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Spanish prof’s Peacemaker Award richly deserved

Apr 1, 2019

In his famed “I Have a Dream” speech, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about people not being judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. In many ways, the work Dr. Cindy Lepeley does with her students opens a pathway for them to realize the significance of that philosophy.

Lepeley, who has taught Spanish at Heidelberg for 20 years, was the recipient of the community 2019 Peacemaker Award, presented Sunday evening at the rescheduled annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day community celebration.

Café-bakery gets a name

Apr 1, 2019

The votes are in!

Heidelberg’s soon-to-be café and bakery has its name and identity, thanks student response to a naming contest that ended on Friday.

The weeklong contest was organized by Student Senate, which received nearly 100 potential names. The list was narrowed to three – The Heidelbean, Cornerstone Coffee House and Siggy’s Coffee Corner – and more than 600 students cast their votes online for the winner.

And the winner is … with 423 votes (65 percent) … The HeidelBean!

Distinguished alum, judge to give Commencement address

Mar 28, 2019

President Rob Huntington has announced that distinguished alumna, the Honorable Judge K.J. Montgomery of the Shaker Heights Municipal Court, will deliver the keynote address at Commencement on May 12.

Biochem major lands NIH internship to study kidney cancer

Mar 25, 2019

During her on-site interview for a summer internship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), junior biochemistry major Amanda Sugrue spoke in depth about her current research – a kinetic study that examined an enzyme found in beef heart. In a stroke of luck, the interviewer, Dr. Sameer Isaaq, is studying the same enzyme and the role it plays in kidney cancer.

Human trafficking survivor breaks her silence

Mar 22, 2019

Mother’s Day 2017 holds great significance for 37-year-old Lindsay. It was the day she began her new life free from human trafficking.

On Thursday, Lindsay broke her silence for the first time publicly, sharing the events that led up to a traumatizing seven years as a victim of sex trafficking. Her talk at Heidelberg was the final event in Human Trafficking Awareness Week.

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