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University student art showcased

52nd juried student exhibit opens April 1

The Bluffton University art department will present the 52nd Juried Student Exhibition from April 1-May 5 in the Grace Albrecht Gallery in Sauder Visual Arts Center. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will showcase work created this academic year by students in university art classes or supervised independent studies.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Spanish prof provides insights from Cuba experience

Emily Buckell, assistant professor of Spanish at Bluffton University, will present the colloquium, “Cuba – Cuban, Caribbean or Latin?,” at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 29 in Centennial Hall’s Stutzman Lecture Hall.

During the presentation, Buckell will elaborate on her trip to Cuba in July 2018. She will discuss the linguistic and phonetic characteristics of the Cuban language as well as her observations of Cuban culture. She will compare her observations to her experiences of the Caribbean and Latin American culture.

This event is free and open to the public.

Women's conference April 13

Promotes empowerment through mentorship

“Mentorship: A Relationship for Life,” is the theme of this year’s “Women Enriching Women” conference organized by the Bluffton University Women’s Council.

Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, April 13, with the day concluding by 3 p.m. Online registration is available at http://tickets.bluffton.edu and tickets are just $40 per person, which includes a lunch. A full schedule of events can be found at www.bluffton.edu/women.

Baseball: Beavers improve to 7-7 after beating Otterbein

Softball: Bluffton slips 1-run decisions vs. Albion

The Bluffton University baseball team held off Otterbein 7-6 on Wednesday, March 20. Bluffton improved to 7-7 on the season, while Otterbein slipped back to .500 at 7-7 overall.

With bases loaded in the top of the third inning, freshman Cale Sherbourne (Johnstown/Big Walnut) took one for the team when he was hit by a pitch which pushed Bryce Fink (Medina) across the plate and tied the game 1-1. The Cardinals responded with three runs in the fourth, making it 4-1 heading into the fifth inning.

Nonviolence within the Hutterite community

March 31 presentation at Bluffton University

Dora Maendel of Fairholme Hutterite Colony and Dr. Duane Stoltzfus of Goshen College will present “On the Front Line of Conscience: An Account of Four Hutterites Imprisoned at Alcatraz” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, in Yoder Recital Hall on the Bluffton University campus.

University offers 12-month MBA program

Classes are offered via Zoom technology; classes begin in August

To prepare professionals to excel in today’s high-demand workforce, Bluffton University is now offering an accelerated 12-month Leadership Master of Business Administration program that is convenient and attainable.

The program will complement Bluffton’s 24-month Leadership MBA program that has a 15-year record of success.