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KIPCOR’s C. Henry Smith Peace Oration winner, Allison Weaver, wins Bi-National award as well

Join KIPCOR and Bethel College as we congratulate Allison Weaver, winner of Bethel’s 2021 C Henry Smith Peace Oration contest, on her win of the 2021 C Henry Smith Bi-National (US and Canada) overall championship! KIPCOR is pleased to celebrate Allison’s well deserved win, and to take this chance to make her presentation available to […]

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Trauma, redemption and forgiveness at heart of documentary

The KIPCOR Film Series returns Sunday, Sept. 12, with this year’s screenings taking place live on the Bethel College campus after a virtual series in 2020-21. KIPCOR, the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Bethel College, sponsors four films each school year. The first offering in the 202-22 series is The Prison Within, a film […]

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Meet Eva Lapp, Education and Training Director

On July 7, 2021, Eva Lapp stepped into the role of Director of Education & Training at KIPCOR.  Prior to joining the KIPCOR team, Eva, a 2015 graduate of Goshen College, also completed a Master of Public Affairs at Indiana University (IU).  She has worked and volunteered in the restorative justice field in a variety […]

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Peace speech winner looks at how to end the ‘environmental war’

July 8th, 2021 Juniors Allison Weaver and Linda Moyo, both from Hesston, were the first- and second-place winners, respectively, in Bethel’s 2021 C. Henry Smith Peace Oration Contest. Weaver’s speech was titled “Our Opponents Can’t Fight Back: Ending the Environmental War,” and Moyo’s was “There is Peace in the Midst of Chaos.” There is a global […]

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Bethel is only Kansas college selected for racial healing institute

May 27th, 2021 Bethel is one of 78 community colleges, four-year colleges and universities nationwide that will be part of the 2021 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers. The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) announced the participants May 18, with Bethel the only institution of higher education in Kansas […]

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