Bluffton University news
Bluffton University recognized many of its top students for their academic achievements at the 2021 Academic Awards and Honors Forum.
The May Day Gala Concert will be streamed for viewing at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8.
The spring fling choral concert, featuring University Chorale, Camerata Singers, Concert Band and several ensembles, will be streamed on Sunday, April 25.
Bluffton recognized Patrick Spillman and Abigail Newkirk, standout senior athletes in men's and women's soccer, as the 2021 athletes of the year.
Bluffton Bread Company is back for Mother's Day. Online orders for Mother's Day will open on April 25. Cash and Carry will be available May 8.
Teachers seeking to advance their careers can fast-track their plans by enrolling in Bluffton's summer reading endorsement program.
The 53rd Juried Student Exhibition, showcasing work created this year by students in Bluffton art classes or independent studies, will be displayed beginning April 20.
Bluffton will launch the President's Ambassador Program in the fall. Select students will assist recruit prospective students, welcome campus guests, and engage alumni and donors.
Bluffton University will partner with Bluffton Hospital to offer on-campus vaccination clinics for current students on April 9 and 12.
Bluffton University's fall gospel choir and jazz concert will be streamed for viewing starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 10.
The degree-completion in business program is aligned with Society for Human Resource Management guidelines. Students with relevant experience may test to become a SHRM Certified Professional.
Dr. Drew Hart led conversations exploring the need for "Getting Into Good Trouble" during Spring Spiritual Life Week.
Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr. called on individuals to "courageously use their resources, platforms and privilege to disrupt and dismantle policies that discriminate and decimate."
The spring choral concert featuring University Chorale and Camerata Singers will be streamed for viewing on Sunday, March 28.
Ben Rath will serve as Bluffton's first head men's and women's swimming and diving coach, an intercollegiate program to start in the 2021-22 academic year.
Health care executive, Lawrence E. Milan, a 1973 Bluffton graduate, will address the 2021 graduating class during the May 8 Commencement ceremony at Salzman Stadium.
Dr. LaShonda Gurley, Director of the Center for Career and Vocation at Bluffton University, has been named a Design Your Life certified coach.
Dr. George Lehman, professor emeritus of business, will provide training on emotional intelligence (EQ) in the workplace, beginning with a free virtual session through the Lima-Allen County Chamber of Commerce.
Senior artists and graphic designers will showcase their most prominent work in a combined exhibit called "Uncovered Perspectives." The exhibit opens to the on-campus community on March 15.
Bluffton was named to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society's 2021 Transfer Honor Roll in recognition of the dynamic ways the university supports transfer students.
The Board of Trustees welcomed Bethny Ricks as a new at-large member, discussed current business and granted three sabbaticals for the 2021-22 academic year.
The winter instrumental concert featuring concert band ensembles will be streamed at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28.
The Bluffton Bread Company is back for Valentine's Day with a new specialty flavor--Red Velvet and Dark Chocolate.
Starting Friday, Feb. 12, Bluffton will allow on-campus spectators (students, faculty and staff, who are a part of the daily campus community) for all remaining home games for indoor sports.
Bluffton has entered into 3-year Corporate Partner or Education Partner agreements with five companies and four school districts since fall 2020, providing tuition discounts to their employees.
Bluffton University will add swimming and diving as an intercollegiate sport for the 2021-22 academic year. The search for a head coach is underway.
Bluffton's music department has announced the soloists for its 125th performance of Handel's "Messiah," at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, via livestream.
Bluffton University will present its 125th performance of Handel's "Messiah" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, via livestream.
Jessica Lovell, a senior from Grove City, Ohio, is Bluffton University's ninth recipient of a full scholarship to Bowling Green State University's Master of Accountancy program.
Bluffton University's annual Holiday Collage Concert will be streamed for viewing at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020.
Instead of recording a traditional concert to be viewed online for Bluffton's 125th performance of Handel's "Messiah", the music department teamed up alumni music majors to develop a mini-documentary.
Bluffton Bread Company online sales will run Dec. 1-17. Traditional breads are $8 and specialty loaves are $12. PayPal or credit card will be accepted.
The fall gospel choir and jazz concert will be streamed for viewing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. Conductors will give a pre-concert talk via Zoom at 5:30 p.m.
The Bluffton Bread Company will sell a limited quantity of freshly-baked bread from Wednesday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 28, at Root's by Strattons, on Main Street in Bluffton.
Bluffton's RN to BSN program will go 100 percent online in January. Updated courses are designed to provide a better pathway for working RNs to complete their BSN.