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18 Bluffton University student athletes honored

The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) has announced the winter honorees for Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC.  Academic All-Conference selections have at least a cumulative 3.5 GPA and are varsity athletes. 

Eighteen Bluffton University student athletes were on the list.

Not this spring

University May Day events cancelled; in-person commencement postponed

In alignment with Governor DeWine’s directives, Bluffton University cancelled all May Day events scheduled for Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2. 

In addition, the in-person Commencement ceremonies scheduled for Sunday, May 3, have been postponed until the campus community can safely gather together.

The university has established https://www.bluffton.edu/alert/ to communicate up-to-date information related to the plan and ongoing developments with this fluid situation. 

In case you missed this: Bluffton Study Buddies can assist your child

University education department offers free online eduction enrichment

The Bluffton University education department is offering free online educational enrichment in response to K-12 school closures in Ohio.

Bluffton Study Buddies, Bluffton University education majors including student teachers, will provide academic help and educational games/activities through the Zoom videoconferencing platform beginning Wednesday, March 18.

University asks groups not to congregate on campus

In light of the governor’s order to “stay at home,” the increasing number of    COVID-19 cases in Ohio and our desire to keep the Bluffton village community safe, the administration at Bluffton University is asking the general public to not congregate in groups on campus grounds while social distancing is being mandated.

For example, we have been made aware that groups of young people are gathering to play pickup games of soccer and flag football on campus.

University education majors to serve as Bluffton Study Buddies

Will provide academic help and educational games/activities through the Zoom videoconferencing platform beginning March 18

The Bluffton University education department is offering free online educational enrichment in response to K-12 school closures in Ohio.

Bluffton Study Buddies, Bluffton University education majors including student teachers, will provide academic help and educational games/activities through the Zoom videoconferencing platform beginning Wednesday, March 18.

Bluffton runner named NCAA D III all-region

Sophomore Brandon James  (Waynesfield/ Waynesfield-Goshen) capped off his 2020 Indoor Track and Field season by being named NCAA Division III All-Region on Monday, March 9. To secure all-region honors, an athlete must be in the top five in the region for his or her event.

James finished fifth in the Great Lakes Region in the heptathlon with a score of 4,292. He put up that score at the All-Ohio meet where he was victorious while establishing a new school record in the process. James had lifetime bests in six out of the seven heptathlon events at the All-Ohio competition.

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