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Worth the wait: France Residence Hall project complete
Worth the wait: France Residence Hall project complete

Apr 20, 2021

Heidelberg’s grand old gal, the historic France Residence Hall, is now grander than ever. The long-awaited $8.5 million restoration and renovation project is officially complete, and it is beautiful. 

Anonymous donors create endowment to support HYPE
Anonymous donors create endowment to support HYPE

Apr 20, 2021

Anonymous donors have created an endowment fund that will positively impact every Heidelberg University student, ultimately making them successful in their careers and lives. The lead gift to establish the endowment recognizes the generous and loyal support of alumni John M. and Marcene W. Busch to their alma mater. 

Heidelberg receives $450K Choose Ohio First grant
Heidelberg receives $450K Choose Ohio First grant

Apr 19, 2021

The Ohio Department of Higher Education has awarded Heidelberg University a grant of $450,450 through its Choose Ohio First initiative. Through this collaborative program, the ODHE hopes to provide substantive improvements to the pipeline of STEMM graduates and STEMM educators across the state.

Tri-Alpha holds Induction Ceremony
Tri-Alpha holds Induction Ceremony

Apr 16, 2021

The Tri-Alpha National Honors Society inducted its newest Heidelberg members in a virtual ceremony on Thursday evening. Heidelberg's chapter was established in March of 2020 recognizes and celebrates the academic achievements of first-generation college students. The ceremony inducted 27 new members, which included students, faculty, staff, and alumni. This brings the chapter to over 100 members. 

Dr. Meagan McBride, assistant professor of graduate counseling, shared her thoughts and reflections of being a first-generation student. 

Alum turns fitness fever into CrossFit business
Alum turns fitness fever into CrossFit business

Apr 13, 2021

CrossFit gym owner and athletic trainer Jared Ruffing, ’10, has knocked it out of the park, turning his passion for fitness into a successful local business alongside his brother, Justin.

Jared graduated from Heidelberg with a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and Sport Management, focusing on Fitness. Years before coming to Heidelberg, even as far back as junior high, he was interested in athletic performance enhancement.

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