Alumni News Archive
May 15, 2013
After swapping basketball for a professional photography career that has led to a sold-out book, 2011 Buena Vista University alum Andre Wagner has no regrets.
May 13, 2013
Buenafication Day, the annual day of service and fun at Buena Vista University, was held on April 23. Classes were canceled and students performed service in the Storm Lake community and beyond.
April 30, 2013
BVU suitemates reunited to celebrate at the wedding of Amanda Walljasper SL'98 to Doug Tate SL'84, married on Nov. 10, 2012 at Grace Community Church in Worthington, Minn.
April 29, 2013
BVU's ninth annual Scholars Day was held on April 29. The day provided students from all disciplines the opportunity to present original research and other academic work in an interactive and intellectually engaging environment.
April 23, 2013
BVU students, faculty and staff celebrated the 100th anniversary of Buenafication Day with the world's longest Beaver Train. See coverage of the day's opening ceremonies from BVU's very own University Cable Network.
April 17, 2013
Buena Vista University has announced that Dr. Condoleezza Rice, who served as the U.S. Secretary of State from 2005-2009, will be the 21st William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate on Saturday, Oct. 12.
April 16, 2013
Kristen Tripp had one of her ceramic works accepted to the highly competitive 2013 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts National Student Juried Exhibition. Approximately 500 works were submitted for the exhibit, with 54 selected by the jurors.
April 01, 2013
Laura Hilby, a 2012 BVU graduate, is one of 39 nationwide recipients of the 2012 Elijah Watt Sells Award presented by the American Institute of CPAs to outstanding performers on the uniform CPA exam.
March 28, 2013
Although Buenafication Day is April 23 on campus, we would like to track service being done by our alumni the whole month of April!
March 28, 2013
Buena Vista University graduate Dr. Trent Grundmeyer, principal of Indianola High School, has been named the 2013 Iowa Secondary Principal of the Year by School Administrators of Iowa.
February 01, 2013
Professors Henry Hardt and Jerry Johnson and the BVU students traveling on the "Disney Double" J-term trip met up with BVU alumni living near Anaheim, Calif. They met for dinner and networking.
February 01, 2013
A survey shows that 95.6 percent of the graduates in the Class of 2012 were employed or in graduate school within the first six months after graduation. This rate exceeds the national average rate of 67 percent.
January 21, 2013
BVU alumnus Rob Hach of Alta was one of eight "citizen co-chairs" from across the nation selected by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to take part in the inauguration celebration for President Barack Obama this past weekend.
January 04, 2013
The Alumni Directory has added a new feature: class notes. Just access your account in the directory and click the "Class Notes" link to view notes from any graduation year.
January 02, 2013
As a student, BVU grad Michael Bierman had no idea that the time he volunteered in the "BV Buddies" after-school program would have any impact beyond the student he mentored. But it did, in a big way.