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Commencement superhero: Success follows happiness

May 15, 2017

"I believe in you because I was you."

Those were a few of the words of advice from Heidelberg distinguished alumni John Buccigross, ’88, as he addressed the graduating Class of 2017 Sunday.

Buccigross, co-host of ESPN’s SportsCenter weeknights, titled his address “Superheroes.” And then he became one.

His main message was about finding happiness.

“Usually, I’m a man wearing makeup talking about sports, but today, I’m a man wearing makeup talking about happiness,” he said.

Advice to millennials: Get curious, find focus

Apr 11, 2017

‘Berg alumnus Ed Knopf, ’65, who served as the School of Business’s Executive-in-Residence this week, has hired a few people in his day … well, more than a few. As the owner of nearly a dozen companies over his career, he’s uniquely qualified to speak about today’s workforce.

During his time on campus, Ed spoke to a number of classes, met with student organizations in the School of Business and participated in a panel on millennials in the workplace.

Berg alum helps win CrossFit competition

Mar 29, 2017

Locally, and now nationally, Jordan Hux ‘16 has made her mark on the world of CrossFit.

Competing against nearly 40 other teams, Jordan and her team, The Replacements, took home first place in the CrossFit Endeavor 6 Person Co-ed Competition at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus.

’14 alum finds ‘perfect fit’ as anesthetist

Mar 27, 2017

Three short years after she graduated from Heidelberg, Lauren Stainbrook is exactly where she wants to be.

“I can precisely remember so many long nights in the labs in Bareis Hall, wondering if I would ever accomplished all I hoped I would,” says Lauren, who returned to Heidelberg Monday to speak to current students about “Life After Finals.”

Restructured Alumni Council ‘going very, very well’

Mar 14, 2017

After deciding the Alumni Council could use a jolt of energy and a new purpose, President Kim Newman and the Office of Alumni Engagement decided to take a year off and do their due diligence about how best to revitalize the organization.

“The Alumni Council was not really moving forward and it was going to cease to exist if we didn’t change it,” said current President Kim Newman, ’90, who spearheaded the transformation, along with Ashley Helmstetter and Bob Youngblood.

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