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Bluffton grads urged to value "your one wild and precious life"

Life after graduation can be a confusing and stressful transition for many college students, but Dr. Karen Longman believes the secret to life can be summarized in one interjection: WAHOO!

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” asked Longman, quoting poet Mary Oliver May 3 at Bluffton University’s 115th annual commencement ceremony.

75-year Bluffton alumna, Margery Gregg, comes ‘home’ for May Day

Margery (Lecrone) Gregg has a simple answer to the question of what keeps bringing her back to the Bluffton campus where she graduated from college in 1940.

“It’s home,” says the Amsterdam, Ohio, resident, 96, who returned again with her daughter and son-in-law, Carol (Gregg ’66) and Jan ’69 Benroth, for Bluffton University’s annual May Day events on May 2.

Bluffton University commencement 2 p.m. in Sommer Center

Dr. Karen A. Longman, program director and professor of doctoral higher education at Azusa (Calif.) Pacific University, will be Bluffton University’s commencement speaker on Sunday, May 3. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in the Sommer Center for Health and Fitness Education.

At Azusa Pacific, Longman directs a program that serves just over 100 doctoral students from around the world. She teaches courses including Higher Education Administration, Introduction to U.S. Higher Education, Policy and Politics, and Higher Education Ethics.

Beavers take two on final day at Transylvania

May 2, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant

Game 1 Stats  I  Game 2 Stats

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Bluffton University baseball team wrapped up their 2015 campaign with a doubleheader sweep of Transylvania, winning 6-5 and 10-9 in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday, May 2. The Beavers finished the season with a school record for total wins (22-18), as well as for HCAC victories (15-12) on the season!

Hanover ends Bluffton's softball season 7-6 in nine innings

May 2, 2015
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant

Stats

Beavers down Manchester in HCAC tourney opener

May 1, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant

Manchester Stats

ANDERSON, Ind. - A big six-run second inning sparked the Bluffton University softball team to a 6-1 opening round victory over Manchester University at the HCAC Tournament in Anderson, Ind. Bluffton senior hurler Chloe Shell (Covington) threw six shutout innings in the victory. The Beavers improved to 26-14, while the Spartans dropped to 16-16.

Transy baseball takes series opener in extra innings

May 1, 2015
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant

Stats

Bluffton University awards faculty grants, sabbaticals

Mike Edmiston to retire after 37 years as a faculty member

Bluffton University faculty members were recognized at the academic year-end Dean’s Reception for grants, sabbaticals and other development opportunities that they have been awarded.

The following faculty have received summer 2015 Bluffton University Research Center grants, which provide $3,000 and up to $600 for research-related expenses:

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