News from Buena Vista University http://bvu.edu/news en-us Programming the Way to a Bright Future http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=b9a2c7ae-739f-40dd-bcd0-56f75b768073 As a computer science major, Colin Hansen spent last summer in a 10-week program at CUNY's College of Staten Island. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 06:30:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=b9a2c7ae-739f-40dd-bcd0-56f75b768073 Dr. Steven Mills Honored for Excellence in Teaching http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0a80c0e5-de64-4ab0-8aaf-844cd16bece2 The George Wythe Award is BVU's highest honor for excellence in teaching and includes a $30,000 stipend and a sabbatical for the recipient to pursue professional development and/or research. Wed, 14 Jun 2017 04:30:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0a80c0e5-de64-4ab0-8aaf-844cd16bece2 BVU Honors Faculty and Staff at Close of Academic Year http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=6ff7f81f-dfe2-46f6-bb6a-39729af1f3d9 Faculty and staff were the recipients of several awards, including Education for Service, Student Senate Faculty Member of the Year, and Student Senate Staff Member of the Year, among others. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:30:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=6ff7f81f-dfe2-46f6-bb6a-39729af1f3d9 2017 Seniors Surpass Fundraising Goal for Forum Renovation http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=d9a563a9-4c60-4760-a6da-b1b2ed255af8 The seniors' plan is to help create a space where students can relax and de-stress for many years to come. Wed, 7 Jun 2017 03:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=d9a563a9-4c60-4760-a6da-b1b2ed255af8 Four Retiring BVU Professors Inducted Into Order of Cumberland and Tollefson http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=56684dda-e568-4466-969b-415e6c200862 The Order of Cumberland and Tollefson was established in 1994 and is reserved for retiring faculty members who have given exceptional service to the University. Thu, 1 Jun 2017 12:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=56684dda-e568-4466-969b-415e6c200862 Buena Vista University's Class of 2017 Graduates http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=da5b5f59-cec2-4bf7-81c9-ef73976b6af7 Seven hundred fifty-one students received their degrees from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 27. Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Sat, 27 May 2017 07:15:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=da5b5f59-cec2-4bf7-81c9-ef73976b6af7 Digital Media Students Receive 33 National Awards http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e194bbc6-4228-4091-92d9-14c9731a3727 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e194bbc6-4228-4091-92d9-14c9731a3727 Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled For May 27 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=3522becd-5e71-413c-8a16-fd7b6369b92c 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=3522becd-5e71-413c-8a16-fd7b6369b92c Schlichte Named Senior of the Year http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=064d3bf7-bee2-41e5-85bd-72d809fbde30 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=064d3bf7-bee2-41e5-85bd-72d809fbde30 Students Attend Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e5503148-5e3f-4ef6-b2d0-3ab2803f07b5 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e5503148-5e3f-4ef6-b2d0-3ab2803f07b5 Students Participate in One Day Without Shoes http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=1c3722c7-ed9b-4fda-95f6-6438be255b28 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=1c3722c7-ed9b-4fda-95f6-6438be255b28 Buenafication Day Provides 3,600 Hours of Service http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0583e1fe-071e-41f2-a805-667b04ab9742 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0583e1fe-071e-41f2-a805-667b04ab9742 BVU Hosts Fifth Annual Computer Security Contest http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=04ee8a13-d6eb-4161-ba5a-1ac03f28fe9b 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=04ee8a13-d6eb-4161-ba5a-1ac03f28fe9b Students Participate in Buena Vista University's Thirteenth Annual Scholars Day http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=adfd3333-6dd2-4c94-afd9-f0b3f3f492ae This year's event featured 63 presentations from 120 students, exploring topics from across academic disciplines. Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=adfd3333-6dd2-4c94-afd9-f0b3f3f492ae BVU Theatre Presents Murder Mystery http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=7a33a0ff-6630-48d0-a496-a9b6c36a7d76 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=7a33a0ff-6630-48d0-a496-a9b6c36a7d76 Creating a Launching Pad for Global Learning http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=69f64891-a7fc-4e60-9bff-679c09165c96 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 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=69f64891-a7fc-4e60-9bff-679c09165c96