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CMBS to host intern from Bluffton College

May 13, 2013

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Tabor College is glad to welcome Amanda Bartel to campus the week of May 13. Bartel has been selected as the intern for the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission and will be spending a week at each of the MB Archive sites. The Center for the Mennonite Brethren Studies at Tabor College will be the first stop during the four-week internship experience.

Bartel is completing her first year at Bluffton College and majoring in history. She is the niece of Daryl and Darlene Bartel, and will be staying with them during her time in Hillsboro.

The internship is made possible by the financial support of the Katie Funk Wiebe Fund and administered by the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission, Jon Isaak, executive director. The experience is designed to give college students practical archival experience at each of the four MB archival institutions.

Peggy Goertzen, director of the Center for MB Studies at Tabor College, anticipated the visit of Bartel and the ability to share some of the rich MB heritage and collection housed in Hillsboro.

“This is a great opportunity, enabling us to continue to share and preserve the stories and culture of our heritage and the history of the MB Church,” Goertzen said. Bartel will work with Goertzen May 13-17, 2013.