News from Buena Vista University http://bvu.edu/news en-us Digital Media Students Receive 33 National Awards http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e194bbc6-4228-4091-92d9-14c9731a3727 The national honors, presented by the Society for Collegiate Journalists, included nine first place awards across online, television and radio. Mon, 22 May 2017 01:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e194bbc6-4228-4091-92d9-14c9731a3727 Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled For May 27 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=3522becd-5e71-413c-8a16-fd7b6369b92c Seven hundred fifty one students from the Storm Lake campus and BVU’s online, site and graduate programs will receive their degrees on May 27. Mon, 15 May 2017 09:45:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=3522becd-5e71-413c-8a16-fd7b6369b92c Schlichte Named Senior of the Year http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=064d3bf7-bee2-41e5-85bd-72d809fbde30 Each year, the award is presented to an outstanding senior who demonstrates academic achievement, leadership characteristics and the ability to set personal and career goals. Tue, 9 May 2017 04:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=064d3bf7-bee2-41e5-85bd-72d809fbde30 Students Attend Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e5503148-5e3f-4ef6-b2d0-3ab2803f07b5 The event proved to be a great experience for both the students and Dr. Melinda Coogan, who served as this year's IAS president. Thu, 4 May 2017 09:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=e5503148-5e3f-4ef6-b2d0-3ab2803f07b5 Students Participate in One Day Without Shoes http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=1c3722c7-ed9b-4fda-95f6-6438be255b28 Over 80 BVU students, faculty and staff pledged to go shoeless to raise awareness about the millions of children around the world who go without shoes on a daily basis. Wed, 3 May 2017 12:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=1c3722c7-ed9b-4fda-95f6-6438be255b28 Buenafication Day Provides 3,600 Hours of Service http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0583e1fe-071e-41f2-a805-667b04ab9742 Seventy-five BVU departments, student organizations, athletic teams and other groups volunteered at 50 locations throughout the Storm Lake and Alta communities. Tue, 2 May 2017 06:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0583e1fe-071e-41f2-a805-667b04ab9742 BVU Hosts Fifth Annual Computer Security Contest http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=04ee8a13-d6eb-4161-ba5a-1ac03f28fe9b A BVU team of computer science students took home second place in the fifth annual Capture the Flag contest. Mon, 1 May 2017 11:15:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=04ee8a13-d6eb-4161-ba5a-1ac03f28fe9b Students Participate in Buena Vista University's Thirteenth Annual Scholars Day http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=adfd3333-6dd2-4c94-afd9-f0b3f3f492ae This year's event featured 63 presentations from 120 students, exploring topics from across academic disciplines. Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=adfd3333-6dd2-4c94-afd9-f0b3f3f492ae BVU Theatre Presents Murder Mystery http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=7a33a0ff-6630-48d0-a496-a9b6c36a7d76 The student cast performed Agatha Christie's The Hollow, the story of a weekend getaway to the countryside that quickly spirals into a murder mystery. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:30:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=7a33a0ff-6630-48d0-a496-a9b6c36a7d76 Creating a Launching Pad for Global Learning http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=69f64891-a7fc-4e60-9bff-679c09165c96 Walk into Smith 305 and you'll find a group of future teachers recording one another with an iPad on a Swivl stand, trailing them around the room as each practices delivering a robotics lesson. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:15:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=69f64891-a7fc-4e60-9bff-679c09165c96 Heschke Honored for Volunteer Service http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=94b00174-8bac-4719-9269-46ace55fb85d BVU junior Cristena Heschke is one of 273 students across the nation to be named a Newman Fellow for volunteer service. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 02:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=94b00174-8bac-4719-9269-46ace55fb85d Alumni Board Thanks President Moore http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=76f53e69-4314-47c4-8c75-864b17b3b01d Members of the National Alumni Association Board of Directors thanked President Fred Moore for years of service with a framed resolution and a wooden trophy. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:45:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=76f53e69-4314-47c4-8c75-864b17b3b01d Fifth Annual SUR Conference Hosted at Buena Vista University http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=3dfb9967-ecf2-4ca4-92a0-a25949511fd5 Over forty undergraduates from BVU and other regional universities delivered research and other original works in a variety of different languages at this year's Spanish Undergraduate Conference. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 02:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=3dfb9967-ecf2-4ca4-92a0-a25949511fd5 BVU Featured on the Today Show for "Rokerthon" Pitch http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=021c56d9-cb0f-466f-9528-3232028b6876 Buena Vista University students and faculty invited The Today Show to Storm Lake to set a lawn golf record during the program's "Rokerthon 3 event." BVU was the only college in Iowa featured in the segment. Thu, 6 Apr 2017 10:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=021c56d9-cb0f-466f-9528-3232028b6876 Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=08a26f51-54c7-4972-93cf-76f38411b27b This year's AWOL program took BVU students to North Carolina, South Dakota, New Orleans and Nicaragua, where they performed service at a variety of organizations. Wed, 5 Apr 2017 03:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=08a26f51-54c7-4972-93cf-76f38411b27b Concert Choir Performs at Carnegie Hall http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=c9f51f00-320d-4620-87fd-9997e04201a5 The Buena Vista University Concert Choir was invited to perform a spotlight debut performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City after a selection process by Manhattan Concert Productions. Tue, 4 Apr 2017 10:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=c9f51f00-320d-4620-87fd-9997e04201a5