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Top 10 Highlights of 2019
Top 10 Highlights of 2019

Jan 13, 2020

Across the board, 2019 was a year of firsts, new experiences, achievements in and out of the classroom, awesome guest speakers and vision for the future. Here’s a glance at our Top 10 highlights for 2019 (in chronological order).


Café-bakery gets a name (April 2019)

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France Hall, Townhouse Apartments projects underway
France Hall, Townhouse Apartments projects underway

Jan 9, 2020

There’s about to be a flurry of construction activity on campus. In fact, it’s already started.

Construction of the new Townhouse Apartments, a student housing complex on Main street, is well underway, according to Associate VP for Facilities & Engineering Rod Morrison.

The complex will feature 15 contiguous 2-1/2 story, four-bedroom apartments built between Krieg Hall and King Hall, overlooking Rock Creek. The project will create 60 new student residences in two buildings, one with nine unites and one with six units.

Center for Teaching Excellence, Owen Center to merge
Center for Teaching Excellence, Owen Center to merge

Jan 9, 2020

The Owen Academic & Career Support Center and the Center for Teaching Excellence are merging, beginning in the spring semester.

The new structure puts Heidelberg on the cutting edge by creating a resource that brings together the needs of the Heidelberg community and supports the inherent connection between teaching and learning.

Its new name will be The Owen Center for Teaching and Learning. Congrats to Dr. Courtney DeMayo Pugno, who has been appointed to serve as the interim Executive Director.

Olympic medalist breaks down barriers
Olympic medalist breaks down barriers

Nov 20, 2019

Ibtihaj Muhammad is about as American as they come. “I ate Cheerios, my dad was a policeman and my mom was a teacher. I’m the middle of five children. My parents pushed us to play sports and keep active. It was just integrated into our family as African Americans.”

’Berg honors all veterans, past and present
’Berg honors all veterans, past and present

Nov 11, 2019

Heidelberg saluted the service and sacrifices of all veterans, past and present, during the annual Veterans Day ceremony this morning. The ceremony was organized by Student Senate.

The ceremony began with the singing of the National Anthem by junior music major David Carey. Those in attendance observed a moment of silence for alumnus Jim Roberts, ’65, former sheriff, city councilman and United Veterans Council representative, who died in September. Jim had been a mainstay at past Veterans Day ceremonies for years, leading the UVC color guard.

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