News from Buena Vista University en-us BVU Announces Fall 2016 Enrollment, Six New Programs Buena Vista University has started the fall semester with a total of 2,115 full-time students enrolled at the Storm Lake campus and its online, site and graduate programs, including 16 locations throughout Iowa. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:30:00 CDT Moore to Resign Following More than Two Decades as BVU President Frederick V. Moore, president of Buena Vista University since 1995, will resign effective June 30, 2017. During his tenure, BVU has achieved several important milestones that have firmly established it as an innovative institution for a growing number of undergraduate students and adult learners. Thu, 1 Sep 2016 05:00:00 CDT New Students Welcomed to Buena Vista University New students moved onto campus during BVU's Welcome Week activities in August. They were welcomed to campus by other students, faculty and staff, and made the traditional procession through Victory Arch. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:30:00 CDT BVU Professors Travel to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan In August, a group of five Buena Vista University professors embarked on a journey to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan as part of the McCorkle Fellowship program, interweaving their disciplines and personal interests and bonding as colleagues and friends. Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:15:00 CDT Smith and Osborn Head BVU Community Campaign Buena Vista University has announced that Kent Smith and Josh Osborn will be the co-chairs for its 2016-2017 Community Campaign. Contributions to the campaign help provide resources for scholarships and development of innovative academic programs at BVU. Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:30:00 CDT BVU to Honor Five at Founders' Day Service Buena Vista University will hold its 39th annual Founders' Day memorial service on Saturday, Sept. 10 to honor five deceased individuals who have served the institution as staff, trustees, alumni, friends and benefactors. Thu, 4 Aug 2016 05:45:00 CDT Van Haaften Coaches USA All-Star Team on Brazil Tour Buena Vista University head men's basketball coach Brian Van Haaften served as head coach for the USA Division III All-Star team on its Brazil Tour in July. He had few familiar faces on his roster - BVU senior Kennedy Drey and recent Beaver grad Nick Clark. Tue, 2 Aug 2016 10:00:00 CDT Buena Vista University Statue at the Iowa State Fair If you attend the 2016 Iowa State Fair (Aug. 11-21) be sure to check out Buena Vista University's concrete statue. The creation is BVU's entry in a contest to help promote the Fair's theme, "Nothing Compares." Mon, 1 Aug 2016 02:45:00 CDT BVU Hosts Girls at AAUW Tech Trek Camp for Science, Math 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 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