In the News

In the News

BVU Names New Business Dean

BVU Names New Business Dean

June 20, 2016
BVU Names New Business Dean Buena Vista University is excited to announce that Dr. James Falter will be the new dean of the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business. He will assume the role July 1, 2016. Read more...

Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff

Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff

June 8, 2016
Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff Buena Vista University recognized and awarded achievements for its employees. The sixteenth annual Education for Service Award was presented to Cindy McDonough, administrative assistant to the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business. Read more...

Summer Camps at Buena Vista University

Summer Camps at Buena Vista University

May 30, 2016
Summer Camps at Buena Vista University Buena Vista University will be offering athletic and music camps for high school students this summer. The camps will offer specialized instruction from BVU coaches and faculty. Read more...

Buena Vista University Names Three New Trustees

Buena Vista University Names Three New Trustees

May 24, 2016
Buena Vista University Names Three New Trustees Buena Vista University has announced that Dr. Susan Donovan, Maureen Heffernan and Daniel Phillips have been named to its Board of Trustees. Read more...

Buenafication Day Provides 4,000 Hours of Service

Buenafication Day Provides 4,000 Hours of Service

May 23, 2016
Buenafication Day Provides 4,000 Hours of Service An estimated 1,460 faculty, staff, college students and students from Storm Lake Community School District and Storm Lake St. Mary's participated in Buena Vista University's 103nd annual Buenafication Day on April 28, contributing 4,000 hours of community service. See more...

Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates

Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates

May 21, 2016
Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates Seven hundred eleven students received their degrees from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 21. Congratulations to the Class of 2016! See more...

BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta

BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta

May 20, 2016
BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta Six students have been selected to participate in an on-campus question and answer program with Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta during his appearance on campus as the 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate. Read more...

Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students

Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students

May 18, 2016
Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students Buena Vista University digital media students have earned several awards at state, regional and national levels. The honors included recognition from the Society for Collegiate Journalists, the Iowa Motion Picture Association and the Society for Professional Journalists. Read more...

Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale

Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale

May 2, 2016
Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale "Randomonium," a talk show produced by seniors Chelsey Goetz and Zachary Schmidt for BVU's University Cable Network, televised its 30th and final episode live from Anderson Auditorium. The show featured an alumni band, and a big question. Read more...

Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students

Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students

May 2, 2016
Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students More than 35 Buena Vista University students, faculty and staff participated in three Alternative Week of Off-site Learning trips during BVU's 2016 spring break, volunteering their time and service to a variety of people and programs. Read more...

BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest

BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest

April 28, 2016
BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest Students from the Buena Vista University computer science department competed against each other and students from three additional schools during BVU's fourth annual virtual Capture the Flag computer security contest on Saturday, April 16. Read more...

Wiese Receives National Honor for Service

Wiese Receives National Honor for Service

April 22, 2016
Wiese Receives National Honor for Service Senior Nichole Wiese was among 218 students from across the nation chosen by Campus Compact to receive the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award. She has coordinated many service events at BVU. Read more...

Students Present Academic Work on Scholars Day

Students Present Academic Work on Scholars Day

April 22, 2016
Students Present Academic Work on Scholars Day BVU’s twelfth annual Scholars Day was held Friday, April 22. The event provided students from all disciplines an opportunity to present their best presentations, original research, academic posters, artistic creations, and performances to their peers, professors and the public. See more...

Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic

Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic

April 20, 2016
Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic Two BVU students have been awarded stipends and 10-week summer internships at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., as part of the Mayo Clinic's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. Read more...

ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

April 14, 2016
ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award Buena Vista University ROTC Cadet Brandy Fowler, a senior public administration and political science major from Spirit Lake, received the Governor's Cup ROTC Award for outstanding achievement from Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. Read more...

BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker

BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker

April 13, 2016
BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker Buena Vista University has announced that Steven R. Smith, dean emeritus and professor of law at California Western School of Law in San Diego, will be the 2016 Commencement speaker on May 21. Read more...

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