Heidelberg University is a community, a family, comprised of as many personalities as there are people. With our “5 Things to Know” blog, you’ll get to know some of them. You’ll learn about their Heidelberg experience and other informative, fun – even quirky – anecdotes. Together, they tell the Heidelberg story.
Sep 13, 2019
When Julia Campbell was touring colleges, she ultimately chose the much larger Eastern Michigan University. But she just couldn’t shake that feeling she experienced when accompanying her older sister on a visit to Heidelberg. “The whole time I was at EMU, I kept thinking, ‘What would have happened if I had chosen Heidelberg,’” Julia says. After one year, she transferred and is currently in her third semester at the Berg. She’s completely happy with her decision!
May 2, 2019
Marques Johnson is a junior from Belleville, Michigan, with a popular music major. He transferred to Heidelberg his Sophomore year and has since involved himself in a wide range of organizations on campus. As a member of the Concert Choir and the Marching Band, Marques could be considered a “jack-of-all-trades” in the music industry.
Apr 25, 2019
Senior Haley Hudler originally sought out a school in the Midwest to travel away from her home in Connecticut. The religion major knew she wanted to attend a university with an affiliation with the United Church of Christ. She decided on Heidelberg because she wanted a broad range of experiences. "I also really wanted a liberal arts college where I could learn how to learn," she says. “I wanted to be able to take classes from all different areas.” She found all that and more at Heidelberg.
Apr 18, 2019
When she was looking for colleges, Ronee Rice realized she could have the best of both worlds right in her own back yard. A Tiffin native and already familiar with the campus, Ronee participated in Scholars Day, where she met some professors and got to know the neighborhood school more deeply. She knew then and there Heidelberg was the right fit. It was so right that she stayed on to complete her master’s degree in counseling, and now is the project coordinator for the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women grant. She’s also an adjunct faculty member in the MAC program.
Apr 5, 2019
“When I was a student, I worked on THE computer on campus. ... What I taught in computing two years ago is not what I’m teaching today,”