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May 16, 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 careers, “This is the beginning of the rest of your lives.”
That sentiment set the tone for the event and highlighted the bright futures of all the graduates.
May 13, 2016
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 teams use in their scouting activities.
May 12, 2016
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 forward to working in there.
May 11, 2016
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 people in the U.S. living with cystic fibrosis, a genetic, life-threatening disease that causes persistent lung infections and progressively limits the ability to breathe. She was diagnosed at 1 year old.
May 9, 2016
Melissa Tippin captivated her voice professor, Dr. Carol Dusdieker, from day one. For the past four years, the bond between professor and student has deepened.
She captured me that first week of her freshman year when she auditioned for The Drowsy Chaperone,” Carol says. “Her energy is absolutely contagious.