Success Stories

Success Stories from Buena Vista University
Science Students Take Part in "No-Limits" Initiative

Thanks to a $2.7 million endowment from Harry Stine and the Stine
Family Foundation, BVU's science curriculum goes beyond lectures, taking lessons of the classroom into the real world.


BVU to Start $15.1 Million Dollar Forum Renovation

The BVU Board of Trustees has officially approved a $15.1 million renovation of the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business/Siebens Forum. Construction is scheduled to start in May 2018, with a tentative completion date of December 2018.


Food and Celebration at BVU's Annual Christmas Dinner

The evening offered a festive environment for the students and those serving the meal, with laughter and a variety of conversations taking place during the meal of roast turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing and green beans.


Berg and Douglas Head Buena Vista University Community Campaign

Steve Berg and Dr. Dan Douglas will be the co-chairs for Buena Vista University's 2017-18 Community Campaign.


McCorkle Fellows Explore Cuba

The Fellows visited a variety of cities and historical locations, including Matanzas, the "Athens of Cuba;" Cienfuegos, the "Paris of Cuba;" Trinidad, a colonial city that was founded in 1514; Jardines del Rey, a coral reef located on Cuba’s northern coast; and Playa Giron, the Bay of Pigs.


An Academic Wonderland Once More

Buena Vista University has begun to raise philanthropic resources in an effort to renovate the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business/Siebens Forum and transform it into a true, modern student center.


2017 Seniors Surpass Fundraising Goal for Forum Renovation

The seniors' plan is to help create a space where students can relax and de-stress for many years to come.


BVU Announces 2017 Commencement Speaker

Anne Motsenbocker, president of JP Morgan Chase's south middle-market banking, and granddaughter of the late Drs. Paul and Vivian McCorkle, will address the graduating Class of 2017.