Exceptional Bluffton University alumni and former faculty/staff are honored each year during the Alumni Awards banquet held during Homecoming weekend.
2012 Alumni Award Recipients:
Lifetime Service Award
Jean Hoover Triplett '47
Decades of service to the Village of Bluffton, the Presbyterian Church on a national level and the Bluffton campus
Professional Achievement Award
Dr. Julie Heath '78
Director of the Center for Economics at University of Cincinnati
Outstanding Young Alumnus Award
Emelia Hostetler Brown '04
Director of the Spartan Child Development Center in East Lansing, Mich.
Faculty/Staff Service Award
Served at Bluffton from 1958-72 as an instructor of music, speech and as Marbeck Center program director. She is being honored for her service, especially in the areas of music, athletics and recreation.