Bluffton University news
Merrill Krabill will explore the experience of fear as expressed in his ceramic artwork in the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Feb. 12.
Bluffton will host the traveling exhibit "Voices of Conscience," Feb. 17 through March 31. This dramatic exhibit remembers the witness of peace-minded people against the First World War.
Nate Fields '71 came to Bluffton the year Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "Blueprint" speech. Originally having "no other purpose than to play football," he graduated with a mission to serve.
Spend an elegant evening during "Love is in the Air" Feb. 14 in the beautiful lobby of Yoder Recital Hall. The event will feature live music and food celebrating our global culture.
Jordan Stutzman, a senior from Millersburg, Ohio, is Bluffton University's seventh recipient of a full scholarship to Bowling Green State University's Master of Accountancy program.
"Bluffton's successful HLC reaccreditation visit confirms not only the stable and secure foundation of the university, but strongly positions us to partner with businesses and the nonprofit community."
High school students are invited to learn more about Bluffton's Educator Preparation Program, the demands and rewards of teaching, and career routes for education majors during an event hosted by BEO.
Starting in the 2019-20 season, Bluffton University will offer a competitive cheer/STUNT program led by cheerleading coach Morgann Rode. Rode is excited to expand the opportunities available on campus.
During its inaugural year, Bluffton’s new cheer/STUNT team will compete as a club sport against other NCAA DII and DIII schools from the Midwest and in NCAA STUNT competitions.
The annual Celebrate the Library Week, a time to "Celebrating Student Research and Creativity," is set for Feb. 5-7. Activities include First Tuesday Forum, a health and wellness expo and research fair.
Dr. Martina Cucchiara, associate professor of history, will present the Colloquium, "We Want to Become Saviors and Helpers of our Fatherland: Catholic Girls in Nazi Germany," on Feb. 8.
Sana Musasama, an award-winning ceramics artist, will describe the relationship between her sculptures and the challenging human stories encountered in her global travels during Forum on Feb. 5.
Jarod Siekman '20 will present the Forum, "Mayan Mathematics and Different Numeration Systems," Feb. 5 in Musselman Library.
Dr. Lamar Nisly has been appointed as vice president and dean of academic affairs. Nisly has served as the interim vice president and dean of academic affairs since June 2017.
Three Bluffton University students, who spent the fall semester in Washington, D.C., will report on their experiences during Forum on Tuesday, Jan. 29.
Nate Fields '71, senior organizational development consultant at Development Source International in Alexandria, Va., will present, "Reflections on Community Service and Servant Leadership: Then and Now," on Jan. 22.
On Jan. 19, between the women's and men's games against Transylvania University, Bluffton University will reveal which students are in the J. Denny and Jenny Beaver suits.
Ceramic mixed-media pieces created by Sana Musasama, that pose an inquiry into the nature of violence and healing, will be displayed in Sauder Visual Arts Center through Feb. 22.
Blogger and author Christiana Peterson will present "Searching for Koinonia: In Community with Mystics and Misfits," on Jan. 15.
Jim Fultz, assistant professor of art, will share the story behind a public sculpture developed with funding from a BURC summer grant at 4 p.m. Jan. 11.
Soloists for Bluffton's 123rd performance of Handel’s “Messiah,” will be Crystal Sellers Battle, soprano; Katherine Rohrer, mezzo-soprano; Tyler Nelson, tenor; and Jonathan Beyer, baritone.
Faculty, staff, students and community members gathered at Bluffton’s Campus Welcome Center for “Christmas at the Houshower House.”
Author, CEO and former practicing psychologist, Dr. Nate Regier brought a message of compassionate accountability during the Nov. 27 Forum “Conflict Without Casualties.”
Bluffton University will host the Holiday Collage Concert Sunday, Dec. 2, followed by a new Christmas tradition at the Houshower House.
The music department will present “Christmas Festival” during Forum on Dec. 4.
The family of Alex McClelland will share “Reaching Out: A Young Man’s Story of Faith, Courage and Commitment” on Wednesday, Dec. 5 .
Bluffton University will present its 123rd performance of Handel’s “Messiah” Sunday, Dec. 9. While tickets are free, they must be reserved online or at Marbeck Center.
Alumna Kerry Pinion, a manager for recruiting services for Automatic Data Processing, returned to Bluffton to share some advice to students for their next step in life— joining the full-time workforce.
Community building and appreciation for cultural beauty were a few of the recurring themes Bluffton University students shared about their May-term cross cultural experiences during the annual cross-cultural Forum.
What started out as a spaghetti dinner fundraiser organized by Bluffton University nutrition and dietetics students 16 years ago has this year evolved into a farm-to-table feast featuring local produce and homemade fare.
Come together on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, for Bluffton Day of Giving and empower Bluffton University students to make a difference in the world.
Dr. Jonathan Andreas, Howard Raid professor of business, will present “The Just Deserts of Capitalism and the Giant Turnip."
Dr. Nate Regier will present “Conflict Without Casualties: Compassionate Accountability and the Art of Struggling With” for Forum on Nov. 27.
Kerry Pinion will speak during a Bluffton University Alumni Forum. The title of her presentation is “Beginning with the End in Mind: Preparing to Join the Workforce.”
Sodexo has made a lead corporate contribution to sponsor the state-of-the-art Nutrition and Dietetics Lab in the new Austin E. Knowlton Science Center.