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Center for Teaching Excellence, Owen Center to merge
Center for Teaching Excellence, Owen Center to merge

Jan 9, 2020

The Owen Academic & Career Support Center and the Center for Teaching Excellence are merging, beginning in the spring semester.

The new structure puts Heidelberg on the cutting edge by creating a resource that brings together the needs of the Heidelberg community and supports the inherent connection between teaching and learning.

Its new name will be The Owen Center for Teaching and Learning. Congrats to Dr. Courtney DeMayo Pugno, who has been appointed to serve as the interim Executive Director.

Olympic medalist breaks down barriers
Olympic medalist breaks down barriers

Nov 20, 2019

Ibtihaj Muhammad is about as American as they come. “I ate Cheerios, my dad was a policeman and my mom was a teacher. I’m the middle of five children. My parents pushed us to play sports and keep active. It was just integrated into our family as African Americans.”

’Berg honors all veterans, past and present
’Berg honors all veterans, past and present

Nov 11, 2019

Heidelberg saluted the service and sacrifices of all veterans, past and present, during the annual Veterans Day ceremony this morning. The ceremony was organized by Student Senate.

The ceremony began with the singing of the National Anthem by junior music major David Carey. Those in attendance observed a moment of silence for alumnus Jim Roberts, ’65, former sheriff, city councilman and United Veterans Council representative, who died in September. Jim had been a mainstay at past Veterans Day ceremonies for years, leading the UVC color guard.

'Berg featured in new Harvard Business School case study
'Berg featured in new Harvard Business School case study

Nov 5, 2019

Heidelberg is a featured institution in a new Harvard Business School case study.

Dr. Debora L. Spar, the former president of Barnard College and currently a professor of strategy at Harvard Business School, is writing a new case on the changes in American higher education and how “the not rich and powerful” institutions are responding to the changes.

Mental health advocate shares PostSecret story
Mental health advocate shares PostSecret story

Oct 24, 2019

“Hi. My name is Frank and I collect secrets.”

Fifteen years ago, Frank Warren embarked on a movement that provided an outlet for people to creatively and anonymously express never-before-shared secrets on postcards. Frank brought the power of PostSecret to Heidelberg Wednesday as the October HYPE Career Ready® Day keynote speaker.

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