Alexis Beenken

Alexis Beenken

Major: Exercise Science/ Human Performance
    Minor: Coaching
Year at BVU: Senior
Hometown: Algona
Activities: SAB, Esprit de Corps, BV Buddies, HiPSO, AASB
BVU life hack: The Harold Walter Siebens School of Business was built underground so you can see the lake from the front steps of Schaller Chapel!

Sydney Berends

Sydney Berends

Major: Secondary History Education
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Roland
Activities: AASB, Teachers Inc., Phi Alpha Theta History Club, Patrick Henry Scholar, BV Buddies, Deans Fellows Program and Honors Program
BVU life hack: Talk with your professors, they love to get to know you!

Keely Bycroft

Keely Bycroft

Major: Business Major- Marketing Concentration
    Minor: Graphic Design
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Altoona
Activities: Softball team, Buena Vista Business Association (BVBA), Graphic design club (CMYK)
BVU life hack: If you ever need help with a problem, academic or personal, sit in the school of business and anyone of those professors in there will be more than willing to listen!

Jayden Clark

Jayden Clark

Major: Accounting and Finance
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Des Moines
Activities: Baseball, Academic Assistant to Dr. Den Stulc, AASB, Deans Fellows
BVU life hack: Dixon-Eilers, ESSC, Lage, and Siebens Forum classrooms stay open late at night if you need a quiet place to study or do homework.

Gage Cook

Gage Cook

Major: Philosophy and Religion
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Tipton
Activities: AASB, ALPS, OAC, SCATE, Res Life, Honors, Deans, and Academic Assistant
BVU life hack: Students can use camping and kayaking stuff for free at the Rec House!

Sydnee Donnelli

Sydnee Donnelli

Major: Exercise Science – Human Performance
Year at BVU: Senior
Hometown: Lakefield, Minn.
Activities: Volleyball, Team Wellness, HiPSO, Pre-Health Club, Honors and Dean’s Fellowship Program
BVU life hack: Half of BVU's campus is underground.

Paige Fast

Paige Fast

Major: Human Performance
    Minor: Coaching
Year at BVU: Senior
Hometown: Nodaway
Activities: HiPSO, AASB, Pre-Health Club, and Team Wellness
BVU life hack: We get movies for free every month from SAB.

Janelle Gibler

Janelle Gibler

Major: Biology
    Minor: Chemistry
Year at BVU: Sophomore
Hometown: Villisca
Activities: I am a member of the Science Club and Alumni Association Student Board.
BVU life hack: The massage chair in Health Services is a great way to relieve stress.

Christian Kladstrup

Christian Kladstrup

Major: Biology/Pre-Med
    Minor: Chemistry
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Spencer
Activities: Science Club President, Member of Pre-Health Club and SCATE, Parliamentarian of Student Senate, Resident Assistant, Academic Assistant
BVU life hack: Classrooms are a great place to study!

Molly Lewison

Molly Lewison

Major: Spanish Education K-12
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Forest City
Activities: Track and Field, Esprit de Corps, Sigma Delta Pi
BVU life hack: Nurses give out goody bags, even if it is just a cold!

Taylor Loy

Taylor Loy

Major: Political Science
Year at BVU: Sophomore
Hometown: Indianola
Activities: Academic Assistant, VP of Special Events for Student MOVE, VP of College Democrats, Treasurer of AAUW, Member of Dean’s Fellow Program, Member of the Honor’s Program
BVU life hack: The couches in the back of the library are super comfy and wonderful for napping.

Ryan Moore

Ryan Moore

Major: History
Year at BVU: Senior
Hometown: Early
Activities: President of Phi Alpha Theta
BVU life hack: If you want to learn more about BVU's history you can contact Joan Curbow, who is in charge of the university archives. She can help you locate old yearbooks and newspaper articles, which you can look through. This is a fun way to examine how our university has changed over its past 125 years.

Jaelyn Olson

Jaelyn Olson

Major: Chemistry/Pre-Pharmacy
Year at BVU: Senior
Hometown: Eldora
Activities: Esprit De Corps, Student MOVE, Alumni Association Student Board, Pre-Health Club, Science Club, Center for Academic Excellence Tutor, Academic Assistant, Alpha Chi National Honor Society, URMED, Honors Program, Dean’s Fellows Program
BVU life hack: There is always chocolate in Dr. Melanie Hauser’s office.

Nate Pardun

Nate Pardun

Major: Elementary Education with TESL and Reading Endorsements
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Denison
Activities: Football, Teachers Inc., CEC, AASB, SAAC
BVU life hack: The security officers always have candy during finals and midterms.

Katie Puls

Katie Puls

Major: Psychology
Year at BVU: Sophomore
Hometown: Geneseo, Ill.
Activities: Science club, Pre-health club, Psychology club, Psychology Research club, Student Senate, Track and Field, and Cross Country
BVU life hack: All classrooms are open to study and do homework!

Mackensey Radke

Mackensey Radke

Major: Elementary Education
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Sheldon
Activities: AASB, Teachers Inc, Football Manager, Academic Assistant
BVU life hack: Get to the Homecoming football game early, before they run out of free sunglasses!

Jamie Rich

Jamie Rich

Major: Psychology
    Minor: Sociology
Year at BVU: Senior
Hometown: Belle Plaine
Activities: Psi Chi, Psychology Club, Psychology Research Club, Resident Assistant in Constitution, Phonathon Supervisor, CAE Tutor, Concert Band, AASB, and Jazz Band
BVU life hack: Check out the second floor of the library for quiet study areas and hidden desks in the back! The third floor also connects Alumni/Development and the President’s office.

Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell

Major: Interdisciplinary (Sustainable Development)
    Minor: Business
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Rochester, Minn.
Activities: Outdoor Adventure Club, SCATE, Global Fellows, and Deans Fellows
BVU life hack: The fish room is the best study room in the science center - it has a printer, a vending machine, a microwave, a sink and most importantly—three aquatic environments for fish!

Cody Sexton

Cody Sexton

Major: Exercise Science-Human Performance
    Minor: Coaching
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: North Sioux City, S.D.
Activities: Football, AASB
BVU life hack: Go talk to your professors, they are all easy to talk to.

Jake Staudt

Jake Staudt

Major: Biology and Chemistry
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Forest City
Activities: Football, Wrestling, Student Senate, SCATE, BARC, Science Club, AASB, Resident Assistant, Academic Assistant, Honors, Deans Fellows
BVU life hack: If you stop by the student senate office during their office hours, they have plenty of candy to share!

Ryan Steim

Ryan Steim

Major: Accounting and Business
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Ankeny
Activities: Baseball
BVU life hack: The weight room is always empty on Saturday mornings.

Kyle Wiebers

Kyle Wiebers

Major: Psychology and Educational Studies
Year at BVU: Junior
Hometown: Holstein
Activities: Psychology Club, Psi Chi, UCN, KBVU, Student Senate, Esprit De Corp, Global Fellows, Teachers Inc., Dr. Wind Goodfriend's AA, Psychology Research Club
BVU life hack: Wherever you go, there is always a smiling face!