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.

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Because innovation is nothing without the people who invest and bring it to life.

 

Progress Tracker

$16.6 Million of $26 Million goal

Move Bluffton Forward

A Place that Inspires...

Rendering of the Austin E. Knowlton Science Center Building

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...

Students in a Science Lab

Innovation grants will support cross-disciplinary collaboration as well as student and faculty research opportunities.

Sustain Bluffton's Legacy

Boundless Potential...

Nursing students in the classroom

Bluffton Fund provides the resources to recruit and retain high-quality faculty and students.

Invest in Success...

Bluffton University

Endowment is an investment in student success by strengthening Bluffton's financial position and sustaining programs.

PEOPLE who make Bluffton special

Emily Short '18

Emily Short '18

Emily Short wears many hats. A bible and theology major with three minors (psychology, sociology, and peace and conflict studies), she recently used her knowledge in all of those areas along with a desire for social change to create an innovative summer camp curriculum.

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Chanhee Hwang '19

Chanhee Hwang '19

For Chanhee Hwang '19, a business administration major, college has been both a rewarding and a challenging time. An international student from South Korea, Hwang is working hard to not only gain a degree in business but also to improve her English. She has learned how persistence pays off in her continued academics at Bluffton.

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Multicultural Student Organization

Multicultural Organization

Bluffton University's Multicultural Student Organization (MSO) is growing and adapting to fit the needs and interests of today's students. The club's mission is to bring together students of all cultures to establish a stronger campus community.

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Jeff Gundy

Jeff Gundy

If you know Jeff Gundy, you know he is passionate about American Transcendentalist and British Romantic poetry as well as his frequent biking ventures with family and friends. You also know he is a voracious writer with a remarkable list of poetry, nonfiction and essay publications. But to his students, the professor of English is known for the striking way he begins each class.

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CAMPAIGN STORIES

Recipients of the Ray Ramseyer Philanthropy Award

Philanthropy Award

Bluffton University presented the Ray Ramseyer Philanthropy Award to Larry and Shirley Copeland at the 2017 President's Dinner, recognizing the couple for their dedication, service and philanthropic support.

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Bluffton University Nature Preserve

Moyer Nature Center

The 1,800 square foot Moyer Nature Center is scheduled for completion later this fall in the Bluffton University Nature Preserve. "This project will provide a very useful multi-purpose building for environmental science education."

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Simply Innovate introduced

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 campaign

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