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Class of 2023 by the numbers
Class of 2023 by the numbers

Sep 4, 2019

Heidelberg has welcomed 362 new students to campus this fall. This includes 333 first-time, first-year students and 29 transfer students. According to President Rob Huntington, who officially welcomed the Class of 2023 with the campus community during Opening Convocation, they bring a wealth of talent, energy, diversity and accomplishments.

A deeper dive into the demographics of the class reveal some interesting statistics about their makeup:

Traditions greet newest 'Berg family members
Traditions greet newest 'Berg family members

Aug 30, 2019

As is the case with many families, traditions are endearing and everlasting. A total of 362 new students are now officially members of the Heidelberg family.

Thursday’s Opening Convocation was steeped in Heidelberg traditions, handed down from class to class and generation to generation. The first-year and transfer students experienced T-Bridge, beanies, “H” pins and Sweet Alma Home for the first time.

'15 alum, photojournalist says 'yes, and' to opportunities
'15 alum, photojournalist says 'yes, and' to opportunities

Aug 30, 2019

The Class of 2023 is ready to rock it. New and returning students and faculty officially kicked off the 2019-20 academic year – the 170th in Heidelberg’s history – during Opening Convocation on Thursday.

Provost Beth Schwartz began Convocation with four pieces of advice for new students: Stay focused on your goal (graduation!), find your voice and define who you are, take action by being part of a community with incredible opportunities, and find your mentor.

After camp with young adults with Down syndrome, ‘We’re PALS people now’
After camp with young adults with Down syndrome, ‘We’re PALS people now’

Aug 27, 2019

There’s a group of students on campus suffering from a severe case of FOMP – Fear of Missing PALS. But thanks to social media, cell phones and lots of photos, they’re staying well connected with their new friends.

In this case, PALS refers to Camp PALS, an immersive experience for young adults with Down syndrome and their peers to have fun, grow as individuals and build transformative friendships. 

HU, TU partner for LaborStay Weekend
HU, TU partner for LaborStay Weekend

Aug 26, 2019

First-year students at Tiffin University and Heidelberg University have recently arrived on campus to kick off the new academic year. And if the universities have anything to do with it, they’d like to keep them here during the long Labor Day Weekend.

TU and Heidelberg are partnering on a series of activities being billed as LaborSTAY Weekend, designed to keep students on campus and meet some new friends at the same time.

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