Bluffton University news

Dr. Beth Taylor Mack, director of health behavior and wellness for YMCA of the USA


During a time when, as a whole, our nation's perceived well-being is declining, the importance of relationships was emphasized as a key to happiness during Opening Convocation.

Welcome new faculty and staff

Welcome new faculty and staff

Five faculty members and 20 staff members or graduate assistants are joining the Bluffton University community this academic year.

Dr. Angela Montel will discuss her research focused on the health benefits of plant pigments.

The power of plant pigments

Dr. Angela Montel, professor of biology, will present "The Power of Purple (and Red and Blue and Green and Yellow and Orange) Plant Pigments to Promote Human Health," on Sept. 6.

Summer Discovery Grant lead to social work internship for Bluffton senior.

Summer Discovery Program

Rowena Zuercher created her own social work internship through the Summer Discovery Program which provides a $1,500 grant for Bluffton students to explore their vocation.

Ball in the House, a high energy a cappella group performs R&B, soul and pop hits.

Ball in the House

Ball in the House will perform Sept. 19 in Yoder Recital Hall. The high energy a cappella group performs R&B, soul and pop hits that have audiences singing, dancing and beatboxing along.

Kathy Dickson '03

Vocational discernment

Kathy Dickson '03, director of vocational discernment and community engagement at Methodist Theological School of Ohio, will speak Sept. 3 on "Discernment on Purpose--Checking in on Your Best Life."

Dr. Beth Taylor Mack, director for health behavior and wellness

Opening convocation

"The Power of Relationships: How Connectivity Impacts Well-Being" will be the Opening Convocation address by Dr. Beth Taylor Mack of the YMCA of the USA.

Works by Merrill Krabill displayed Aug. 26-Oct. 18, 2019.

Krabill art exhibit

"A Visual Reflection on Fear and Connection" by Merrill Krabill of Goshen College, will be displayed Aug. 26 - Oct. 18 in Grace Albrecht Gallery.

Community sing

Community sing

Dr. Bo Young Kang, director of choral activities, will lead an informal singing event on Wednesday, Aug. 21, in Mosiman Hall.