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Looking Back on 2014

Looking Back on 2014

December 17, 2014
Looking Back on 2014 It was another great year at Buena Vista University. Take a look at some of the exciting things that happened in 2014... in the classroom, on the field and traveling the world. See more...

Buena Vista University Named to Higher Education Service Honor Roll

Buena Vista University Named to Higher Education Service Honor Roll

December 16, 2014
Buena Vista University Named to Higher Education Service Honor Roll BVU has been named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The distinction is the highest federal recognition that colleges and universities can receive for civic engagement. Read more...

BVU Accepting Applications for Cultural Leadership Conference

BVU Accepting Applications for Cultural Leadership Conference

December 11, 2014
BVU Accepting Applications for Cultural Leadership Conference The Buena Vista University Office of Multicultural Engagement and its Multicultural Engagement Leadership Team are accepting applications for the 15th Annual Cultural Leadership Conference: "Illuminate the Vibrant Self Within." Read more...

Kelsey Mitchell to Study Mathematics in Budapest

Kelsey Mitchell to Study Mathematics in Budapest

December 5, 2014
Kelsey Mitchell to Study Mathematics in Budapest The BVU senior will be the first student from Buena Vista University to attend the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics study-abroad program. She will live and study in Budapest, Hungary, during the Spring 2015 semester. Read more...

Celebrating the Season at the Christmas Dinner

Celebrating the Season at the Christmas Dinner

December 4, 2014
Celebrating the Season at the Christmas Dinner The Buena Vista University community gathered together for the 28th Annual All-Campus Christmas Dinner. Students were served a holiday meal by members of the University faculty, staff, and administration. See more...

Concert Band Presents Holiday Concert

Concert Band Presents Holiday Concert

December 2, 2014
Concert Band Presents Holiday Concert The Buena Vista University Concert Band, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Jerry Bertrand, will present its annual holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. in Schaller Memorial Chapel Read more...

Digital Media Students Earn National Recognition

Digital Media Students Earn National Recognition

November 26, 2014
Digital Media Students Earn National Recognition Buena Vista University students and organizations were recognized in the College Media Association's Organizational Pinnacle Awards. The Pinnacle Awards honor the best student media from colleges and universities across the nation. Read more...

BVU Offers Art Sessions to High School Students

BVU Offers Art Sessions to High School Students

November 26, 2014
BVU Offers Art Sessions to High School Students BVU hosted a high-school based, hands-on, art event, "I Do Art" in November. The workshops, hosted by art, graphic design, and digital media seniors, were part of their capstone Senior Seminar and Media Project. Read more...

Buena Vista University MLK Day Celebration Call for Essays

Buena Vista University MLK Day Celebration Call for Essays

November 25, 2014
Buena Vista University MLK Day Celebration Call for Essays In preparation for "MLK Day Celebration: A tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.," the Buena Vista University Office of Multicultural Engagement and Spiritual Life is seeking entries for its “I Have a Dream” essay writing contest. Read more...

BVU Students Accepted to 2014 Iowa Collegiate Honor Band

BVU Students Accepted to 2014 Iowa Collegiate Honor Band

November 19, 2014
BVU Students Accepted to 2014 Iowa Collegiate Honor Band Three Buena Vista University band members have been selected to participate in the 21st Annual Iowa Collegiate Honor Band. This year marks BVU’s 16th year of students participating in the honor band. Read more...

Buena Vista University Theatre Presents

Buena Vista University Theatre Presents "Picnic"

November 8, 2014
Buena Vista University Theatre Presents Buena Vista University Theatre presented "Picnic" by William Inge in November. The play is set on Labor Day weekend in the joint backyards of two middle-aged widows in a small Kansas town. See more...

Students Present at Regional Conference

Students Present at Regional Conference

November 7, 2014
Students Present at Regional Conference Three Buena Vista University students presented at the Midwest Service Leaders Conference. Their presentation focused on the BV Buddies program, the building of reciprocal relationships and its impact on mentors and mentees. Read more...

Evans to Become President at Southern Vermont College

Evans to Become President at Southern Vermont College

November 5, 2014
Evans to Become President at Southern Vermont College Buena Vista University announces that Dr. David Evans will be leaving his position as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty effective Jan. 1, 2015, to accept a position at Southern Vermont College. Read more...

Buena Vista University Announces $2.7 Million Endowment for Science

Buena Vista University Announces $2.7 Million Endowment for Science

October 28, 2014
Buena Vista University Announces $2.7 Million Endowment for Science BVU's School of Science has received a $2.7 million endowment from Harry and Molly Stine, to support student and faculty research and expand other high-impact learning opportunities. Read more...

Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science

Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science

October 20, 2014
Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science Dr. Melinda Coogan, associate professor of biology at Buena Vista University, talks about her efforts to encourage and set an example for other young women in science. See more...

BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus

BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus

October 17, 2014
BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus Buena Vista University and Southeastern Community College have signed an agreement that will enable BVU to offer bachelor's degree classes in West Burlington through its Graduate & Professional Studies program. Read more...