BVU Top News Stories News Headlines from Buena Vista University BVU Top News Stories Celebrating Scholarships This year marked BVU's ninth annual Celebrating Scholarships event, where students come together with their scholarship benefactors to say "thank you" in person. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:45:00 CDT Sharing in the Vision of BVU Throughout Buena Vista's history, a variety of individuals have used their insights, knowledge, and perspectives to contribute to the success of the University. Many names come to mind, including the last name Pierce. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:46:00 CDT Student Organization Receives Grant from Alliant Energy BV Buddies-Teammates has received a grant from Alliant Energy Foundation that will be used to support their activities in the community. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:28:00 CDT On-Time and On-Track: Four Years to Graduation Active, hands-on learning through internships, travel, field work, and research is the lifeblood of the BVU experience. So how do students get the most out of their college years and still graduate on time? Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:44:00 CDT Buena Vista University Students Receive Governor's Volunteer Awards Sixteen Buena Vista University students and the BVU Student Senate were honored at the 2014 Governor's Volunteer Award ceremonies held in June on the BVU campus. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:40:00 CDT Buena Vista University Honored by Iowa Campus Compact A Buena Vista University student organization and an individual from the campus community were recognized with honorable mention awards by Iowa Campus Compact at its 2014 Engaged Campus Awards event. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:42:00 CDT First Class of BVU Global Fellows Graduate Six students who were selected for Buena Vista University's first Global Fellows Program in 2011 earned their degrees and are the first class to complete the four-year, interdisciplinary academic and travel program. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:08:00 CDT Graduate & Professional Studies Announces New Degree Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies is launching a Bachelor of Applied Science degree with a major in applied management. The degree is specifically designed for those holding an Associate of Applied Science degree. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:03:00 CDT Computer Science Group Takes Part in Charity Hack A group representing BVU's computer science program aided the Young Women's Resource Center in Des Moines, during an event that provides free programming and software development to non-profit organizations. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:00:00 CDT Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff Buena Vista University held its annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 23 to recognize and award achievements for employees of the university. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:07:00 CDT BVU Remembers Dr. John Madsen Dr. John Madsen, associate professor emeritus of business and corporate communication, passed away at his home in Rock Island, Illinois. He was one of the most respected faculty members during his tenure at BVU. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:50:00 CDT Stepping into a Career in Business When he graduated in May, Michael Meisheid knew that his triple-major in business management, finance and banking, and economics fully prepared him to begin his career at United Fire Group in Cedar Rapids. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:48:00 CDT Claiborne Honored by BVU for Excellence in Teaching Jamii Claiborne, associate professor of digital media, has been named the 28th recipient of the George Wythe Award, BVU's highest honor for excellence in teaching. She has been a faculty member since 2001. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:14:00 CDT Best Featured on Omaha Public Radio Dr. Bradley Best, associate professor of political science at Buena Vista University, was featured in an interview with Omaha Public Radio station KIOS about Iowa's upcoming primary elections. Fri, 30 May 2014 13:54:00 CDT Class of 2014 Graduates in Commencement Ceremony Six hundred ninety-nine students received their degrees from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 24. Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Sat, 24 May 2014 20:16:00 CDT