Success Stories from Buena Vista University en-us McCorkle Fellows Explore Europe The Fellows visited a variety of cities and historical locations, including Reykjavik, Iceland; Copenhagen, Denmark; Bergen, Norway; Oslo, Norway; and Stockholm, Sweden. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:00:00 CDT Siebens Forum Remodeling in Progress See photos: the remodeling of the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business/Siebens Forum is in full swing. The renovation is driven by the priorities of BVU students. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:30:00 CDT Dr. Andrea Frantz Named New Executive Director of National Media Organization SCJ is the nation’s oldest organization designed solely to serve college media leaders. Today, the organization has approximately 100 active chapters nationwide and 1,200 members. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:00:00 CDT BVU Celebrates Sioux City Location with Ribbon Cutting The location will provide classes in a variety of formats, including face-to-face courses in the evening, online courses, and courses delivered via web-based videos. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 11:15:00 CDT New Alumni Association Board Members for 2018 On July 1, BVU welcomed six new members to the National Alumni Association Board of Directors. They will offer advice, volunteer service, and financial support to the University. Fri, 6 Jul 2018 01:15:00 CDT BVU Hosts Tech Trek STEM Camp Tech Trek is a crucial program to prepare and empower the next generation of girls to go into STEM fields and increase the science and technology talent pool. Thu, 5 Jul 2018 02:15:00 CDT Beavers March in Storm Lake's July 4 Parade Led by President Joshua Merchant, a group of enthusiastic Beavers represented Buena Vista University in the annual Star Spangled Spectacular on Independence Day. Wed, 4 Jul 2018 02:30:00 CDT BVU Opens Sioux City Location in Partnership with Western Iowa Tech Community College BVU has been partnering with community colleges in Iowa for more than 40 years and has 15 additional locations across the state. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 03:45:00 CDT BVU's Tech Trek Camp Receives Grant from DuPont Pioneer The funds from the grant will be used to help support the camp’s activities, which include several classes throughout the week. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 02:45:00 CDT BVU Names New Chief Marketing Officer Rick Pallister is an accomplished executive with more than 25 years of brand strategy and marketing experience. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 03:15:00 CDT BVU Names New Director of the Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Resource Management Meiners graduated from BVU in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He also holds a master’s degree in public policy from Liberty University. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:30:00 CDT Mark Rial Named BVU Head Wrestling Coach From 2010-17, Rial was an assistant coach at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge where he was also heavily involved with recruiting. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 04:15:00 CDT BV Buddies Mentoring Program Receives Grant from Alliant Energy Foundation The award is part of the Community Grants program that the Alliant Energy Foundation offers to organizations each year. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:15:00 CDT BVU Announces New Health Sciences Major The major is set to launch in the fall and will integrate classes from BVU's School of Science and School of Education and Exercise Science. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:30:00 CDT BVU Honors Faculty and Staff 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. Wed, 6 Jun 2018 08:15:00 CDT BVU's Dr. Andrea Frantz Honored for Excellence in Teaching 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, 6 Jun 2018 08:00:00 CDT