Bluffton University news
Arthur Woodruff has been appointed as Bluffton University's vice president for fiscal affairs. Woodruff, who is originally from the Lima area, started his role at Bluffton on Jan. 2.
Three exceptional Bluffton alumni will be honored during the 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Sarah (Betts '06) vonSeggern, Jerry Burrey '65 and Ed Diller '69.
Video and discussion groups provide a fresh way for students to come together for no-pressure conversations about faith, life and God.
Glen Guyton, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, spoke to students about finding their calling and shared his vision for the future of Mennonite Church USA.
Bluffton University's music department has announced the soloists for its 124th performance of Handel's "Messiah," at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Yoder Recital Hall.
Baseball Coach James Grandey is a member of the inaugural class of Vs. Cancer Ambassadors. His teams have raised more than $50,000 to support childhood brain tumor research.
Pastor Melissa Florer-Bixler served as a guide for the Bluffton University community as they explored the theme "Jesus: More than a Feeling" during Bluffton University's semiannual Spiritual Life Week.
For 2007 graduate Jenna Liechty Martin, living a life of wholeness and joy is only possible in community, a community not just comprised of people.
Dr. Alex Sider will present "The Myth of Redemptive Violence" during Colloquium, Friday, Dec. 6, in Centennial Hall's Stutzman Lecture Hall.
The Bluffton University music department will present the annual Christmas Festival Forum on Dec. 3 in Yoder Recital Hall.
The Bluffton Bread Company will sell a limited quantity of freshly-baked loaves Saturday, Nov. 30, at Roots by Strattons, 111 S. Main Street, Bluffton.
Bluffton University will present its 124th performance of Handel's "Messiah" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Yoder Recital Hall. While tickets are free, seats must be reserved at http://tickets.bluffton.edu or at Marbeck Center.
The Bluffton University ceramics class is hosting a pottery competition for interested high school students on Saturday, Nov. 23. The event is for students both advanced and novice.
Glen Guyton, executive director, Mennonite Church USA, will provide the Forum presentation, "Living Well. Living My IDEAL Life," on Tuesday, Nov. 26 in Yoder Recital Hall.
Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to gather at Bluffton University's Campus Welcome Center for the second annual "Christmas at the Houshower House."
Join us on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, and take a journey of discovery alongside our students by supporting the Bluffton Blueprint. Help us meet our goal to support the education of Bluffton's students.
Bluffton University will host the Holiday Collage Concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 in Yoder Recital Hall including a Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, and University Chorale and Camerata Singers.
Dr. Cynthia Bandish will present the Colloquium "Finding the Empire at Yale" at 4 p.m., Nov. 22 in Centennial Hall's Stutzman Lecture Hall.
Alaina Shearer, a seasoned speaker and professional change maker, will share her personal and professional journey toward positive social change at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 in Yoder Recital Hall.
Bluffton University's Student Athletic Advisory Committee is hosting Youth Night from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. Elementary-aged children and their families are invited to Sommer Center to interact with Bluffton University athletes.
The Bluffton University Nutrition Association (BUNA) will host its annual Harvest Dinner on Friday, Nov. 15. It will also be the initial sale location for the Bluffton Bread Company.
2007 Bluffton graduate Jenna Liechty Martin will share "Why Living My Best Life Depends on You: Camp as a Place of Interconnection and Joy."
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the major on campus, Bluffton University faculty, students and alumni are coming together for a series of events to highlight the career field
Students had the opportunity to learn from Grammy nominated musician Kendall Nesbitt in the new Digital Music Lab. "They're introducing students to skills they absolutely can use professionally."
Bluffton University will host a concert featuring its Gospel Choir and Jazz Ensemble on Saturday, Nov. 9.
Keith Faber, Ohio's Auditor of State, spoke on the importance of transparency, both in business and in government, during his Forum presentation, "Business is Better in the Sunlight."
Eloisa Amezcua, poet, will be speaking at Forum on Nov. 12. Her presentation will examine the ways a poem can be a container for the truths it aims to convey.
The Low Brass Ensemble and Woodwind Chamber Ensemble will perform a fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 14.
Bluffton University is inviting community members and trick-or-treaters to Mosiman Hall from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.
Bluffton University's student-driven media organization "The Witmarsum" is hosting a journalism competition for high school students. To compete, submissions must be uploaded at www.bluffton.edu/journalism-competition by Dec. 11.
The Bluffton University Social Work Club is sponsoring a canned food drive during the village of Bluffton's trick-or-treat time on Thursday, Oct. 31.
Bluffton University's upcoming Spiritual Life Week will feature a Ted & Company performance of "We Own This Now" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Yoder Recital Hall.
Jeanna Haggard, assistant professor of food and nutrition, will present the Colloquium, "Apprentice at Chef and the Farmer," at 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 in Centennial Hall's Stutzman Lecture Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
Melissa Florer-Bixler, pastor of Raleigh Mennonite Church, will share "Becoming Atheists: Worship Among the Gods," during Bluffton University's Spiritual Life Week Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
April Horton '20, a physics major from Findlay, Ohio, will share about her summer research experience in in Honolulu on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Musselman Library's Reading Room.