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College mentors see changes in themselves, students

Submitted by mzuercher on Tue, 05/12/2020 - 11:45
Social work mentors reflect on their experience.

As with so many things, the pandemic put an abrupt end to a special mentoring program involving Bethel College students, but they won’t forget it any time soon.

Seven young African-American men volunteered at Chisholm Middle School in Newton during the 2019-20 school year (two are repeats from the previous year).

Professor named local Woman of the Year

Submitted by mzuercher on Tue, 04/28/2020 - 12:40
Ada Schmidt-Tieszen

Professor of Social Work Ada Schmidt-Tieszen was named a Newton Area Woman of the Year for 2020.

She will retire from Bethel at the end of the 2019-20 school year, after 35 years on the Bethel faculty.

Schmidt-Tieszen graduated from Bethel in 1974 as a member of the first class of social work graduates.

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