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Feb. 11, 2016

Apply to be a Student Orientation Director

We are looking for two students to lead the Orientation Team by serving as Student Orientation Directors during the spring and fall. These are paid positions that plan Orientation and Welcome Week activities as well as select and train the rest of the Orientation Team. Applications can be picked up in the GSLC or by contacting Mark Shea. Applications are due by Friday, Feb 12 at noon. Talk to Mark Shea if you have any questions about this great leadership opportunity.

Contact - Mark Shea


Feb. 10, 2016

Students... Attend and WIN!

Students will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a Valentines Gift Basket at EACH of the ACES events today Thursday February 10, 2016 courtesy of Team Wellness! 

Featured speaker Jeffery Bucholtz, MA co-director of We End Violence will be on campus for TWO separate presentations.   Jeffery Bucholtz, MA has worked as an activist and public speaker, providing hundreds of presentations and performances in the field of sexual violence, masculinity, relationship violence, gender normativity, popular culture, violence prevention, stalking, bullying, working in alliances, feminist thought, and the intersectionality of oppression.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity.  It is HIGHLY recommended that ALL students, faculty, and staff attend one OR both of his presentations.  

 

Presentation One:           Together We Can:  Sexual Violence, Gender, and Responsibility

11:00 a.m. – noon Schaller Chapel

 

Presentation Two:           Man Up? Masculinity and Popular Culture

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Schaller Chapel

 

 

Contact - Tami Laursen


Feb. 10, 2016

Weight Watchers Open Meeting Moves to BVU!

We are happy to announce that the Weight Watchers (WW) open meeting will be moving to BVU beginning Wednesday March 2, 2016.   There are several payment options including a Monthly Pass 1-month voucher $44.95 renewable monthly, a 3-month voucher $114.85 renewable every three months, or a “Pay as You Go option which is $15.00 per week.   But… BVU is offering the following participant incentives! 

·         A $25 gift card will be given to every employee making their first 10-pound weight loss.  This is a one-time incentive and it is the responsibility of each employee to show proof of weight loss to HR.

·         For every 9 meetings you attend, you will be reimbursed $25.00 for the cost towards weight watchers.  This is ongoing and is the responsibility of each employee to show proof of attendance to HR.

 

Meetings will be held in Dixon-Ehlers Hall (DE), classroom 213 Wednesday evenings.  Weigh-in begins at 4:45 p.m. with the meeting at 5:30 p.m.   Onsite registrations will take place at the first meeting.  If you have questions, please contact Tami Laursen ext.1238.

 

Contact - Tami Laursen


Feb. 10, 2016

Women's Leadership Conference - Opportunity for Funding

Are you interested in attending the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) in Washington, D.C. this June? AAUW Storm Lake, AAUW of BVU, and the Gender and Women’s Studies Program on campus are joining forces to send three female BVU students to NCCWSL. This a student conference, and it is co-sponsored by AAUW and NASPA. They are anticipating over 1,000 attendees from across the country and around the world. The focus of this three day event is on student leadership, and sessions include gender equality, global issues, encouraging women in STEM, etc. There is also a career/graduate school fair, opportunities for networking, and free time to explore the city. The recipients of this award will receive up to $800 to attend the conference, which will cover registration, meals, lodging, and flights to and from Washington D.C. You can read more about this conference by visiting http://www.nccwsl.org/. The award application, including eligibility information, can be found on the AAUW Storm Lake website (http://stormlake-ia.aauw.net/). The deadline to apply is Monday, February 29th at noon. Please contact Jennifer McNabb (mcnabb2@bvu.edu or ext. 2083) if you have any questions.

Contact - Jennifer McNabb


Feb. 10, 2016

Student & Parent of the Year Nominations

Nomination Forms for BVU Student and Parent of the Year are now available!!! Each year BVU recognizes one female and one male leader who has significantly contributed to the quality of life on campus. Nominations can be from students, faculty, or staff. BVU also recognizes an outstanding parent(s). Nominations can be from students only. Winners will be honored at the Student Recognition Dinner held on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016.

The DEADLINE for nominations is Monday, February 22nd, 2016.

Contact - Ebony King | Link


Feb. 10, 2016

Glass Slipper Shop Volunteers

We are in need for volunteers to help at the Glass Slipper Shop. The Glass Slipper Shop sells discounted dresses at low affordable prices so everyone can have their special night! Dresses are $10-$40, all proceeds go to a local charity!

By volunteering your name will be entered in a drawing. We have TWO prizes to give away each having a $50 value. To be eligible for the drawing you must sign up AND show up at the event to help. We appreciate you.

Dates: 

March 4th and 5th

4th- 3:30-6:00 pm

5th- 9:00 AM-12:00

March 11th and 12th

11th- 3:30-6:00 pm

12th- 9:00 AM -12:00

If you have any questions or if you want to volunteer with us contact Nichole Wiese at wiesnic@bvu.edu

Contact - Nichole Wiese


Feb. 8, 2016

Buena Vista University Love Your Melon Campus Crew

The Love Your Melon Campus Crew Program is an exclusive Crew made up of college and university students that are determined to improve the lives of children battling cancer. Campus Crew Members are the driving force behind Love Your Melon. In communities across the country, our Crew Members raise awareness for childhood cancer, represent the brand at promotional; and partner events and personally engage with our charitable programming initiatives. If this sounds like something you are interested in there with be a sign-up table outside the serve on Thursday February 11 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. 

Contact - Ciera Fergen


Feb. 8, 2016

BVU Pink Out Basketball Games

BVU STUDENTS!! 

 


When was the last time you dressed head to toe in the color pink??  Well, now is your chance!  Come dressed up in pink to the basketball games on Saturday, Feb. 13th as we host our annual PINK ZONE Breast Cancer Awareness Event and get a chance to win prizes! The Beaver fans will choose the BEST PINK COSTUME at halftime of the women’s game!  So go find your pink costume and plan to have fun at the game on Feb. 13th!  Game times are at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.  Also the first 50 students will receive a pair of pink card holders for on your cell phones and the next 50 will receive pink sunglasses and pom poms!

Contact - Dana Christen


Feb. 8, 2016

Nominations for Stief Scholarship Award

The Stief Award was established in honor of Willard Stief, former superintendent of the physical plant and maintenance, by his family and friends following his death in 1981.  This award recognizes two students who have positively contributed to the community life in the residence halls and is based on leadership, commitment to residence hall life at BVU and scholarship.

These outstanding student leaders will be honored at the Student Recognition Dinner on April 30, 2016. Nominations are due by noon on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Nominations can be submitted from faculty, staff, peers, student organizations or self-nominated

Contact - Crystal Valencia | Link


Feb. 7, 2016

Teachers-n-Training Game Night

Teachers Inc. and C.E.C. are partnering to bring you Teachers-n-Training TODAY, February 8 from 7pm-9pm in Smith 210! Come play educational games to gain ideas on what you could use in your future classroom!! A sundae bar will be provided so bring some friends and come for a night full of desserts and fun!

