Student Ambassadors

When you visit campus, you will have the chance to tour campus with one of our student ambassadors. Take the opportunity to ask them questions about life at the Berg. They know firsthand what you're going through and are here to help you!

Morgan BinghamMorgan Bingham '20

Hometown: Greenville, OH
Major: Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Biology minor
Why Heidelberg?: The sense of home drew me to Heidelberg. Knowing how much the entire campus cares about you and your success, especially the professors, is amazing. Being able to find a college that made me feel like I was at home was hard. When I came across Heidelberg, however, I couldn't pass it up because it truly is one big family!
Fun Fact: My favorite thing to eat are onions. They make everything better!
 


Leah BouillonLeah Bouillon '20

Hometown: New Riegel, OH
Major: Business Administration (Marketing) and Sports Management
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because of the home like feel and the great people.
Fun Fact: I participate on the basketball and softball team

 

 


Kaylea Bowers '19

Hometown: Bryan, OH
Class: Junior
Major: Communications
Why Heidelberg?: The atmosphere at Heidelberg makes me feel right at home, and the relationships I’ve built with my professors are unlike anything I would have experienced elsewhere.
Fun Fact: I love sour patch kids! (I am eating sour patch kids while I’m typing this).


Megan Brugnone '20

Hometown: Bellevue, OH
Major: Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Biology and Chemistry minor
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because it is a small school that seemed best fit for me to be involved and it was also close to home.
Fun Fact: One day, I will own at least 6 dogs, possibly more.

 


Taylor Buhrts '20

Hometown: Upper Arlington, OH
Major: History, German and Public History minor
Why Heidelberg?: After my overnight visit I felt like I just had to be here instead of any other school. Heidelberg is my home away from home.
Fun Fact: I collect signed books.

 


Jenny Burgei '20

Hometown: Ottoville, OH
Major: Education
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because of the community feel and it is small like my hometown but still provides many opportunities.
Fun Fact: I am very passionate about Project Semicolon.

 


Anna Cavanaugh '21

Hometown: Maineville, OH
Major: Middle Childhood Education
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because of the support system and everything I need is on hand.
Fun Fact: I like cats and I like to go boating.

 


Matt Cooper '19

Hometown: Findlay, OH
Major: Biology, Chemistry and Psychology minor
Why Heidelberg?: The excellent science department and the caring students and faculty.
Fun Fact: I want to be a pediatric dentist.

 

 


Dominic Frey '18

Hometown: Pettisville, OH
Major: Business Administration (Finance) and Integrated Media
Why Heidelberg?: Small school with many opportunities.
Fun Fact: I host a radio show here on campus!

 

 


Caleb Frye '20

Hometown: Manor, PA
Major: Biochemistry, Psychology and Spanish minor
Why Heidelberg?:  I chose Heidelberg because it feels like a second home and the community is second to none when it comes to hospitality.
Fun Fact: I love to go fishing and camping when I’m not drowning in my major courses.

 


Hannah Griffith '18

Hometown: Sunbury, OH
Major: Communications, History minor
Why Heidelberg?: Heidelberg is a beautiful campus with a tight knit community of people who care about you.
Fun Fact: Sergei Bobrovsky (two time winner of the Vezina Trophy for the NHL) once liked and retweeted my tweet!
 


Gavin Hubbard '19

Hometown: Sabina, OH
Major: Musical Theater
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because of the beautiful campus and friendly atmosphere.
Fun Fact: When choosing Heidelberg I took into account the fact Hoernemann had cottage cheese. Also, over the summer I interned at a Children's theatre.

 


Madeline Hines '20

Hometown: Woodville, OH
Major: Health and Human Performance
Why Heidelberg?: Heidelberg felt most like home.
Fun Fact: I like cows!

 

 


Tim Jasper '20

Hometown: Marysville, OH
Major: Middle Childhood Education, Sports Coaching minor
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because of the prestigious academic excellence that comes with this school and I came to push myself not only in that academic aspect, but athletically as well, since I run cross country and track. I also liked the small school vibe and the one-on-one interaction with professors was an absolute must for me. I love it.
Fun Fact: I can quote all the star wars movies.


Nick Jones '18

Hometown: Delta, OH
Major: Criminal Justice and Psychology
Why Heidelberg?: I loved the connection that is made between students and professors. They will go out of the way to help you succeed.
Fun Fact: I plan on having a pet monkey when I'm older.

 


Alexis Julien '21

Hometown: North Baltimore, OH
Major: Computer Science
Why Heidelberg?: Heidelberg is a unique and beautiful campus that has a community feel.
Fun Fact: I own over 100 funkopops.

 

 


Kimberly Keenan '18

Hometown: Orlando, FL
Major: Chemistry, Biology minor
Why Heidelberg?: At Heidelberg, you are not limited to one major, one sport, or one interest. You will not find another school with better professors and staff who are willing to do whatever it takes to see you succeed. At Heidelberg, you are not a number, you are a member of a family.
Fun Fact: I have a pet snake!
 


Megan Lefeld '18

Hometown: St. Henry, OH
Major: Health Science
Why Heidelberg?: The small class size and beautiful campus.
Fun Fact: I've been horseback riding in Haiti, while I was on a mission trip there this past summer.

 

 


Morgyn McCalligan '18

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Major: Health and Human Performance, Psychology minor
Why Heidelberg?: I feel in love with HU and the faculty and staff support and it gives me.
Fun Fact: I am a dog mom and proud of it!

 

 


Eli Merriman '21

Hometown: Attica, IN
Major: Health Science
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because sense of family and a connected campus.
Fun Fact: I love The Ranch on Netflix.

