Lifestyle briefs, Sept. 11

Area DJFS to host poverty training program

Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services is to host the Bridges Out of Poverty training program 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 21 at DJFS, 900 CR 20.

The program is to explore models of poverty, middle class and wealth. Attendees also would learn the hidden rules of each class, understand key concepts, learn different registers of language, identify resources and explore how to use Bridges constructs with clients.

To register, contact Sharon George of Seneca County Family & Children First Council at (419) 443-0981 or email sgeorge@ncoesc.org.

BCA reschedules board meeting

Bridges Community Academy Board of Directors meeting has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. Sept. 20 in the teacher’s workroom of the school, 190 St. Francis Ave.

Terra State to offer ‘Life Scholar’ course sampler

FREMONT – Terra State Community College is to have a sampler of courses in the Life Scholar program 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today in the Ronald L. Neeley Center on the Fremont campus, 2830 Napoleon Road.

The cost is $4. To register, call (419) 559-2255 or email learn@terra.edu.

Heidelberg ranks high in 2019 U.S. News survey

Heidelberg University was recently ranked among the top colleges and universities in two categories in U.S. News & World Report’s annual national survey.

The rankings were released Monday and listed Heidelberg in the top tier among the top regional universities in the Midwest and as a “best value” school based on ratio of quality to price, need-based aid and average discount rate.

The 2019 U.S. News America’s Best Colleges report uses a set of criteria, including peer assessment, retention and graduation rates, faculty resource, student selectivity, alumni giving and financial resources.

This year, Heidelberg was ranked 58th in the top tier in the Midwestern Universities region. For best valued schools, Heidelberg was ranked 30th.