Faculty and staff

Big Reveal 2024

Updates From Our Campus Community 

  • Spiritual Life Week 
    The Spring 2024 Spiritual Life Week is March 17th - 22nd. This semester SLW will be focusing on the theme of "Even when we are not... God is." The ministry team has been planning various events to showcase all the ways in which God provides.
    SLW details
  • C. Henry Smith Peace Oratory Contest
    Faculty and students are encouraging participation in this years C. Henry Smith Peace Oratory Contest—to be held on Wednesday evening, April 10 at 7 p.m. Cash prizes are awarded to the top 3 participants.

Get to know Bluffton's faculty, staff and students                                                                           

 Trin Borgman '24Trin Borgman

A social work and psychology double major, Trin Borgman's vocation was further confirmed during a field experience last semester at Lima City Schools. Next fall, she plans to study in Chicago with the Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture.
Chicago internship

Beavers '24Beavers 2023-24
Throughout the year, Bluffton's mascots, J Denny and Jenny Beaver, increase campus spirit all while keeping their identities secret. Six students were revealed and joined the ranks of Beaver mascot alumni.
Mascots revealed

Faculty Achievements

  • Gerald Mast published the third installment of his project entitled: "Confession: Menno's Penitential Piety and the Foundation of Jesus Christ (1537-39)."
  • Matthew Nardo was invited to speak at the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association State Clinic on Saturday, Feb. 17 in Columbus.
  • Roy Couch and four Bluffton band students participated in the 33rd Ohio Private School Conductors Association 2024 Honor Festival Weekend.
  • A TR Steiner teapot has been included in “Teapots X” a biannual national exhibit of teapots held at Baltimore Clayworks in Baltimore MD. The exhibit can be seen online at baltimoreclayworks.org under Current Exhibits - Teapots X - Teapots X Exhibition Publication. The exhibit is displayed through March 23, 2024.
  • Paul Neufeld Weaver participated in a Mennonite Public Peace Witness in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Jan 16, calling for a Ceasefire in Gaza and also for the release of all hostages.
  • Jeff Gundy’s poem “Short Sleeve February” is in Christian Century (Feb. 2024), 46.
  • Phil Sugden’s exhibit “Pages from the Manual on Dismantling God” will be on display at the Farmer Family Gallery on the campus of Ohio State University Lima through Feb. 29.