Posted by Fred Steiner on September 14, 2012 - 4:42pm
Two groups of Bluffton University students will relate their cross-cultural experiences from last spring during campus forums at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 25 in Founders Hall. The presentations are free and open to the public.
Recounting their experiences at the 11 a.m. session will be Estee Arend and Kyle Niermann, who were among a Bluffton contingent that went to Chicago; Rachel Dotson and Melissa Hostetler, discussing Guatemala; Jared Hudson, Brianna Shaw and Leah Waltermyer, Israel/Palestine; and Jared Horstman and Marla Stone, Kentucky.
The St. Francis women's soccer team fell behind just over 10 minutes into the match, but the Cougars responded with three unanswered goals for their third straight victory on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. Bluffton dropped to 1-3 on the season, while USF improved to 4-3.
The Bluffton University volleyball team came up just short in a non-conference battle with regional-power Thomas More on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. The Beavers (4-4) fell in three highly-contested sets, 25-23, 25-21, 26-24.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 12, 2012 - 5:06pm
Bluffton University has risen in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of the top tier of “regional colleges” in the Midwest.
The 2013 edition of the magazine’s Best Colleges guidebook ranks Bluffton 21st among 99 comparable Midwestern institutions in the “Best Regional Colleges” listing, up from 25th last year. Now listed in the U.S. News rankings for 15 consecutive years, Bluffton has consistently been ranked in the top quarter of Midwest colleges.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 11, 2012 - 8:25pm
Widespread and, in some cases, lengthy power outages caused by the June 29 windstorm were a reminder of the reality of modern ties to technology.
And that reality reinforces the relevance of Bluffton University’s 2012-13 civic engagement theme, “Virtual Living: Technology’s Impact on Culture and Learning,” university President Dr. James Harder said Tuesday (Sept. 11).
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 10, 2012 - 2:57pm
Bluffton University sophomore Peter Carlson (Toledo/Springfield) has been named the HCAC men's soccer Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 9, 2012. It marked Bluffton's first men's soccer Player of the Week since 2008 when Nate Flath took home the honor.
The Bluffton University men's soccer team scored twice in the final eight minutes to upend Shawnee State 2-1 on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. The Beavers (1-2) picked up their first win of the season as Shawnee stayed winless at 0-5.
The home team posted an 11-6 edge in first half shots, but the match remained scoreless after 45 minutes of action. The Bears used a Luke Purpero direct kick in minute 62 to go up 1-0.