- Enrollment Counselor
Joe Thede is an Enrollment Counselor for Buena Vista University’s Online & Hybrid Programs. As a graduate of BVU, he enjoys working for his alma mater and welcoming students as they become part of the BVU family. “I like working with students and helping them throughout their journey of earning their degree and bettering their lives,” says Thede.
During his time at BVU, Thede earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and was highly involved in campus activities. These activities included football, BVU’s Criminal Justice and Criminology Club, the Accounting and Business Association, the Adventure Leadership Program Scholars, and the Orientation Team. Thede now enjoys sharing his love for BVU with students in the Online & Hybrid Programs, connecting them to resources and assisting them as they pursue opportunities that will help them grow. “An education from BVU helped me better my life and has equipped me with the skills necessary to help others from all walks of life as they achieve their dreams of earning an education,” says Thede.
Thede lives in Council Bluffs with his wife and two dogs. He enjoys traveling with his wife and has visited Mexico, Jamaica, and Haiti.