Erin Gorrell
  • Biology
  • Class of 2015
  • Columbus, Ohio

Erin Gorrell receives degree from Heidelberg University

2015 May 18

Erin Gorrell of Columbus, Ohio, graduated May 10 from Heidelberg University Cum Laude with an Honors Program Diploma with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

President Robert H. Huntington presented diplomas to 188 seniors and an additional 62 graduate students, who received master's degrees in counseling, education, business administration and music education on May 10.

Dr. Kent John Chabotar, president emeritus and professor of political science at Guilford University and a pre-eminent scholar on higher education leadership and finances, delivered the commencement address. Heidelberg presented Chabotar with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree. Graduating senior Alex Wilhelm was selected to represent the Class of 2015 as its speaker.

For the first time in 60 years, Heidelberg's commencement was held outdoors in the university's new Hoernemann Stadium.