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Duck races, face painting, music, games...all Saturday at Riley Creek Festival

Bluffton University will host the annual Riley Creek Festival from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in the Sommer Center.
Open to the public, the event is free except for lunch, which costs $9 for community members.
The festival will feature family-friendly inflatables, face painting, music, games and other activities, concluding with the traditional rubber duck race on Riley Creek. Rubber ducks will be sold for $1 each, with proceeds to benefit Crime Victim Services in Lima. Duck race winners will receive prizes donated by local businesses.

Baseball takes down Jackets at Defiance

April 13, 2016


DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Bluffton University baseball team took advantage of three Yellow Jacket errors and four unearned runs as the Beavers downed rival Defiance College 6-4 on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. It marked the third straight win for Bluffton which stands 9-16 overall and 4-8 in the Heartland Conference. Defiance slipped to 13-11 on the season and 6-6 in HCAC action.

Academic awards forum April 26 at Bluffton University

Bluffton University will host its annual Academic Awards Forum at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Yoder Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Students to be honored include graduating seniors in the Honors Program, C. Henry Smith Scholars and Pi Delta inductees, as well as departmental award recipients, who are recognized as distinguished senior scholars. In addition, several seniors will present on their departmental honors projects.

Reese named HCAC Field Athlete of Week

April 11, 2016

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University’s D'Nae Reese (Columbus, Ohio/Upper Arlington) took down a pair of Bluffton University records and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week following her great performances at the Marv Frye Invitational on Sunday, April 10.

Beavers show off at Marv Frye Invite

April 10, 2016

Men's Results  I  Women's Results

DELEWARE, Ohio - Recognizing the weather conditions of Saturday, the Marv Frye Invitational at Ohio Wesleyan University was contested on Sunday. While the morning started off cold, temperatures improved throughout the day to allow for some quality Beaver performances.

Beavers sweep MSJ for series victory

April 10, 2016
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant

Game 1 Stats  I  Game 2 Stats

MSJ downs Bluffton baseball 9-2 in series opener

April 9, 2016
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


FLORENCE, Ky. - The Bluffton University baseball team traveled to Kentucky for a home game with Mount St. Joseph on Saturday, April 9, but it was the Lions who took advantage of the change of venue with a 9-2 victory in the HCAC series lidlifter. The Beavers fell to 6-16 overall and 1-8 in the Heartland Conference on a bitterly cold Saturday, while MSJ upped its season mark to 16-7 and 5-5 in the HCAC.

Akron basketball coach to speak at athletics awards forum

Bluffton University will recognize its top student-athletes at the annual Athletics Awards Forum, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, in Yoder Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Two awards will be presented. Bluffton’s top senior male athlete will receive the A.C. Burcky Award, while the top senior female athlete will receive the Kathryn E. Little Award.

Bluffton University redesigns MAEd for convenience to students

Bluffton University is committed to helping teachers pursue graduate studies in a cost-effective and convenient way through its Master of Arts in Education.

All classes in the program are now offered either online or through video-conference. This means students will have access to Bluffton’s resources no matter where they are or when they log on.