Contact - Haley Kohlmeyer


Feb. 5, 2016

ACES Student Life Event: March Madness Festivity at BVU-Casino Night


Gambling has become increasingly common as an entertainment option in the United States and sports-betting is one of the nation’s most popular forms of gambling.  As the NCAA basketball tournament approaches, “Casino Night” will come to the BVU campus on Saturday, March 5 in DOWS. Through this event, students not only experience gambling but also learn the potential risks involved in gambling but WITHOUT losing any money! Prizes will be awarded the top 3 winners.  To receive ACES credit, students must attend the faculty panel before the “casino” opens (6:00pm-7:00pm in Hansen 8). Please join us to enjoy playing a variety of “casino” games and acquire responsible gambling skills. Mark your calendar!

Contact - Miyuki Vamadevan Arimoto


Feb. 5, 2016

Winterfest

On Sunday, February 21 stop on by the outdoor recreation house for some winter fun! There will be soup and grilled cheese to warm you while participating in some of the activities! ALPS and OAC will be putting on a Broomball tournament, ice bowling, ice fishing, bonfire and even an ROTC obstacle course! There will be some great music to pump up the volume of the event. Come on down at 12:30 to kick things off with some food and events will go from 1-5 PM. For more information contact ALPS at alps@bvu.edu

Contact - Dakota Popp


Feb. 5, 2016

Deadline for Applying for Value Added funds

Students, will you be traveling for an internship or on a BVU sponsored trip this semester, summer or next fall?  It is not too late to apply for funding.  Go to the BVU value-added funds page to find the application and funds that are available at: www.bvu.edu/bv/academic-resources/bvu-awards-stipends.dot.  Please submit your application by February 17.  If you have any questions contact Michelle Kenkel at: KenkelM@bvu.edu.  

Contact - Michelle Kenkel | Link


Feb. 4, 2016

Weight Watchers Open Meeting Moves to BVU!

We are happy to announce that the Weight Watchers (WW) open meeting will be moving to BVU beginning Wednesday March 2, 2016.   There are several payment options including a Monthly Pass 1-month voucher $44.95 renewable monthly, a 3-month voucher $114.85 renewable every three months, or a “Pay as You Go option which is $15.00 per week.   But… BVU is offering the following participant incentives! 

·         A $25 gift card will be given to every employee making their first 10-pound weight loss.  This is a one-time incentive and it is the responsibility of each employee to show proof of weight loss to HR.

·         For every 9 meetings you attend, you will be reimbursed $25.00 for the cost towards weight watchers.  This is ongoing and is the responsibility of each employee to show proof of attendance to HR.

 

Meetings will be held in Dixon-Ehlers Hall (DE), classroom 213 Wednesday evenings.  Weigh-in begins at 4:45 p.m. with the meeting at 5:15 p.m.   Onsite registrations will take place at the first meeting.  If you have questions, please contact Tami Laursen ext.1238.

 

Contact - Tami Laursen


Feb. 4, 2016

Tina Donath Scholarship for Print Journalism

The purpose of the scholarship shall be to award one or more $1,000 annual scholarships to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Storm Lake Campus Student
  • Genuine interest in print journalism; be a skilled writer, demonstrate attributes of academic quality and personal integrity, and be  recommended by a BVU faculty member in an area related to writing and journalism.
  • The recipient of the scholarship will be expected to satisfactorily complete an internship with the local (the Storm Lake area) newspaper during the fall or spring semester of the year which the scholarship is received. The internship will be arranged with the assistance of BVU, should carry academic credit under the supervision of a BVU faculty member, and will entail no expectation of payment from the sponsoring newspaper.  Upon successful completion of the internship a $500 stipend from the fund shall be awarded to the recipient. 

To apply:

Student must submit a brief essay (one page maximum) describing their interest in journalism, and how this scholarship/internship will help them reach their career goals.  The student must also include his/her CGPA, intended major, and year in college.  The essay must be signed by the applicant as well as supporting BVU faculty member familiar with the student's academic ability, writing skills, and personal character.  The recommending faculty member may submit a more detailed recommendation, but this is not required.  

Applications will be evaluated by a three member committee and recipient will be announced at the Student Recognition Dinner in April.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Feb. 4, 2016

Keep up to date with Buenaficaiton Day announcements

Follow Buenafication Day on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BuenaficationDay/?fref=ts and Twitter https://twitter.com/buenafication for updates and information about Buenaficaiton Day.

Contact - Ashley Farmer-Hanson


Feb. 4, 2016

Buenafication Day Group Registration

Buenafication Day is slowly approaching us. We will host the 103rd Buenafication Day on April 28th! If you are a group leader, president, coach please register your group for the greatest day of the year. Register your group at:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1StMq_i3IlWZJdwWLNHge0AJLHSQXxJh-2P9yQO8SGt4/viewform?c=0&w=1  by February 15 it will help the office of civic engagement begin coordinating service sites.

Contact - Ashley Farmer-Hanson | Link


Feb. 4, 2016

Apply for Student Orientation Director Leadership Position

Applications are available in the GSLC for anyone interested in being one of the two Orientation Directors for this year. These are paid positions that work approximately 5 hours per week in the spring and 32 hours per week in the summer planning the Orientation and Welcome Week programs for BVU. Please pick up an application in the GSLC and return it by Friday, February 12 if you are interested in this outstanding leadership opportunity. Feel free to contact Mark Shea at sheam@bvu.edu if you have additional questions.

Contact - Mark Shea


Feb. 4, 2016

Nominate a Student for the Stief Award

The Stief Award was established in honor of Willard Stief, former superintendent of the physical plant and maintenance, by his family and friends following his death in 1981.  This award recognizes two students who have positively contributed to the community life in the residence halls and is based on leadership, commitment to residence hall life at BVU and scholarship.

These outstanding student leaders will be honored at the Student Recognition Dinner on April 30, 2016. Nominations are due by noon on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Nominations can be submitted from faculty, staff, peers, student organizations or self-nominated.

Contact - Crystal Valencia | Link


Feb. 3, 2016

Teachers-n-Training Game Night

Teachers Inc. and C.E.C. are partnering to bring you Teachers-n-Training on Monday, February 8 from 7pm-9pm in Smith 210! Come play educational games to gain ideas on what you could use in your future classroom!! A sundae bar will be provided so bring some friends and come for a night full of desserts and fun!

Contact - Haley Kohlmeyer


Feb. 3, 2016

NIRSA Regional Basketball Championships

Anyone interested in competing against other schools. If so this is your chance. There is a Regional Basketball Tournament on March 4-6, 2016 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. There are men's and women's divisions. It is a two game guarantee. Champions of the Men's and Woman's divisions will receive a paid entry into the NIRSA National Basketball Tournament hosted by Ohio State University April 22-24, 2016. Champions will also receive a travel stipend to participate in the 2016 NIRSA National Tournament. Deadline to sign up is February 26th. Please contact Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu with questions.

