation at Bethel College on September 12, 2017.

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