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Annual golf outing gets new name, honors late alum
Annual golf outing gets new name, honors late alum

Apr 29, 2021

To honor one of its creators, the annual golf fundraiser for Heidelberg Athletics and The H Association is getting a facelift. Heidelberg Athletic Director Matt Palm announced on Tuesday that the event will now be named the Ron Linhart Memorial Back the Berg Golf Outing. The new name honors the late Ron Linhart '79, who passed away in November.  

Bio professor tackles COVID vaccine questions, concerns
Bio professor tackles COVID vaccine questions, concerns

Apr 29, 2021

As vaccines have become readily available to people age 16 and up, Dr. Justin Pruneski, an associate professor and chair in the department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, covered a discussion on COVID-19 and vaccine questions and concerns. This discussion was open to all students and faculty on Thursday, April 21, and was followed by a live Q&A. 

Grad students explore equine intervention strategies
Grad students explore equine intervention strategies

Apr 27, 2021

What better way to spend a weekend afternoon than with some majestic creatures? Graduate counseling Professor Dr. Meagan McBride just piloted a new course that utilizes the stunning horses at Greenfield Stables to teach future counselors a different type of trauma intervention.
 
Meagan’s weekend seminar course is delivered in four components: three via zoom and learning management software and one – the really exciting part – was completed on site at Greenfield Stables, complete with interaction and observation of the horses there.
 

Senior Honors students present capstone projects
Senior Honors students present capstone projects

Apr 27, 2021

This is a big week for 21 senior Honors students who will be graduating in about three weeks. Today through Thursday, four years of study as part of Heidelberg’s Life of the Mind Honors Program will come together for the students. Each one worked with a faculty mentor for their capstone Honors course on a project to deepen their understanding of a topic of compelling interest in their major. The presentations, which also include a written component, are the culmination of their research and study.

Young alum spreads word about life-saving organ donation
Young alum spreads word about life-saving organ donation

Apr 26, 2021

April is National Donate Life Month, a time for all Americans to celebrate the generosity of those who have saved lives by becoming organ, eye and tissue donors. That hits home for young alumna Hannah Griffith, ’18, and her family.

When Hannah was a sophomore at Heidelberg, her dad received a new heart. Lifeline of Ohio was the organization that helped to facilitate the transplant. She could not have known at the time that she would find a permanent professional home with the organization.

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