We’re embarking on a campaign that will give our students access to the best facilities, the latest technology and the means to explore deeper. With the combination of these new resources and the focus of our students, we can propel our university forward in fields like math, health science, education and more.
But We Need You
Because innovation is nothing without the people who invest and bring it to life.
$12.5 Million of $26 Million goal
Move Bluffton Forward
A Place that Inspires...
The Austin E. Knowlton Science Center will provide a place for Bluffton students to be inspired in a state-of-the-art facility designed for experiential learning.
Innovation grants will support cross-disciplinary collaboration as well as student and faculty research opportunities.
PEOPLE who make Bluffton special
Brianna Keith '18
During the fall 2016 semester, Brianna Keith '18, a music major from Grafton, Ohio, explored the harmony between technology and music.Read More
Bluffton University students who took ceramics in fall 2016 not only created bowls, plates and vases during the semester, they built a kiln to fire their pieces in.Read More
Jamie Lyn Smith
Bluffton University's newest addition to the English faculty is spearheading a new initiative for the university. Jamie Lyn Smith, assistant professor of English, will direct Bluffton's new literary journal.Read More
Chelsea Zoltowski '18
"I learned teamwork makes dreams work," said Chelsea Zoltowski '18, a chemistry major from Sylvania, Ohio, during her Forum presentation "Sticky Geckos: My Research Experience Studying Gecko Adhesion" Bluffton University's in Musselman Library.Read More
Simply Innovate: The Campaign for Bluffton University
As introduced via a video produced by senior Kevin Every, the Knowlton Science Center will be the cornerstone of the Simply Innovate fundraising campaignRead More
A $1 million dollar gift from Greg and Donna Wannemacher was announced during the launch of Simply Innovate, the Campaign for Bluffton University. Greg Wannemacher and Dave Baumgartner are co-chairs of the Simply Innovate campaign.Read More
Knowlton Science Center
The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation of Cincinnati, Ohio, made the largest single gift in Bluffton's history. The $4 million gift spearheads the development of a transformational new science building to be located at the heart of campus.Read More