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January 20, 2021

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NCAA national honor to univeristy baseball team

The NCAA Honors Committee has named the 2007 Bluffton University baseball team andLieutenant Colonel Greg Gadson as recipients of the 2010 Award of Inspiration.

They will be recognized during the 2010 Honors Celebration in January at the NCAA Convention in Atlanta.

On March 2, 2007, a charter bus carrying 30 of 42 student-athletes and three coaches of the Bluffton University baseball team to their season opener in Florida, fell off an overpass onto Interstate 75 in Atlanta, killing five student-athletes and the driver and his wife.

Congressman Jordan holds Bluffton town meeting Nov. 11

Bluffton University will host a Town Hall meeting with United States Congressman Jim Jordan, 4th District, Ohio, on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. The event will be held in Founders Hall and is free and open to the public. Doors for the event will open at 6:30 p.m.

A Town Hall is an opportunity for residents of the 4th district, especially those in Allen and Hancock Counties, to ask questions of Congressman Jordan. Other Town Hall events have occurred in the district this year, but none in this part of the region.

"A Bright Idea" on university stage

University fall production

Dress rehearsals are underway for the fall theatre production of Bright Ideas at Bluffton University. Junior Sarah Diller (Bluffton), as Genevra, and senior Ryan Mooney (Continental), as Joshua, have a conversation on the phone while first-year student, Brittany Elam, the stewardess, politely tries to stop the conversation.

Best children's books presentation Nov.12

Children's literature specialist presents "best books" at Bluffton University

Floyd C. Dickman, a children's literature specialist, will present "Outstanding Picture Books of 2009" at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Kreider Room in Marbeck Center.

Christian Peacemaker Team visits university

As part of Bluffton University's Pathways scholars-in-residence program, three members of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) will be on campus Nov. 10-12. The three members include Sylvia Morrison, Sandra Milena Rincon and Tarek Abuata. During their visit, they will be visiting students and classes, as well as speaking during forum on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m.

Art exhibit focus on "creative process"

Bluffton University will present an art exhibit "In the Beginning: The Creative Process Revealed," Monday, Nov. 9, through Friday, Dec. 18, in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Sauder Visual Arts Center. The exhibit will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and is free and open to the public.