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Men 3rd and women 5th at HCAC Indoor

February 20, 2017


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Bluffton University men’s track and field team was nothing short of amazing in Saturday’s HCAC Indoor Track & Field Championship hosted by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. The men came home 3rd in the 10 team field and accomplished that placing with a participating team of 18 with nine of those men scoring points.

Eastern Mennonite University president commencement speaker

Mother to a graduating Bluffton student

Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman will serve double duty this May as Bluffton University’s 2017 Commencement speaker and mother to a graduating Bluffton student.

President James Harder announced during a recent faculty meeting that Dr. Huxman, president of Eastern Mennonite University, will address the graduating class during the May 7 ceremony in the Sommer Center.
Huxman’s daughter, Emily Huxman ’17, is a communication and marketing double major.

University senior artists, graphic designers exhibit work

March 6 to 24 in Albrecht Gallery

Senior artists and graphic designers will showcase their most prominent work from their four years at Bluffton in their exhibit titled “Viewer Discretion Advised.”

Tracy Cook, Defiance, Ohio; Anna Hairston, Mansfield, Ohio; Mackenzie Hoeckley, Santa Barbara, Calif.; Courtney Rettig, Bluffton, Ohio; Aaron Ward, Toledo, Ohio; and Justin Weaver, Bluffton, Ohio, will have work on display.

Women's Basketball downs Hanover on Senior Day

February 18, 2017
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


Men's Basketball falls to #22 Hanover 65-64

February 18, 2017
By: Jared Sleutz, sports information assistant


“Meet your major” career path discussion Feb. 21

University alumni speak at Forum

Five Bluffton alumni will share their careers paths upon completing their liberal arts education during the 11 a.m. Forum in Bluffton’s Stutzman Lecture Hall located in Centennial Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Sheerer goes over 1,000 points in win at Earlham

February 15, 2017
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


RICHMOND, Ind. - The Bluffton University women’s basketball team hit the interstate and took on the Earlham College Quakers in the final regular season road game of the year on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The Beavers took control in the second half and cruised to an 87-61 shellacking. The win pushes Bluffton to 20-4 overall and 14-3 in conference play. Earlham dropped to 2-22 on the season and 2-15 in the HCAC.

Bluffton men rout Earlham 70-56

February 15, 2017
By: Jared Sleutz, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton took to the court to battle the visiting Earlham College Quakers on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The Beavers led from tip to horn, rolling to a 70-56 victory. A berth in the HCAC tournament is still a possibility for a  Bluffton squad that improved to 13-11 overall and 6-11 in the HCAC, while the visiting Quakers fell to 2-15 in the HCAC (6-18 overall).

Bluffton baseball plans sixth annual Vs. Cancer head-shaving event

Over the Feb. 28 Marbeck lunch hour

The Bluffton University baseball team will once again brave the razor during the  2017 Vs. Cancer fundraiser in which several members of the team, along with supporters, shave their heads.
The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Commons at Marbeck Center. This is the sixth year the baseball team has raised money for the charity, and it is the team’s largest community service project.

Playing with Stress title of 2017 Smucker Lecture

Presented by University of Pittsburgh professor Feb. 28

Lynn Coghill, graduate professor and director of the master of social work program at the University of Pittsburgh, will present “Playing with Stress,” on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. in Yoder Recital Hall.
Coghill will engage the audience with practices that play with rather than fight stress. She is a certified cognitive therapist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders and complicated bereavement.