Contact - Trevor Berneking


Feb. 3, 2016

Bubble Soccer Tournament

Get your teams ready for first annual Bubble Soccer Tournament! The tournament is on Sunday, February 21st in the Rec Center from 7-10 pm. There must be four players per team with a maximum of six. To sign your team up please go to imleagues.com. Please contact Mike Jamieson at jamiesonm@bvu.edu or Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu with questions.

Contact - Mike Jamieson


Feb. 3, 2016

Ice Hockey League

Join us for some pond hockey during the month of February and beginning of March. We will have an ice hockey league on Wednesday evenings starting February 10. Games will be played from 7-9 pm on the rink by the beach. You need a minimum of four players per team with a maximum of six. Please sign up by Tuesday, February 9 at midnight. If you have any questions or concerns please email Mike Jamieson at jamiesonm@bvu.edu.

Contact - Mike Jamieson


Feb. 3, 2016

Digital Media Students Attending Conference

The following students will miss classes Thursday and Friday, Feb. 4-5 in order to travel with Digital Media faculty to attend the Iowa College Media Association convention in Des Moines:  Dee Friesen, Kylie Wellendorf, Justice Kempf, Stephanie Steiner, Mackenzie Rappe, Tanner Hoops, Kyle Wiebers, Tiffany Brauckman, Morgan McGrew, Kaylie Plowman, Skyler Gorsett, Chris Habermann, Zach Schmidt, Emily Johnson, Brittany Poeppe and Spence Bottoroff. 

Contact - Digital Media Faculty


Feb. 3, 2016

Clifford A. Rae applicants sought

School of Science and School of Business Majors:  Applications for the Clifford A. Rae School of Science and School of Business Academic Achievement Awards are currently being solicited.  In addition to other criteria, applicants must have an officially declared major in the School of Science or the School of Business, and must continue to meet appropriate satisfactory progress requirements throughout the award period (calendar 2016).  Students who have not received an invitation to apply for this award, but who feel they may be eligible, should contact Ms. Sue Vaudt in the School of Science office, or Ms. Cindy McDonough in the School of Business office as soon as possible.  The deadline for completing the application process is Friday, February 26th, 2016, at 3:00 pm. 

Contact - Sue Vaudt and Cindy McDonough


Feb. 3, 2016

Apply now to join Spring Phonathon

Want to earn extra money and build your resume? Like talking to people? Phonathon is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers for spring semester. This paid position begins with new caller training on Feb. 11 and continues until March 31 (except break). Email Barbara Aiona at aionab@bvu.edu for an application. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 5 or until positions are filled.

Contact - Barbara Aiona


Feb. 3, 2016

We End Violence! Must see program for the entire BVU Community

We End Violence! Must see program for the entire BVU Community!!

On Thursday February 11, 2016 Co-director of We End Violence will be on campus for TWO separate presentations.   Jeffery Bucholtz, MA has worked as an activist and public speaker, providing hundreds of presentations and performances in the field of sexual violence, masculinity, relationship violence, gender normativity, popular culture, violence prevention, stalking, bullying, working in alliances, feminist thought, and the intersectionality of oppression.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity.  It is HIGHLY recommended that ALL students, faculty, and staff attend one OR both of his presentations.   

Presentation One:           Together We Can:  Sexual Violence, Gender, and Responsibility

11:00 a.m. – noon Schaller Chapel

Presentation Two:           Man Up? Masculinity and Popular Culture

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Schaller Chapel

Check out his work at the following links:  http://weendviolence.com/together_we_can_2.html  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AUe6ODoJec#t=90

Contact - Tami Laursen


Feb. 3, 2016

See the BV University Theatre Winter Production: "Iowa"

The BV University Theatre is the first producing organization outside New York City to present a new musical titled, "Iowa".  It is unusual, humorous, surprising, and thought-provoking.  Performances are in Anderson Auditorium, Feb. 3, 4, 5, & 6 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets can be reserved by going to www.bvu.edu/theatre and submitting a ticket request.  Pick up your tickets at the door; the House opens at 7 p.m.  Seating is general admission, so patrons are encouraged to arrive early for best seating selection.  This show contains some material which may not be appropriate for children.

Contact - Dr. Bethany Larson | Link


Feb. 3, 2016

Tutors at the Cherokee High School Needed:

Last Fall students from BVU assisted Cherokee High School students as part of their after-school program.  The BVU students made a big difference and we received great remarks from the staff at Cherokee High School who were very impressed with the tutoring program.  To keep these high school students motivated and engaged, the high school is eager to have BVU students as tutors and role models. 

Please consider helping these high school students as a tutor.  Please contact Miyuki Vamadevan Arimoto at 2180 or via e-mail at vamadevanar@bvu.edu if you have any questions or to indicate your interest.

Contact - Miyuki Vamadevan Arimoto


Feb. 3, 2016

Full Time AmeriCorps VISTA Position Open

Buena Vista University has been awarded a full time AmeriCorps VISTA! If you are interested in a national service program and assisting with developing Civic Engagement at BVU this is the position for you! Selected individual must have a college degree. This is a one year committment.  To apply go here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=64827&fromSearch=true If you have questions, feel free to reach out to our current VISTA Elizabeth Reese.

Contact - Ashley Farmer-Hanson | Link


Feb. 2, 2016

Faculty/Staff Open Session Ron Rinehart

All Faculty and Staff are invited to an open session for Ron Rinehart, candidate for full-time School of Education position.  on February 9, at 3:00pm in Smith Hall 204.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Feb. 1, 2016

Freshmen Application for Global Fellows

Freshman applications for consideration of selection as a 2017 Global Fellow are now being accepted and are due Feb. 26, 2016. If interested, please contact your fall semester, 2015, University Seminar instructor or email Dr. Melinda Coogan coogan@bvu.edu to receive application information.  The 2016 Global Fellows will give an ACES presentation on Wed., Feb. 10, 7 pm in Science 126.  Come and hear about their experiences in the southern tip of the world!

Contact - Dr. Melinda Coogan


Feb. 1, 2016

HiPSO Iron Beaver

It’s not too late to sign up for the Iron Beaver Challenge! You have until February 28 to complete the distances of an Iron Man on your own time and at your own pace. 2.4 mile swim (82 laps). 112 mile bike. 26.2 mile run. Please be sure to sign up with Katie Turnquist at turnkat2@bvu.edu as soon as you can! There will be a sheet with your name on it in a binder by the printer in the Fieldhouse to record your distances. If you complete all three, you will be entered into our drawing at the end of the month for prizes!

