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Chasing down the bad guys with K-9’s help
Two school searches, a demonstration for local elementary students, a bath and accompanying his partner on his daily shift with the Clyde Police Department. It’s all in a week’s work for Chase, the K-9 partner of Police Officer Tony Travagliante, ’09.
Karen (Rohrbach) Klepper, ’93, believes she is on this Earth to figure out ways to help children – those whom the system has failed and those who don’t have the ability to fight for themselves.
Through Reclaim It, a newly established “inspired” resale shop in downtown Tiffin, children of all ages will have an avenue to find their voice. The idea for Reclaim It stemmed from a conversation Klepper had four years ago with Tiffin businessman Bill Reineke, a former ‘Berg trustee and now a state representative, about the shortcomings of the local workforce.
Public health solutions through diplomacy, humanity
If science is Dr. Peter Hartsock’s vocation, then history is his avocation. In his world, the two are forever interwoven.
Hartsock originally came to the Berg to get a true liberal arts and sciences education, or in the words of Gandhi, “science with humanity.” That is precisely what he received, and he’s profoundly grateful for the multitude of ways it informed his thinking and influenced his life’s work.
Jason Maus, ’02, spent the majority of his time at Heidelberg doing three things – studying business, running and building relationships – and it’s these three things that have proved indispensable for his success.
Many biology majors see a career path before them that includes microscopes, pipettes and research grants. Danielle Howard's path took a different turn, resulting in her rushing to the scene in an ambulance, assisting in joint replacements from foot to shoulder, checking kidney function and ventilators, and overseeing rounds for post-op cardiac patients in the intensive care unit.