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H’s Track honors Ted Hieronymus’ ’Berg footprints
H’s Track honors Ted Hieronymus’ ’Berg footprints

Oct 29, 2019

Heidelberg honored one of its most iconic families and a dear friend with the dedication of H’s Track on Saturday.

The new dual-tone track, which encircles the new turf completed a year ago, is named to honor the late Theodore “Ted” Hieronymus, ’65, a major benefactor and Trustee whose generosity through the years to ensure the future of his alma mater is nearly unequalled. It was the giving of Ted and his wife, Jane (Hoernemann) Hieronymus, ’64, that provided funding for the completion of the turf and track restoration project.

Alumna named Ohio’s top biology teacher
Alumna named Ohio’s top biology teacher

Oct 28, 2019

She’s a science nerd and she embraces it.

Most of Ashlie (Burkhart) Gowitzka’s family works in the medical or education fields, so when she became a biology teacher, she saw it as a “best of both worlds” decision – although there never really was any doubt she’d be a teacher.

“I wanted to be a teacher from the age of 6, and some great science educators that I had at Margaretta Local Schools influenced me in selecting science education pretty early on,” she says.

Science Celebration draws accomplished alumni
Science Celebration draws accomplished alumni

Oct 21, 2019

More than 20 successful science alumni representing six decades returned to campus to present their research and share their experiences during the 2019 Science Celebration last weekend. 

Highlighting the two-day celebration was a keynote address from Dr. Mark Peeples, ’74, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University and the principal investigator at the Center for Vaccine & Immunity at the Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Four headed to Athletic Hall of Fame
Four headed to Athletic Hall of Fame

Oct 4, 2019

As part of the Heidelberg University Homecoming Weekend, four of the school's top former student-athletes will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. The 2019 class -- 34th overall -- will be comprised of Tom Wynn ('91), Frank Balogh ('02), Lucas Messer ('05), and Tina Siegel Myslenski ('07). 

R&D scientist receives Alumni of Distinction award
R&D scientist receives Alumni of Distinction award

Sep 25, 2019

Dr. Jeff Bricker, ’79, says he owes a great deal of his career achievements as a research scientist to the excellent foundation he received at Heidelberg from iconic professors such as Mel Casler, Dr. Ray Wise, Dr. Richard Cordell, the late Dr. Martin Reno and the late Dr. John Groce.

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