Contact - Katie Turnquist


Feb. 1, 2016

BVU RA Application Available

Do you want to be a leader? Do you want a rewarding experience? Do you want to make a difference? Then we want you! The Office of Residence Life is currently looking for student leaders who are interested in becoming an Resident Assistant for next year. Applications are available online at https://www.facebook.com/events/427685237428179/ from now through the February 12th. If you have any questions please contact Adam Wallander at wallandera@bvu.edu

All Applicants must attend 1 info session from the following options:

- February 1st, 2016 9:00pm-9:30pm Skybox Pierce Hall
- February 2nd, 2016 1:00pm -1:30pm Forum Room 9
- February 4th, 2016 9:00pm-9:30pm Briscoe Suites 1 
- February 5th, 2016 1:00pm-1:30pm Forum Room 9
- February 7th, 2016 3:00pm-3:30pm Skybox Pierce Hall

Contact - Adam Wallander


Feb. 1, 2016

Thank you!

I would like to express a big thank you to President Moore and Susan as well as the entire BVU community for the beautiful flower arrangement following my surgery. Also, thank you to all who expressed well-wishes prior to and following my procedure. It is truly gratifying to work with such a great group!

Pam

Contact - Pamela Asmussen


Feb. 1, 2016

Caramel Apples For Your Valentine

The environmental AWOL group is selling gourmet caramel apples.  There are three kinds of apples: M&M caramel apples, Butterfinger caramel apples, and regular caramel apples.  Each apple costs $7 and orders are due by February 5th.  The caramel apples are a great Valentine's Day gift for a friend or a special someone.  In order to buy the apples email Emily Phipps at phipemi@bvu.edu

Contact - Emily Phipps


Jan. 31, 2016

Teachers-n-Training Game Night

Teachers Inc. and C.E.C. are partnering to bring you Teachers-n-Training on Monday, February 8 at 7pm in Smith 210! Come play educational games to gain ideas on what you could use in your future classroom!! A sundae bar will be provided so bring some friends and come for a night full of desserts and fun!

Contact - Haley Kohlmeyer


Jan. 31, 2016

Zoo Campout

 SCATE will be hosting a campout trip to the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for any BVU students. We will be leaving 4:15pm on Friday, April 8, and returning around 4pm the next day, April 9. We will be camping in the Desert Dome exhibit with tents and sleeping bags provided by the Rec House [if you have your own sleeping bag or tent, please let us know, though]. Sodexo will provide Friday’s dinner, while SCATE will be providing Saturday’s breakfast, leaving Saturday’s lunch for the participants to bring money for. The cost will be $10 for active SCATE members and $20 for non-SCATE members. Let us know right away if you are interested! We will be doing a first come first serve basis due to limited numbers allowed.

If you are interested, please contact Tanner Cook at cooktan@bvu.edu or Kristina Campbell at campkri3@bvu.edu

This trip is co-sponsored by The BVU Weekend Programming Committee.

Contact - Kristina Campbell


Jan. 29, 2016

Tutors at the Cherokee High School Needed

Last Fall students from BVU assisted Cherokee High School students as part of their after-school program.  The BVU students made a big difference and we received great remarks from the staff at Cherokee High School who were very impressed with the tutoring program.  To keep these high school students motivated and engaged, the high school is eager to have BVU students as tutors and role models. 

Please consider helping these high school students as a tutor.  Please contact Miyuki Vamadevan Arimoto at 2180 or via e-mail at vamadevanar@bvu.edu if you have any questions or to indicate your interest.

Contact - Miyuki Vamadevan Arimoto


Jan. 29, 2016

Attention Spring Graduates

Are you planning to graduate after the Spring semester?  If you haven't received/returned your graduation application, please do so ASAP.  Storm Lake undergrads - contact the Registrar's Office.  GPS graduate and undergraduates, contact your advisor.

Contact - Jill Baumann - Assistant Registrar


Jan. 29, 2016

Looking for a Job or Internship? Don’t Delay – Deadline is February 3!

Come to Spring Interview Day! Spring Interview Day is on Friday, February 19 at Simpson College in West Des Moines. 

Students have the opportunity to interview with over 30 employers in one day and in one location! This is a great opportunity to find a job or internship!

Some positions available for interviews are: Accounting Intern, Logistics Manager, Financial Analyst, Project Engineer, Human Resources Intern, Executive Team Leader, Auditor, Analyst-IT, Financial Advisor, Bank Management Trainee, Designer/Drafter, Claims Specialist               AmeriCorps & VISTA and MORE!

Get registered now in ICoRN CareerLink so you can review and apply to these positions! The deadline to register for this event is February 3! 

Get registered in three easy steps!

1.       Go to https://icorn-csm.symplicity.com/students  Click “Register.”   (Your school email is your username and this first password is “recruit”).  

2.       Complete registration form and click “Submit.”  

3.      When your career center approves your registration, you will receive an automatically-generated email with a new password and directions on how to log in and apply to the postings.

Contact careerservices@bvu.eduwith any questions. 

Contact - Emily Gallagher


Jan. 29, 2016

Iron Beaver Challenge

It’s not too late to sign up for the Iron Beaver Challenge! You have until February 28 to complete the distances of an Iron Man on your own time and at your own pace. 2.4 mile swim (82 laps). 112 mile bike. 26.2 mile run. Please be sure to sign up with Katie Turnquist at turnkat2@bvu.edu as soon as you can! There will be a sheet with your name on it in a binder by the printer in the Fieldhouse to record your distances. If you complete all three, you will be entered into our drawing at the end of the month for prizes!

Contact - Katie Turnquist


Jan. 28, 2016

Wendy Waugaman Women & Leadership Development Award

Buena Vista University announces a scholarship opportunity for female students in all disciplines who are interested in leadership development. The Wendy C. Waugaman Women and Leadership Development Award provides financial support to female students seeking to increase their leadership aptitude. This is your chance to pursue your dream about what will best enhance your professional and academic development. Creative thinking is encouraged, and possible experiences might include internships, job shadows, special conferences, and unique service opportunities.

To apply, submit a proposal to the Associate Dean of Faculty (Dr. Peter Steinfeld) no later than February 15 at 5pm, including: name, the specific goals for the experience proposed, how the proposed experience will enhance your leadership development, and an estimate of the funds needed to realize the goals. To qualify, a student must have at least one semester of enrollment remaining in her program after using the Award. The recipient is expected to give at least one presentation upon her return. Through the generous support of Wendy C. Waugaman, President and CEO of American Equity in West Des Moines and a Trustee of BVU, up to $4000 will be made available for the selected project. Recipient(s) will be announced at the Student Recognition Dinner in April.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Jan. 28, 2016

Clifford A. Rae Harold Walter Siebens School of Business Academic Achievement Award Winners Announced

The Clifford A. Rae Harold Walter Siebens School of Business Academic Achievement Award is awarded to high-performing declared School of Business majors who meet specified guidelines. The winners for the 2015 calendar year are: Second Year students Keely Bycroft, Nyajime Jangjuol, and Alexandra Wahlert; Third Year students Colin Hansen, Mai Chee Yang and Sean Morgan; and Fourth Year students Callie Hoffman, Alec Sindelar, and Lan Nguyen. We commend and congratulate these students for their outstanding effort and performance.

