Success Stories from Buena Vista University http://bvu.edu/news en-us Discriminatory Actions Will Not Be Tolerated on BVU Campus http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=ea94efa9-fdbb-4ff1-b05d-192b26324d21 Two instances involving discriminatory and racial actions have recently occurred on the BVU campus. This type of action is considered hate speech and is potentially punishable under the law. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=ea94efa9-fdbb-4ff1-b05d-192b26324d21 BVU Students Receive Private Tour of ISU’s College of Veterinary Medicine http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=424e5b12-4f2f-45b5-9439-07a0cb1821d4 In addition to touring the CVM's state-of-the-art facilities, BVU students had the opportunity to discuss veterinary research opportunities with ISU students, administrators, and faculty. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:30:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=424e5b12-4f2f-45b5-9439-07a0cb1821d4 Ten Full-Tuition Scholarships Exclusively for BV County High School Students http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=476e3225-9fa7-46ef-a596-b36205948f0b In return, the scholarship recipients will serve as Iowa College AmeriCorps volunteers in Buena Vista County communities to build on valuable personal, leadership, and professional skills. Thu, 7 Dec 2017 04:30:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=476e3225-9fa7-46ef-a596-b36205948f0b BVU Student Behind “Little Free Pantry” Initiative http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=82bc13a5-8adc-4246-be85-4161b54827d6 BVU student Taylor Loy put into action the development of two small, watertight structures used to house food items that are available for anyone in the community. Fri, 1 Dec 2017 12:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=82bc13a5-8adc-4246-be85-4161b54827d6 Nominate a Professor Online for the Wythe Award http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=355667ff-222b-47f3-bf0b-402b426eff3a Did you have a faculty member who stood out as an excellent teacher? Someone who inspired you to achieve great things? Mominate a BVU Storm Lake faculty member for the 2018 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. Fri, 1 Dec 2017 11:17:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=355667ff-222b-47f3-bf0b-402b426eff3a Food and Celebration at BVU's Annual Christmas Dinner http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=83df22e7-4f12-419d-9c41-6079b4091847 The evening offered a festive environment for the students and those serving the meal, with laughter and a variety of conversations taking place during the meal of roast turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing and green beans. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=83df22e7-4f12-419d-9c41-6079b4091847 BVU to Host Storm Lake United Coffee and Network Event http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0be51a94-b364-4663-a05e-91e48ec885dc The purpose of the event is to connect Storm Lake employers with the University and to allow BVU students to network with local professionals. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 03:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0be51a94-b364-4663-a05e-91e48ec885dc Converse to Retire in December http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=01afabe8-6630-459f-a5d2-78a1ae3887c3 After serving Buena Vista University for nearly 23 years, the last 18 as vice president for institutional advancement, Ken Converse will retire at the end of December. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:45:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=01afabe8-6630-459f-a5d2-78a1ae3887c3 Van Haaften Captures 400th Career Victory in Record-Setting Fashion http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=8f3aa52b-fd99-47f7-a739-b421937ee7fe Now in his 22nd season at the helm, Van Haaften becomes the 34th active head coach in Division III to reach 400 career wins and sits among the top 25 in overall career winning percentage among active DIII coaches. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 06:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=8f3aa52b-fd99-47f7-a739-b421937ee7fe BVU Represented at the Festival of Trees http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=4175f9e8-335c-4ddf-9c24-addeccf704bb Buena Vista University was well-represented at the Festival of Trees in Des Moines. Two BVU-themed trees were created by alumni for the event, which benefits Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:15:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=4175f9e8-335c-4ddf-9c24-addeccf704bb BVU Student Selected for Community Scholarship Program http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=7eec2b3c-ea80-417d-b43a-6687e7ff35b9 As part of the program, Jacob Jensen plans to present a small workshop to area high school students about the importance of financial planning. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=7eec2b3c-ea80-417d-b43a-6687e7ff35b9 Buena Vista University Hosts Unified Sports Day http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=76ae2ba0-7688-4dda-b716-53e2d957f50e Special Olympics Iowa athletes participated in a variety of activities with BVU coaches, staff, faculty, and students. Activities included bowling, ladder golf, bean bag toss, volleyball, soccer, pickleball, and more. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=76ae2ba0-7688-4dda-b716-53e2d957f50e Two BVU Students Receive Army ROTC Scholarships http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=59f24eb3-60c8-48e4-902d-b7b192210567 The scholarships were awarded on the students' overall merit, as well as their high school transcripts and GPA, ACT scores, physical fitness, and leadership potential. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=59f24eb3-60c8-48e4-902d-b7b192210567 Nominations for Alumni Board, Awards Due by Dec. 31 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=100f3c93-8faa-421b-88a2-abef0566a60c Share the names of outstanding alumni deserving of an alumni board or alumni award nomination. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:45:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=100f3c93-8faa-421b-88a2-abef0566a60c Buena Vista University To Host Unified Sports Day http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=7bb4fdbb-bdde-4272-9dc4-6ce63f98c36d Throughout the day, the Special Olympics Iowa athletes will participate in a variety of activities with BVU coaches, staff, faculty, and students. Activities will include bowling, ladder golf, bean bag toss, volleyball, soccer, pickleball, and more. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=7bb4fdbb-bdde-4272-9dc4-6ce63f98c36d Students Accepted to 2017 Collegiate Honor Band http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0e4d8196-c033-4f5f-9e1a-8c099aaad471 Students are selected from among those nominated by directors from colleges and universities throughout the state. They represent some of the finest instrumentalists in Iowa. Wed, 8 Nov 2017 08:15:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail?id=0e4d8196-c033-4f5f-9e1a-8c099aaad471