Wednesday, June 4
Be our guest! Start off the reunion at a special hors d'oeuvres reception at the home of President Fred and Susan Moore located at 1700 Shoreway Road.
Thursday, June 5
When you arrive on campus, parking is available in Lot K, located at the corner of 3rd & College Streets (just south of Ballou Library). Students will be making regular trips through the lot in the campus GEM car to offer rides to Siebens Forum.
Registration & Morning Welcome
Coffee, juice, rolls & fruit will be served.
Packets will be given to you with full details and room locations for the day's sessions.
Casey's General Stores: A Conversation with Founder Don Lamberti
Remember when the first Casey's opened in your hometown? With old fashioned values and a conservative business approach, Don Lamberti built what was an ice and coal delivery business and one family-owned store on the north side of Des Moines into what is now a staple convenience stop in so many Midwestern communities. Mr. Lamberti, BVU Life Trustee and loyal friend of your alma mater, will share with you his business savvy as well as photos, stories and milestones of his life and work.
Snapshots of Campus Ministry at BVU... Thanks to "Good Eggs"!
You may recall mandatory chapel service attendance as part of BV's past curriculum and Rev. Eggink as professor of religion and philosophy (1954-1975). Today's BVU Campus Ministry efforts have developed into a blend of volunteer service, intentional leadership development and spiritual growth. Campus Chaplain, Rev. Ken Meissner, will show you a glimpse of all that has unfolded in BVU Campus Ministry over the past 15 years following a generous gift from the late Rev. Henry and Lucile Eggink.
Science on Display – Walking Tour
The BVU Estelle Siebens Science Center is home to an extensive zoological collection. You'll love learning about the exhibit from Dr. Rick Lampe SL'69, beloved, long-time faculty member who is retiring from BVU this spring. Don't miss the chance to go on this personal tour with Dr. Lampe. Not only will you learn about the animals on display, you'll also hear amazing stories from Dr. Lampe's many adventures in South Africa.
Lunch & Conversation
President Fred Moore will share the latest news and happenings at your alma mater.
The Class of 1964 will be formally inducted into the Cornerstone Guard, and special recognition will be given to the reunion classes of 1954 and 1944.
...And They Lived Happily Ever After – Using Walt Disney's Storytelling Strategies
Movies, television, radio, music and theme parks. Have you ever wondered how Disney does it? Every January, BV students travel to Disneyland and Walt Disney World to learn how storytelling can transcend their lives, both personal and professional. Here is your opportunity to learn how you can use these proven tools to do the same for you. Assistant Professor of Digital Media Jerry Johnson SL'85 will take you on a magical tour of the Walt Disney story.
Coffee, Pie & Social Time
Evaluation of the day and time for conversation.
Campus Tour (optional)
If you haven't been back for a while, take this opportunity to explore the beautiful BVU campus.