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President provides Heidelberg campus projects update

May 3, 2019

Over the past few weeks and months, we’ve watched the progress of two very visible construction projects (The HeidelBean! and Sarah Street). Two others inside Saurwein Health & Wellness Center (Exercise Science lab and a new fireplace) are almost finished. The coming weeks and months will bring the start – and in some cases, the completion – of several important and exciting projects that will improve the campus by providing more and better learning, living and engaging spaces.

Future archivist getting ideal experience this summer

May 1, 2019

Rising junior history major Allison Blythe sat in Dr. Courtney DeMayo Pugno’s Research Methods class last spring, contemplating a career exploration assignment. At the same time, she was looking for internships when something caught her eye: an opportunity at the National Archives and Records Administration in College Park, Maryland.

New dean has sights set on opportunities

Apr 29, 2019

On July 1, Dr. Scott Johnson will become the new dean of the School of Business, Computer Science & Information Technology at Heidelberg. He’ll also hold the Adams Family Endowed Chair and serve as a professor of management.

Dr. Johnson brings many years of higher education experience and leadership, including time in Spain and the United Kingdom, and international scholarly contributions. He also has experience in the world of business and is passionate about creating a successful integration of the liberal arts with professional programs.

’Berg celebrates excellence in, out of classroom

Apr 29, 2019

Congratulations to all of the students, faculty and staff members who were honored for their achievements inside and outside the classroom at the annual Student Awards Assembly on Friday, April 26.

Kiera Malone and Caleb Gerber are this year’s recipients of the Daniel J. and W.J.K. Snyder Prize, the top award for graduating seniors. Students selected psychology professor Dr. Ginny Gregg as the Faculty Member of the Year. Senior Sam Stohlman was chosen to give the student remarks at the celebration. He titled his speech “Embrace the Impractical; Attack the Impossible!”

Inspiring young alum honored at Beyond the Berg

Apr 25, 2019

Dr. Lisa (Schlater) Ziemnik is the recipient of the 2019 Young Alumni Achievement Award, presented Thursday as part of the Beyond the Berg event to welcome this year’s graduating seniors into the alumni family.

Presented for the first time at Beyond the Berg, the award recognizes a recent graduate between their 5th and 20th class reunions who has demonstrated leadership abilities and achieved distinction in his/her respective field of employment and/or service to humankind.

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