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March 23, 2019

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Rose-Hulman defeat both Bluffton teams

Both Bluffton men’s and women’s baketball teams lost to Rose-Hulman on Saturday. Here is the women’s game. The men’s game is below.

The Bluffton University women's basketball team lost a hard fought, low-scoring game at Rose-Hulman, 45-37, on Saturday, Feb. 2. The setback dropped the Beavers to 7-14 on the year (5-9 HCAC). Rose-Hulman improved to 15-6 and is now 12-2 in the Heartland Conference.

Bowling Green HS drama club performs here Feb. 12

University to host original play on human trafficking

The Bowling Green High School Drama Club will perform “Lily’s Wings” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday,  Feb. 12, in Bluffton University’s Yoder Recital Hall.

The award-winning drama troupe’s original play explores the manipulative world of human trafficking from the perspective of a young girl.

The event is free and open to the public.

Goshen professor gives C. Henry Smith peace lecture Feb. 12

Merrill Krabill, chair of the art department at Goshen College, will present the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Bluffton University’s Yoder Recital Hall.

Krabill, an artist and educator, will explore the experience of fear as expressed in his ceramic artwork which will be on exhibit in Bluffton’s Grace Albrecht Gallery in fall 2019.

Developed through interviews, reflection and studio practice, Krabill’s presentation considers how to guide a life towards wholeness without being deflected off course by fear.

University to offer competitive cheer/STUNT next fall

Tryouts on campus in April

Bluffton University’s cheer program is expanding. Starting in fall 2019, Bluffton will have a competitive cheer/STUNT team in addition to the current football and basketball cheerleading squads.

During the inaugural year, the new cheer/STUNT team will compete as a club sport against other NCAA DII and DIII schools from across the Midwest as well as in NCAA STUNT competitions. There are only 29 other schools offering this exciting sport but demand is growing. 

It's Bluffton University 2 - Mt. St. Joe 0

Beaver women's and men's basketball team win

Men's story is below -

The Bluffton University women's basketball team defeated Mount St. Joseph in a huge HCAC contest by the score of 70-63 on Thursday, Jan. 31.

The win pushed Bluffton to 7-13 (5-8 HCAC), while MSJ dropped to 12-8 and 7-6 in the Heartland Conference. Originally slated for Wednesday night, the extreme temperatures that blanketed the Midwest pushed the game back a night.

Bluffton University employees recognized

Milestones from 5 to 35 years reached

Service to students recognized at Bluffton University

The commitment of faculty and staff to Bluffton’s mission and values leads to successful outcomes for students.

Several long-serving Bluffton employees were recently recognized for this commitment during the annual faculty and staff recognition dinner where employees—reaching five-year milestones up to 35 years—were celebrated.

Recognized this year were: