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Looking Back on 2019

The last year was filled with academic exploration, student and faculty success, and fun on campus. Join us as we look back on the highlights of 2019 at Buena Vista University.

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Alliant Energy Foundation Boosts BV Buddies

The mentoring program has received a $1,500 grant to support its initiatives within the community. BV Buddies matches BVU students with middle school youths in the community throughout the academic year.

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BVU Alumna in Residence Steps Up Her Game

Jana (Timmerman) Morrissey, a 2017 graduate, served as an “Alum in Residence” on campus. She spent time speaking to students in the Office of Career and Leadership Development and helped the dance team with routines she had choreographed.

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BVU Life Trustee Remains Bullish On Beavers

High school students throughout Iowa, across the nation, and beyond our borders, have felt the impact of Bernie Saggau’s leadership for decades. He’s also been a positive force for his alma mater and remains so as a Sir John Marks Templeton award recipient.

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BVU Senior ‘Shreds’ With First Album

Job Saunders played, recorded, mixed, mastered, and produced everything heard in the new album recorded at Lage Communications Center. The senior music production major manages the recording studio, serves as audio director for KBVU Radio, and sound engineer for BVTV.

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BVU Celebrates Diversity & Inclusion Week

Students, faculty, and staff challenged assumptions, broadened themselves and one another in empathy and understanding, and kept everyone full while savoring delightful delicacies that spanned the globe.

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