Success Stories from Buena Vista University en-us Buena Vista University's Class of 2018 Graduates Six hundred sixteen students received their degrees from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 26. Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Sat, 26 May 2018 10:00:00 CDT BVU Softball Team Receives Award for Volunteer Service The Golden Shovel is awarded annually by Buena Vista County Habitat for Humanity to the BVU campus organization, club, or team whose involvement in building community has been the most extraordinary during the school year. Thu, 24 May 2018 02:00:00 CDT Wiebers Named Senior of the Year Each year, the BVU National Alumni Association honors an outstanding senior who demonstrates academic achievement, leadership characteristics, and the ability to set personal and career goals. Tue, 22 May 2018 08:15:00 CDT BVU Student-athlete Qualifies for DIII Outdoor Track & Field Championships Beall's discus throw is ranked 17th in DIII with the top-20 individual marks selected to take part in the championships. Mon, 21 May 2018 05:45:00 CDT Spring Canoeing on Storm Lake BVU student Kathia Puls on Instagram: ''There's no place I’d rather be than on the shores at BV.'' Thu, 17 May 2018 03:00:00 CDT BVU Names New Vice President for University Development and Alumni Engagement Johnson is an accomplished advancement professional with more than 24 years of higher education experience in fundraising, marketing, and alumni relations. Thu, 17 May 2018 10:00:00 CDT BVU Student Wins Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences The promos, entitled, “BVTV: For Beavers By Beavers,” were created using stop motion animation and motion graphics and took McGrew approximately five months to complete. Thu, 17 May 2018 08:15:00 CDT BVTV Tonight! Wraps Up Premiere Season The show, which includes a cast and crew of approximately 20 BVU students, was developed to be similar in format to popular late night talk shows such as "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Wed, 16 May 2018 08:15:00 CDT Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled for May 26 The 2018 commencement speaker will be Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Naig, who is a 2000 graduate of BVU with degrees in biology and political science. Tue, 15 May 2018 09:30:00 CDT Student MOVE Holds Volunteer Recognition Dinner Each spring, the event honors BVU students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as community members, for their outstanding volunteer service and initiatives. Mon, 14 May 2018 04:45:00 CDT BVU Students Organize Annual Fiesta Latina Event Fiesta Latina is an annual community-wide fundraiser that is held each spring to bring awareness to the Latino culture and to help raise funds for a local non-profit organization. Fri, 11 May 2018 02:15:00 CDT BVU to Host Domestic Violence Symposium Professionals – including licensed mental health counselors, social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and substance abuse providers – who attend the symposium are qualified to receive 2.75 continuing education units. Fri, 11 May 2018 12:00:00 CDT Ten Area High School Students Selected for Education for Service Scholars Program The Education for Service Scholars program was announced in December and awards up to ten four-year scholarships, all totaling in excess of the cost of tuition, each year to eligible students who graduate from a high school located in Buena Vista County. Wed, 9 May 2018 04:15:00 CDT BVU Names New School of Education Dean A native of Cleveland, Monroe-Baillargeon’s research focuses on inclusive education, teacher education, and literacy. Tue, 8 May 2018 08:15:00 CDT BVU Celebrates Inauguration of 18th President Community members, delegates representing institutions from across Iowa and the U.S., as well as BVU students, alumni, faculty, and staff, gathered to support Dr. Joshua D. Merchant in his new leadership role. Sat, 5 May 2018 07:00:00 CDT BVU Celebrates Forum Renovation Kick Off BVU President Joshua D. Merchant, members of the Board of Trustees, Forum donors, faculty, and Student Senate representatives all joined in on the celebration. Thu, 3 May 2018 06:45:00 CDT