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Brown named HCAC Player of the Week

September 28, 2015

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Jenny Brown (St. Marys/Memorial) led the Beavers to a 2-0 mark at the last week and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week on offense for the week ending September 27, 2015. It marks the second straight Player of the Week honor for Brown after she propelled the Beavers to a 4-0 record at the Wooster Kilt Classic.  

Volleyball sweeps at RHIT in HCAC opener

By: Samantha Granger, sports information assistant


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Bluffton University Beavers were in Terre Haute, Ind., on Saturday, Sept. 26, to take on the Fightin’ Engineers of Rose –Hulman, kicking off Heartland Conference play. Bluffton won its sixth straight in improving to 9-6 on the season, while RHIT dipped to 8-9 and 0-1 in the HCAC.

Franklin pulls away in fourth for 49-31 win at Bluffton

By: Griffin Kuras, sports information assistant


Women's Soccer improves to 4-4 with 2-1 win at OCU

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio - The Bluffton University women’s soccer team traveled to Circleville to pick up a 2-1 victory over Ohio Christian University on Saturday, Sept. 26. The win pushed the Beavers back up to the .500 mark at 4-4, while the loss dropped the Trailblazers to 4-4.

Men's Soccer falls 3-2 at Ohio Christian

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio - The Bluffton men’s soccer team fell in a tough contest to the Ohio Christian University Trailblazers by a 3-2 tally on Saturday, Sept. 26. The loss dropped the Beavers to 0-7, while the Blazers improved to 4-3.

Cross Country tests Pre-Regional course at RHIT

Women's Results  I  Men's Results

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Beaver harriers ventured westward to Terre Haute, Ind., for the Great Lakes Pre-Regional Cross Country Invitational contested on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course, site of multiple NCAA national and high school state championship meets. 

University forum: Health care law expert urges more expanded access

While the Constitution doesn’t guarantee a right to health care, “neither has it, by and large, stood in the way” while Congress has “slowly recognized a responsibility to ensure relatively universal access” to care, according to a law professor and authority on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

A right to care “is not yet fully realized,” but the vast majority of Americans now have access to federally subsidized coverage via President Obama’s health care law, said Dr. Timothy Jost, who spoke Sept. 22 at Bluffton University.

University cheerleaders host clinic, performance for girls

The Bluffton University cheerleaders will host a two-day clinic for girls in grades 2-6, leading to a performance at a Beavers football game on Saturday, Oct. 17.

Participants will learn a dance, cheer and chant at the clinic, scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, and Thursday, Oct. 15, in Bluffton’s Sommer Center.

The performance will take place at halftime of the Oct. 17 game against Earlham on Alumni Field at Salzman Stadium. Kickoff is at 1:30 p.m.

Miniaturist art exhibit opens Oct. 7 in Sauder

Bluffton University’s Grace Albrecht Gallery will host “Instruments of Peace,” an October exhibition of miniaturist paintings and decal ceramics by Goshen, Ind., artists Justin and Brooke Rothshank.

Opening Oct. 7, the exhibit is free and open to the public through Oct. 30. Gallery hours in the Sauder Visual Arts Center are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. A reception for the artists will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 10.

Jeff Gundy to discuss semester in Lithuania

Jeff Gundy, professor of English at Bluffton University, will devote a campus colloquium on Friday, Oct. 2, to his spring 2015 sabbatical in Lithuania. Free and open to the public, his presentation will begin at 4 p.m. in the Kreider Room in Marbeck Center.

Gundy, who also chairs Bluffton’s humanities division, spent last spring semester teaching at LCC International University in Klaipeda, Lithuania. LCC International is an English-language liberal arts university with about 600 students from all over Eastern Europe and a number of Mennonites on the faculty and staff.