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Music career day Feb. 15 at Bluffton University

Bluffton University will host a Careers in Music Day for high school students from 8:45 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15. This is a special day designed for students interested in Bluffton's music program.

High school students will sit in on classes, take a short complimentary private lesson, visit with music faculty and participate in a music ensemble rehearsal. This workshop will identify the diverse musical career opportunities available to students. All events are held on the Bluffton University campus. Registration is required by Feb. 12.

University celebrates Black History Month

Bluffton University's office of multicultural affairs offers the following events for Black History month. All events are open to the public.

Bluffton Housing Corp. annual meeting Feb. 9

Bluffton Housing Corp. will hold its annual shareholder meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Vance Street Apartments.

The agenda includes reports on the operations of Riley View Apartments and Vance Street Apartments and the election of officers for 2010.

Three board members' terms are expiring. They are Ed Yeager, Fred Rodabaugh and Wayne Matter. Yeager and Rodabaugh have indicated that they are willing to serve on another three-year term.

Abby Marquart's essay enters state competition

Six Bluffton High School students are winners in the 2010 Laws of Life essay contest according to Elizabeth Cogley, BHS teacher.

Abby Marquart, senior, won the best essay at Bluffton High School. her essay will be entered in the state competition.

Others winners are:

Chase Wilson, overall second place

Alex Anderson, first place senior

Breanne Hamilton, second place senior

Hannah Chappell-Dick, first place sophomore


Luginbuhl's ceramic works on display in Springfield

Greg Luginbuhl's Rustic Decanter VI

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Gregg Luginbuhl's ceramic works Rustic Decanter V, Rustic Decanter VI, and Rustic Decanter w/Five Cups, are currently on display in the invitational exhibition Form Figure Function: Contemporary Ohio Ceramics at the Springfield Museum of Art through April 3.


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