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Spanish prof’s Peacemaker Award richly deserved

Apr 1, 2019

In his famed “I Have a Dream” speech, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about people not being judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. In many ways, the work Dr. Cindy Lepeley does with her students opens a pathway for them to realize the significance of that philosophy.

Lepeley, who has taught Spanish at Heidelberg for 20 years, was the recipient of the community 2019 Peacemaker Award, presented Sunday evening at the rescheduled annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day community celebration.

Faculty members honored for excellence
Faculty members honored for excellence

Feb 28, 2019

The Heidelberg community extends big congratulations to four faculty members, who were honored for their excellence in teaching, research, commitment to the humanities and distinguished service.

The annual faculty awards were presented last Friday (Feb. 22) at a dinner with their colleagues and members of the Board of Trustees, who were on campus for their winter meetings last weekends.

This year’s winners are:

Sharing, demonstrating faculty research

Feb 8, 2019

At small colleges, faculty members wear multiple hats. Among them are teacher, scholar and mentor. On Thursday, 16 of them demonstrated all three during the 24th annual Faculty Research Symposium.

Professor spearheads new GLSEN chapter

Nov 19, 2018

Northwest Ohio was the only major metro area in Ohio without a chapter of GLSEN (formerly known as the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network). That’s no longer the case, thanks to the efforts of education professor Dr. Kristen K. Williams, who spearheaded the creation of a chapter as part of her sabbatical during the spring semester. After extensive review, the chapter received accreditation in October.

Prof, students giving life to green roof

Nov 7, 2018

Dr. Mark Mitchell’s passion for green architecture is coming to life – literally.

Along with faculty from Kent State University and the University of Cincinnati, Heidelberg is now part of a new coalition to support landscape architecture research and implementation. Titled the Greater Ohio Living Architecture Center, the group is dedicated to the study of integrating plants and living systems within buildings as designed ecologies.

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