News from Buena Vista University http://bvu.edu/news en-us BVU Students Receive Governor's Volunteer Awards http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=22542238-8f81-464e-ad13-93f118efe0a5 Iowa's Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg recently attended the Governor’s Volunteer Award ceremony on Aug. 9, where approximately 80 individuals and organizations from northwest Iowa received honors. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=22542238-8f81-464e-ad13-93f118efe0a5 Remembering Lanny Grigsby http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=8a97f68f-2d2d-466b-a9d4-302b6f6d7565 Lanny Grigsby, Class of 1960 and associate professor emeritus of mathematics, passed away on Aug. 3. He spent over five decades teaching every type of math offered at Buena Vista and served in several coaching positions for the Beavers. Mon, 7 Aug 2017 08:30:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=8a97f68f-2d2d-466b-a9d4-302b6f6d7565 McCorkle Fellows Explore Cuba http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=b1a0f371-64b9-46db-920f-93491e211934 The Fellows visited a variety of cities and historical locations, including Matanzas, the "Athens of Cuba;" Cienfuegos, the "Paris of Cuba;" Trinidad, a colonial city that was founded in 1514; Jardines del Rey, a coral reef located on Cuba’s northern coast; and Playa Giron, the Bay of Pigs. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=b1a0f371-64b9-46db-920f-93491e211934 BVU Receives Prestigious NSF Grant for STEM Scholarships http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=43a9db3e-6c87-4495-a6fc-ad7829a94334 Each year BVU selects 15-18 students to receive grant funding of $5,000 max per year for up to four years and $2,000 for a science sampler interim trip. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=43a9db3e-6c87-4495-a6fc-ad7829a94334 Romance Rides On For Alumni Couple http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=a8606c3f-3355-4399-81e1-cbfff2b6bc53 After their wedding in Oregon, Arick and Kathryn Loew celebrated by riding their bikes together from the Pacific Coast back to Iowa... just in time to cross the state during RAGBRAI. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=a8606c3f-3355-4399-81e1-cbfff2b6bc53 Merchant Family, Beavers March in July 4th Parade http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e252e801-3f5f-4707-8287-a23a9a14b863 The new president and his family led a group from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake's Independence Day parade. Tue, 4 Jul 2017 01:45:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e252e801-3f5f-4707-8287-a23a9a14b863 New Alumni Association Board Members for 2017 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=a1e6411f-f91b-4998-ac72-386ca2eef791 On July 1, BVU welcomed nine new members to the National Alumni Association Board of Directors. They will offer advice, volunteer service and financial support to the University. Mon, 3 Jul 2017 01:45:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=a1e6411f-f91b-4998-ac72-386ca2eef791 President Merchant's First Day http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=8879d597-ba68-4765-9343-c80641290593 Dr. Merchant and his wife, Carrie, were welcomed to Buena Vista University by the campus community. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=8879d597-ba68-4765-9343-c80641290593 BVU Mentoring Program Receives Grant From Alliant Energy Foundation http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=be68160f-192e-478b-a4da-9267da66d52e The grant will be used to support BV Buddies, a mentoring program that partners BVU students with Storm Lake middle school youth. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 01:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=be68160f-192e-478b-a4da-9267da66d52e 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 An Academic Wonderland Once More http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=a0c2c391-c3b8-4f98-abfa-4e4b2be5db93 Buena Vista University has begun to raise philanthropic resources in an effort to renovate the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business/Siebens Forum and transform it into a true, modern student center. Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:15:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=a0c2c391-c3b8-4f98-abfa-4e4b2be5db93 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