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Students participate in day of service

On Jan. 18 Bluffton University students, faculty and staff gathered to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day by participating in the National Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

The Day of Service was recognized by Congress in 1994 as a way of honoring the work of Dr. King. This day allows Dr. King's message of service, social justice and non-violence to continue to be spread throughout communities. This was the first time that Bluffton University took part in the Day of Service.

George Lehman discusses Amish of Adams County, Indiana

As Bluffton University's Howard Raid professor of business, Dr. George Lehman strives to develop research projects that link his interests in entrepreneurship and innovation with case studies of people and business in real world locales.

"I take my role as the Bluffton University Howard Raid professor of business very seriously including my responsibility to develop and present research that can contribute to public understanding of business and its relationship to community life."

Bluffton University honors 39 faculty and staff for service

Bluffton University honored 39 members of its faculty and staff for their years of dedication and service at the annual New Year's Recognition Dinner on Jan. 24. Honorees were recognized for five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 45 years at Bluffton.

In comments preceding the awarding of service recognitions, Dr. James M. Harder, Bluffton University president, paid tribute to the role of Bluffton's faculty and staff.

Erin Weaver recital Feb. 7

Bluffton University senior Erin Weaver of Bluffton, soprano and violin, will perform a senior recital at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, in Yoder Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the lobby.

Mennonite church leader challenges Bluffton students to hear the call

In her Martin Luther King Jr. Day address Addie Banks challenged the audience at Bluffton University to rethink the meaning of Rev. King's life through the lens of Christian faith.

"While King's life is often understood to be about social action for civil rights and peace witness, the core of his life and witness was really about a willingness to accept personal transformation in response to God's call," said Banks.

Northern Ireland Feb. 3 forum theme

Students who participated in the Northern Ireland cross-cultural experience in the fall of 2009 will share and reflect on their experience as part of Bluffton University's Forum series at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Founders Hall. Forum is free and open to the public.

Crystal Augsburger (Bowling Green), Abby Carr (Ashland), Andrew Chamberlain (Lima), Stephanie Finn (Toledo), Teresa Karcher (Ada), Hannah Keeney (Phoenix, Ariz.), Megan Yoder (Kalona, Iowa) and Blake Zickafoose (Lima) will participate.

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