August 04, 2016
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.
August 02, 2016
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.
August 01, 2016
A group of well-dressed Beavers reunited at the Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, Wis.
August 01, 2016
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."
July 29, 2016
Beavers were on hand to celebrate the marriage of Demetrius (Heard) Hearte SL'14 and Lia (Schulte) Hearte SL'14.
July 15, 2016
A group of BVU alumni from Minnesota recently gathered to share memories with each other, accompanied by a new group of future Beavers.
July 11, 2016
These alumni met in Dike on July 6 for a round of golf at Fox Ridge. They've made it an annual event and invite other Beavers to join them next year!
July 05, 2016
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.
June 27, 2016
Beaver alumni reunited in Albert Lea, Minn. to celebrate the wedding of Kayla Hartmann SL'14 and Chad Sibigtroth SL'14.
June 27, 2016
BVU's Athletic Training faculty and trainers hosted a reception during the NATA Clinical Symposia. Alumni, instructors and current students met at Tin Roof on June 23.
May 24, 2016
Carmen Cuthbert SL'54 was in attendance as Ethan Wilson SL'16, her great-grandson, graduated from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 21.
May 23, 2016
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.
May 21, 2016
Seven hundred eleven students received their degrees from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 21. Congratulations to the Class of 2016!
May 04, 2016
Members of the Buena Vista University and Storm Lake communities gathered to celebrate BVU's 125th birthday. The festivities concluded with a group photo in front of Victory Arch.
May 02, 2016
More than 35 Buena Vista University students, faculty and staff participated in three Alternative Week of Off-site Learning trips during BVU's 2016 spring break, volunteering their time and service to a variety of people and programs.
March 29, 2016
Beaver fans were abundant in Tucson, Ariz. cheering on the Buena Vista University baseball team during Spring Break. Some of the fans were alumni supporting their BV legacies.
March 29, 2016
Once again, Spring Break was full of service and fun for Buena Vista University students and faculty. Many of them took part in A.W.O.L., BVU's alternative spring break program, traveling to three different sites to perform service.
March 22, 2016
Buena Vista University has announced the hiring of Jack Denholm, to replace Christyn Abaray as the university's next Director of Athletics. He is scheduled to begin his duties on campus in mid-June.
February 25, 2016
Four professors have been selected as finalists for BVU’s 2016 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. The winner will be announced at the Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 20.
February 17, 2016
Leon E. Panetta, who served as U.S. Secretary of Defense from 2011-13, will be the 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate on Oct. 7. He joins a list of preeminent lecturers that has included former world leaders and heads of state.
February 09, 2016
Class of 2001 college roommates get together once a year to celebrate birthdays and Christmas. None of these women knew one other when they came to BVU and became lifelong friends.
February 03, 2016
A snow day didn't stop Jared Brostad SL'00 and family from showing their Beaver pride. Jared and his daughters built a snow beaver during Tuesday's wintry weather.
January 31, 2016
The Dennis Young Classic was held in the Lamberti Recreation Center on Jan. 30. In addition to drawing competitors from seven schools, track and field alumni and friends reunited for the day.
January 29, 2016
Three Beaver roommates rocked out thoroughly during a Hairball concert in January. Loud rock and enduring friendships were abundant.
January 04, 2016
It was another successful January Interim at Buena Vista University. Students took part in special on-campus courses, internships and travel. See photos and video from Interim experiences from students and faculty.