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Taxing Work Gives Back

Taxing Work Gives Back

March 25, 2015
Taxing Work Gives Back The VITA program provides free income tax preparation assistance to people who are lower-income, persons with disabilities, and others. Nineteen BVU students volunteer with the program. Read more...

Alumni Honored by Advertising Federation

Alumni Honored by Advertising Federation

March 25, 2015
Alumni Honored by Advertising Federation Two BVU alumni have been honored by the American Advertising Federation of Des Moines. Adam Feller SL'11 was named "Ad Pro of the Year" and Kelsey (Reitmeier) Feller SL'12 was awarded "Rookie of the Year." Read more...

Woodson Becomes All-American at NCAA Championships

Woodson Becomes All-American at NCAA Championships

March 14, 2015
Woodson Becomes All-American at NCAA Championships Senior Seth Woodson capped off his stellar indoor track and field season on Saturday afternoon with his fourth-place finish at the NCAA DIII Indoor Track and Field Championships. Read more...

BVU Students Deliver Presentation at National IMPACT Conference

BVU Students Deliver Presentation at National IMPACT Conference

March 12, 2015
BVU Students Deliver Presentation at National IMPACT Conference Members of the Buena Vista University Student MOVE organization presented at the 2015 IMPACT National Conference. Their presentation focused on how service organizations can shape the future of civic engagement on college campuses and local communities. Read more...

Focus on STEM: Building Future Leaders

Focus on STEM: Building Future Leaders

March 10, 2015
Focus on STEM: Building Future Leaders A recent gift of $500,000 from a generous couple has established an endowment for STEM education at BVU. This endowment will help prepare education students to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in K-12. Read more...

Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest

Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest

Feb. 23, 2015
Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest Four BVU alumni are involved in the production of "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood" at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. In the play, the Merry Men are armed with spoons and battle a Sheriff of Nottingham who would rather be bowling. Read more...

Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced

Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced

Feb. 19, 2015
Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced Four professors have been selected as finalists for BVU's 2015 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. The winner will be announced at the Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 22. Read more...

Hot Shooting Sends Men's Basketball to Conference Title

Hot Shooting Sends Men's Basketball to Conference Title

Feb. 18, 2015
Hot Shooting Sends Men's Basketball to Conference Title The Buena Vista men's basketball team shot better than 50 percent from the field en route to a commanding 94-80 road victory over the University of Dubuque. The win secured the program's 12th overall Iowa Conference title and the ninth under head coach Brian Van Haaften. Read more...

Students Intern During Rural Health Fellowships

Students Intern During Rural Health Fellowships

Feb. 18, 2015
Students Intern During Rural Health Fellowships The Rural Health Fellowships program selected two Buena Vista University students for its January 2015 scholars program, which includes a three-week internship and a $1,000 stipend. Read more...

Students Participate in 2015 URMED Internships

Students Participate in 2015 URMED Internships

Feb. 18, 2015
Students Participate in 2015 URMED Internships BVU's Undergraduate Rural Medicine Education and Development program selected three students for its January 2015 scholars program, which included a white coat ceremony and an internship in rural Iowa hospitals. See more...

Student MOVE to Host Glass Slipper Shop Event

Student MOVE to Host Glass Slipper Shop Event

Feb. 18, 2015
Student MOVE to Host Glass Slipper Shop Event The Buena Vista University organization Student MOVE will be hosting their Glass Slipper Shop event on the BVU campus. The event gives the local community the opportunity to purchase new and gently used formal dresses at a lower cost. Read more...

Students Honored at Iowa College Media Conference

Students Honored at Iowa College Media Conference

Feb. 17, 2015
Students Honored at Iowa College Media Conference Buena Vista University's student media organizations took home several awards at the 2015 Iowa College Media Association conference, winning 29 awards in numerous categories and three special awards. Read more...

Students Selected for Academic Achievement Awards

Students Selected for Academic Achievement Awards

Feb. 11, 2015
Students Selected for Academic Achievement Awards Eighteen BVU students have been selected for the Clifford A. Rae Academic Achievement Award for the 2014 calendar year. The program encourages quality learning experiences for students outside the classroom. Read more...

Buena Vista University Theatre to Present Original Play

Buena Vista University Theatre to Present Original Play

Feb. 4, 2015
Buena Vista University Theatre to Present Original Play Buena Vista University Theatre is presenting the original play "[fuzed & fraid]" Feb. 11-14 in Anderson Auditorium on the BVU campus. It is an original play that was conceived, developed, and written by BVU students, based upon their own personal experiences. Read more...

Buena Vista University Student Honored for Mentoring

Buena Vista University Student Honored for Mentoring

Jan. 27, 2015
Buena Vista University Student Honored for Mentoring BVU junior Sloane Morrow has received the Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service. The award was presented by Governor Terry Branstad during a special recognition ceremony in Des Moines. Read more...

Japan: Art, Culture, History

Japan: Art, Culture, History

Jan. 26, 2015
Japan: Art, Culture, History Students explored the beauty and majesty of old and new Japan during the "Art, Culture, History and Society" Interim travel course, led by Kathy Kapitan and Yuriko Togashi. Read more...