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July 25, 2016


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Bluffton men roll to 4-1 win over Kuyper


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Coach Nussbaum's second trip to Grand Rapids, Mich., in nine days produced another victory for the Beavers, this time a dominating 4-1 win over Kuyper College by the Bluffton University men's soccer team. The women pulled out a 1-0 shutout of Grace Bible College just over a week ago on September 24. Bluffton moved to 3-7 on the season with its second victory in three contests.

This weekend is Bluffton University's turn for homecoming; here's the schedule

Bluffton University has new events in store at the beginning, middle and end of its Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Oct. 4.

“New Beginnings” is the theme for Homecoming, which will kick off Saturday with the launch of a new book at The Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center. From 9-10:30 a.m., visitors may stop by the center for a reception with Lisa Weaver and 2013 Bluffton alumna Amanda Huston, the author and illustrator, respectively, of “Swords to Plowshares,” a children’s book published by the center. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

Beavers move to 2-0 in HCAC with sweep at Earlham

By: Brittany Roth, sports information assistant


RICHMOND, Ind. - The Bluffton University volleyball team followed up its Heartland Conference opening win over Transylvania with a sweep at Earlham College on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The Beavers dominated the match, winning 25-6, 25-22 and 25-11 while improving to 15-6 overall and 2-0 in the HCAC. Earlham slipped to 4-15 and 0-2 in the conference.

Changing student lives, near and far

BLUFFTON, Ohio—Bluffton University students travel to destinations worldwide each year for transformative cross-cultural experiences.

And the ones that are closest to home are as impactful as those elsewhere around the globe.

Webb delivers overtime game winner against Heidelberg

By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - On Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, the Bluffton University women's soccer team defeated the Heidelberg University Student Princes in a double overtime thriller, 1-0. Providing the winning goal for the Beavers was sophomore TERRILL WEBB (Kenton) who scored in the 102nd minute. It marked Bluffton's first ever women's soccer victory over Heidelberg after eight straight setbacks, the last in 2008.

"Having a heart for teaching" subject of Oct. 7 forum

BLUFFTON, Ohio—A retired educator in Lima and Findlay will discuss what “having a heart for teaching” means in today’s world during a Bluffton University Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 7.

‘Andrea King, now assistant to the director of teacher education at Bluffton, will address “Teaching on the Edge: Is Having a Heart for Teaching Enough?” beginning at 11 a.m. in Founders Hall. Her presentation is free and open to the public.

Messiah rehearsals to begin Oct. 7 in Mosiman Hall

BLUFFTON, Ohio—Rehearsals for Bluffton University’s 119th performance of Handel’s “Messiah” will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 7, in the Gilliom Room of Mosiman Hall.

Anyone interested in singing, from high school students to adults, is welcome to join the rehearsals, which will lead to the traditional Advent-season performance at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Founders Hall. Joining the chorus will be professional orchestra players and vocal soloists.

Concert to feature two choirs, band on Oct. 5

BLUFFTON, Ohio—Bluffton University will hold a concert featuring its Camerata Singers, University Chorale and Concert Band at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in Yoder Recital Hall.

The performance, part of Homecoming weekend activities at Bluffton, is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken for music scholarships during intermission.

Fisher breaks Bluffton record at NCAA Pre-Nationals

By: Kaleb Schweiger, sports information assistant

MASON, Ohio - The Beaver harriers traveled south to the greater Cincinnati area to compete in the pre-national cross country invitational. This was the only opportunity that Division 3 schools across the nation had to compete on the course that will be used for the 2014 cross country national championship. As one would anticipate, a huge inter-regional field showed up and the Beavers rose to the occasion.

Franklin rides first half to 54-21 win over Beavers

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant