News from Buena Vista University en-us Digital Media Students Receive 33 National Awards The national honors, presented by the Society for Collegiate Journalists, included nine first place awards across online, television and radio. Mon, 22 May 2017 01:00:00 CDT Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled For May 27 Seven hundred fifty one students from the Storm Lake campus and BVU’s online, site and graduate programs will receive their degrees on May 27. Mon, 15 May 2017 09:45:00 CDT Schlichte Named Senior of the Year Each year, the award is presented to an outstanding senior who demonstrates academic achievement, leadership characteristics and the ability to set personal and career goals. Tue, 9 May 2017 04:00:00 CDT Students Attend Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting The event proved to be a great experience for both the students and Dr. Melinda Coogan, who served as this year's IAS president. Thu, 4 May 2017 09:00:00 CDT Students Participate in One Day Without Shoes Over 80 BVU students, faculty and staff pledged to go shoeless to raise awareness about the millions of children around the world who go without shoes on a daily basis. Wed, 3 May 2017 12:00:00 CDT Buenafication Day Provides 3,600 Hours of Service Seventy-five BVU departments, student organizations, athletic teams and other groups volunteered at 50 locations throughout the Storm Lake and Alta communities. Tue, 2 May 2017 06:00:00 CDT BVU Hosts Fifth Annual Computer Security Contest A BVU team of computer science students took home second place in the fifth annual Capture the Flag contest. Mon, 1 May 2017 11:15:00 CDT Students Participate in Buena Vista University's Thirteenth Annual Scholars Day This year's event featured 63 presentations from 120 students, exploring topics from across academic disciplines. Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:00:00 CDT BVU Theatre Presents Murder Mystery The student cast performed Agatha Christie's The Hollow, the story of a weekend getaway to the countryside that quickly spirals into a murder mystery. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:30:00 CDT Creating a Launching Pad for Global Learning Walk into Smith 305 and you'll find a group of future teachers recording one another with an iPad on a Swivl stand, trailing them around the room as each practices delivering a robotics lesson. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:15:00 CDT Heschke Honored for Volunteer Service BVU junior Cristena Heschke is one of 273 students across the nation to be named a Newman Fellow for volunteer service. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 02:00:00 CDT Alumni Board Thanks President Moore Members of the National Alumni Association Board of Directors thanked President Fred Moore for years of service with a framed resolution and a wooden trophy. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:45:00 CDT Fifth Annual SUR Conference Hosted at Buena Vista University Over forty undergraduates from BVU and other regional universities delivered research and other original works in a variety of different languages at this year's Spanish Undergraduate Conference. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 02:00:00 CDT BVU Featured on the Today Show for "Rokerthon" Pitch Buena Vista University students and faculty invited The Today Show to Storm Lake to set a lawn golf record during the program's "Rokerthon 3 event." BVU was the only college in Iowa featured in the segment. Thu, 6 Apr 2017 10:00:00 CDT Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students This year's AWOL program took BVU students to North Carolina, South Dakota, New Orleans and Nicaragua, where they performed service at a variety of organizations. Wed, 5 Apr 2017 03:00:00 CDT Concert Choir Performs at Carnegie Hall The Buena Vista University Concert Choir was invited to perform a spotlight debut performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City after a selection process by Manhattan Concert Productions. Tue, 4 Apr 2017 10:00:00 CDT