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Young alum, BBC journalist to give Convocation keynote
Young alum, BBC journalist to give Convocation keynote

Aug 12, 2019

When she was a student at the Berg, Hannah Long-Higgins got a lot of time in front of people. She competed as a member of the Speech Team and a delegate at the Model United Nations conferences. She also performed with the improve comedy group Make A Scene.

Students make meaningful connection with author
Students make meaningful connection with author

Apr 15, 2019

Social media sometimes gets a bad rap for all its negativity, but here’s a really great outcome.

When English professor Dr. Barry Devine was contemplating which books to incorporate into his Studies in the Irish Novel literature class this semester, he posted a photo of a stack of potential selections. Among them was “The Cruelty Men” by Emer Martin.

Emer herself saw the Instagram post, recognized her book in the stack and commented, “teaching my new novel? U made my day.”

Faculty members honored for excellence
Faculty members honored for excellence

Feb 28, 2019

The Heidelberg community extends big congratulations to four faculty members, who were honored for their excellence in teaching, research, commitment to the humanities and distinguished service.

The annual faculty awards were presented last Friday (Feb. 22) at a dinner with their colleagues and members of the Board of Trustees, who were on campus for their winter meetings last weekends.

This year’s winners are:

Heidelberg launching Writer’s Series
Heidelberg launching Writer’s Series

Oct 10, 2018

Two award-winning authors will be on campus to help Heidelberg University’s School of Communication, Humanities & the Arts launch the Jean Warren Gekler Writer’s Series. As part of the series, the public is invited to an open reading from the authors’ recent works.

On Monday, Oct. 15, Heidelberg will welcome Hilary Plum, whose novel Strawberry Fields was the winner of the Fence Modern Prize in Prose (2018). She also received the 2018 GLCA New Writers Award for her nonfiction work Watchfires.

Countdown to Commencement: Kory Wise
Countdown to Commencement: Kory Wise

May 9, 2018

What does success mean?

“I think it means living life to the fullest, but not in the way some people understand that phrase,” says Tiffin native Kory Wise.

“For me, it’s doing what you were meant to do and doing it to the best of your ability.”

 As a double major in religion and English, Kory engaged in a genuine liberal arts experience at Heidelberg. He chose his majors not because they fit in a linear career path, but because he was engaged with the subject matter.

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