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Mercy Health, Lima, president is Presidential Leadership speaker

At Bluffton University on Jan. 14

Ronda K. Lehman, president, Mercy Health Lima, will share “My Leadership Journey in Health Care,” during Bluffton University’s Presidential Leadership Forum at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, in Yoder Recital Hall.

Lehman will reflect on experiences and challenges in the health care marketplace.

Named president of Mercy Health’s Lima Market in September, Lehman has served the Lima community as a member of Mercy Health since 1995, when she began as a pharmacy intern.

It's Beavers over Otterbein by 20

Renner paced Bluffton with 14 points on 5-of-11 from the field while pulling down seven rebounds; Cosby notched 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting and 1-of-2 from three-point land

The Bluffton University men's basketball team played host to Otterbein College in the annual McDonald's of Bluffton Holiday Classic opener on Saturday, Dec. 28.

It would be all Beavers from the get go as the home team never trailed in the contest which culminated in a 70-50 victory for the good guys.

Here's Bluffton University's January arts and event schedule

Here's the Bluffton University arts and events calendar for January. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted

Jan. 8 Art Exhibit: "Human Targets" exhibit by George Cooley and Margaret Brostrom, Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center, displayed through Feb. 23

Jan. 14 Forum: "My Leadership Journey in Health Care," Forum presentation by Ronda K. Lehman, president Mercy Health, Lima, 11 a.m., Yoder Recital Hall

Ohio Wesleyan slips past Beavers

Loss drops Bluffton to 6-2

The Bluffton University women's basketball team traveled to Ohio Wesleyan University on Tuesday, Dec. 17, to take on the Battling Bishops in a non-conference tilt.

After coming back from an 11-point deficit, the Beavers were unable to finish off the comeback bid. The visitors came up just short, 68-63, in their final matchup before the holiday tournament. Bluffton slipped to 6-2 overall, while OWU improved to 5-4 on the season.

Bluffton-Rhodes nursing partnership announced

The agreement encourages transfer of students between the two institutions; designed to to help meet the need for nurses in northwest Ohio

Rhodes State College and Bluffton University today announced a partnership involving the nursing programs of the two schools, designed to to help meet the need for nurses in northwest Ohio.

The agreement between Bluffton and Rhodes  facilitates the transfer of students between the two institutions.

You can't help but like this video

"Twas the night before finals"

Okay, it's time for a little fun. Here's this year's Bluffton University "Twas the night before finals," Christmas greeting.

You've watched these in previous years and they seem to improve with each new episode.

Spoiler ending: It involved J. Denny Beaver and Jenny Weaver. The video was created by Emily Dyson, '23. Music is "4 on the Floor Jingle Bells." The video was produced by the Bluffton University Digital Music Lab.

And, if you wait for the end, you'll even see some bloopers.