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BVU Agronomy Major Takes on Corn Leadership Role

Mister McNaughton is growing his knowledge of the agriculture industry through his education at BVU and his participation in extra-curricular activities focused on ag including the Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team and BVU Ag Club.

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BVU Science and Business Students Earn Scholarships

The Clifford A. Rae Academic Achievement Award was presented to nine business students and seven science students who excelled in their academic pursuits in 2019. The award encourages quality learning experiences outside the classroom.

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BVU’s Frantz Earns Iowa Media Education Award

Dr. Andrea Frantz, professor of digital media, was awarded the prestigious John Eighmey Service Award from the Iowa College Media Association. Students also earned 33 awards through their work with BVTV, The Tack, and KBVU.

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"Sister Act" Lassos BVU's First Rodeo Competitions

The Beaver rodeo team is one of several sports and club activities BVU continues to explore, outcomes of the Strategic Plan’s focused growth initiative. Micah and Mary Barnes give BVU a one-two punch in goat-tying, barrel racing, and breakaway roping.

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Changes Highlight BVU Board of Trustees Meeting

The BVU Board of Trustees has announced a number of changes. Dr. Norman Nielsen will complete his term as board chair, and Michael Pierce will be his successor. The Board also offered an early five-year contract extension to President Joshua Merchant.

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BVU Warms to Idea of Winterfest Fun

Ice bowling, ice sculpture, and broomball competitions will take place at the event on Feb. 9. Participants will be eligible for prize drawings made available by BVU and Storm Lake United.

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You've Got a Friend in BV

Inspired by the magic of Pixar, brothers Morgan and Mason McGrew have spent years working on a creation of their own... and now their full live-action recreation of Toy Story 3 is complete.

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