News from Buena Vista University en-us BVU Hosts Girls at AAUW Tech Trek Camp The American Association of University Women hosted a week-long Tech Trek camp at BVU for 22 rising eighth-grade girls. Tech Trek is uniquely designed to show girls the excitement and potential of careers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:30:00 CDT BVU Announces New National Alumni Association Board Members On July 1, BVU welcomed three new members to the National Alumni Association Board of Directors. They are Adrienne Haynes SL'10, John Jennett SL'88, Lindsay (Zieg) Knoop SL'06 and Gentry (Gillespie) Smith SL'99. Tue, 5 Jul 2016 01:45:00 CDT 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. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:30:00 CDT 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. Wed, 8 Jun 2016 02:45:00 CDT 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. Mon, 30 May 2016 02:08:00 CDT 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. Tue, 24 May 2016 05:00:00 CDT 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. Mon, 23 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT 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! Sat, 21 May 2016 07:00:00 CDT 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. Fri, 20 May 2016 01:15:00 CDT 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. Wed, 18 May 2016 03:45:00 CDT Buena Vista University Celebrates 125 Years Members of the Buena Vista University and Storm Lake communities gathered to celebrate BVU's 125th birthday. The festivities concluded with a group photo in front of Victory Arch. Wed, 4 May 2016 09:00:00 CDT 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. Mon, 2 May 2016 01:15:00 CDT 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. Mon, 2 May 2016 09:45:00 CDT 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. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:15:00 CDT 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. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 06:00:00 CDT 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. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 02:00:00 CDT