News from Buena Vista University en-us Dr. Joshua Merchant named Buena Vista University President Merchant has worked in education for the past 19 years and has extensive experience in strategic planning, fundraising, external engagement, marketing and enrollment management. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:00:00 CST BVU Science and Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement The Clifford A. Rae Academic Achievement Award rewards business and science students who excel in their academic pursuits, and encourages quality learning experiences for students outside the classroom. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:00:00 CST Student MOVE to Host Glass Slipper Shop Event The Glass Slipper Shop gives community members the opportunity to purchase new and gently used formal dresses at a lower cost. Proceeds will go to the Storm Lake office of Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault (CAASA) to benefit those in need. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:00:00 CST BVU Names Two New Trustees Buena Vista University has announced Mike Degen and Brad Schroeder have been named to the Board of Trustees. The Board works to develop policies and programs to help BVU provide a quality higher education experience to its students. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:00:00 CST Digital Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference Students in BVU's campus media organizations – KBVU, the University Cable Network and The Tack Online – received 27 awards in numerous categories, including several first place honors. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 01:30:00 CST Remembering Dr. Carl Adkins The professor emeritus of English taught at Buena Vista University for over thirty years, serving in roles including chair of the faculty senate, assistant dean, leader of curriculum development and head men's tennis coach. Thu, 2 Feb 2017 11:00:00 CST January Interim Offers BVU Students Variety of Experiences Many Buena Vista University students explored a wide array of personal interests during this year’s January Interim, a three-week program that gives students the opportunity to take travel courses, enroll in enriching classes on campus and participate in internships. Fri, 27 Jan 2017 03:00:00 CST Buena Vista University Announces New Master's Degree The new Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership is an applied degree and consists of 30 semester hours culminating in the student's choice of capstone experience in either a research effort or executive internship. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:30:00 CST Students Begin Rural Medicine Internships During the URMED internship, students are introduced to a variety of clinical and healthcare practices at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and other area rural hospitals. Thu, 5 Jan 2017 12:00:00 CST BVU Receives Endowment for STEM Program A technology-enhanced STEM classroom, funded by the endowment, is being used for several different disciplines across campus, including science, education and math. Wed, 4 Jan 2017 04:00:00 CST Looking back on 2016 at Buena Vista University It was another great year at Buena Vista University. Take a look at some of the exciting things that happened in 2016... inside the classroom and during activities on campus. Mon, 26 Dec 2016 02:00:00 CST BVU Receives $1 Million Grant for Digital Media Program The gift supports upgrades for BVU's University Cable Network, replacing the studio's analog television and video equipment with state-of-the-art digital technology. Fri, 16 Dec 2016 01:00:00 CST Student Presents Research at International Conference BVU student Derek Simonsen was selected among only a handful of undergraduate students to present research at last month's Seventh Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry World Congress in Orlando, Fla. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 08:15:00 CST Tray Cam: Dr. Steinfeld at Christmas Dinner At BVU's All-Campus Christmas Dinner, faculty and staff serve students a traditional holiday meal. This year, we once again attached a camera to the tray of Dr. Peter Steinfeld to get his perspective on this campus tradition. Mon, 5 Dec 2016 02:00:00 CST Food and Celebration at the 30th Annual Christmas Dinner Carols, delicious food, and Beaver friendship surrounded the 30th Annual All-Campus Christmas Dinner on Dec. 1. The holiday feast was enjoyed by BVU students and delivered with white-glove service by members of the University faculty, staff, and administration. Thu, 1 Dec 2016 08:00:00 CST Janet Berry Celebrates 25th Season as Head Women's Basketball Coach Coach Janet Berry is the all-time winningest coach in program history. She has been head coach of the women's basketball team since 1992. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:30:00 CST