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Feb 20, 2024

'Berg gets grant to offer computer science endorsement, free for K-12 teachers

Beginning this fall, K-12 teachers will have an opportunity to gain a Computer Science Teacher Endorsement through Heidelberg University, free of charge. That’s because Heidelberg has received $290,000 in funds from the Teach CS Grant through the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE). The grant will provide funding for 1,100 Ohio educators to
Feb 19, 2024

Men's Basketball punches ticket to OAC tourney

WILMINGTON - The Heidelberg men's basketball team had four players in double figures, including a double-double by Isaiah Young, en route to a 79-70 victory over Wilmington College on Saturday. HU closes the regular season winning three of their final five games. With the win, the Student Princes punched their ticket to this week's OAC Tournament
Feb 19, 2024

Small but mighty Speech Team wins State Championship

Heidelberg’s Speech Team continued their successful season at the Ohio Forensics Association’s State Tournament at Akron University on February 17. Together, Kelsey Stanfield, Ellis Herner, Taylor Ratliff and Belle Lawrence combined their talents to bring home the 2024 Team State Championship (President’s Division). Kelsey led the team’s efforts
Feb 16, 2024

Where HU Takes U: Joanna Catalano

Once a part of the Heidelberg family, always a part of the Heidelberg family – but after graduation, our Student Princes are now the hard-working and ever-learning leaders of a new community. In our new web series, we’re checking in with our recent grads about their Heidelberg journeys, and asking them Where HU Takes U. Joanna Catalano Joanna
Feb 14, 2024

Tree Campus, USA: 'Berg receives recognition for campus' ecological beauty

In September 2022, President Rob Huntington gave retired Professor of Biology Dr. Ken Baker the go-ahead to explore two proposals to recognize and celebrate the beauty and ecological diversity of Heidelberg’s uniquely wooded campus grounds. The first project came to fruition during Alumni Weekend on June 9, 2023, with the dedication of the
Feb 8, 2024

Erica Moyer is taking Heidelberg to High School!

Erica Moyer, instructor of Biology with a specialization in exercise science, grew up in Tiffin, Ohio. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master’s in Education from Bowling Green University, and taught previously at Tiffin University before beginning work here at Heidelberg. At this point in her teaching career, Erica is familiar with working
Feb 8, 2024

Meet new Heidelberg professor, Arthur Frazier!

The School of Business has welcomed a new economics specialist to its faculty. Meet new Heidelberg associate professor of business, Arthur Frazier! Professor Frazier is a big fan of a small community. His previous teaching appointments at Bryant and Stratton College, Ursuline College, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University and Cuyahoga
Feb 8, 2024

Where HU Takes U: Trace Reynolds

Once a part of the Heidelberg family, always a part of the Heidelberg family – but after graduation, our Student Princes are now the hard-working and ever-learning leaders of a new community. In our new web series, we’re checking in with our recent grads about their Heidelberg journeys, and asking them Where HU Takes U. Trace Reynolds Trace
Feb 5, 2024

Greg Ramsdell, new director of the School of Music & Theatre

Background Greg Ramsdell began working at Heidelberg in 2008, after a brief stint down south while earning his DMA from Kansas University and taking his first appointment at the University of Central Arkansas. Originally from Galion, Ohio, Greg was happy at the prospect of returning home to Ohio to serve as the professor of vocal music education at
Feb 2, 2024

Virginia Gregg, Ph.D., now MA-LPC

Dr. Virginia “Ginny” Gregg has one more degree than she did the last time you saw her! Every seven years, faculty members are eligible to go on sabbatical. Last semester, Dr. Gregg took her sabbatical to do two internships. As a student of Heidelberg’s Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program, she completed her final graduation requirements (and
Feb 1, 2024

It's Black History Month at the 'Berg!

Black History Month begins today. On Heidelberg’s campus, the observances and celebrations of this month are highlighting cultural expression, participation and making information more accessible. “What we’re doing differently this time,” Aaron Nelson, Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, shared, “is providing more information and trying
Jan 31, 2024

Alums raising funds to add John Hill's name to Sayger Court

During halftime of the Heidelberg University Men's Basketball team's game against Otterbein Cardinals on Saturday, the university held a ceremony to announce the plan to co-name the basketball court Sayger-Hill Court. The name honors two pillars in Heidelberg Basketball history, Herman E. Sayger '20 and John D. Hill '70. The hardwood inside
Jan 29, 2024

