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University to host Forum on conflict without casualties

Dr. Nate Regier, CEO and founding owner of Next Element, will speak during Bluffton University’s Forum at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, in Yoder Recital Hall. The title of his presentation is “Conflict Without Casualties: Compassionate Accountability and the Art of Struggling With.”

During the presentation, the best-selling author will show through humorous anecdotes and compelling stories how to reframe our relationship with conflict and us it as an energy source for positive change.

Two Beavers all-conference soccer HM

Two members of the Bluffton University men's soccer team have been named Honorable Mention All-Heartland Conference following the 2018 season. Sophomore Timothy Murphy (Chesterfield, Twp., MI/L'Anse Creuse) and freshman Dalton Taynor(Troy/Miami East) were honored for their work on the pitch.

Tim Murphy buried a penalty kick for his first collegiate goal at Wittenberg on September 7. He has started 32 matches over the past two seasons with 15 shots, including 13 this year. It marks the second straight All-Heartland Conference honor for Murphy

Jonathan Andreas presentation Nov. 30

Bluffton University economist to explore capitalism

Dr. Jonathan Andreas, Howard Raid professor of business, will present “The Just Deserts of Capitalism and the Giant Turnip,” at 4 p.m. on Nov. 30 in Centennial Hall’s Stutzman Lecture Hall. 

Alumni forum focus on job search

Kerry Pinion, manager of client accounts at Automatic Data Processing in Findlay, Ohio, will speak during a Bluffton University Alumni Forum at 11 a.m. on Nov. 20 in Stutzman Lecture Hall. The title of her presentation is “Beginning with the End in Mind: Preparing to Join the Workforce.”

As a manager or recruiting services for the Fortune 500 company, Pinion will share insights on preparing for the future, landing the job and being successful in the workplace.

A 1996 graduate, Pinion studied business administration at Bluffton.

Build momentum for Bluffton University on Giving Tuesday

Come together on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, for Bluffton Day of Giving and create momentum for the education that empowers Bluffton University graduates to make a difference in the world.

For the fifth year, Bluffton University will participate in Giving Tuesday—a global initiative which encourages charitable giving amid holiday consumerism.

With nationally accredited programs in dietetics, education, music and social work, and champion volleyball and women’s basketball teams, Bluffton continues to be a place that inspires young people to find their purpose in the world.

Embracing leadership, relationships on way to graduation

Quincy is president of the Multicultural Student Organization, a resident advisor in the Riley Court Apartments and a mentor for Project H.O.M.E. (Hope, Opportunity, Mentorship and Education).

Besides walking across the stage with a diploma in hand, Quincy Salcido already has a plan for graduation day.

The senior from Van Wert  is getting a picture with all of the people who have helped him succeed at Bluffton University. That way, he can always keep near a reminder of their encouragement and tough love.

“I tell them thank you, but I don’t think they understand my level of gratitude and care,” said Salcido, a business administration and sports management double major.