Scholars Day 2015

Scholars Day 2015

April 25, 2015
Jeff Anderson SL'03 was the keynote speaker at Buena Vista University's 11th annual Scholars Day celebration. The annual event provides students from all disciplines an opportunity to present their best academic work. Read more...

Digital Media Students, Alumni Meet in Wisconsin

Digital Media Students, Alumni Meet in Wisconsin

April 19, 2015
BVU digital media students traveled to the Central States Communication Association Conference with Jerry Johnson SL'85. While there, they had a chance to meet Mei-Lien Converse SL'12. Read more...

Business Students Meet Alumni in Kansas City

Business Students Meet Alumni in Kansas City

April 13, 2015
Scott Anderson, associate professor of marketing, traveled with business students to Kansas City, where they met with BVU alumni. Some of the alumni also invited the group to visit their businesses. Read more...

BVU Announces 2015 Commencement Speaker

BVU Announces 2015 Commencement Speaker

April 7, 2015
Buena Vista University has announced that Laura Horn, retired America Online business executive and former BVU Trustee, will be the 2015 Commencement speaker on May 23. Read more...

Phillips Turns 108

Phillips Turns 108

April 6, 2015
Our most sincere birthday wishes go out to Merle (Garton) Phillips SL'30 of Carol Stream, Ill. She turned 108 on April 2! Read more...

Alumni Honored by Advertising Federation

Alumni Honored by Advertising Federation

March 25, 2015
Two BVU alumni have been honored by the American Advertising Federation of Des Moines. Adam Feller SL'11 was named "Ad Pro of the Year" and Kelsey (Reitmeier) Feller SL'12 was awarded "Rookie of the Year." Read more...

Beavers Get Shout-Out in NYC Sports Broadcast

Beavers Get Shout-Out in NYC Sports Broadcast

March 24, 2015
During an appearance on WPIX-TV in New York City, Slam magazine's Leigh Klein was quizzed on his knowledge of college mascots. He knew the mascot of every college in the quiz, including a certain beloved Beaver. Read more...

Alumni are Part of Emmetsburg's

Alumni are Part of Emmetsburg's "5 Under 40"

March 2, 2015
Three BVU alumni have received the Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce's "5 Under 40" Award. They were recognized for their work for Emmetsburg's RAGBRAI Committee in 2014. Read more...

Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest

Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest

Feb. 23, 2015
Four BVU alumni are involved in the production of "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood" at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. In the play, the Merry Men are armed with spoons and battle a Sheriff of Nottingham who would rather be bowling. Read more...

Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced

Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced

Feb. 19, 2015
Four professors have been selected as finalists for BVU's 2015 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. The winner will be announced at the Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 22. Read more...