Natalie Bellairs

Major: Biology
Hometown: Osage, Iowa
Activities: cheerleading, AMSA, Deans Fellows, and Global Fellows
What do you love about BVU? I love the small class sizes, and the opportunity to build relationships with professors. I also love beautiful campus and friendly atmosphere that BV provides.

* Manda Clark, chair

Major: Biology and Secondary Education
Hometown: Urbandale, Iowa
Activities: Cheerleading, Esprit De Corps, Dean's Fellows, BV Buddies, AASB
What do you love about BVU? I love the small close-knit community, and the small class sizes and relationships built with professors and peers. I love all of the opportunities that BVU has to offer as well.

Jaeyln Daggs-Olson

Major:Biochemistry
Hometown:Eldora, Iowa
Activities: Esprit de Corps, BVU Dance Team, Honors Program, Dean's Fellow Program, and AASB
What do you love about BVU? I love all the great opportunities at BVU - the small classes, the great faculty and staff, and all the friends I have made.

Grady Gallagher

Major: Business Education
Hometown: Moville, Iowa
Activities: basketball, Honors Program, Dean's Fellows
What do you love about BVU? I love the beautiful campus and the long list of fun things to do no matter the time of year.

Chelsey Goetz

Major: Digital Media
Hometown: Lakota, Iowa
Activities: UCN, I have a radio show, writer for the Tack
What do you love about BVU? I love working with and getting to know the professors at BVU.

* Stephanie Hayden, vice chair

Major: Accounting & Sports Management
Hometown: Prairie City, Iowa
Activities: Softball, Buena Vista Marketing Association (BVMA) – VP of Promotions, AASB, Alpha Chi, Deans Fellow
What do you love about BVU? I love BVU because of the outstanding relationships built due to the small size of campus. There are plenty of opportunities on campus to get involved, meet new people, and build these life-long relationships with friends, faculty, and staff.

Jordan Henningsen

Major: Corporate Communications
Hometown: Alta, Iowa
Activities: basketball, volleyball, deans fellow
What do you love about BVU? Because I am able to get involved with many different things here on campus because of the small size. You also get individual attention from your professors that will set you up for your future career. The relationships you gain here at BVU are lifelong.

Samantha Hirschman

Major:Biology
Hometown:Cherokee, Iowa
Activities:AASB, SAB, AWOL, Choir
What do you love about BVU? I love the small environment and the friendly people. I love the opportunities available on campus!

Taylor Kavaya

Major: Pre-med/Chemistry Minors: Biology and Psychology
Hometown: Urbandale, Iowa
Activities: Cheerleading, BV Buddies, Student Senate, Honors Program, Deans Fellow
What do you love about BVU? I love the friendliness of the professors and staff at Buena Vista, and how they strive for our success.

Ayaka Kondo

Major:Environmental Science
Hometown:Tokyo, Japan
Activities:International Students' Club
What do you love about BVU? Mmm, this is a very difficult question because there are tons of great loving points BVU has!! If I pick out some, BVU is very small university in which most students can know each other and make close relationships. And, professors are so kind that they always help me whenever I get stuck with academic problems. I also think they have the passion to help students learn.

Molly Konrad

Major: Accounting and management double major
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa
Activities: Buena Vista Marketing Association
What do you love about BVU? I love BVU because of the small class sizes and the close-knit community feeling. The professors care about you and your grades. There are so many opportunities for students at BVU, whether it be internships, traveling, or new experiences.

Sarah Locati

Major:Social Work with minor in Psychology
Hometown:Omaha, Nebraska
Activities:SCATE, Fuego, Secretary for International Club, AASB
What do you love about BVU? I love the small sized campus here because you get to know so many people and can build great relationships with your friends and your professors.

Kayla Lohse

Major:Corporate Communication and Spanish with a Business minor
Hometown:Spirit Lake, Iowa
Activities:, Buenafication Day Committee, Career Services Student Advisory Board, AASB
What do you love about BVU?I love that BVU is so small. The size gave me a chance to meet more people, and make more friends. It also makes connecting with professors a lot easier!

* Allie Mason, treasurer

Major: Business Management with a Human Resources Track
Hometown: Altoona, Iowa
Activities: SAB, cheer, Student Senate
What do you love about BVU?I love the connections I have with my professors and the small class sizes. I love all the friendships I have made at BVU, and feeling like a member of the BVU family.

Mariana Ramirez

Major: History and Spanish
Hometown: Schaller, Iowa
Activities: Career Services Student Advisory Board, Intercultural Programs staff, International Club
What do you love about BVU? I love the quality education that I have received at BVU from professors who seek to prepare me the best they can so that I may reach my full potential.

* Krystal Schulte, secretary

Major: Graphic Design and Art with a Digital Media minor
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa
Activities: cheerleading, Untitled 11, Graphic Design club, VP of design for SAB.
What do you love about BVU? I love how easy it is to interact with other students and professors, I also love all the activities that go on and how BV makes you feel like you have a second family.

Mary Timko

Major:Business (HR Management)
Hometown:Storm Lake, Iowa
Activities:BV Buddies coordinator and mentor, Cheerleading, Esprit de Corps, Graphic Design Club
What do you love about BVU? Personally, I love the small class sizes and the small campus. It enhances our learning, relationships, and connections with professors. I also love all the opportunities given to students. Everyone is involved in something, which brings a lot of character to our university.

* Courtney Van Haaften, web/public relations

Major: Graphic design
Hometown: Alta, Iowa
Activities: volleyball, Dean's Fellows
What do you love about BVU? I love the many different opportunities the university offers and how easy it is to meet different people and feel like a part of this community.

Kirsten Van Zuiden

Major: Marketing and HR Management Major
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa
Activities: Student Senate, Volleyball team, Marketing Club, Admissions and Retention Committee
What do you love about BVU? I love the pride we have at sporting events!!

Chase Werden

Major: Political Science
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa
Activities: Student Senate, AASB, Marketing Club, Esprit de Corps
What do you love about BVU? Small campus size, know a lot of people-feels like a family.

Hanna Zinn

Major: Public Administration
Hometown: Spencer, Iowa
Activities: Women’s Golf, AASB, IMPACT, FCA
What do you love about BVU? BVU is a smaller campus and that allows me to be able to be involved in many different activities.