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July 23, 2018

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Bluffton University

To the grads: "Expand your circles of influence"

Dr. James Harder awarded honorary degree

More than 200 diplomas were awarded during Bluffton University’s 118th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 6, including an honorary degree to President James Harder, who also served as Commencement speaker.
“To the 2018 graduates, it looks like we’ll be celebrating together, doesn’t it,” joked Dr. Harder in his reflections to students. “Although, I have definitely taken more time to get here than you have.”

Speech on restorative justice and sexual violence

Earns top marks in oratorical contest

Irena Xhari ’18, a business administration major from Lezha, Albania, was named the winner of Bluffton University’s annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest held April 11.

Summer skills volleyball camps set

Bluffton University will hold four summer volleyball skill camps, according to  Steve Yarnell, coach.

Camp schedule follows:
• Wednesday, June 27
6-8th grade, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

• Thursday, June 28
K-5th grade, 10 a.m.-noon

• Friday, June 29
7-12th grade, setting camp, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

• Wednesday-Thursday, July 11-12
High school camp, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

For more information or to register call Yarnell at 419-358-3223.

Baseball sweeps Transy on Senior Day

May 5, 2018

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BLUFFTON, Ohio - A crucial sweep of Transylvania University on Senior Day has the Bluffton University baseball team on the verge of qualifying for its first-ever Heartland Conference baseball tournament! The Beavers finished the regular season with a 21-16 record, including a 9-9 mark in the HCAC.

University CC and track coaches retire

Search is on for Karen Brandt, Jim Brandt replacements

Bluffton University is searching for a new head coach for its cross country and track and field programs following the retirement of Head Coach Karen Brandt and her assistant coach, Jim Brandt, at the end of June.

“We appreciate Karen and Jim’s leadership since taking over the program in 2011. During that time their teams have shown tremendous growth in both depth and talent.