Bluffton University news
Bluffton University is committed to continuing the important work of the Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center and will build on new experiential learning opportunities in fall 2022.
In recognition of the significant contributions Bluffton alumni make to the institution and in their respective communities, Bluffton University is helping graduates continue their education through the Bluffton University Alumni Master's Degree Grant.
Bluffton University has been recognized for excelling in the areas of student engagement, teaching, community and successful outcomes by Colleges of Distinction.
Faculty from eight Mennonite institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada came together for the Marpeck Deans Conference hosted by Bluffton University.
Zael Coblentz and Ella Meyer, incoming students at Bluffton University, have been awarded the university's full-tuition Presidential Scholarship, valued at nearly $140,000 for four years.
Bluffton was recently named to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society's 2022 Transfer Honor Roll in recognition of the dynamic pathways the university has created to support transfer students.
"We believe that Bluffton graduates are prepared for life as well as vocation, for responsible citizenship, for service to all peoples and, ultimately, for the purposes of God's universal kingdom."
Faculty members awarded research grants and sabbaticals shared their plans during the annual Dean's Reception.
Outstanding scholars were recognized for their academic achievements at the 2022 Academic Awards and Honors Forum.
Existing inequalities for people with disabilities were deepened by the COVID-19 pandemic according to Dr. J. Alexander Sider. He presented the 2022 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture.
Mother's Day sales are underway at the Bluffton Bread Company. Order by May 4, 2022, to guarantee delivery by Mother's Day.
Student research, pre-professional and creative endeavors, ranging from an exploration of the molecular motion of water droplets to a multimedia presentation about a fictional apocalyptic event, were presented.
Champion WNBA Coach Dan Hughes pointed to his "coaching tree" as his biggest career accomplishment. Hughes spoke at the Athletics Awards Forum. Awards were presented to Jameel Cosby and Brooke Kleman.
Evan Burden, a music education major, will present his senior recital at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, in Yoder Recital Hall.
Alex Rose, a music major with a concentration in performance studies, will present their senior recital at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, in Yoder Recital Hall.
A book release celebration for "Anabaptist Political Theology After Marpeck" will take place April 27. The book of essays is the latest volume in Bluffton's C. Henry Smith series.
Dan Hughes, two-time WNBA coach-of-the-year, will speak at the Athletics Awards Forum on April 19. The top male and female student-athletes will also be named.
Peter Strange, chairman emeritus of Messer, Inc., will address the 2022 graduating class during the May 7 Commencement ceremony at Salzman Stadium.
Dr. J. Alexander Sider will explore how the COVID-19 pandemic deepened existing inequalities for people with disabilities on April 12 as the 2022 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture.
Madison Baker '22, a marketing and sport management double major, won the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest. Her speech focused on the stigma of human trafficking.
Bluffton's year-long exploration of "Cultivating Modern Minimalism" culminated with Civic Engagement Day. More than 20 presentations were available, styled like an in-house conference.
Several of Bluffton University's performance groups will perform a selection of lighter tunes during the Spring Fling concert on Sunday, April 24.
Bluffton Bread Company online sales are open for the spring season now through May 8, 2022.
Bluffton has received a five year Choose Ohio First $138,600 grant by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to support students in STEM fields.
Eleven full-tuition scholarships will be awarded to current teachers seeking their Ohio Department of Education intervention specialist license.
Bluffton University PEACE Club and Bluffton Area Ministerial Association will hold a joint prayer vigil Friday evening, April 1, for fallen Village of Bluffton police officer Dominic Francis.
The best works of art will be showcased in the 54th Juried Student Exhibition beginning April 11 in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Sauder Visual Arts Center.
Author Helen Frost provided offered practical advice to aspiring writers during the 37th English Festival. About 50 high school students joined Bluffton students for a day celebrating the written word.
Vocal Chamber and Jazz Ensemble concerts will be held Sunday, April 3. Performances are free and open to the public; free-will offerings will be taken for music scholarships.
Listening for and following "God's Calling" was explored during spring 2022 Spiritual Life Week. Students delved into discerning their vocations with Kathy Dickson.
A 1531 Froschauer Bible has returned to Musselman Library. The conservation restored the structural integrity of the Bible so it could be examined--with proper handling techniques.
Tickets are now available for the Bluffton production of Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap." In this classic whodunit, a blizzard traps seven strangers together with a murderer on the loose.
New endowed scholarships established in memory of former history faculty member John D. Unruh Jr. and Rose M. White were approved by the Board of Trustees.
Melissa Florer-Bixler addressed what she described as some of the most pressing concerns for society today: third way politics, cancel culture and polarization during the Keeney Peace Lecture.
On the 15th anniversary of the Bluffton University baseball team's bus accident, more than 100 members of the Bluffton University community gathered to remember and reflect on the events of March 2, 2007, and the lives lost in Atlanta, Ga.