RICHMOND, Ind. - The Bluffton University baseball team dropped a 9-1 decision at Earlham College on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Bluffton fell to 13-19 overall and 6-14 in the Heartland Conference, while Earlham improved to 19-11 and 14-6 in the HCAC.
Bluffton University Lion and Lamb Center celebrates
Posted by Fred Steiner on April 25, 2017 - 3:15pm
In 1987, Dr. Libby Hostetler, professor emeritus of education, planted the idea of a more peaceful future at Bluffton and in the world. During a sabbatical year, Hostetler developed The Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center which uses the arts and literature to promote the study of peace and justice, cultural understanding and nonviolent responses to conflict with an emphasis on these themes for children. To celebrate 30 years, an open house was held on Thursday, April 20.
Bluffton Hospital is one location for free screenings
Posted by Fred Steiner on April 25, 2017 - 3:01pm
Woman Wise Mammography of Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) received a grant from the Northwest Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, to offer free mammograms and genetic counseling for hereditary breast cancer to qualifying low and middle-income women and men living within Susan G. Komen’s 24-county service area in Northwest Ohio.
Free mammograms will also be available in Bluffton and Ottawa. This one-year grant will take effect on May 1, 2017.
It started with Bill Lape in 1962 and Anna Simcox in 1977
Posted by Fred Steiner on April 25, 2017 - 2:51pm
Bluffton University presented its top athletics awards April 18 to standout athletes in basketball and track and field.
CHECK THE ALL-TIME AWARD WINNER LIST ATTACHED -
Trey Elchert of Jackson Center, Ohio, accepted the A.C. Burcky Award as senior male athlete of the year, while Terrill Webb of Kenton, Ohio, won the Kathryn E. Little Award as outstanding senior female athlete. Elchert, an early childhood education major, is the son of Scott and Leisha Elchert. Webb is an exercise science major. She is the daughter of Doug and Lynn Webb.
Bluffton University’s annual May Day ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, and will include the traditions of the crowning of a king and queen and the Maypole dance by first-year students.
Filling the roles of king and queen this year are seniors Chad Gundy of Flanagan, Ill., and Rachel Beining of Ottoville, Ohio.