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University dedicates Moyer Nature Center

It will will enhance the usability of the Nature Preserve for field study in sciences, programming for recreational leadership, and environmental and sustainability education for the public


Bluffton University officials, trustees and alumna Harriett (Burkhart x52) Moyer recently celebrated the construction of the Moyer Nature Center, an 1,800-square-foot building at the Bluffton University Nature Preserve.  

Located near the main entrance of the 160-acre nature preserve, the facility features program space for midsize groups supported by municipal water and fully-accessible restroom facilities. 

The facility will enhance the usability of the Bluffton University Nature

Two residents on university's OMP dean's list

Local students named to Bluffton’s OMP dean’s list

Bluffton University has announced the dean’s list for the Organizational Management Program (OMP) for the spring term.

Students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 based on 20 semester hours received dean’s list with distinction for continued high achievement.

OMP students from your area named to the dean’s list with distinction are:
• Traci Heinze, Bluffton
• Grant Warner, Bluffton

Makin earns All-American with 15-9 in pole vault

May 29, 2018


LACROSSE, Wis. - The 2018 Bluffton University track and field season ended on a high note in La Crosse, Wisconsin on Saturday, May 26 at the NCAA National Track & Field Championship meet. Gabe Makin (Elida) capped a stellar freshman campaign with an All-American performance in the men’s pole vault.

Peace and the universe

Book discussion this spring by university faculty and staff

During the spring 2018 semester, more than 20 Bluffton University faculty and staff members gathered weekly to discuss the importance of a peaceable vision of education in and beyond Mennonite schools, colleges and universities the book “Education with the Grain of the Universe,” edited by J. Denny Weaver, professor emeritus of religion.
Faculty and staff held weekly conversations with hopes to find new ways to implement peace into education throughout the campus community.

Huff and McElroy named NFCA All-Region

May 17, 2018

NFCA release

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Seniors Brittany Huff (Clayton/Northmont) and JOSIE MCELROY (Mt. Orab/Western Brown) have been named All-Central Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Huff earned Second Team honors, while McElroy was selected Honorable Mention. It marks the ninth and tenth NFCA All-Region selections for the Beavers, including three straight years for McElroy!