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Beaver's Connor Gulick wins HCAC honors

A Bluffton track and field team member was named men's track athlete of the week in the HCAC.

Connor Gulick (St. Louisville, Ohio) Bluffton University, senior, won the 800 meter run at the Ohio Northern Polar Bear Final Qualifier in a lifetime best of 1:59.03. It is the fourth fastest time of any HCAC competitor so far this season.

Other athletes were Nathan Schrader, Rose-Hulman, men's field; Kenna Hunter, women's rack, Hanover; and Anna Shoster, Mount St. Joseph University, women's field. 


Cleveland Brassworks coming to Bluffton University

Tickets are available for the Thursday, March 12, performance by professional brass quintet at 7 p.m. in Bluffton University’s Yoder Recital Hall. The group has performed at venues including concert halls, music festivals and corporate events, and provides a unique approach to a brass quintet concert.

HCAC honors to 3 Beavers

Three familiar faces secured All-Heartland Conference recognition when the HCAC handed out its post-season hardware on Wedneday, March 4. Headlining the Bluffton selections was senior Andrew Renner (Cairo/Bath) who is the first Beaver to be named First Team All-HCAC since 2016-17 when Austin Rohde was honored. Isaiah Taylor (Yellow Springs) and Dezman Brown (Elyria) both notched Honorable Mention acclaim following the 2019-20 campaign.

75 years of social work celebrated

Bluffton University anniversary event on March 17

Bluffton University will celebrate 75 years of offering a social work program to students later this month.  

A university Forum will focus on the social work program at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 17, in Yoder Recital Hall.

During the presentation, alumni and faculty from the program will present stories from the earliest graduates, those who came back to teach in the program and others who used their degrees in creative ways.

Beavers win 2 in Florida

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.– The Bluffton University baseball team faced off against Misericordia University on Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2020. The Beavers swept the Cougars to pick up their first two wins on the season. Bluffton improved to 2-4 following the victories.

The Beavers got on the board first when a Parker Reynolds (Avon) single scored Reid Ruhl (Hamilton) for an early 1-0 lead. Misericordia would score in the bottom of the second to tie it up 1-1.

Summer Discovery Grant presentation March 10

Rowena Zuercher ’20, a social work and Spanish double major from Apple Creek, Ohio, will share about her Summer Discovery Grant internship experience at Lighthouse Ministries in Canton, Ohio, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, in Musselman Library’s Reading Room.

During her presentation, Zuercher will explore the ethics of social work across the life cycle. She will describe social work as a profession, including its history and code of ethics, and then relate this to her summer internship, as well as her current social work internship.