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April 21, 2018

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Dr. Jane Wood, president-elect, introduced to Bluffton community

For just the10th time in its 119-year history, Bluffton University has named a new president, with Dr. Jane Wood accepting the call to serve beginning July 1, 2018.

Bluffton senior to share departmental honors project

Laura Galley, a Bluffton University senior food and nutrition major, will  present “Nutrition Assessment of Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen, Hancock County, Indiana” during an 11 a.m. Forum on Tuesday, April 3, in the Reading Room of Musselman Library.

Galley, a native of Indianapolis, Ind., will discuss her departmental honors project including an assessment of the food quality at the soup kitchen where she worked as an intern during the summer of 2017. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Albion pitches 3-0 shutout in win over Beavers

March 20, 2018
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


ALBION, Mich. - The Bluffton University baseball crew traveled to Michigan for a matchup with Albion College on a cold Tuesday, March 20. Bluffton received a pair of super pitching performance but the defense and bats came up empty against a Briton team that had a 1-9 mark heading into the game. The 3-0 setback dropped the Beavers to 9-6 after opening 8-2 to start the season.

April 3 presentations explore conscientious objection to war

Programs by Center for Conscience and War

British Actor and playwright Michael Mears along with Maria Santelli and Jake Short, executive director and administrative and outreach coordinator, respectively for the Center for Conscience and War, will give two presentations on April 3 on the campus of Bluffton University.

At 11 a.m. in Yoder Recital Hall, Mears, Santelli and Short, a 2010 Bluffton graduate, will present “100 Years of Conscientious Objection to War: Conscience, Dissent, Resistance and Civil Liberties from World War I through Today.”

Makin named HCAC Field Athlete of the Week

March 19, 2018

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Gabe Makin (Elida) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week following his pole vault victory in Virginia over the weekend.

Makin won the pole vault at the Washington and Lee Carnival on Saturday. The freshman cleared 4.70 meters which currently ranks second in NCAA Division III. Makin opened his outdoor campaign much like he finished the indoor portion of the season when he bested the competition (15-7) with a Heartland Conference championship at Anderson on February 18!

McElroy named HCAC Hitter of the Week

March 19, 2018

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Senior Josie McElroy (Mt. Orab/Western Brown) has been named the Heartland Conference Hitter of the Week after leading Bluffton to victories at Albion and over Heidelberg the last two days. It marks the third time in McElroy's career that she has been named the HCAC Hitter of the Week.