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May 19, 2020

Heidelberg to celebrate Class of ’20 with Aug. 29 Commencement

UPDATE: The Heidelberg Senior Leadership Team made the painfully difficult decision to cancel our planned August 29 in-person Commencement ceremony on campus. The COVID-19 pandemic may have forced us to cancel our traditional Commencement ceremony on Sunday, but we’re not about to let the accomplishments of the Class of ’20 go unrecognized. On
May 19, 2020

Heidelberg announces plans to reopen this fall

Heidelberg University announced today that it plans to reopen its campus this fall. Like colleges and universities around the country, Heidelberg was closed in mid-March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and students finished their spring semester classes online. The decision to reopen came after thoughtful and careful planning, and
May 18, 2020

Alumni Council VP encourages new grads

Yesterday, the Heidelberg University Class of 2020 should have had their procession down Greenfield Street to Hoernemann Stadium for their graduation ceremony. Families would have celebrated as their loved ones’ names were called in alphabetical order. But this was a different year. COVID-19 guaranteed that. Instead of these traditions, more than
May 16, 2020

Undergraduate Latin Honors Recipients Class of 2020

Madison Taylor Alfrey Cum Laude Tyler R. Barker Magna Cum Laude Holly Madeleine Berger Cum Laude Vivian Lee Brauer Cum Laude Maia Jane Brower Magna Cum Laude Megan Nicole Brugnone Cum Laude Jennifer R. Burgei Cum Laude Margaret J. Calaway Cum Laude Erica Campbell Magna Cum Laude Jenna Mackenzie Carman Magna Cum Laude Brianna Marie Casement Cum
May 14, 2020

Messages to the Class of 2020 This Weekend

Dear Class of 2020, Through some big challenges during these uncertain times, you have inspired us, revealed your resilience and demonstrated Berg Pride. And although we aren’t able to honor you with a traditional Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, we do have some thoughts and messages we want to share with you online. We also will be sharing
May 14, 2020

Cop-turned-combat pilot ‘FlyGirl’ to be 2020 PALS speaker

Please note that this event has been moved to September 30, 2021. Entering its second decade, The Patricia Adams Lecture Series at Heidelberg University is pleased to announce that Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour, America’s first African American female combat pilot, will be the keynote speaker for this fall’s event. FlyGirl propelled herself from beat
May 14, 2020

Work progressing on major, minor construction projects

Two major renovation and construction projects on campus are progressing despite some challenging conditions. Simultaneously this summer, a number of smaller-scale renovation and repair projects are being completed. The new Main Street Town Homes are on schedule for upperclass students to move in this fall. As of now, both buildings that comprise
May 11, 2020

Math Camp song wins award

The Heidelberg University Council of Teachers of Mathematics (HUCTM) is a student affiliate of the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics. This spring, they entered their original math camp song, “The Math Git Up,” into the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) best math song competition. Out of 55 entries from across the country
May 11, 2020

Soon-to-be MAC grad off to Ph.D. program

Morgan “Mo” Stohlman has been a leader in the MAC program and on campus. As Berg’s Wellness, GA she implemented a community garden in the summers, ran 6:30 a.m. spin classes, worked with Parkhurst Dining on Healthy Snack demos, and numerous other initiatives to promote wellness on campus. In the Master of Arts in Counseling program, she’s served as
May 8, 2020

Departing Provost reflects on 'Berg accomplishments

On May 18, Dr. Beth Schwartz will conclude five productive years as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost. She departs Heidelberg to become Provost and Professor of Psychology at Endicott College in Massachusetts. “While I am excited about joining the Endicott community and heading ‘home’ to be near family, it is never easy to leave
May 7, 2020

Academic Excellence Recognition

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May 7, 2020

'Berg remains proactive in COVID-19 responses

The COVID-19 pandemic has tossed all of us into turbulent times we could not have foreseen. Vulnerability has been exposed in so many segments of the population; colleges and universities are no exception. Heidelberg went from a fully operational campus to sending students home to complete the semester online in a matter of a week. From the first
May 6, 2020

