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HYPE’s Pam Oliver: ‘Keep your eye on the prize’
HYPE’s Pam Oliver: ‘Keep your eye on the prize’

Nov 15, 2016

As an elite sports journalist, NFL and NBA reporter Pam Oliver has never been enthralled with the idea about being on TV. Instead, her career journey has been about being the best journalist she can be, about pursuing your goals despite adversity, about believing in your own abilities and about taking advantage of opportunities.

And about working really hard.

There are a lot of people in the business who want to be known, and that breaks my heart,

Students: Sexual assault awareness ‘is on us’
Students: Sexual assault awareness ‘is on us’

Nov 10, 2016

Six Heidelberg student leaders nominated to attend a statewide summit last week on raising awareness and prevention of campus sexual assault are not letting the conversation end there.

Transforming the lives of at-risk kids
Transforming the lives of at-risk kids

Oct 31, 2016

When children and youth are struggling, sometimes it’s a matter of their life circumstances, and all they need is recognition and some timely, informed help.

Students in the Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Program looking to work with these at-risk children just got a big boost to aid their clinical training, thanks to a major new grant that will pay them during their internships.

Travel abroad much more than an adventure
Travel abroad much more than an adventure

Oct 27, 2016

There’s something to be said for stepping outside of your comfort zone to travel internationally. The risk-reward of a study abroad excursion for one ‘Berg student was more than an adventure.

When senior Nick Johnson was getting ready to depart for his semester abroad in Costa Rica, he bought a one-way plane ticket. He was about to have a radically different experience than his previous trip to Italy.

In Italy, Nick transformed from a “scared puppy” to someone who had adjusted to the culture so well that he didn’t want to leave.

HYPE speaker: Your choices can change lives

Oct 19, 2016

Human rights advocate and best-selling author John Prendergast followed his heart in his lifelong quest to make a difference for war-ravaged nations in Africa. Turns out he also inspired Heidelberg students as he spoke about his commitment to improve the world.

Students came away encouraged about Prendergast’s message to choose to be “upstanders” instead of bystanders.

"I feel very inspired by what he said. It makes me want to step outside my comfort zone and believe I can affect somebody’s life and make it better," said freshman Allison Schwarzbek.

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