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.


BVU Announces 2015 Commencement Speaker

April 07, 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.


Phillips Turns 108

April 06, 2015
Our most sincere birthday wishes go out to Merle (Garton) Phillips SL'30 of Carol Stream, Ill. She turned 108 on April 2!


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."


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.


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

March 02, 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.


Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest

February 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.


Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced

February 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.


Hot Shooting Sends Men's Basketball to Conference Title

February 18, 2015
The Buena Vista men's basketball team shot better than 50 percent from the field en route to a commanding 94-80 road victory over the University of Dubuque. The win secured the program's 12th overall Iowa Conference title and the ninth under head coach Brian Van Haaften.


Students Honored at Iowa College Media Conference

February 17, 2015
Buena Vista University's student media organizations took home several awards at the 2015 Iowa College Media Association conference, winning 29 awards in numerous categories and three special awards.


Track Alumni Reunite at Dennis Young Meet

February 09, 2015
Proudly displaying boxes of Junior Mints, Buena Vista University track alumni and friends reunited at the Dennis Young Classic in February.


Alumni Bring Their Daughters to the Game

January 19, 2015
Beaver alumni Keely (Bowman) Dutler SL'98 and Laurie (Hopkins) Wallis SL'98 brought their daughters' 8th grade basketball teams from Ridgeview and Grundy Center to campus on Saturday, Jan. 17.


Introduction to Pharmacology

January 17, 2015
Students in "Introduction to Pharmacology" are learning about basic pathophysiology and discussing how medications treat a variety of diseases. The experience also involves studying the effects of pharmacological agents on cell viability and function.


Beavers at Bedford Industries

January 03, 2015
Katie (Luitjens) Larson SL'08, Stacy (Kruger) Fricke SL'04 and Gladiola Esparza SL'14 take a break at Bedford Industries. The three Beaver alumni work for the company in Worthington, Minn.