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BVU Honors Faculty and Staff
BVU Honors Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff were the recipients of several awards, including Education for Service, Student Senate Faculty Member of the Year, and Student Senate Staff Member of the Year, among others.

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Remembering Ben Donath
Remembering Ben Donath

Ben taught mathematics at Buena Vista for 41 years. His passion for excellence was readily apparent in the way he encouraged every one of his students to reach their highest potential.

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Wiebers Named Senior of the Year
Wiebers Named Senior of the Year

Each year, the BVU National Alumni Association honors an outstanding senior who demonstrates academic achievement, leadership characteristics, and the ability to set personal and career goals.

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BVTV Tonight! Wraps Up Premiere Season
BVTV Tonight! Wraps Up Premiere Season

The show, which includes a cast and crew of approximately 20 BVU students, was developed to be similar in format to popular late night talk shows such as "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

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BVU to Host Domestic Violence Symposium
BVU to Host Domestic Violence Symposium

Professionals – including licensed mental health counselors, social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and substance abuse providers – who attend the symposium are qualified to receive 2.75 continuing education units.

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Show Your Beaver Spirit
Show Your Beaver Spirit

Show your BVU pride while you work out, train and compete! Get jerseys, shorts, skin suits and jackets and more in Beaver blue & gold! You can now purchase items any time at the OwnWay Apparel Team Store. Items will be shipped directly to you. Contact Amy Jones at jonesa@bvu.edu with any questions.

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Tech Trek to be Held at Buena Vista University
Tech Trek to be Held at Buena Vista University

This year, more than 30 seventh grade girls will take part in Tech Trek – an engaging one-week summer camp featuring hands-on science and technology classes, a fun and educational field trip, opportunities to meet inspiring women role models, and a unique college campus experience at BVU.

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Buenafication Day Set for May 1
Buenafication Day Set for May 1

The University’s beloved tradition will conclude with a new “Strike Out Hunger” can drive, which is being held in conjunction with the BVU baseball game that is scheduled for May 1 at 6 p.m. versus Loras College.

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2018 Spring Break Service in Waco, Texas
2018 Spring Break Service in Waco, Texas

BVU participants served with World Hunger Relief, Inc., a faith-based organization committed to the alleviation of food insecurity and malnutrition through sustainable agriculture and community development.

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2018 Spring Break Service in Atlanta
2018 Spring Break Service in Atlanta

BVU participants served with a variety of causes, including 4Sarah, a faith-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower change in the life direction of women and girls who are victims of sex trafficking.

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2018 Spring Break Service in Nicaragua
2018 Spring Break Service in Nicaragua

BVU students served with the Panorama Service Expedition and immersed themselves in the area’s culture and served on a farm alongside locals helping prepare grounds for planting coffee trees.

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Remembering Bernie Weiss
Remembering Bernie Weiss

The former Beaver coach has died at 79. He was named Iowa Conference Coach of the Year in 1975 and led the Beavers to a conference championship during the 1975-76 season.

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Student Move Hosts Glass Slipper Shop
Student Move Hosts Glass Slipper Shop

The Glass Slipper Shop gives community members the opportunity to purchase new and gently used formal dresses at a lower cost. Proceeds will go to CAASA in Storm Lake to benefit those in need.

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Remembering Dr. Al Lewis
Remembering Dr. Al Lewis

Dr. Al Lewis has passed away at 78. He was well-known at Buena Vista as a professor and coach who emphasized the "education in physical education."

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BVU Science and Business Students Honored
BVU Science and Business Students Honored

The Clifford A. Rae Academic Achievement Award rewards business and science students who excel in their academic pursuits, and encourages quality learning experiences for students outside the classroom.

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BVU Students Give Back to Those in Need
BVU Students Give Back to Those in Need

The food packaging effort was part of the University’s ongoing celebration of Black History Month, which has included a variety of diverse events and programs for campus community engagement.

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BVU Game Day Interns Work Super Bowl LII
BVU Game Day Interns Work Super Bowl LII

Game Day interns assist with various activities during the fall football season that include arranging press boxes, delivering game information to media, and recording player and coach interviews.

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Behind the Scenes at Disney
Behind the Scenes at Disney

The group of students kicked off their travels in Orlando, Fla., where they received behind the scenes access at several theme parks, including Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida.

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You've Got a Friend in BV
You've Got a Friend in BV

Inspired by the magic of Pixar, brothers Morgan and Mason McGrew have spent years working on a creation of their own — and their work has received a great deal of attention.

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Studying with Starbucks
Studying with Starbucks

Located near the BVU library, the Common Grounds coffee shop is a fast-paced, social space stocked with numerous Starbucks staples.

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BVU Theatre Behind the Scenes
BVU Theatre Behind the Scenes

The dynamic duo of Dr. Bethany Larson, professor of theatre, and Mr. David Walker, assistant professor of theatre and coordinator of technical production and staging, tell us what it takes to knock campus productions out of the park.

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BVU to Start $15.1 Million Dollar Forum Renovation
BVU to Start $15.1 Million Dollar Forum Renovation

The BVU Board of Trustees has officially approved a $15.1 million renovation of the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business/Siebens Forum. Construction is scheduled to start in May 2018, with a tentative completion date of December 2018.

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