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Class Notes: Fall 2017
Alumni Issue: 
Fall 17

Class Notes

Rev. Milt and Rachel (Morrison) Jones celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary in August. They have relocated to an assisted living facility in Lafayette, Colo.

Rev. Dr. John K. Bontrager, National City, Calif., is a retired chaplain and captain of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II and Vietnam.

Building a Team
Alumni Issue: 
Fall 17

Through the highs and the lows, the rain and the snow, Heidelberg lacrosse has endured just about everything in year one.

The journey began in late 2015 when Athletic Director Matt Palm tabbed Bill Schmoldt as the first lacrosse coach in school history.

“With a strong pool of applicants, Bill is the one who had everything we wanted. We felt like he was ready for that first opportunity as a head coach.”

Only a month later, Rosie Knisley would be selected to coach the women’s squad. With several years of experience and Ohio ties, Knisley fit the bill.

More than Letters
Alumni Issue: 
Fall 17

Greek life at Heidelberg is a tradition as old as the university. Fraternity halls still echo with the chants of friendship. Wearing letters on campus still instills a sense of pride. The 10 Greek groups at Heidelberg understand the history and tradition of what they represent. While the culture has changed over the years from literary societies into a more traditional Greek life system, some things have remained the same.
Brotherhood. Sisterhood.

A New Era for Academics
Alumni Issue: 
Fall 17

Move forward, or fall behind.

That is the sentiment Heidelberg’s new Academic Strategic Initiatives for Improvement Plan (ASIIP) is addressing.

“It’s not the same world it was 10 years ago,” said Assistant Professor of Special Education Dr. Julie Green. “Education is about change, and we have to keep up with what’s going on to continue to be a place students want to be.”

Learning from Each Other
Alumni Issue: 
Fall 17

Each spring for the past 24 years, Heidelberg hosts the Minds@Work Student Research Conference. It’s a great way for students to dig deep into topics they’re passionate about and practice their research and presentation skills. And each spring, the conference continues to grow.

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