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Jul 10, 2016

Countdown to Commencement: Kyle Fluharty

Kyle Fluharty came to Heidelberg for two reasons: baseball and science. During his four years at Heidelberg he excelled at both, and discovered that his passions and pursuits worked together to help define his future. Baseball was initially how I found Heidelberg,” Kyle said. “Then I discovered the cadaver lab. Ever since I got here I looked
Jul 10, 2016

Countdown to Commencement: Ben Sniezek

This summer will be the first in 17 years that Ben Sniezek won’t be playing baseball. He’ll still be part of the game he loves, just in a different – and hopefully, bigger – way. After graduation, Ben is headed for an internship with Baseball Info Solutions, a company that subcontracts with Major League Baseball, providing valuable analytics that
Jul 10, 2016

These four years are for life: Commencement 2016

Graduates and their families were bundled in coats and hats for Sunday’s 163rd Commencement, but not even the chill, wind, or snow could stop the evident excitement and pride felt by the Class of 2016. Donning gloves, President Rob Huntington began the ceremony by telling the graduates that while commencement marks the end of their Heidelberg
Jul 7, 2016

HLC reaffirms Heidelberg’s accreditation for 10 years

Heidelberg University’s accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has been reaffirmed for the next 10 years. This is important and great news for the university! In the words of President Rob Huntington: “This is an important step for the future of Heidelberg as we continue to shape the institution in ways that will provide our
Jul 7, 2016

Activism in action

Bethany Beaver was 6 years old during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. She remembers “being absolutely terrified and confused.” She was comforted, however, when President George W. Bush spoke these reassuring words to the nation: These acts of mass murder were intended to frighten our nation into chaos and retreat. But they have failed. Our country is

Jul 7, 2016

‘Berg rolls out red carpet for Alumni Weekend

It’s a wrap! The glitz, the glam, the great friendships and fun all rolled together to make “Heidelberg Hollywood” a huge hit. About 400 alumni returned for Alumni Weekend 2016 to celebrate class reunions, connections new and old and a year of accomplishments at Heidelberg. Alumni Weekend kicked off Thursday with the annual Heritage Society dinner

May 11, 2016

Countdown to Commencement: Olivia Burke

Olivia Burke is a typical college senior – excited for graduation, a little nervous about where she’ll land her first teaching job. So it may a surprise to know how skillfully she has managed a chronic illness almost her entire life, making necessary adjustments to become the first in her family to go to a four-year college. Olivia is one of 30,000
Apr 14, 2016

Sophomore heads for summer research program

Sophomore Enya Granados is headed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a summer research program that will allow her to synthesize her two academic interests: education and biology. With the help of two of her faculty mentors, Dr. Justin Pruneski in biology and Dr. Karen Jones in education, Enya applied for and was accepted into UW’s Summer
Apr 5, 2016

'Berg hires former OSU band director

When the School of Music & Theatre set out to find a dynamic educator with equally strong qualifications in teaching and conducting to join an already talented faculty, they found their man in former Ohio State band director Jon Waters. Waters will join Heidelberg’s faculty July 1 as assistant professor of music education and director of bands
Mar 10, 2016

Loving chemistry: ‘Berg junior to study at major lab

When ‘Berg junior Ali Bauer arrives at San Jose State University in June for a prestigious six-week summer school in nuclear and radiochemistry, it won’t be her first walk around the block at a major chemistry lab. The Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology of the American Chemical Society sponsors the summer school, which is funded by the U