Published twice a year, The Heidelberg Bulletin includes features about alumni achievements as well as news and events from across campus.
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.”
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.
Music majors spend more hours than they care to count in Brenneman Music Hall. It literally becomes their second home. There are classes, rehearsals, meetings, more rehearsals, performances, friendships, late-night talks … you get the picture. For young alumni couple Howard and Mackenzie (Honaker) Cole, Brenneman is quite a special place. It’s where they met and fell in love.
On the shores of Lake Erie, the town of Port Clinton, Ohio, is idyllic in many ways – a tourist destination with lovely lakefront homes and upscale condos, big boats and lots of fun attractions. But the homes and condos belie the reality that many of the community’s less fortunate face every day.
It’s a career that is satisfying yet stressful, admirable yet complicated and both intellectually and emotionally demanding. It has highs and lows and successes and breakthroughs.
That career is teaching.
“Teaching is a very rewarding experience,” said Mike Roberts. “I really enjoyed being a role model.”
Mike and Barbara (Sprague) Roberts, ’80, both spent careers supporting and guiding hundreds of students. Yet while they stood alone in front of the classroom, they could count on support from each other at home.