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Dr. Rick Mahon, ’05, always knew an office setting wasn’t for him. That knowledge combined with an inclination to help people led him to pursue a career in medicine.
“I love being in a hospital and moving around,” Mahon says. “I like the chaos to an extent.”
The clock of life never stops. Time is fleeting.
I am constantly trying to time things just right. I am not perfect at life-balance. Time gets away so fast. If only I could get things to slow down. This is not a new thing for me. I have always tried to squeeze more time into every day.
Sometimes we don’t know where life is going to take us, or what people and places will influence us. Maurice Dickson, x’64, wasn’t able to finish his degree at Heidelberg, but that didn’t stop Heidelberg from staying with him.
“Heidelberg resonated with me,” he says. “I still remember my classes in College Hall and all the Greek events.”
When it comes to global competency, we can’t be in a bubble any longer. At Heidelberg, any student can study abroad for a full year, a semester or a summer term. Despite some misconceptions, many find study abroad very affordable. Learn how donors are helping students study abroad and the many benefits they are gaining.
In less than a year as Heidelberg’s provost, Dr. Beth M. Schwartz has already assumed an essential role in leading Heidelberg’s transformation, improvement and growth. She joined Heidelberg’s senior leadership team last July, after having served as assistant dean at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Va. What’s more, she has nearly a quarter century of teaching and academic leadership in the field of psychology, which makes her ideally suited to comment here on the evolving role of the college professor.