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“Meet your major” career path discussion Feb. 21

University alumni speak at Forum

Five Bluffton alumni will share their careers paths upon completing their liberal arts education during the 11 a.m. Forum in Bluffton’s Stutzman Lecture Hall located in Centennial Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Sheerer goes over 1,000 points in win at Earlham

February 15, 2017
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


RICHMOND, Ind. - The Bluffton University women’s basketball team hit the interstate and took on the Earlham College Quakers in the final regular season road game of the year on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The Beavers took control in the second half and cruised to an 87-61 shellacking. The win pushes Bluffton to 20-4 overall and 14-3 in conference play. Earlham dropped to 2-22 on the season and 2-15 in the HCAC.

Bluffton men rout Earlham 70-56

February 15, 2017
By: Jared Sleutz, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton took to the court to battle the visiting Earlham College Quakers on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The Beavers led from tip to horn, rolling to a 70-56 victory. A berth in the HCAC tournament is still a possibility for a  Bluffton squad that improved to 13-11 overall and 6-11 in the HCAC, while the visiting Quakers fell to 2-15 in the HCAC (6-18 overall).

Bluffton baseball plans sixth annual Vs. Cancer head-shaving event

Over the Feb. 28 Marbeck lunch hour

The Bluffton University baseball team will once again brave the razor during the  2017 Vs. Cancer fundraiser in which several members of the team, along with supporters, shave their heads.
The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Commons at Marbeck Center. This is the sixth year the baseball team has raised money for the charity, and it is the team’s largest community service project.

Playing with Stress title of 2017 Smucker Lecture

Presented by University of Pittsburgh professor Feb. 28

Lynn Coghill, graduate professor and director of the master of social work program at the University of Pittsburgh, will present “Playing with Stress,” on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. in Yoder Recital Hall.
Coghill will engage the audience with practices that play with rather than fight stress. She is a certified cognitive therapist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders and complicated bereavement.

Vivaldi's "Gloria" performed here Feb. 26

University Chorale and Bluffton Choral Society performance

Bluffton University’s Masterworks performance is to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, in Yoder Recital Hall.

The concert will feature “Gloria” by Antonio Vivaldi. A free-will offering will be taken to help cover expenses.

The chorus is comprised of members from the Bluffton University Chorale and the Bluffton Choral Society. They will be joined by an orchestra made up of university students and community members.

The soloists are Bluffton University students: Anna Cammarn, Constance Moushon, Meghan Gibson, Mary Bender and Kimberly Meyer.

Professors share clips, stories from “Activismo: Art & Dissidence in Cuba”

Works of three artists on exhibit now in Albrecht Gallery on campus

Half of a century after the Cuban revolution, diplomatic relations have been restored between The United States and Cuba; commercial airlines are once again operating on the tiny island and tourists are flocking to the country just 100 miles south of Key West.

Rowe earns 2nd straight HCAC Player of Week

February 13, 2017

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University's KAYCEE ROWE (Harrod/Allen East) bucketed 22 points and six rebounds per game as the Beavers improved to 19-4 following road wins at Defiance and Anderson last week. She earned her second straight Heartland Conference Player of the Week honor and is the second Bluffton women's basketball player to be recognized this year following Rachel Beining (Ottoville) who took home the same award four weeks ago.  

Reese named HCAC Field Athlete of Week

February 13, 2017

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University’s D'Nae Reese (Columbus, Ohio/Upper Arlington) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week following her performance at the All-Ohio Championships on Saturday, Feb. 11.

Reese takes 2nd in weight throw at All-Ohio

February 11, 2017


WESTERVILLE, Ohio - Bluffton track and field athletes in unprecedented numbers competed in, scored points, and reached the podium at the All-Ohio Indoor Track and Field Championship. At this prestigious meet that brings together the top Division 3 athletes in the state, there were 15 Beavers, the most in the history of the program, competing in 10 events.