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BVU Receives Grant for School of Science

BVU Receives Grant for School of Science

June 24, 2015
BVU Receives Grant for School of Science Buena Vista University's School of Science has received a grant of $174,054 from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to purchase five pieces of laboratory instrumentation equipment for the enhancement and development of classroom and research. Read more...

Education Students Receive Recognition of Excellence

Education Students Receive Recognition of Excellence

June 17, 2015
Education Students Receive Recognition of Excellence Five Buena Vista University students received the Recognition of Excellence Award from Educational Testing Service for their performance on the Praxis II content knowledge exams. Read more...

Studying Business in Switzerland

Studying Business in Switzerland

June 15, 2015
Studying Business in Switzerland Kirsten experienced a new way of learning when she spent a semester abroad in Switzerland. She studied international business management at the Geneva School of Business Administration. See more...

Ahrens Receives Leadership Award

Ahrens Receives Leadership Award

June 11, 2015
Ahrens Receives Leadership Award Zach Ahrens received the Student Leadership Award from Iowa Campus Compact at their Engaged Campus Awards. The award recognizes leadership on campus and in the community and a strong track record of supporting others in service. Read more...

Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff

Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff

June 5, 2015
Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff Buena Vista University held its annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 22 to recognize and award achievements for employees of the university. Read more...

Shepherd Honored by BVU for Excellence in Teaching

Shepherd Honored by BVU for Excellence in Teaching

June 4, 2015
Shepherd Honored by BVU for Excellence in Teaching Dr. Jason Shepherd, assistant professor of computer science, was named the 29th recipient of the George Wythe Award, Buena Vista University's highest honor for excellence in teaching. Read more...

Kiley: Internship Success

Kiley: Internship Success

June 1, 2015
Kiley: Internship Success Kiley wanted an internship where she could explore her passion for writing, and her digital media professors helped her land a spot at xoJane in Manhattan. After a few days on the job, her first article was published and picked up by Time magazine. See more...

Pair of BVU Grads Receive Doctorates From UNMC

Pair of BVU Grads Receive Doctorates From UNMC

May 25, 2015
Pair of BVU Grads Receive Doctorates From UNMC Two BVU graduates, Cassandra Pauley and Grant Turner, graduated from The University of Nebraska Medical Center on May 9. Cassandra received her Doctorate of Pharmacy and Grant received his Doctorate in Medicine. Read more...

Class of 2015 Graduates in Commencement Ceremony

Class of 2015 Graduates in Commencement Ceremony

May 23, 2015
Class of 2015 Graduates in Commencement Ceremony Five hundred eighty-two students received their degrees from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 23. Congratulations to the Class of 2015! See more...

Victory Arch Procession: Commencement 2015

Victory Arch Procession: Commencement 2015

May 23, 2015
Victory Arch Procession: Commencement 2015 Watch as Buena Vista University's Class of 2015 makes the traditional procession through Victory Arch on its way to the commencement ceremony in Siebens Fieldhouse. See more...

Timelapse: Commencement 2015

Timelapse: Commencement 2015

May 23, 2015
Timelapse: Commencement 2015 Buena Vista University's commencement ceremonies were held on May 23. See time lapse video of the event in Siebens Fieldhouse. See more...

Buena Vista University Engages in Process to Address Higher Education Challenges

Buena Vista University Engages in Process to Address Higher Education Challenges

May 12, 2015
Buena Vista University Engages in Process to Address Higher Education Challenges Buena Vista University has completed a year-long comprehensive self-assessment of its academic, administrative and co-curricular programs and services, called Prioritization. BVU chose to undertake this evaluation to address growing challenges that are affecting higher education on state and national levels. Read more...

Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled for May 23

Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled for May 23

May 11, 2015
Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled for May 23 Buena Vista University will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 23, with 582 graduates scheduled to receive their degrees. The commencement speaker will be retired America Online executive and former BVU Trustee Laura Horn. Read more...

Buenafication Day Provides a Record 7,500 Hours of Service

Buenafication Day Provides a Record 7,500 Hours of Service

May 8, 2015
Buenafication Day Provides a Record 7,500 Hours of Service An estimated 3,500 faculty, staff, college students and students from Storm Lake Community School District participated in Buena Vista University's 102nd annual Buenafication Day, contributing 7,500 hours of community service. See more...

Student Organizations Receive Awards at Regional Conference

Student Organizations Receive Awards at Regional Conference

May 7, 2015
Student Organizations Receive Awards at Regional Conference Members of the Buena Vista University Student Activities Board attended the National Association for Campus Activities regional conference in Madison, Wisconsin, April 16-19, where they received several awards. Read more...

Spring Break Service Trips Impact BVU Students

Spring Break Service Trips Impact BVU Students

May 5, 2015
Spring Break Service Trips Impact BVU Students More than 40 Buena Vista University students, faculty and staff participated in four AWOL trips during spring break, enabling them to volunteer their time and service to a variety of people and programs. Read more...