Contact - Ashok Subramanian, Dean of the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business


Jan. 28, 2016

Clifford A. Rae School of Science Academic Achievement Award

The Clifford A. Rae School of Science Academic Achievement Award was established to encourage high academic performance of declared School of Science majors who meet specified guidelines. The winners for the 2015 calendar year are:
   Second-Year student winners: Christian Kladstrup, Dong Wang, Emma Konk
   Third-Year student winners: Michelle Clinesmith, Sarah Schlichte, Jaelyn Olson
   Fourth-Year student winners: Joseph Hindman, Blake Laursen, Carolyn McDermott

Congratulations to these students for their excellent academic performance.
Benjamin B. Donath Dean of the School of Science

Contact - sue vaudt


Jan. 28, 2016

BVU RA Application Available

Do you want to be a leader? Do you want a rewarding experience? Do you want to make a difference? Then we want you! The Office of Residence Life is currently looking for student leaders who are interested in becoming an Resident Assistant for next year. Applications are available online at https://www.facebook.com/events/427685237428179/ from now through the February 12th. If you have any questions please contact Adam Wallander at wallandera@bvu.edu

All Applicants must attend 1 info session from the following options:

- February 1st, 2016 9:00pm-9:30pm Skybox Pierce Hall
- February 2nd, 2016 1:00pm -1:30pm Forum Room 9
- February 4th, 2016 9:00pm-9:30pm Briscoe Suites 1 
- February 5th, 2016 1:00pm-1:30pm Forum Room 9
- February 7th, 2016 3:00pm-3:30pm Skybox Pierce Hall

Contact - Adam Wallander


Jan. 28, 2016

Follow BVU on Instagram

Follow BVU on Instagram for awesome photos and videos of Beaver life!

Contact - Josh Weitzel | Link


Jan. 28, 2016

Caramel Apples For Your Valentine

The environmental AWOL group is selling gourmet caramel apples.  There are three kinds of apples: M&M caramel apples, Butterfinger caramel apples, and regular caramel apples.  Each apple costs $7 and orders are due by February 5th.  The caramel apples are a great Valentine's Day gift for a friend or a special someone.  In order to buy the apples email Emily Phipps at phipemi@bvu.edu 

Contact - Emily Phipps


Jan. 27, 2016

Open House

Come join the GSLC staff on February 1st from 2-4 for punch and cookies to help welcome our new director.

Contact - Brooke Paulsen


Jan. 27, 2016

We End Violence! Must see program for the entire BVU Community!!

On Thursday February 11, 2016 Co-director of We End Violence will be on campus for TWO separate presentations.   Jeffery Bucholtz, MA has worked as an activist and public speaker, providing hundreds of presentations and performances in the field of sexual violence, masculinity, relationship violence, gender normativity, popular culture, violence prevention, stalking, bullying, working in alliances, feminist thought, and the intersectionality of oppression.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity.  It is HIGHLY recommended that ALL students, faculty, and staff attend one OR both of his presentations.  

 

Presentation One:           Together We Can:  Sexual Violence, Gender, and Responsibility

11:00 a.m. – noon Schaller Chapel

 

Presentation Two:           Man Up? Masculinity and Popular Culture

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Schaller Chapel

 

Check out his work at the following links: 

http://weendviolence.com/together_we_can_2.html  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AUe6ODoJec#t=90

 

Contact - Tami Laursen


Jan. 27, 2016

NIRSA Regional Basketball Tournament

Anyone interested in competing against other schools. If so this is your chance. There is a Regional Basketball Tournament on March 4-6, 2016 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. There are men's and women's divisions. It is a two game guarantee. Champions of the Men's and Woman's divisions will receive a paid entry into the NIRSA National Basketball Tournament hosted by Ohio State University April 22-24, 2016. Champions will also receive a travel stipend to participate in the 2016 NIRSA National Tournament. Deadline to sign up is February 26th. Please contact Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu with questions.

Contact - Trevor Berneking


Jan. 26, 2016

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

BVU’s School of Business will be hosting the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program on campus again this year.  This service includes free preparation and e-filing of 2015 Federal and Iowa income tax returns for individuals with household income of $59,000 or less.  The clinic is open to qualifying faculty, staff and students as well as others in Storm Lake or neighboring communities.  Clinics will be held in the School of Business on Wednesdays from 2 – 6 p.m. from Feb. 3 through Mar. 30 (closed Mar. 23).  The site offers convenient drop-off service.  At your appointment, you will complete an intake form, drop off your tax documents and speak with a tax preparer.  Then at an agreed upon later date, you may stop back to review and pick up your completed return. Appointments are required and are filling quickly.  Please call Cindy in the School of Business at 749-2418 to schedule an appointment.

Contact - Beth Blankers


Jan. 26, 2016

Meinhard & Ball Awards! Get your application in today!

Are you a volunteer in the community? Could you use additional funding for next school year? If yes, apply for the Meinhard & Ball Award. The funding can go towards anything that is service related. Applications can be found in the GSLC.

Contact - Ashley Farmer-Hanson


Jan. 26, 2016

Iowa Caucus! February 1 at 7pm

The Iowa Caucus is right around the corner! Join thousands of other Iowans in delegating your party of choice Presidential candidate to be nominated for the next round of party conventions. Iowa is the first state in the nation to host the Caucus and this is your chance to utilize your democratic freedoms and become involved civically! If you are not registered to vote, you can do this onsite with the proper documentation or you can register ahead of time online https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterinformation/voterregistration.html If you are a Democrat and live on campus you will Caucus at Storm Lake High School. If you are a Republican you will Caucus at Storm Lake Middle School. You should plan to arrive early. Get out and be Civically Engaged!

Contact - Ashley Farmer-Hanson


Jan. 26, 2016

Bubble Soccer Tournament

Get your teams ready for first annual Bubble Soccer Tournament! The tournament is on Sunday, February 21st in the Rec Center from 7-10 pm. There must be four players per team with a maximum of six. To sign your team up please go to imleagues.com. Please contact Mike Jamieson at jamiesonm@bvu.edu or Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu with questions.

Contact - Mike Jamieson


Jan. 26, 2016

Looking for a Job or Internship?

Come to Spring Interview Day! Spring Interview Day is on Friday, February 19 at Simpson College in West Des Moines. 

Students have the opportunity to interview with over 30 employers in one day and in one location! This is a great opportunity to find a job or internships!

Some of the participating employers are Ernst & Young, College Possible, Iowa Auditor of State, Sammons Financial Group, Pella Corporation, Interstates Companies, Nationwide, Target, Toyota Financial and MANY MORE!  

