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Oct 8, 2020
One man’s trash, as they say, is another man’s treasure. Just ask CNIT Helpdesk Technician Tori Smith, who set out to secure laptops for ‘Berg students who may need them while learning remotely during the COVID pandemic.
Tori reached out through her social media, asking for donations of used laptops that she could refurbish and provide to students who needed them. She received a few donations, but not enough to support the HU student need.
Oct 8, 2020
Fredi Lajvardi, a retired teacher from Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix, used his passion for technology to change the lives of inner-city students. He gave these teenagers something to look forward to, to be proud of, to learn creativity, to learn problem solving skills, to build teamwork, and to help them find their own passions and futures.
Lajvardi was the keynote speaker for the HYPE Career Ready® program Wednesday, speaking to Heidelberg students virtually about the possibilities in STEM fields.
Oct 8, 2020
Heidelberg hosted the inaugural induction ceremony Wednesday for the Tri-Alpha National Honors Society. This new honor society recognizes and celebrates the academic achievements of first-generation college students.
The ceremony represents over a year of work for advisor Barry Devine, assistant professor of English and first-generation student himself.
“I’m really excited it’s finally happening,” he said. “I’m happy to be able to welcome everyone the way they should be into this honor society.”
Oct 1, 2020
Every Thursday at 1 o’clock, eight Heidelberg students click into a very different kind of Zoom meeting. They connect with juveniles incarcerated at the Seneca County Youth Center and together, they write.
Through the Writers in Residence program, the youth find their voice through artistic expression and constructive self-expression. This is the second semester Heidelberg students have volunteered to serve as mentors in the program, guided by criminology professor Dr. Sarah Lazzari.
Sep 28, 2020
Heidelberg’s Health Science program – one of the fastest growing and most popular -- has landed near the top of Learn.org’s rankings of the 50 Best Health Science Degrees for the current academic year. The rankings, which place Heidelberg at No. 3, are a tool that helps students research schools, degrees and careers and find out if Heidelberg is an ideal fit for them.