Posted by Fred Steiner on February 17, 2014 - 12:33pm
ArtSpace/Lima will have a two-night showing of Phil Sugden’s installation, Pages from the Manual on Dismantling God, Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22, from 6 - 9 p.m., in its Ellen Nelson Gallery.
Phil Sugden is Assistant Professor of Art at Bluffton University. His work has been exhibited in more than 90 solo and 130 group shows internationally, including galleries and museums in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Washington, D.C., Melbourne, and Kathmandu.
Posted by Paula Scott on February 17, 2014 - 11:39am
Many people believe the Old Testament is a showcase of God’s wrath—from the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, the death of Egyptian firstborns and the seizure of Jericho, for example—but that is not the whole picture of the Old Testament, nor a proper view of God, says Dr. J. Denny Weaver, professor emeritus of religion at Bluffton University.
Posted by Paula Scott on February 17, 2014 - 11:35am
Arvis Averette, social work coordinator at the Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture, will discuss “The Economics of 2014 and the BSW Social Work Programs’ Reaction to Its Implications” in a Bluffton University forum on Tuesday, Feb. 25.
This year’s Smucker Lecture in social work at Bluffton, the presentation will begin at 11 a.m. in Founders Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Posted by Paula Scott on February 17, 2014 - 11:30am
Composer Ola Gjeilo’s “Sunrise Mass” and high school seniors vying for music scholarships will be featured at Bluffton University’s Masterworks Concert on Sunday, Feb. 23, in Yoder Recital Hall. Admission to the 2:30 p.m. concert is free; a free-will offering will be taken to help defray concert expenses.
Dr. Mark J. Suderman, professor of music, will conduct the University Chorale, the Bluffton Choral Society and a community chamber orchestra in their performance of “Sunrise Mass.”
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 17, 2014 - 9:24am
The Bluffton school board will consider nine supplemental contracts at Monday’s February school board meeting. Eight of the nine involve spring coaching positions. One is a contract for Kevin King as head volleyball coach for 2014-15.
The meeting is in the Bluffton High School library.
Other agenda items include consideration of the 2014-15 open enrollment policy and accepting the general property tax amounts and rates approved by the Allen County Budget Commission.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 17, 2014 - 8:38am
HIGH SCHOOL GRADS GET PAID WHILE THEY LEARN IN GROB APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
Most high school juniors and seniors prepare for their future by entering college or the workforce. What few realize is that the right high school graduate can have both.
Apprenticeships can offer high school graduates opportunities to be paid while they learn. The GROB Systems, Inc., Bluffton, apprenticeship program allow apprentices to earn an associate degree and be trained to enter its highly-skilled workforce.