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Alum to Class of ‘21: Be more than ‘A’ students

Aug 25, 2017

The Class of 2021 was officially welcomed to Heidelberg on Thursday with advice to think outside the box and beyond prescribed goals of being an “A” student.

While admirable, that won’t be enough to set you apart four years from now, when competition for jobs will be fierce, according to ’87 ‘Berg alum Dr. Michael Weisend, a distinguished neuroscientist. He was the keynote speaker for Opening Convocation, which officially ushered in the 2017-18 academic year.

C2C Update: Scott Carpenter

Aug 3, 2017

“Oh my gosh, what day is it?” It’s Thursday, August 3 as Scott Carpenter, ’17, found out. “It’s only been two days. I’ve done so much,” he laughed. Life comes at you fast when you’re pursuing your dream.

Two days prior, Carpenter accepted the position of TV sports anchor at WLTZ in Columbus, Georgia. Scott will be seen Monday through Saturday nights on the NBC affiliate at 6, 10 and 11 p.m. doing what he loves most: talking sports.

Alum makes full circle return at SCA

Jul 24, 2017

Campus may seem like a quiet place each summer but it hosts various camps from early June until late July each year. There’s the Especially For Youth Mormon Camp, which brings in over 400 students; the Ohio Teen Institute in its fifth year on campus, and several more along with the countless youth football, basketball and soccer camps. Then there’s Showchoir Camps of America.

Turning the business dream into reality

Jul 10, 2017

It’s just past 4 p.m. on a Thursday. Aust the Boss Performance isn’t technically open but owner Austin Lepole, ‘17, is there anyway.

One of his customers arrives to pick up his repaired jet ski. “We’ll see you again soon,” Austin said with a wide smile as he shook his hand. Although open hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Austin works largely by appointments.

Huge crowd celebrates Alumni Weekend

Jun 19, 2017

The curtain has closed on “Puttin’ on the ‘Berg,” Alumni Weekend 2017. Nearly 500 alumni and guests – the most in recent years -- returned to campus last weekend to experience “everything old is new again.”

“We had great participation from reunion classes and those who continue to come back year after year after year,” said Ashley Helmstetter, executive director of Alumni Engagement and Major Gifts. “We are always so happy to see them, but it warms my heart to welcome other alumni who are not in reunion classes returning in greater numbers each year.”

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