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Veterans Day ‘touches all of us’

Nov 10, 2017

Although Miles Penn has several family members who are currently serving in the military, he never thought he’d be one of them. But today, Airman First Class Penn addressed his fellow ‘Berg students, faculty and staff at the annual Veterans Day ceremony, organized by Student Senate.

Veteran gets fresh start as student

Nov 10, 2017

“Most kids dream about being a firefighter or police officer. I always wanted to be military.”

Right out of Tiffin Columbian High School in 2012, Greg Davisson got his chance. He enlisted in the U.S. Marines, where he spent the past five years, achieving the rank of corporal. After a while, although Greg enjoyed the travel, the work got a bit monotonous. When his service was complete, Greg was ready for the next chapter in his life – college.

Bringing Broadway to the ‘Berg

Nov 9, 2017

Heidelberg Theatre’s presentation of Little Women: The Musical next week will have a can’t-miss level of professionalism that continues to grow on the Gundlach Theatre stage. It’s all part of Director Stephen Svoboda’s goal to give students a quality, true experience, both on stage and behind the scenes, and provide the same for audiences.

It’s working. Cast members Kenzie James, Gavin Hubbard and Sam Stohlman also are working on tech crews with three professional designers Stephen brought to campus to work with them on costumes, lighting and set design.

New uniforms represent the start of ‘something great’

Nov 3, 2017

Senior Tyler Schultz is one loyal band member. In his fourth year, he’s seen the lows and the highs.

In addition to being selected to serve as president of the Marching Band this year, Tyler’s loyalty is about to pay off when the band marches through campus and into Hoernemann Stadium in their new uniforms for the first time today.

There’s an added level of pride for Tyler, a senior music major from Sandusky, Ohio, who had a hand in selecting the new uniforms.

Never too late: A degree 40 years in the making

Nov 2, 2017

There are non-traditional students and then, there’s Deborah “Dee” Hopkins. The city-country girl whose childhood was divided between Philadelphia and her grandparents’ North Carolina farm was a bit overwhelmed when she arrived on campus as a freshman.

That was about 20 years before today’s traditional undergrads were born.

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