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Jessica Warneke '09 flight surgeon in the U.S. Army

Alumna's Healthcare Profession Takes Flight

When high expectations among professors met small class sizes at BVU, the sky literally became the limit for Jessica Warneke. Since graduating from BVU in 2009, this U.S. Army flight surgeon has cared for soldiers in assignments in Alaska, Hawaii, Florida and Alabama.

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Students rake sand on a beach

Beavers Serve the Community on Buenafication Day

Gray skies couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of hundreds of volunteers who either braved the elements or kept busy inside, completing projects on campus and beyond in the 106th annual Buenafication Day celebration at Buena Vista University.

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Susan Cameron Daemon '82, lobbyist, signing the inductee book

BVU Graduate Receives Honor at Iowa Statehouse

Iowa Legislative leaders honored Susan Cameron Daemen '82 with induction to Pioneer Lawmakers' Association of Iowa. The Buena Vista grad shares the unique distinction with her father, Bill Hutchins, who served in the Iowa Legislature for 20 years.

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Gerald Quinlan '19 standing in front of the BVU Science Center

Education by Exploration: Gerald Quinlan

BVU senior Gerald Quinlan has traveled to and studied in Costa Rica, Spain, and Australia during an undergraduate experience marked by multiple majors, learning opportunities, and scholarships. The student-teacher believes fully in his BVU professors and the power of philanthropy.

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A group of students at Scholars Day

Students Present Academic Work at Scholars Day

Scholars Day provides students from all disciplines an opportunity to present their best original research, scholarly work, artistic creations, and performances to their peers, professors, and the public.

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Merchant and Miley

Iowa Campus Compact Cites BVU for Engaged Campus Awards

Amanda Miley earned the Iowa Campus Compact Award for Student Leadership. Earlier this spring, she completed her fourth Alternative Week of Offsite Learning service experience, as she spent spring break working in environmental efforts on Catalina Island off the coast of California.

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Jacob Heath poses for a photo with parents and Iowa Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg

BVU Senior Earns Governor’s Cup ROTC Award

The business and accounting major was one of 10 ROTC members in Iowa to receive the Governor’s Cup ROTC Award for outstanding achievement. He followed his father's footsteps in military service.

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A student rides an oversized tricycle full of books

Bibliotrike Aims to Provide At-Home Libraries

The custom tricycle, stocked with up to 300 children’s books, will visit parks and playground locations across the community in the spring and fall seasons. Each stop will include personalized interaction, reading aloud, and the opportunity for children to select a book to take home.

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