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MLK Jr. Day ON! keynote: ‘History through the Lens of Race'
MLK Jr. Day ON! keynote: ‘History through the Lens of Race'

Jan 18, 2021

Over the years, renaissance man and ‘Berg alumnus Pete Green, ’78, has enjoyed delving into his heritage, studying it and collecting examples such as book and magazine covers to illustrate the struggle of African Americans through history.

Today, on Heidelberg’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day ON!, Pete delivered an inspiring keynote address, kicking off a weeklong series of primarily virtual events designed to celebrate diversity, broaden our minds and further our campus community’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

An unpredictable season
An unpredictable season

Jan 7, 2021

“When I was a kid I used to come to the training camp practices that were open to the public every year. After practice was over, I would watch the players walk into the indoor field and so badly want to go in there and see what it was like. Little did I know I would eventually work for the Browns and literally walk through that indoor field area every single day.”

Always Ready to Dive In
Always Ready to Dive In

Nov 11, 2020

The official motto of the U.S. Coast Guard is Semper Paratus – a Latin phrase meaning "Always Ready". It’s a fitting motto, as its members are prepared and eager to respond to emergencies and the needs of local and regional communities any time, day or night. As a coast guard member, Ed Bizorik, ’10, doesn’t find it unusual to get called away in the middle of the night or to fly across several states to help in an emergency. 

Back the Brrrrrg golf outing successful despite challenges
Back the Brrrrrg golf outing successful despite challenges

Oct 21, 2020

Nothing about the 2020 Back the Berg Golf Outing was easy. Twice postponed because of COVID-19 precautions, the event was pushed to last Sunday. The 120 golfers at the event were forced to battle wind, rain, and chilly temperatures -- turning Back the Berg into Back the Brrrrrg. Those who stuck it out, however, were rewarded with sunny skies for their final few holes.  

A different kind of happy hour: Young alumni connect
A different kind of happy hour: Young alumni connect

Sep 25, 2020

They may be “zoomed out,” but a highly engaged group of alumni, current students and faculty took time to gather Thursday night in a Young Alumni Zoom Happy Hour, hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement.

The Zoom gathering was the first in a series featuring different ‘Berg academic departments; this one highlighted faculty from communication and political science.

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