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Honor the Class of '20 with a Day of Giving gift
Honor the Class of '20 with a Day of Giving gift

May 5, 2020

Tuesday, May 5, has been designated Global Day of Giving. It’s an extension of #GivingTuesday as a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. On this day, we ask you to help us salute the class of 2020 with a gift of $20.20 to The Heidelberg Fund. Your gift In Honor of the Class of 2020 will give them well-deserved applause for persevering through these challenging times with great Berg pride, as well as ensuring that the Heidelberg experience continues for all students of today and tomorrow.

Ohio governor dons Heidelberg tie
Ohio governor dons Heidelberg tie

May 1, 2020

Just as he’s done most days during his daily COVID-19 press briefing, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine dons a tie representing one of Ohio’s colleges and universities. Today was Heidelberg’s day.

For the second half of the briefing, as the governor answered media questions, he was sporting the familiar orange and black tie with emblazoned Heidelberg “H.” A few weeks ago, Heidelberg mailed the tie to DeWine along with a personal note from President Rob Huntington.

Dean, chemistry prof to become interim provost
Dean, chemistry prof to become interim provost

Apr 29, 2020

Dean and Professor of Chemistry Bryan Smith loves Heidelberg. Growing up in Tiffin, he enrolled as a first-generation college student in the late 1980s, excelling in the classroom and as a member of the Student Prince football team for a year.

Bryan is taking on a new leadership role at his beloved alma mater. President Rob Huntington announced on Tuesday that Bryan, who is currently also serving as the Dean of Allied Health, Behavioral and Natural Science, has been appointed Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.

Virtual Greek Week spreads cheer
Virtual Greek Week spreads cheer

Apr 29, 2020

The brotherhood and sisterhood of Heidelberg’s Greek groups is immeasurable. So when the campus closed in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they were left with a void. But it didn’t last long.

Like many of Heidelberg’s student organizations, the Greek groups and their executive board have stayed connect with each other with virtual weekly meetings. A big challenge came to life this week when all 10 Greek groups participated in the traditional Greek Week activities – this year on social media.

Telemedicine, telecounseling keeping students on track
Telemedicine, telecounseling keeping students on track

Apr 24, 2020

One thing is certain in our COVID-19 world of uncertainty: We have all had to adjust to unanticipated changes to our daily lives and disruptions to our routines. Change can be unsettling, even provoking anxiety and other mental health issues, which is why it’s more important than ever to stay connected and engaged, not only to each other but to the university.

Heidelberg has been at the front of the pack in transitioning to telehealth services for students.

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