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August 28, 2016


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Adam Craig named head golf coach at Bluffton

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University has named Adam Craig as head golf coach. Craig will be responsible for setting up the men’s and women’s program as well as recruiting during the 2016-17 academic year with team competition to begin the following year. 

Retired? You can still learn - here's the fall's Learning in Retirement schedule

Bluffton University’s Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR), an educational program for retirees, is offering six courses on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 19-Oct. 27.
Each course costs $50; the cost to take two or more courses is $100. Registration and, if applicable, course fees are due at the time of registration. Sept. 15 is the deadline to register.
To register or for more information, contact Janet “JP” Schumacher, ILR director, at 419-358-3346 or schumacherjp@bluffton.edu.

Art gallery season to open with works of nature

“Structural Evidence,” an exhibition of work from Valerie Escobedo and Laura Barnhardt-Corle, will kick off the 2016-17 schedule in Bluffton University’s Grace Albrecht Gallery, located in the Sauder Visual Arts Center. 

Opening Aug. 29, the exhibit is free and open to the public through Sept. 22. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. A reception for the artists will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11.

Men's Soccer excited for first season with Coach Kusak

August 18, 2016

HCAC pre-season poll

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University welcomes James Kusak as he takes over the reins on the men’s soccer program for the 2016 season. Kusak was hired in February, after working at Spalding University, Hendrix College and his alma mater, Centre College. He will put his team to the test against Adrian College when the Beavers travel to Michigan for their opener on Thursday, Sept. 1. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Peabody winner to share creative insights with Bluffton’s class of 2020

Julie Burstein, a Peabody Award-winning radio producer, best-selling author and TED speaker will be the featured speaker at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the Sommer Center for Health and Fitness Education, as Bluffton welcomes the class of 2020 at its annual Opening Convocation.

60 in 6 initiative aims to aid new-student transition at university

In its second year, the 60 in 6 initiative, coordinated by the office of student involvement, seeks to provide at least 60 campus events in the first six weeks of the academic year.

Bluffton University receives $25,000 grant to support vocational exploration

Bluffton University’s mission is to “prepare students of all backgrounds for life as well as vocation.”

During the 2016-17 academic year, the university will boost its efforts toward vocational exploration through The Venture Project, a program made possible through the generous support of the Council of Independent Colleges and the Lilly Foundation Inc. The Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVue) grant is worth $25,000.