Digital Media Students Receive 33 National Awards

May 22, 2017
The national honors, presented by the Society for Collegiate Journalists, included nine first place awards across online, television and radio.

Commencement Ceremonies Scheduled For May 27

May 15, 2017
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.

Schlichte Named Senior of the Year

May 09, 2017
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.

Buenafication Day Provides 3,600 Hours of Service

May 02, 2017
Seventy-five BVU departments, student organizations, athletic teams and other groups volunteered at 50 locations throughout the Storm Lake and Alta communities.

Alumni Author Releases Third Murder Mystery

May 01, 2017
Leon (Lee) Shearer SL'65 of Waukee released his 3rd murder mystery, titled How To Merge With The Mafia: A Simple How to-do-it Handbook.

Merle Phillips Turns 110

April 14, 2017
The Buena Vista alumna received a big box of birthday wishes from BVU and many other friends across the country.

Heschke Honored for Volunteer Service

April 13, 2017
BVU junior Cristena Heschke is one of 273 students across the nation to be named a Newman Fellow for volunteer service.

Alumni Board Thanks President Moore

April 13, 2017
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.

BVU Featured on the Today Show for "Rokerthon" Pitch

April 06, 2017
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.

Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students

April 05, 2017
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.

Concert Choir Performs at Carnegie Hall

April 04, 2017
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.

Help Wish Dr. Tollefson a Happy 90th Birthday

April 03, 2017
The children of Rev. Dr. Bob Tollefson, professor emeritus of religion and philosophy, invite you to join them in a card shower celebrating his 90th birthday on Thursday, April 6.

Beavers at Ehrhardt Wedding

April 03, 2017
Jason Ehrhardt SL'14 married Emily Droessler in Cedar Rapids on March 25. Joining them in celebration were Jason's BVU tennis teammates and other fellow alumni.

BVU Announces 2017 Commencement Speaker

March 27, 2017
Anne Motsenbocker, president of JP Morgan Chase's south middle-market banking, and granddaughter of the late Drs. Paul and Vivian McCorkle, will address the graduating Class of 2017.

Finalists Named for BVU Wythe Award

March 20, 2017
The recipient of the award, which was endowed by the late Paul and Vivian McCorkle, will receive a sabbatical and a $30,000 stipend for faculty development.

Alumni Celebrate the Anniversary of Kosovo Independence

February 26, 2017
Buena Vista alumni were in attendance at the celebration of the ninth anniversary of Kosovo independence at the World Food Prize.

Dr. Joshua Merchant named Buena Vista University President

February 20, 2017
Merchant has worked in education for the past 19 years and has extensive experience in strategic planning, fundraising, external engagement, marketing and enrollment management.

Alumni Reunite in Linn Grove

February 19, 2017
These 2000s-era alumni maintain their life-long friendship by planning a reunion at a new location every year. This February, they stayed at Linn Grove's Innspiration Vines & Wines.

BVU Names Two New Trustees

February 16, 2017
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.

Digital Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference

February 10, 2017
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.

Remembering Dr. Carl Adkins

February 02, 2017
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.

Buena Vista University Announces New Master's Degree

January 10, 2017
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.

Beavers in Europe

January 09, 2017
A group of Buena Vista University students are exploring the most famous and beautiful spots in Europe. The trip includes stops in Amsterdam, Prague, Munich, Salzburg, Rome, Vatican City, Pompeii, Florence, Paris, and London.