Get registered now in ICoRN CareerLink so you can review and apply to these positions! The deadline to register for this event is February 3! 

Get registered in three easy steps!

1.       Go to https://icorn-csm.symplicity.com/students  Click “Register.”   (Your school email is your username and this first password is “recruit”).  

2.       Complete registration form and click “Submit.”  

3.      When your career center approves your registration, you will receive an automatically-generated email with a new password and directions on how to log in and apply to the postings.

Contact careerservices@bvu.eduwith any questions. 

Contact - Emily Gallagher


Jan. 26, 2016

Join Phonathon and build your resume

Want to earn extra money and build your resume? Like talking to people? Phonathon is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers for spring semester. Evening and weekend shifts are available. This paid position begins with new caller training on Feb. 11 and continues until March 31 (excluding spring break). Attend an information meeting next week or email Barbara Aiona at aionab@bvu.edu for an application.

Contact - Barbara Aiona


Jan. 26, 2016

Dinner and a Show- BVU Wrestling

BVU Wrestling closes out the regular season and celebrates senior night with their Dinner and a Show Event.  Enjoy a candlelight dinner, while taking in the BVU Wrestling dual with Luther College.  

Your three course meal will be served throughout the dual.  Come honor our seniors and enjoy a good meal.  

Tickets are $16.  Only 8 tables will be available for dinner.  Contact Coach Breese today to purchase your ticket. 

Contact - Jeff Breese


Jan. 25, 2016

Iron Beaver Challenge

The fifth annual HiPSO Iron Beaver Challenge will take place in February this year. Complete the distances of an Iron Man (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run) in the entire month of February (on your own time  and at your own pace) and get entered into a drawing for quality prizes. Prizes last year included Oakley sunglasses, gift cards, dry-fit socks, ect. Sign up or ask questions by emailing Katie Turnquist at turnkat2@bvu.edu. There will be a binder by the printer at the front desk in the Fieldhouse to record your distances when it starts February 1st!

Contact - Katie Turnquist


Jan. 25, 2016

Come, Relax and Win!

Stay focused, stay relaxed, start your semester off right by using our massage chair! Research has shown that students who use a massage chair on a regular basis are more focused, relaxed and better students.    Come down to Health Services and take a few minutes to relax in our chair.  Any student that comes down during the month of February will get a punch card.  Using the massage chair 5 times will allow you to be entered into a drawing for a prize!  Anyone can make an appointment by calling our office or stopping down.  Appointment times for the massage chair are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Contact - Lorie Stanton


Jan. 25, 2016

Faculty/Staff Open Session for Casey Gilewski

There will be an open session for Casey Gilewski, candidate for the School of Education on Friday, February 12 at 3:00PM in Smith Hall 204.  Her CV information can be found on BeaverNet under Employee Services, open session candidates.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Jan. 25, 2016

Faculty/Staff Open Session for Amy Barth

There will be an open session for Amy Barth, candidate for the School of Education on Thursday, February 11 at 3:00PM in Smith Hall 204.  Her CV information can be found on BeaverNet under Employee Services, open session candidates.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Jan. 25, 2016

Faculty/Staff Open Session for Heidi Cornell

There will be an open session for Heidi Cornell, candidate for the School of Education on Monday, February 8 at 3:00PM in Smith Hall 204.  Her CV information can be found on BeaverNet under Employee Services, open session candidates.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Jan. 25, 2016

Faculty/Staff Open Session for Mark Hopkins

There will be an open session for Mark Hopkins, candidate for the School of Education on Friday, February 5 at 3:00PM in Smith Hall 204.  His CV information can be found on BeaverNet under Employee Services, open session candidates.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Jan. 25, 2016

Faculty/Staff open session for Stephanie DeSpain

There will be an open session for Stephanie DeSpain, candidate for School of Education on Thursday, February 4, at 3:00PM in Smith Hall 204.  Her CV information can be found on BeaverNet under Employee Services, open session candidates.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Jan. 25, 2016

Open Session for Dan Strohmyer

There will be an open session for Dan Strohmyer, candidate for School of Education on January 28, 10:45AM in Smith Hall 204.  His CV information can be found on BeaverNet under Employee Services, open session candidates.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Jan. 25, 2016

Faculty/Staff Open Session Elizabeth Collardey

There will be an open session for Elizabeth Collardey, candidate for Social Work at 11AM on Thursday, January 28 in SSA217.  Her CV information can be found on BeaverNet under Employee Services, open session candidates.

Contact - Michelle Kenkel


Jan. 24, 2016

Iron Beaver Challenge

The fifth annual HiPSO Iron Beaver Challenge will take place in February this year. Complete the distances of an Iron Man (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run) in the entire month of February and get entered into a drawing for quality prizes. Prizes last year included Oakley sunglasses, gift cards, dry-fit socks, ect. Sign up or ask questions by emailing Katie Turnquist at turnkat2@bvu.edu. There will be a binder by the printer at the front desk in the Fieldhouse to record your distances when it starts February 1st!

Contact - Katie Turnquist


Jan. 22, 2016

Hockey League

Join us for some pond hockey during the month of February and begining of March. We will have an ice hockey league on Wednesday evenings starting February 10. Games will be played from 7-9 pm on the rink by the beach. You need a minimum of four players per team with a maximum of six. Please sign up by Tuesday, February 9 at midnight. If you have any questions or concerns please email Mike Jamieson at jamiesonm@bvu.edu. 

Contact - Mike Jamieson


Jan. 22, 2016

Smash Brothers League

Are you a gamer, or do you just like to compete no matter what your doing? If you fall into either of these categories then we have the league for you. We will be holding a Super Smash Bros league during the month of February. It will be on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 8-11 pm in the Underground. The first night of play will be on Tuesday, February 2. The league will consist of teams of two and each team will play at least one best of five series against another team each night. The league will be played on a Wii U. Please sign your team up at IMLeagues.com and if you have questions please contact Mike Jamieson at jamiesonm@bvu.edu or Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu.

Contact - Mike Jamieson


Jan. 22, 2016

Sign Up For ICoRN Spring Interview Day!

Spring Interview Day will take place on Friday, February 19 at Simpson College in West Des Moines. 

Students have the opportunity to interview with over 30 employers in one day and in one location! This is a great opportunity to find a job or internships!

Some of the participating employers are Ernst & Young, College Possible, Iowa Auditor of State, Sammons Financial Group, Pella Corporation, Interstates Companies, Nationwide, Target, Toyota Financial and MANY MORE!  

Get registered now in ICoRN CareerLink so you can review and apply to these positions! The deadline to register for this event is February 3! 

Get registered in three easy steps!

1.       Go to https://icorn-csm.symplicity.com/students  Click “Register.”   (Your school email is your username and this first password is “recruit”).  

2.       Complete registration form and click “Submit.”  

3.      When your career center approves your registration, you will receive an automatically-generated email with a new password and directions on how to log in and apply to the postings.

