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Care Pack Program: If you would like your child to receive a spring care pack for finals week (May 18-21) please email Dr. Ashley Farmer-Hanson at farmer@bvu.edu before April 15. If you have already ordered your care packs Student MOVE will be delivering them May 1 around 2pm. Thank you for supporting our service organization.

AWOL:  Follow the Buena Vista University students and staff during their AWOL Spring Break service trips through their blog. http://bvuawol.blogspot.com

STUDENT RECOGNITION DINNER
Coming up soon is the Student Recognition Dinner honoring BVU students for their outstanding academics.  Parents with students receiving an honor will receive their invitation in the mail soon, as invitations have been sent.   Please make sure that you RSVP by Monday, April 13th as seating is limited.  We hope to see you on Saturday, April 25th for the Student Recognition Dinner.  If you have any questions, you may contact Michelle Kenkel in the Office of Academic Affairs.

Residence Hall Closing for Spring Break
The residence halls will be closed for spring break beginning at 6pm on March 20 and will reopen at noon on March 29, 2015 for all students.

Student Recognition Dinner
The offices of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs join together each spring to recognize our outstanding student achievements in academic and leadership roles. The Student Recognition Dinner will be held Saturday, April 25, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in Dows Grand Ballroom.  Electronic invitations will be sent to qualifying students by mid-March.  Parents of students being honored will receive invitations via U.S. Mail during the third week of March. The Recognition Dinner concludes in ample time for attendees to enjoy the spring theatre production if they so choose.

Join us for Family Weekend April 24-26th 
Check out this link for a full schedule of events.
https://www.bvu.edu/familyweekend/

Parents of graduating seniors:   We are proud of the accomplishments of your soon-to-be graduate, as I am sure you are. Commencement will be Saturday, May 23:

Baccalaureate: 10:30 a.m., Schaller Memorial Chapel
Procession through Victory Arch: 2:15 p.m.
Commencement: 2:30 p.m., Siebens Fieldhouse
In preparation for the May 23 Commencement ceremonies at our Storm Lake campus, you may find all the information for this day located on our commencement web page:  http://www.bvu.edu/about/commencement/index.dot.  If you have any additional questions, please contact Melissa Richter at richterm@bvu.edu or call 712-749-2243.

AWOL SPRING BREAK TRIPS
Click on Upcoming Travel Opportunities on this page for more information about the AWOL Spring Break trips for March 2015.  Great service opportunities!!

Sign up for the Beaver Athletics Weekly
The Beaver Athletics Weekly will keep you up-to-date on all of the latest Beaver Athletic events and results. Sign up today using the form at http://www.bvuathletics.com/fanzone/Beaver Athletics_Weekly

ACADEMIC CALENDAR
For a complete list of events and deadlines throughout the 2014-2015 academic year, you can access the Academic Calendar at www.bvu.edu/academics

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