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Passing of Trustee Emeritus Rev. Dr. Ralph Quellhorst, '59
Passing of Trustee Emeritus Rev. Dr. Ralph Quellhorst, '59

Jun 26, 2020

President Rob Huntington shared this announcement and his personal reflections about the passing earlier this week of Rev. Dr. Ralph Quellhorst.


June 26, 2020

Bill Groman '58, NFL record holder, passes away
Bill Groman '58, NFL record holder, passes away

Jun 18, 2020

Bill Groman '58, an NFL record holder and an ardent supporter of Heidelberg University, has passed away.  He was 83 years old.  

A native of Tiffin, Groman was an All-American in 1957 playing for College Football Hall of Fame inductee Paul Hoernemann.  That season, his senior campaign, Groman led the nation with 19 touchdown receptions.  He inducted into the Heidelberg Athletic Hall of Fame in 1986.

Alums ‘climb mountain together’ for UCH during pandemic
Alums ‘climb mountain together’ for UCH during pandemic

Jun 15, 2020

Jean Smith, ‘02, became the new administrator of Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, just five weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ohio.

In his 30 years working in long-term care, Dan Miller, ’90, executive director of Parkvue Community in Sandusky, Ohio, has planned for pandemics but never imagined we’d see such a widespread public health crisis.

Alumni respond to pandemic in work, communities
Alumni respond to pandemic in work, communities

Jun 10, 2020

We recently reached out to our alumni to get their perspectives about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their work. Here, we hear from six alumni working in a broad spectrum of fields, about how life has changed over the past few months and how they have responded.

Julia (Lachowski) Palombi, ’16, is a social worker in the emergency department / observation unit at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Alum doctor experiences COVID-19 from both sides
Alum doctor experiences COVID-19 from both sides

Jun 9, 2020

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. David Mallory, ’77, and his family practice colleagues were receiving daily updates about how to manage the situation, steps they should be prepared to take and new protocols if it arrived in the Toledo area, where he has practiced for 33 years.

Little did he know it would become very personal, even frightening – as a frontline healthcare provider and a patient. 

“If someone came in, they’d be asked questions at the door … Have you been in China? Have you been on a cruise ship? We tried to screen them as they showed up,” he explains.

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