 

 


Justine Mitchell '20

Hometown: Bluffton, OH
Major: Athletic Training
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because everyone was super friendly and I liked everyone I met.
Fun Fact: I show lambs around Ohio every summer.

 


Austin Nainiger '20

Hometown: Madison, OH
Major: Biology and Environmental Science
Why Heidelberg?: Heidelberg is home. Its small, strong and instantly feels like home. Everything was welcoming and I knew that I would be able to succeed here.
Fun Fact: I love to ride, build, and fix bikes. I have 3 bicycles at home and one on campus representing the 'Berg with its orange handlebars.  If it is a nice day and I'm not on campus, chances are I'm out exploring Tiffin on my bike.


Katie Mullins '18

Hometown: Mansfield, OH
Major: Communications and Psychology
Why Heidelberg?: I choose Heidelberg because I loved the atmosphere! Every time I was on campus as a prospective student, I felt welcomed and at home. I couldn't wait to get on campus and start making my own Heidelberg Family!
Fun Fact: My favorite animal is an orangutan.
 


Jakob Ottaway '21

Hometown: Springboro, OH
Major: Communications                                                                                                              
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because it was all-around a great college.
Fun Fact: I have two different color eyes.

 

 


Savannah Overly '20

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Major: International Studies (International Relations)
Why Heidelberg?: It was the right fit for all of my important criteria, i.e. campus size, professor-student interaction, activities, location, and overall vibe.
Fun Fact: I collect giraffes!

 


Kenna Pancake '20

Hometown: Defiance, OH
Major: Early Childhood Education
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because I knew the small campus, and the one on one personal connections within everything was right for me.
Fun Fact: I have been to Disney World 12 times!

 


Haylee Patel '18

Hometown: Grove City, OH
Major: Accounting, Economics minor
Why Heidelberg?:  I chose Heidelberg because why not Heidelberg? With the small class sizes, smiling faces, and at-home feeling Heidelberg was the obvious choice.
Fun Fact: I wear my cowgirl boots every Thursday!

 


Emma Penrose '19

Hometown: Findlay, OH
Major: Early Childhood Education, Theater Arts minor
Why Heidelberg?: It truly felt like home to me the moment I set foot on campus for my first tour.  Heidelberg has been my safe haven and my "place" for three years, and I feel it will be for many years to come.
Fun Fact: I recently got a kitten this past June, and his name is Pesto!
 


Hunter Rinard '19

Hometown: Medina, OH
Major: Accounting and Business Administration (Finance)
Why Heidelberg?: Heidelberg is a place you are proud to call your home.
Fun Fact: I love the outdoors.
 

 


Lindsey Robinson '20

Hometown: Ellicottville, NY
Major: Early Childhood Education and Intervention Specialist
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because of the friendly environment.
Fun Fact: I have been involved in traditional archery since I could walk.
 

 


Katelin Romick '19

Hometown: Strongsville, OH
Major: Business Administration (Marketing), Behavioral Economics minor
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because of the great opportunities in my academics and the close-knit atmosphere with professors and colleagues.
Fun Fact: My favorite professor is Dr. Omar Malik in the School of Business.

 


Michael Schuller ' 18

Hometown: Middleburg Heights, OH
Major: Health Science
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because the second I got on campus for my visit I knew that it was home. The combination of excellent academics and the opportunity to continue playing basketball at the collegiate level was perfect for me.
Fun Fact: I have gone swimming with dolphins.
 


Autumn Simpson '21

Hometown: Stow, OH
Major: Early Childhood Education and Intervention Specialist
Why Heidelberg?: I loved the welcoming community and felt most at home here.  
Fun Fact: I am on the Heidelberg women’s golf team and like meeting new people.

 

 


Tyler Stagani '19

Hometown: Richmond, OH
Major: Health and Human Performance (Exercise Science)
Why Heidelberg?: The University felt so much like home and everyone was friendly.
Fun Fact: I have had grey hair since I was 5 years old.

 

 


Maddi Stiles '20

Hometown: Wapakoneta, OH
Major: Health and Human Performance and Health Science, Biology minor
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because as soon as I stepped on campus it felt like home away from home.
Fun Fact: I am the oldest of 8 grandchildren.

 


Chris Storrs '20

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Major: Accounting
Why Heidelberg?: I liked the friendly environment from the staff and students.
Fun Fact: I have watched all 13 seasons of Grey’s Anatomy.

 

 


Rachel Stroski '19

Hometown: Painesville, OH
Major: Athletic Training and Health Science, Biology Minor
Why Heidelberg?: Heidelberg gave me the opportunity to advance my education and athletic careers while also presenting me with multiple challenges that would prepare me for life after Heidelberg.
Fun Fact: I have a twin brother.
 


Ally Sumser '19

Hometown: Avon, OH
Major: Accounting and Business Administration, Psychology minor
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because I felt at home right away (cliché, right?) and I love the small class sizes and that my professors know me as a person, rather than just as a student.
Fun Fact: I travel with my family to minor and Major League Baseball stadiums across the country. I have seen 32 stadiums to date and we have journal entries that rate each stadium and their nachos!
 


Karlee Sutton '20

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
Major: Business Administration and International Relations
Why Heidelberg?: I chose Heidelberg because it felt the most like home.
Fun Fact: I am fluent in French.

 

 


Anna Winnicki '20

Hometown: Medina, OH
Major: Biology and History
Why Heidelberg?: I love the campus, people, and atmosphere of the school. I wanted to play sports and still be successful in school and this seemed like the perfect fit for me.
Fun Fact: I don't like to wear shoes. So it is a rarity to see me in shoes.

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