Bluffton offers several opportunities for you to put your class work into practice.
C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest
The annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest provides the opportunity to compose
and deliver a speech that applies Christian principles of peacemaking to contemporary
social issues. The winner of the Bluffton competition advances to compete with winners
from other Mennonite-related colleges and universities.
>>>more about the oratorical contest
The Witmarsum represents the student-driven media at Bluffton University. BlufftonWit.com
features student-produced news and feature stories. Paid positions are available working
with the Witmarsum.
>>> more about BlufftonWIT.com
96.1 THE WIT FM
96.1 The Wit is the radio extension of Bluffton’s fully converged student media organization.
Listen in the car or residence hall, or download the app to stream through your mobile
device. Live on air, 96.1 The Wit combines various music shows with local sports and
campus news coverage produced by Bluffton University students. The Wit FM features
alternative rock programming and can be heard in an approximate 20-mile radius of
>>>more about The Wit FM
Opportunities, including acting, directing, design and stage management, are available
through the theatre program. Traditionally, a drama or comedy is performed annually in
the fall and a musical in the spring. On occasion, an evening of student-directed
one-acts are presented. In addition, the Improv Troupe give students the opportunity
to develop improvisational skills.
>>>more about theatre