OAC releases All Academic teams

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- On Wednesday morning, the Ohio Athletic Conference announced the Spring 2020 Academic All-Conference selections. Featured on that list were 44 Heidelberg University student-athletes. Despite the unfortunate, but necessary premature end to the spring season this year due to COVID-19 precautions, the Conference has decided to
May 6, 2020

2020-21 HYPE Career Ready® speakers revealed

The 2020-21 academic year will mark the fifth year of the HYPE Career Ready® Program. Heidelberg students will again have the opportunity to hear from six speakers who are sure to be inspirational and thought-provoking.
May 5, 2020

With support from Owen Center, 'Berg successfully navigates COVID-19 changes

When President Huntington wrote his first letter to the campus community on March 6, 2020, about travel, we were just starting to learn more about COVID-19 and the changes it would force upon our lives. Now, as the semester comes to a conclusion in ways none of us likely could have conceived, we take a step back and look at ways we navigated
May 5, 2020

Greek Life selects '20 Man, Woman of the Year

Greek Life had made two big announcements this week – the recipients of its Greek Woman of the Year and Greek Man of the Year. Congratulations to 2020 Greek Woman of the Year Megan Gwirtz of Delta Sigma Chi. Megan also was a corollary member for Rho Eta Delta. She is a senior music major from Crestline, Ohio. She had this to say about her Greek
May 5, 2020

MAC honors top students, emerging scholars

At the 2020 MAC Banquet and CSI Induction, two sets of awards are given out: the Emerging Scholar Award for an incoming student and the Student of the Year award, for the graduating students in each program. The Emerging Scholar Award An annual award designed to encourage and support promising new counseling students who are emerging as leaders and
May 5, 2020

MAC hosts virtual induction, awards ceremony

On Saturday, May 2, a total of 27 Master of Arts in Counseling students met the requirements and were inducted as new members in Heidelberg’s chapter of the honorary Chi Chi Sigma Iota is the counseling academic and professional honor society international. Members are committed to maintaining high standards of professional competence and service
May 5, 2020

Grad counseling student wins national award

In a steep competition against graduate students from counseling programs across the country, MAC student Quinn Sparks has been awarded the 2020 Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGVTIC) Graduate Student of the Year Award. The Graduate Student Award, was established to honor a graduate student member of
May 5, 2020

Honor the Class of '20 with a Day of Giving gift

Tuesday, May 5, has been designated Global Day of Giving. It’s an extension of #GivingTuesday as a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. On this day, we ask you to help us salute the class of 2020 with a gift of $20.20 to The Heidelberg Fund. Your gift In Honor of the Class of 2020 will give them well-deserved applause for
May 1, 2020

Ohio governor dons Heidelberg tie

Just as he’s done most days during his daily COVID-19 press briefing, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine dons a tie representing one of Ohio’s colleges and universities. Today was Heidelberg’s day. For the second half of the briefing, as the governor answered media questions, he was sporting the familiar orange and black tie with emblazoned Heidelberg “H.” A
May 1, 2020

2020 Student Award Winners

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Apr 29, 2020

Dean, chemistry prof to become interim provost

Dean and Professor of Chemistry Bryan Smith loves Heidelberg. Growing up in Tiffin, he enrolled as a first-generation college student in the late 1980s, excelling in the classroom and as a member of the Student Prince football team for a year. Bryan is taking on a new leadership role at his beloved alma mater. President Rob Huntington announced on
Apr 29, 2020

Virtual Greek Week spreads cheer

The brotherhood and sisterhood of Heidelberg’s Greek groups is immeasurable. So when the campus closed in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they were left with a void. But it didn’t last long. Like many of Heidelberg’s student organizations, the Greek groups and their executive board have stayed connect with each other with virtual weekly