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March 23, 2019

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Grant Warner on Bluffton University dean's list

Grant Warner of Bluffton is on the Bluffton University dean’s list with distinction for the Organizational Management Program (OMP) for the fall 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 is an accelerated degree-completion program that creates a dynamic, learning community of adults. Students who complete the bachelor’s degree program demonstrate commitment to personal development and professional advancement within the area of organizational management.  

All-conference honors for two university women

Tj Mill and Brianna Gillig

Two women from Bluffton University earned All-Heartland Conference honors when the hardware was delivered following the 2018-19 season. Junior Tj Mills(Dayton/Chaminade-Julienne) and Brianna Gillig (New Riegel) were both recognized by the HCAC coaches for their work on the hardcourt.

Tj Mills
Mills led the Beavers with 14.8 PPG, 95 assists and 50 steals. She collected Second Team All-HCAC recognition after earning honorable mention last season and HCAC Freshman of the Year honors following the 2016-17 campaign.

University archivist to present on Bluffton’s World War I experience

Carrie Philips, archives and special collections librarian at Bluffton University, will present “‘We Are Still Compelled…’: Artifacts of Bluffton’s World War I Experience” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, in the Kreider Room of Marbeck Center. 

Phillips will provide an overview of an exhibit she is curating at Musselman Library titled “Of Bronze and Bravery: Local Voices of Conscience” that features the selected works of artist John Peter Klassen, with archival documents and artifacts illustrating the Bluffton College experience in the Great War.

University program offers pathway for professionals to become teachers

And, earn credits for advanced degrees

Bluffton University is one of just five universities in the state approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to provide coursework and experiences for an alternative pathway to teaching for professionals who later felt the call to the classroom.

The Alternative Resident Educator Institute, which consists of six courses (seven for the intervention specialist license) can be completed in classes on Bluffton’s campus and in just one semester.

University women end season at Hanover

The Bluffton University women's basketball team lost a hard-fought battle against the Hanover Panthers by the score of 64-59 on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The loss ended Bluffton's season as the Beavers finished 9-17 overall and 7-11 in HCAC play. The #3 seed Hanover women advance to play #2 seed Rose-Hulman Friday night at Transylvania in the semifinals of the HCAC tournament.

Number 1 seed Hanover ends Bluffton's season

The Bluffton University men's basketball team dropped a 69-49 decision to Hanover in the semifinals of the Heartland Conference Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Top seed and host Hanover College played the Transylvania-Franklin winner for the HCAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tourney on Sunday.

Bluffton wrapped up its season with a school-record tying 18-9 mark, while the Panthers improved to 20-6 on the season.