Contact careerservices@bvu.eduwith any questions. 

Contact - Emily Gallagher


Jan. 22, 2016

Join Spring Phonathon

Want to earn extra money and build your resume? Like talking to people? Phonathon is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers for spring semester. Evening and weekend shifts are available. This paid position begins with new caller training on Feb. 11. Please email Barbara Aiona at aionab@bvu.edu for an application.

Contact - Barbara Aiona


Jan. 20, 2016

Ice Hockey League

Join us for some pond hockey during the month of February and begining of March. We will have an ice hockey league on Wednesday evenings starting February 10. Games will be played from 7-9 pm on the rink by the beach. You need a minimum of four players per team with a maximum of six. Please sign up by Tuesday, February 9 at midnight. If you have any questions or concerns please email Mike Jamieson at jamiesonm@bvu.edu. 

Contact - Mike Jamieson


Jan. 20, 2016

HiPSO Iron Beaver

The fifth annual HiPSO Iron Beaver Challenge will take place in February this year. Complete the distances of an Iron Man (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run) in the entire month of February and get entered into a drawing for quality prizes. Prizes last year included Oakley sunglasses, gift cards, dry-fit socks, ect. Sign up or ask questions by emailing Katie Turnquist at turnkat2@bvu.edu. There will be a binder by the printer at the front desk in the Fieldhouse to record your distances when it starts February 1st!

Contact - Katie Turnquist


Jan. 20, 2016

Rec House Hours During Interim Break

The Rec House will be closed on Monday, January 25 and Tuesday, January 26. We will re-open on Wednesday, January 26 at 2 pm. During second semester we will be open from 2-9 pm Monday-Friday and 1-6 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Please contact Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu with any questions. 

Contact - Trevor Berneking


Jan. 20, 2016

Smash Brothers League

Are you a gamer, or do you just like to compete no matter what your doing? If you fall into either of these categories then we have the league for you. We will be holding a Super Smash Bros league during the month of February. It will be on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 8-11 pm in the Underground. The first night of play will be on Tuesday, February 2. The league will consist of teams of two and each team will play at least one best of five series against another team each night. The league will be played on a Wii U. Please sign your team up at IMLeagues.com and if you have questions please contact Mike Jamieson at jamiesonm@bvu.edu or Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu.

Contact - Trevor Berneking


Jan. 20, 2016

ICoRN Spring Interview Day!

Spring Interview Day will take place on Friday, February 19 at Simpson College in West Des Moines. 

Students have the opportunity to interview with over 30 employers in one day and in one location! This is a great opportunity to find a job or internships!

Some of the participating employers are Ernst & Young, College Possible, Iowa Auditor of State, Sammons Financial Group, Pella Corporation, Interstates Companies, Nationwide, Target, Toyota Financial and MANY MORE!  

Get registered now in ICoRN CareerLink so you can review and apply to these positions! The deadline to register for this event is February 3!

Get registered in three easy steps!

1.       Go to https://icorn-csm.symplicity.com/students  Click “Register.”   (Your school email is your username and this first password is “recruit”). 

2.       Complete registration form and click “Submit.” 

3.      When your career center approves your registration, you will receive an automatically-generated email with a new password and directions on how to log in and apply to the postings.

 

Contact careerservices@bvu.eduwith any questions. 

Contact - Emily Gallagher


Jan. 19, 2016

HiPSO Iron Beaver Challenge

The fifth annual HiPSO Iron Beaver Challenge will take place in February this year. Complete the distances of an Iron Man (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run) in the entire month of February and get entered into a drawing for quality prizes. Prizes last year included Oakley sunglasses, gift cards, dry-fit socks, ect. Sign up or ask questions by emailing Katie Turnquist at turnkat2@bvu.edu. There will be a binder by the printer at the front desk in the Fieldhouse to record your distances when it starts February 1st!

Contact - Katie Turnquist


Jan. 15, 2016

Join the Spring Phonathon!

Want to earn extra money and build your resume? Like talking to people? Phonathon is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers for spring semester. Evening and weekend shifts are available. This paid position begins with new caller training on Feb. 11. Contact Barbara Aiona at aionab@bvu.edu for more info and an application.

Contact - Barbara Aiona


Jan. 15, 2016

Baseball Manager Needed

The Beaver Baseball team is looking to hire a manager/student-assistant for the upcoming season. Job responsibilities would include video-taping our hitters and pitchers, tracking velocity using a radar gun, and assisting the development of our players. This job would be great for any Education majors who might have a future in coaching. Please contact Coach Eddie if you are interested.

Contact - Steve Eddie


Jan. 15, 2016

Thank You

A special thank you to Fred and Susan Moore, Facilities Management, the custodial staff, and Buena Vista University for thinking of me in the passing of my sister. All was very much appreciated. Thank you so much.

Contact - Anna Schwint


Jan. 15, 2016

BVU RA Application Available

Do you want to be a leader? Do you want a rewarding experience? Do you want to make a difference? Then we want you! The Office of Residence Life is currently looking for student leaders who are interested in becoming an Resident Assistant for next year. Applications are available online at https://www.facebook.com/events/427685237428179/ from now through the February 12th. If you have any questions please contact Adam Wallander at wallandera@bvu.edu

Contact - Adam Wallander | Link


Jan. 14, 2016

Hug A Beaver Booth

Having a Bad Day?  Feeling kinda blue?  How about a Hug? Did you know hugs can instantly boost hormone levels making you feel better? Did you know that National Hug Day is on January 21? Come to our “Hug a Beaver Booth” on Thursday, January 21 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Siebens Forum to get a HUG from Buford the Beaver. HUG coupons and a sweet treat will be also be given out!

Contact - Lorie Stanton


Jan. 13, 2016

Kucha and Baba Tony

MELT would like to invite to come and listen to story tellers Kucha and Baba Tony at Anderson Auditorium on January 18th at7:00PM. They will be discussing the Civil Rights Movement, as well as the efforts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This event will count towards ACES Credit.

Contact - Gary Blackford


Jan. 13, 2016

Selma

MELT would like to invite you to a showing of the movie "Selma" in Hanson 8 on January 18th, at 2:00PM, to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Following the movie, there will be a discussion led by story tellers Kucha and Baba Tony. This event will count towards ACES Credit.

Contact - Gary Blackford


Jan. 13, 2016

Save the Date -- ICoRN Spring Interview Day!

Spring Interview Day will take place on Friday, February 19 at Simpson College in West Des Moines.

Students will have the chance to interview with over 25 employers in one day! This event is open to students of every major!

Now is a great time to spruce up your resume!  The application period will begin Wednesday, January 20.

More details to come!

Contact careerservices@bvu.edu with any questions. 

