Alumni and Friends
After receiving her associate degree, Bethaney attended Kansas State, where she worked as news editor, copy chief, and writer for the college’s newspaper, the Collegian. She also served as writer and copy chief of the journalism school’s alumni magazine, Update Magazine. In 2010 she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English literature and creative writing, and that summer, attended Universitat Leipzig in Germany, to take part in their language program.
Since graduation, Bethaney started her own online marketing company, The Social Robot. Her specialties include print, online, and social media writing, as well as resume and academic editing services. Currently, she contributes to Manhattan Magazine, Kansas! Magazine, Kansas Outdoors, Engagement Rings Magazine (Canada), as well as a variety of blogs. She has also written for Canadian Living, Advanced Athlete, Epiphany Mag, and Touchstone Literary Magazine.
Today, Bethaney lives in Keats, an unincorporated township outside of Manhattan, with her boyfriend, Brett, and their two cats, Cheetoh and Toga. She loves DIY projects, drinking tea, and maxing out her library card.