Sarah Poynter, a Bluffton University student from Pittsboro, is a chaplain in Bluffton’s Hirschy Hall this year.
Bluffton hall chaplains are available for peer counseling and promote spiritual life activities like Bible studies and service projects. They help new students get oriented to campus ministries and find ways to help put student faith into action.
Bluffton University is a liberal arts, residential campus with more than 50 undergraduate programs; an adult degree-completion program in organizational management; and master’s degree programs in organizational management and business administration. Bluffton also offers an MBA with a concentration in health care management and a bachelor’s degree evening program in social work for working adults.
Founded in 1899 and affiliated with Mennonite Church USA, the university is in northwest Ohio. It has an enrollment of more than 1,100 students and 14 NCAA Division III athletics teams.