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Judge enlightens students during Court on Campus

Sep 18, 2018

Seneca County Common Pleas Judge Steve Shuff brought his courtroom to Heidelberg’s campus today in celebration of Constitution Day. In all, Shuff dealt with 15 felony criminal cases in Herbster Chapel.

Students, faculty and staff got to witness the real-life court cases, followed by enlightening interaction between cases with the judge, who emphasized the importance of Constitutional rights in the judicial process.

Madeline Flores: The life of a church music director

Sep 17, 2018

There’s a favorite family photo of Madeline Flores as a toddler, sitting in her high chair – not at the dinner table but at the piano. That may have been an early indication of things to come for this sophomore organ performance major who comes from a musical family.

This summer, Madeline completed an internship as the assistant music director at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bluffton, Ohio, not far from her hometown of Columbus Grove.

A splash of resistance: Conducting students practice in the pool

Sep 14, 2018

As the saying goes, resistance is futile. Or is it?

In the world of instrumental conducting, resistance is imperative in teaching would-be conductors the proper billowy physical motions of the baton. The feeling is similar to buoyancy or weightlessness.

It’s a difficult concept to demonstrate, so Professor Jon Waters took an unconventional approach. For two class sessions recently, the pool at the Tiffin Community YMCA became a classroom for Jon and his seven students, who learned that water naturalizes the motion of conducting.

HYPE’s Brett Culp: ‘Do something extraordinary together’

Sep 14, 2018

Independent filmmaker Brett Culp has worked with high-profile celebrities throughout his career. But the people who have impacted his life the most those we’ve never heard of – ordinary people who’ve done extraordinary things to uplift humanity.

Empowering students to find their unique path to leadership, Culp kicked off the third year of the HYPE Career Ready® program with a keynote talk on Thursday that inspired the heroic spirit in all of us.

Board extends Heidelberg president’s contract

Sep 13, 2018

The Heidelberg University Board of Trustees has announced that, in accordance with terms of President Robert H. Huntington’s 2018-2023 employment agreement, his contract has been extended an additional year.

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