NORTH NEWTON, KAN. Bethel College students are traveling in Europe in January for the three-week interterm course History of East Central Europe, led by assistant professor of history Mark Jantzen. Cities on the study tour will include Gdansk, Sarajevo, Berlin and Belgrade. During the course, students are learning the events, ideas and people that have shaped the history of east-central Europe and examining how those factors still impact the people today. Students are becoming acquainted with selected cities and regions of eastern Europe and are encouraged to interact with local people.
Students traveling to Europe with Jantzen are seniors Joshua G. Gingerich, Middlebury, Ind.; and Samuel Schrag, Wichita; juniors Kristen Abrahams, Newton; Michelle Jan Dyck, North Newton; Ian Huebert, Henderson, Neb.; Emily Smith, North Newton; and Eric R. Stucky, Galva; and sophomores Heidi Holliday, Andover; and Rachel Voth, Topeka.
This trip is a part of the college’s January interterm, during which students study one subject for a month. This year other students will also travel to Belize, Germany, Mexico and London.