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October 18, 2018

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Men's and women's soccer teams fall

 The Bluffton University men's soccer team fell to Adrian College by a 3-0 count on a hot Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. The Bulldogs evened their mark at 3-3, while Bluffton fell to 1-6 on the season.

The Beavers trailed just 1-0 at the break, but Adrian tacked on two goals in the second stanza for a 3-0 shutout at the Sears Complex.

Bluffton sweeps Wilmington in 3 sets

The Bluffton University volleyball team rolled through Wilmington in three sets (25-18, 25-17, 25-8) on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Wilmington fell to 1-12, while the Beavers upped their season tally to 6-7 following their fourth straight victory.

Senior Jessie Gibson (Warsaw/River View) was on fire from the start, hammering home 11 kills against three errors for a .348 hitting percentage. Table setter Erin Weisgarber (Bolivar/Tuscarawas) hit at a ridiculous .600 clip thanks to seven kills and one error on just 10 swings.

University senior to share ‘Beyond the Words’

University senior to share ‘Beyond the Words’

Becky Boban, a  Bluffton University senior, will present “Beyond the Words” during an 11 a.m. Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Reading Room of Musselman Library.

Boban, a senior from Madison, Ohio, is an art and writing major who spent the summer of 2018 pursuing her passion for writing. Through grants from Bluffton University, she attended two writers’ workshops and honed her craft.

Boban has been published in “The Merrimack Review,” “Asterism,” “Periphery” and “Bridge: The Bluffton University Literary Journal.”

University recognizes four during homecoming

Part of Bluffton's homecoming weekend on Oct. 13

Exceptional Bluffton University alumni will be honored this year during two events on Homecoming, Oct. 13. Alumni who have reached milestones of professional achievement and lifetime service are recognized at the evening President’s Banquet while inductees to Bluffton’s Athletics Hall of Fame will be celebrated during a brunch event.

This year, the Outstanding Young Alumni Award will be presented to 2008 graduate Michael Stulman, a native of Findlay, Ohio, in absentia. Richard (Dick) Ramseyer ’57, of Bluffton, Ohio, will receive the Lifetime Service Award.

Women’s golfers shoot a 448 at Heidelberg

The Bluffton University women's golf team shot a 448 for the second consecutive day at the Heidelberg Fall Invite on Sunday, Sept. 16.

Talking about our cross-cultural experiences

University forum on Sept. 25

Bluffton University students who participated in short-term cross-cultural experiences last spring will speak during campus Forums at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, in Yoder Recital Hall. The presentations are free and open to the public.

Students who traveled to Arizona, Colombia, Iceland and Kentucky are planned to recount their experiences in the morning while students who traveled to Bangladesh, Chicago and Haiti will share their experiences in the evening.   

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