In the News

In the News

BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges

BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges

September 15, 2014
BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges Buena Vista University has retained its standing as the third best value school among Midwest regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Colleges Rankings publication. This is the third consecutive year that BVU has held this ranking. Read more...

"Exploring the World Through Outdoor Recreation" ACES Event, Kayaking Workshops

September 3, 2014
Adventure seeker and Storm Lake native Chuck Stark will be on campus sharing his story of exploring the world on foot and in a kayak. Stark will also offer kayaking workshops through the American Canoe Association. Read more...

BVU Announces Exchange Program with Geneva School of Business Administration

BVU Announces Exchange Program with Geneva School of Business Administration

August 29, 2014
BVU Announces Exchange Program with Geneva School of Business Administration Through the program, the institutions can exchange up to two students each per academic year. Students will spend a complete semester studying at the host schools, giving them an immersive international experience. Read more...

Buena Vista University to Honor Nine on Founders Day

Buena Vista University to Honor Nine on Founders Day

August 26, 2014
Buena Vista University to Honor Nine on Founders Day BVU will hold its 37th annual Founders' Day memorial service on Sept. 6 to honor nine deceased individuals who have served the institution as faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, friends and benefactors. Read more...

New Students Welcomed to BVU

New Students Welcomed to BVU

August 25, 2014
New Students Welcomed to BVU New students moved onto campus during BVU's Welcome Week activities. They were welcomed to campus by other students, faculty and staff, and made the traditional procession through Victory Arch. See more...

BVU Announces New Faculty Members

BVU Announces New Faculty Members

August 22, 2014
BVU Announces New Faculty Members Buena Vista University has announced faculty changes for the 2014-15 academic year, including nine new professors. The new faculty bring strong credentials and new perspectives to campus. Read more...

Newhouse and Rust Head BVU Community Campaign

Newhouse and Rust Head BVU Community Campaign

August 22, 2014
Newhouse and Rust Head BVU Community Campaign Buena Vista University has announced that Josh Newhouse and Michael Rust will be the co-chairs for its 2014-2015 Community Campaign. Contributions to the Community Campaign help provide resources for scholarships and academic programs. Read more...

Professors Gain International Perspective in Rapa Nui

Professors Gain International Perspective in Rapa Nui

August 1, 2014
Professors Gain International Perspective in Rapa Nui Five Buena Vista University faculty members recently visited Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, as part of the McCorkle Fellowship program. During the 12-day trip, they visited various destinations and landmarks across the island's 63 square miles. Read more...

BVU Students Selected for Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute

BVU Students Selected for Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute

July 31, 2014
BVU Students Selected for Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute Four students have been selected to participate in the annual Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute at the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory on West Lake Okoboji. Read more...

Beaver Sculpture at the Iowa State Fair

Beaver Sculpture at the Iowa State Fair

July 31, 2014
Beaver Sculpture at the Iowa State Fair If you attend the 2014 Iowa State Fair, be sure to check out Buena Vista University's beaver-shaped concrete sculpture. The creation is BVU's entry in a contest to help promote the Fair’s theme, "Amazingly Amusing." Read more...

Celebrating Scholarships

Celebrating Scholarships

July 22, 2014
Celebrating Scholarships This year marked BVU's ninth annual Celebrating Scholarships event, where students come together with their scholarship benefactors to say "thank you" in person. Read more...

Sharing in the Vision of BVU

Sharing in the Vision of BVU

July 18, 2014
Sharing in the Vision of BVU Throughout Buena Vista's history, a variety of individuals have used their insights, knowledge, and perspectives to contribute to the success of the University. Many names come to mind, including the last name Pierce. Read more...

Student Organization Receives Grant from Alliant Energy

Student Organization Receives Grant from Alliant Energy

July 15, 2014
Student Organization Receives Grant from Alliant Energy BV Buddies-Teammates has received a grant from Alliant Energy Foundation that will be used to support their activities in the community. Read more...

On-Time and On-Track: Four Years to Graduation

On-Time and On-Track: Four Years to Graduation

July 11, 2014
On-Time and On-Track: Four Years to Graduation Active, hands-on learning through internships, travel, field work, and research is the lifeblood of the BVU experience. So how do students get the most out of their college years and still graduate on time? Read more...

Buena Vista University Students Receive Governor's Volunteer Awards

Buena Vista University Students Receive Governor's Volunteer Awards

July 9, 2014
Buena Vista University Students Receive Governor's Volunteer Awards Sixteen Buena Vista University students and the BVU Student Senate were honored at the 2014 Governor's Volunteer Award ceremonies held in June on the BVU campus. Read more...

Buena Vista University Honored by Iowa Campus Compact

Buena Vista University Honored by Iowa Campus Compact

July 7, 2014
Buena Vista University Honored by Iowa Campus Compact A Buena Vista University student organization and an individual from the campus community were recognized with honorable mention awards by Iowa Campus Compact at its 2014 Engaged Campus Awards event. Read more...