Alumni News

Alumni News from Buena Vista University
Beavers Celebrate the Season at the Christmas Dinner
The evening was full of carols, laughter, and a delicious meal served to students by BVU faculty, staff, and administration. Dressed in their holiday best, students gathered with beloved mascot Buford T. Beaver for photos.

Carver Performs Holiday Music
Talented musician Jeff Carver '79 has just released a new album titled Interpretations.

Kinzee Bryte Named 2018 Iowa Elementary Counselor of the Year
The 2001 BVU graduate has been a school counselor for 13 years, spending the last three years at Adel Elementary and DeSoto Intermediate where she serves over 1,000 students daily.

BVU Grad Miranda Wallace Excels in Veterinary School
The 2016 grad attends the University of Missouri and studies veterinary medicine. While at BVU, she took classes in anatomy, physiology, immunology, and more to prepare her for her future career.

Tanner Hoops Begins Career at ESPN
The 2018 grad was exposed to radio opportunities from the start of his time at BVU. Now he is proving that hard work pays off, by watching his aspirations become reality.

BVU National Alumni Association Presents Awards at Homecoming
Individuals and couples were honored for their service to Buena Vista University and to their communities at a special luncheon and at halftime of the Homecoming game on Oct. 6.

Remembering Robert Tollefson
Tollefson, professor emeritus, taught religion and philosophy at Buena Vista College for 32 years. His tenure spanned three decades and three Buena Vista presidents.

Local Elementary Principal and Alumna Promoting Early College Awareness
The Tornado colors promoting college degrees were worn by more than 200 kindergarten students on the first Friday of the school year, which happened to be the first of many High Five Fridays at Storm Lake Elementary School.

Storm Lake Community Celebrates a Beaver Win at Second Annual Community Night
Senior quarterback Cole Miller and sophomore wideout Eric Pacheco accounted for a handful of big plays, including a 46-yard touchdown with just less than two minutes remaining.

New Students Welcomed to BVU
New students moved onto campus during Welcome Weekend activities in August. They were welcomed to campus by other students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and made the traditional procession through Victory Arch.

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