Speech Team makes a statement at OU tournaments

Heidelberg’s Speech Team made a big statement at Ohio University this past weekend. OU hosted both their annual 1804 Tournament which included schools from across the country as well as the Ohio Forensics Associations’ Novice State Championship. Seniors Kelsey Stanfield and Julia Schaefer spoke their way onto the podium at the 1804 Tournament where
Jan 26, 2024

'Keep fighting:' 'Berg football sends encouragement

When Kobee Hooker, a sophomore defensive lineman on the Student Prince football team, heard about Connor Sons’ medical situation, he knew he wanted to do something. Connor is a junior at Cory-Rawson High School in Hancock County. He’s a football kicker and soccer player: an all-around athlete and hard-working kid. Recently, Connor was diagnosed
Jan 26, 2024

Where HU Takes U: Jasmine Ridler

Once a part of the Heidelberg family, always a part of the Heidelberg family – but after graduation, our Student Princes are now the hard-working and ever-learning leaders of a new community. In our new web series, we’re checking in with our recent grads about their Heidelberg journeys, and asking them Where HU Takes U. Jasmine Ridler Jasmine
Jan 25, 2024

Adventure awaits: Senior takes leap of faith for move to Alaska

Bridgette Burrus is a senior psychology major (with an art minor) from Hubbard, Ohio. Throughout her time on campus, she’s been highly involved: a volleyball player and secretary for Psi Chi (the psychology honorary). As she entered the spring semester, only an internship stood in the way between Bridgette and her degree. “Bridgette is quiet, but
Jan 24, 2024

Campus mourns passing of distinguished alum, benefactor John Q. Adams

This week, our campus mourns the passing of Mr. John Q. Adams ’58, whose contributions to student success and indeed, Heidelberg’s success, are ever-present all around us. Below is the campus announcement from President Rob Huntington. January 24, 2024 Dear Colleagues, Today, our hearts are extremely heavy. We received the very sad news of the
Jan 19, 2024

Where HU Takes U: Alex Singleton

Once a part of the Heidelberg family, always a part of the Heidelberg family – but after graduation, our Student Princes are now the hard-working and ever-learning leaders of a new community. In our new web series, we’re checking in with our recent grads about their Heidelberg journeys, and asking them Where HU Takes U. Alex Singleton Alex
Jan 18, 2024

Winterfest is Back, Baby!

Winterfest is back, baby! This annual weekend-long party celebrates the start of the new year and the happy return of Heidelberg students back to campus. Planned and hosted by the Berg Events Council, some details of the events change from year to year, but the spirit remains the same: “We’re all back, let’s have a weekend of favorites! Go Berg!”
Jan 17, 2024

Isaiah Young: Student-athlete, Senate president getting it all done

This feature article, written by Ryan Scott, appears on D3hoops.com. “It’s in the low 30s,” says Heidelberg junior guard, Isaiah Young, when asked how much time he spends each week focused on his primary non-academic pursuit. That might not sound too extreme for most Division III basketball players — two hours of practice, six days a week, another
Jan 12, 2024

Rock Creek Cafe and Bakery: Grand Opening Monday!

On Monday, January 15th, in the midst of all of the MLK Jr. Day celebrations and activities that will be happening on campus, a new take on an old favorite dining location will open its doors. The Rock Creek Cafe and Bakery, located on the first floor of campus center, will bring some new flavor to campus. “Our inspiration for Rock Creek Cafe &
Jan 12, 2024

Where HU Takes U: Ashley Dawson

Once a part of the Heidelberg family, always a part of the Heidelberg family – but after graduation, our Student Princes are now the hard-working and ever-learning leaders of a new community. In our new web series, we’re checking in with our recent grads about their Heidelberg journeys, and asking them Where HU Takes U. Ashley Dawson Ashley Dawson
Jan 11, 2024

Groman's long-standing NFL record broken after 63 years

It took 63 years, but someone finally dethroned Tiffin native Bill Groman '58. Groman, one of the most highly regarded athletes in Heidelberg history, had 72 receptions for a rookie-record 1,473 yards for the AFL's Houston Oilers in 1960. After withstanding high-profile challenges from the likes of Cincinnati Bengals' Ja'Marr Chase and Minnesota
Jan 11, 2024

Coming Monday to the Campus Center: Berg Arcade!

There’s a fun new addition to Campus Center, thanks to the love and generosity of a Heidelberg alumni couple, the late Ruth and Alistair Clubb. A mini arcade will now be available for students to use for free on the first floor of Campus Center, directly across from the student mailboxes. In addition to the existing pool table, there will be