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Aug 30, 2019
The Class of 2023 is ready to rock it. New and returning students and faculty officially kicked off the 2019-20 academic year – the 170th in Heidelberg’s history – during Opening Convocation on Thursday.
Provost Beth Schwartz began Convocation with four pieces of advice for new students: Stay focused on your goal (graduation!), find your voice and define who you are, take action by being part of a community with incredible opportunities, and find your mentor.
Aug 27, 2019
There’s a group of students on campus suffering from a severe case of FOMP – Fear of Missing PALS. But thanks to social media, cell phones and lots of photos, they’re staying well connected with their new friends.
In this case, PALS refers to Camp PALS, an immersive experience for young adults with Down syndrome and their peers to have fun, grow as individuals and build transformative friendships.
Aug 26, 2019
First-year students at Tiffin University and Heidelberg University have recently arrived on campus to kick off the new academic year. And if the universities have anything to do with it, they’d like to keep them here during the long Labor Day Weekend.
TU and Heidelberg are partnering on a series of activities being billed as LaborSTAY Weekend, designed to keep students on campus and meet some new friends at the same time.
Aug 23, 2019
Senior Penelope Christian – like many students who take a leap to study abroad – had a great experience when she traveled to Nicaragua through Outreach360 to volunteer on an Alternative Break trip in March 2018. She is hoping to start her own non-profit one day, so it was the perfect way to serve others, which is her life goal.
“It was an amazing experience,” Penelope said. “I went to educate the students but they don’t realize how much they’re educating us on humanity and life.”
Aug 22, 2019
The Center for Teaching Excellence has completed its second annual summer Faculty Learning Community project, and nine full-time faculty members are ready to take their research, collaboration and new ideas into the classroom.