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March 28, 2015


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Feb. 22 Masterworks concert also includes competition

Music by Haydn and Handel, along with high school seniors vying for music scholarships, will be featured at Bluffton University’s Masterworks Concert on Sunday, Feb. 22, in Yoder Recital Hall. Admission to the 2:30 p.m. concert is free; a free-will offering will be taken to help defray concert expenses.

Dr. Mark J. Suderman, a professor of music, will conduct the University Chorale, the Bluffton Choral Society and an orchestra of professional musicians, faculty and students in their performance of Haydn’s “Missa Brevis in B flat” and Handel’s “Zadok the Priest.”

Everett sets All-Ohio mark in high jump

February 14, 2015


WESTERVILLE, Ohio - The qualified athletes from the Bluffton University men’s and women’s track and field team competed Saturday at Otterbein University in the All-Ohio Championship meet. Not since 2010 have the Beavers brought home an All-Ohio champion, but they did today.

Bluffton men stay in HCAC tourney hunt with win at Rose

February 14, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


Bluffton women clinch HCAC tournament berth

February 14, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


California college administrator is university graduation speaker

Dr. Karen A. Longman, program director and professor of doctoral higher education at Azusa (Calif.) Pacific University, will be Bluffton University’s commencement speaker on Sunday, May 3. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in the Sommer Center for Health and Fitness Education.

At Azusa Pacific, Longman directs a program that serves just over 100 doctoral students from around the world. She teaches courses including Higher Education Administration, Introduction to U.S. Higher Education, Policy and Politics, and Higher Education Ethics.

Bluffton students grateful for Guatemala experience - mixture of beauty and the bleak

Seven Bluffton University students who spent last fall semester in Guatemala saw a mixture of beauty and the bleak.

But as they described it to peers and others in a campus forum Feb. 10, the travelers agreed that they were glad they went.

Late three denies Bluffton upset at MSJ

February 11, 2015


CINCINNATI, Ohio - A Joel Scudder triple with just eight ticks on the clock sent HCAC-leading Mount St. Joseph to a come-from-behind 57-55 win over Bluffton University on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. The Beavers slipped to 11-11 overall and 7-8 in the Heartland Conference, while MSJ stayed atop the HCAC at 12-3 in the conference and 17-5 overall.

Bluffton women dominate MSJ in Senior Night win

February 11, 2015
By: Owen Lugibihl, sports information assistant


Winter instrumental concert Feb. 15 at Yoder Recital Hall

Bluffton University’s Jazz Ensemble and Concert Band will present the university’s annual winter instrumental concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, in Yoder Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public; a free-will offering will be taken during intermission for music scholarships.

Dr. Adam Schattschneider, professor of music, directs the Jazz Ensemble, while Dr. Roy Couch, assistant professor of music, conducts the Concert Band. Paul Baransy, an adjunct trumpet instructor, will serve as guest director of the Jazz Ensemble for its rendition of his “Walkin’ to Gilboa.”

Bruder to discuss leadership in intercollegiate athletic departments at Feb. 13 colloquium

Heather Bruder, an assistant professor of sport management at Bluffton University, will address her doctoral dissertation topic—leadership in intercollegiate athletic departments—in a Bluffton colloquium at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Centennial Hall.

Her presentation, titled “Leadership within Athletic Departments: Examining Sport Programs’ Success,” is free and open to the public.