Contact - Emily Gallagher


Jan. 13, 2016

J-Term Ski Trip

You only have a couple more days to sign up for the ski trip to Mount Kato in Mankato, Minnesota on Monday, January 18. The trip costs just $20 and only $10 if you have your own snowboard or skis. The price includes transportation, meals, lift ticket and rentals. We will leave from the Bell between 7:30-8:00 am and return around 6 pm. Please go to the business office asap to sign up for this exciting trip. With questions please contact Logan Bardwell at bardlog@bvu.edu.

Contact - Logan Bardwell


Jan. 13, 2016

Super Smash Bros League for Wii U

Are you a gamer, or do you just like to compete no matter what your doing? If you fall into either of these categories then we have the league for you. We will be holding a Super Smash Bros league during the month of February. It will be on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 8-11 pm in the Underground. The first night of play will be on Tuesday, February 2. The league will consist of teams of two and each team will play at least one best of five series against another team each night. The league will be played on a Wii U. Please sign your team up at IMLeagues.com and if you have questions please contact Mike Jamieson at jamiesonm@bvu.edu or Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu.

Contact - Mike Jamieson


Jan. 13, 2016

BVU Wrestling BeaverCast Podcast

The holidays and winter break have come and gone and now it’s time to get down to business on Episode 14 of the BVU Wrestling BeaverCast. Head coach Jeff Breese recaps why he doesn’t like watching A Christmas Story, but loves Elf. He also breaks down the performance of Gable Bonner at the Flash Flanagan Open last weekend in Dubuque.

Contact - Jeff Breese | Link


Jan. 11, 2016

BVU Community Mark Your Calendars for Thursday February 11, 2016!

On Thursday February 11, 2016 Co-director of We End Violence will be on campus for TWO separate presentations.   Jeffery Bucholtz, MA has worked as an activist and public speaker, providing hundreds of presentations and performances in the field of sexual violence, masculinity, relationship violence, gender normativity, popular culture, violence prevention, stalking, bullying, working in alliances, feminist thought, and the intersectionality of oppression.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity.  It is HIGHLY recommended that ALL students, faculty, and staff attend one OR both of his presentations.   

Presentation One: Together We Can:  Sexual Violence, Gender, and Responsibility11:00 a.m. – noon Schaller Chapel

Presentation Two: Man Up? Masculinity and Popular Culture  7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Schaller Chapel

Check out his work at the following links: 

http://weendviolence.com/together_we_can_2.htmlhttps://www.youtube.comwatch?v=6AUe6ODoJec#t=90

 

Contact - Tami Laursen


Jan. 8, 2016

J-Term Ski Trip to Mount Kato

COME Join ALPS for a fun filled day of skiing and snowboarding at Mount Kato in Mankato, Minnesota! Breakfast, lunch, dinner, lift ticket, rental and transportation included for just $20. If you have your own snowboard or skis we will drop the price to $10. If interested please sign up at the business office by Thursday, January 14. If you have questions please email alps@bvu.edu or contact Logan Bardwell at bardlog@bvu.edu.

Contact - Trevor Berneking


Jan. 8, 2016

Join the Spring Phonathon

Want to earn extra money and build your resume? Like talking to people? Phonathon is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers for spring semester. Evening and weekend shifts are available. This paid position begins with new caller training on Feb. 11. Attend an information meeting on Jan. 14 at 4:30 in the Phonathon Room, located on the library's third floor. If you can't attend the meeting, please email Barbara Aiona at aionab@bvu.edu for an application.

Contact - Barbara Aiona


Jan. 7, 2016

Softball Gloves and Bat Donation

Do you have old softball gloves or slowpitch softball bats that are just taking up space in your closet? If so BVU Recreation Services is looking for some used gloves and bats for the intramural program. Please contact Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu if you have possible donations. We appreciate any help!

Contact - Trevor Berneking


Jan. 6, 2016

Jenzabar Maintenance

Jenzabar will be performing maintenance on our system. This will require the system to be inaccessible by all users.  They will start work at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016. Work should be complete by 3am on Saturday, January 23, 2016.  After this time, users should be able to login and resume work as normal.  This maintenance will also affect Beavernet and Cognos.  Users will not be able to use those services until the work is complete.

Thank you.

Stephanie Wilhelm

Contact - Stephanie Wilhelm


Jan. 6, 2016

Join the Spring Phonathon

Want to earn extra money and build your resume? Like talking to people? Phonathon is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers for spring semester. Evening and weekend shifts are available. This paid position begins with new caller training on Feb. 11. Attend an information meeting on Jan. 14 at 4:30 in the Phonathon Room, located on the library's third floor. If you can't attend the meeting, please email Barbara Aiona at aionab@bvu.edu for an application.

Contact - Barbara Aiona


Jan. 2, 2016

Rec House Hours During J-Term

The following hours are when the Rec house will be open during J-Term. If you have any questions please contact Trevor Berneking. 

J-Term Hours (January 4-January 22, 2015)
Monday-Friday - 1:00-7:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday - 1:00-6:00 pm

Contact - Trevor Berneking


Jan. 2, 2016

Mystery Games

We hope you all had a great holiday break. For everyone who will be staying on campus for interterm make sure you get a team together for mystery games which starts Tuesday, January 5th.  Go to Imleagues.com to sign up your team. If you have any questions feel free to send Mike Jamieson or Trevor Berneking an email.  

Contact - Trevor Berneking


Dec. 21, 2015

Verizon Wireless Antenna

Verizon Wireless has leased space on the Buena Vista radio tower located behind the Siebens Fieldhouse to install a 4G wireless antenna.  Construction is underway behind the swimming pool for a control building and emergency generator to support the antenna. Once the project  is completed, there should be improved 4G coverage in the area for Verizon Wireless.

Contact - Keith Schmidt


Dec. 17, 2015

Wireless Update on December 18th at 5:30 PM

Information Services will be performing an update to the wireless network this Friday at 5:30 PM. Wireless access will be unavailable for up to one hour while the update is performed. If you have any questions, please email scott@bvu.edu.

Contact - Scott Wunschel – Information Services


Dec. 17, 2015

Network and Server Maintenance on 28th and 29th

Information Services will be performing network and server maintenance on December 28th and 29th. During this time, network access from campus and access to University resources may be unavailable. The main BVU web site, Canvas, and email will not be interrupted. If you have any questions please email scott@bvu.edu

Contact - Scott Wunschel – Information Services


Dec. 16, 2015

Coffee Shop Closing

The Coffee Shop will be closed for cleaning,  Thursday, Dec 17 - Wednesday,  Dec 23. It will reopen on Monday, Jan 4

Contact - Andy Taylor


Dec. 15, 2015

Mail & Printing Hours-Friday 12/18

Mail & Printing Services will be closed the morning of Friday, December 18.  Services will resume at 11am.  Regular USPS mail will be distributed to campus boxes midday instead of in the morning.  Incoming Fed Ex packages will be on their regular schedule.  Incoming UPS packages will not arrive until closer to 4pm. 

Contact - Tanya Landgraf