In the News

In the News

New Students Welcomed to Buena Vista University

New Students Welcomed to Buena Vista University

Aug. 29, 2016
New Students Welcomed to Buena Vista University New students moved onto campus during BVU's Welcome Week activities in August. They were welcomed to campus by other students, faculty and staff, and made the traditional procession through Victory Arch. See more...

Smith and Osborn Head BVU Community Campaign

Smith and Osborn Head BVU Community Campaign

Aug. 4, 2016
Smith and Osborn Head BVU Community Campaign Buena Vista University has announced that Kent Smith and Josh Osborn will be the co-chairs for its 2016-2017 Community Campaign. Contributions to the campaign help provide resources for scholarships and development of innovative academic programs at BVU. Read more...

BVU to Honor Five at Founders' Day Service

BVU to Honor Five at Founders' Day Service

Aug. 4, 2016
BVU to Honor Five at Founders' Day Service Buena Vista University will hold its 39th annual Founders' Day memorial service on Saturday, Sept. 10 to honor five deceased individuals who have served the institution as staff, trustees, alumni, friends and benefactors. Read more...

Van Haaften Coaches USA All-Star Team on Brazil Tour

Van Haaften Coaches USA All-Star Team on Brazil Tour

Aug. 2, 2016
Van Haaften Coaches USA All-Star Team on Brazil Tour Buena Vista University head men's basketball coach Brian Van Haaften served as head coach for the USA Division III All-Star team on its Brazil Tour in July. He had few familiar faces on his roster - BVU senior Kennedy Drey and recent Beaver grad Nick Clark. Read more...

Buena Vista University Statue at the Iowa State Fair

Buena Vista University Statue at the Iowa State Fair

Aug. 1, 2016
Buena Vista University Statue at the Iowa State Fair If you attend the 2016 Iowa State Fair (Aug. 11-21) be sure to check out Buena Vista University's concrete statue. The creation is BVU's entry in a contest to help promote the Fair's theme, "Nothing Compares." Read more...

BVU Hosts Girls at AAUW Tech Trek Camp for Science, Math

BVU Hosts Girls at AAUW Tech Trek Camp for Science, Math

July 29, 2016
BVU Hosts Girls at AAUW Tech Trek Camp for Science, Math The American Association of University Women hosted a week-long Tech Trek camp at BVU for 22 rising eighth-grade girls. Tech Trek is uniquely designed to show girls the excitement and potential of careers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Read more...

BVU Announces New National Alumni Association Board Members

BVU Announces New National Alumni Association Board Members

July 5, 2016
BVU Announces New National Alumni Association Board Members On July 1, BVU welcomed three new members to the National Alumni Association Board of Directors. They are Adrienne Haynes SL'10, John Jennett SL'88, Lindsay (Zieg) Knoop SL'06 and Gentry (Gillespie) Smith SL'99. Read more...

BVU Names New Business Dean

BVU Names New Business Dean

June 20, 2016
BVU Names New Business Dean Buena Vista University is excited to announce that Dr. James Falter will be the new dean of the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business. He will assume the role July 1, 2016. Read more...

Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff

Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff

June 8, 2016
Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff Buena Vista University recognized and awarded achievements for its employees. The sixteenth annual Education for Service Award was presented to Cindy McDonough, administrative assistant to the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business. Read more...

Buena Vista University Names Three New Trustees

Buena Vista University Names Three New Trustees

May 24, 2016
Buena Vista University Names Three New Trustees Buena Vista University has announced that Dr. Susan Donovan, Maureen Heffernan and Daniel Phillips have been named to its Board of Trustees. Read more...

Buenafication Day Provides 4,000 Hours of Service

Buenafication Day Provides 4,000 Hours of Service

May 23, 2016
Buenafication Day Provides 4,000 Hours of Service An estimated 1,460 faculty, staff, college students and students from Storm Lake Community School District and Storm Lake St. Mary's participated in Buena Vista University's 103nd annual Buenafication Day on April 28, contributing 4,000 hours of community service. See more...

Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates

Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates

May 21, 2016
Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates Seven hundred eleven students received their degrees from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 21. Congratulations to the Class of 2016! See more...

BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta

BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta

May 20, 2016
BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta Six students have been selected to participate in an on-campus question and answer program with Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta during his appearance on campus as the 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate. Read more...

Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students

Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students

May 18, 2016
Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students Buena Vista University digital media students have earned several awards at state, regional and national levels. The honors included recognition from the Society for Collegiate Journalists, the Iowa Motion Picture Association and the Society for Professional Journalists. Read more...

Buena Vista University Celebrates 125 Years

Buena Vista University Celebrates 125 Years

May 4, 2016
Buena Vista University Celebrates 125 Years Members of the Buena Vista University and Storm Lake communities gathered to celebrate BVU's 125th birthday. The festivities concluded with a group photo in front of Victory Arch. Read more...

Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale

Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale

May 2, 2016
Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale "Randomonium," a talk show produced by seniors Chelsey Goetz and Zachary Schmidt for BVU's University Cable Network, televised its 30th and final episode live from Anderson Auditorium. The show featured an alumni band, and a big question. Read more...

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