Success Stories from Buena Vista University en-us Discriminatory Actions Will Not Be Tolerated on BVU Campus Two instances involving discriminatory and racial actions have recently occurred on the BVU campus. This type of action is considered hate speech and is potentially punishable under the law. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:00:00 CST BVU Students Receive Private Tour of ISU’s College of Veterinary Medicine In addition to touring the CVM's state-of-the-art facilities, BVU students had the opportunity to discuss veterinary research opportunities with ISU students, administrators, and faculty. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:30:00 CST Ten Full-Tuition Scholarships Exclusively for BV County High School Students In return, the scholarship recipients will serve as Iowa College AmeriCorps volunteers in Buena Vista County communities to build on valuable personal, leadership, and professional skills. Thu, 7 Dec 2017 04:30:00 CST BVU Student Behind “Little Free Pantry” Initiative BVU student Taylor Loy put into action the development of two small, watertight structures used to house food items that are available for anyone in the community. Fri, 1 Dec 2017 12:00:00 CST Nominate a Professor Online for the Wythe Award Did you have a faculty member who stood out as an excellent teacher? Someone who inspired you to achieve great things? Mominate a BVU Storm Lake faculty member for the 2018 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. Fri, 1 Dec 2017 11:17:00 CST Food and Celebration at BVU's Annual Christmas Dinner The evening offered a festive environment for the students and those serving the meal, with laughter and a variety of conversations taking place during the meal of roast turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing and green beans. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:00 CST BVU to Host Storm Lake United Coffee and Network Event The purpose of the event is to connect Storm Lake employers with the University and to allow BVU students to network with local professionals. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 03:00:00 CST Converse to Retire in December After serving Buena Vista University for nearly 23 years, the last 18 as vice president for institutional advancement, Ken Converse will retire at the end of December. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:45:00 CST Van Haaften Captures 400th Career Victory in Record-Setting Fashion Now in his 22nd season at the helm, Van Haaften becomes the 34th active head coach in Division III to reach 400 career wins and sits among the top 25 in overall career winning percentage among active DIII coaches. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 06:00:00 CST BVU Represented at the Festival of Trees Buena Vista University was well-represented at the Festival of Trees in Des Moines. Two BVU-themed trees were created by alumni for the event, which benefits Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:15:00 CST BVU Student Selected for Community Scholarship Program As part of the program, Jacob Jensen plans to present a small workshop to area high school students about the importance of financial planning. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 CST Buena Vista University Hosts Unified Sports Day Special Olympics Iowa athletes participated in a variety of activities with BVU coaches, staff, faculty, and students. Activities included bowling, ladder golf, bean bag toss, volleyball, soccer, pickleball, and more. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:00:00 CST Two BVU Students Receive Army ROTC Scholarships The scholarships were awarded on the students' overall merit, as well as their high school transcripts and GPA, ACT scores, physical fitness, and leadership potential. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 CST Nominations for Alumni Board, Awards Due by Dec. 31 Share the names of outstanding alumni deserving of an alumni board or alumni award nomination. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:45:00 CST Buena Vista University To Host Unified Sports Day Throughout the day, the Special Olympics Iowa athletes will participate in a variety of activities with BVU coaches, staff, faculty, and students. Activities will include bowling, ladder golf, bean bag toss, volleyball, soccer, pickleball, and more. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:00:00 CST Students Accepted to 2017 Collegiate Honor Band Students are selected from among those nominated by directors from colleges and universities throughout the state. They represent some of the finest instrumentalists in Iowa. Wed, 8 Nov 2017 08:15:00 CST