Internship Opportunity: Fall 2019 (Apply Now!)

If you are looking to add yet another set of skills and experiences to your portfolio, an internship is a great way to do that. Just minutes ago, the communications specialist from the Minnesota Office of Governor alerted me to an internship opportunity almost in Bethel's backyard, geographically. Bethel claims to produce world changers, and … Continue reading Internship Opportunity: Fall 2019 (Apply Now!)

To the Graduates of Spring 2019

In his letter to the Philippians, Paul says, "I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy. . . ." Truly the history graduates who will walk across the stage tomorrow have brought me joy, have consistently made me grateful for being … Continue reading To the Graduates of Spring 2019

African American History Month: Some Reading Recommendations

Harriet Jacobs (c. 1894) The internet can be a great place to start exploring resources regarding African American History Month.  In my teaching, I return again and again to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's Documenting the American South project, which contains a number of different collections including "North American Slave Narratives."  While the … Continue reading African American History Month: Some Reading Recommendations

Recent Bethel Alumni Teaching History

Summer is winding down for our Social Studies Education alumni preparing to return to their teaching jobs this fall.  Joining the numerous veterans will be Andrew Fort '18, who has a full-time position at Greenway Public Schools in Coleridge, Minnesota. Christina Sibileva '18 has also recently accepted a teaching job at Highview Middle School (part … Continue reading Recent Bethel Alumni Teaching History

Sam Mulberry being interviewed in Past & Presence

Faculty Excellence Award for Service: Sam Mulberry

It is the first day of the Minnesota State Fair, so clearly the end of summer is in sight.  Fall semester classes begin Monday.  That means that this week faculty have been busy putting the final touches on course syllabi, preparing to meet new students, arranging calendars to accommodate a full slate of meetings and … Continue reading Faculty Excellence Award for Service: Sam Mulberry