Bluffton University news
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.
Bluffton University is offering a graduate-level course on creating quality learning experiences for K-12 remote classrooms, Jan.11-Feb. 26, 2021.
"All of the plays are written for Zoom and they've been written since March. They capture the little dramas that are being communicated through these boxes on our screens."
The Board of Trustees discussed the Bluffton's strategic plan and welcomed new members Lynn (Woeste '94) Carpenter and Annette (Althaus '89) Heslep at its fall meeting.
The fall choral concert featuring Camerata Singers and University Chorale will be streamed for viewing starting at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25.
Bluffton University theatre will present five short plays for their fall performance collectively titled "Alone, Together," during three virtual viewing opportunities, Oct. 29-Nov. 1.
Bluffton University’s fall instrumental concert featuring concert band ensembles will be streamed for viewing at www.bluffton.edu/mus starting at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18.
Bluffton University Nutrition Association (BUNA) will host its annual Harvest Dinner on Friday, Nov. 6. The event will be held in a drive-thru format this year.
Bluffton University admissions invites high school aged students and their families to participate in a Virtual Family Night in the Fall of 2020.
Kai Smith '22 represented Bluffton in a roundtable discussion with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. College students from across the state shared how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their lives and education.
Bluffton University was recognized by "Ohio Business" magazine's 2020 Best in Ohio Business Awards for Best Graduate School Program.
Bluffton's undergraduate enrollment numbers are on the rise for the 2020-21 academic year. A solid incoming class combined with successful retention efforts account for a 21-student increase over 2019-20 enrollment.
The "U.S. News & World Report" has again named Bluffton to the top tier of Midwest "regional colleges," and as a Best Value School and Top Performer in Social Mobility.