Davis part of cross-cultural experience in Chicago

Staff report

BLUFFTON — Tyler Davis of Sidney, Ohio, will be participating in a Bluffton University cross-cultural experience in Chicago during the month of May.

Davis along with other Bluffton students will collaborate with the Olive Branch Mission, located in south-side Chicago. Students participating in this program will better understand the social, racial and economic struggles facing low income families in an urban environment and one “Christian” response to these issues.

Davis, son of Joe and Lisa Davis, is a senior majoring in accounting. He was a 2013 graduate of Houston High School.

This experience will fulfill Bluffton’s undergraduate cross-cultural requirement that must be completed before graduation. Students can either complete a cross-cultural experience or take six credit hours in one foreign language.

Bluffton University is a liberal arts, residential campus with more than 80 undergraduate majors, minors and programs; a bachelor’s degree evening program in social work for working adults; and an adult degree-completion program in organizational management. Bluffton also offers master’s degree programs in organizational management and business administration, as well as MBA programs with concentrations in leadership, health care management, accounting and financial management, leading nonprofits, conflict transformation, sustainability, production and operations management, sport management and intercultural leadership, plus a self-designed concentration.

Founded in 1899 and affiliated with Mennonite Church USA, the university is located in Northwest Ohio. It has an enrollment of more than 1,100 students and 14 NCAA Division III athletic teams. Bluffton’s 100-year legacy is expressed today in its enduring values of discovery, community, respect and service that are woven into the academic program and campus life. Bluffton students go into the world prepared for life as well as for their chosen vocations.

Staff report