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Cop-turned-combat pilot ‘FlyGirl’ to be 2020 PALS speaker
Cop-turned-combat pilot ‘FlyGirl’ to be 2020 PALS speaker

May 14, 2020

Please note that this event has been moved to September 30, 2021.


Entering its second decade, The Patricia Adams Lecture Series at Heidelberg University is pleased to announce that Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour, America’s first African American female combat pilot, will be the keynote speaker for this fall’s event.

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.

'Berg honors genocide awareness tradition
'Berg honors genocide awareness tradition

Apr 16, 2020

For five years now, a contingent from Heidelberg has participated in the #TogetherWeRemember Reading of Names event as an outreach of the university’s Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, hosting the event presented some logistical challenges, but that did not prevent Heidelberg from pausing and remembering the victims of genocide on Monday.

Criminology, counseling students get 'street smart'
Criminology, counseling students get 'street smart'

Feb 28, 2020

A group of nearly 50 graduate counseling students, undergrad psychology and criminology students and community mental health professionals spent the day Friday getting a lesson in "street smart" from two retired officers from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Sports journalist: Be ready when your dreams happen
Sports journalist: Be ready when your dreams happen

Feb 26, 2020

She’s tall and definitely doesn’t throw like a girl. Trailblazing sports journalist Christine Brennan had always played sports, even though it wasn’t encouraged, or even routinely available, to most girls prior to Title IX.

“I loved to go to sporting events, play sports, but the key for me was watching sports on TV,” said Brennan, who also used to type up pre-game stories in her own little press box in her home. Perhaps that was the precursor to what has become an award-winning national sports columnist.

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