Viking Views Spring/Summer 2018

has been awarded several grants, including a Krasner-Pollack grant in 1999 and from the Aspen Institute in 2000. His work is in the collection of many museums and institutions, including the National Museum of American Art, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Yale University, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Japanese Foreign Ministry in Tokyo. In addition to visual art, Chamberlain is a published writer, poet and musician. This artist workshop and visit was generously funded by Bud and Jennifer Bacon, the Office of the President, the Office of Academic Affairs and the Art Department. SPRING 2018 MVC STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM More than 60 students participated in the spring 2018 Missouri Valley College Student Research Symposium on April 27, 2018. The poster session included 22 student participants while 33 students gave presentations or performances of their work. Senior psychology major Victor Reveles won the Excellence in Student Research Award for Best Poster for his research project, “Lying via Text, Study 2.” Junior English & journalism major Dakota Cantwell won the Excellence in Student Research Award for Best Creative Work for his short story, “A Hearty Breakfast.” Junior Sydney Downs won the Excellence in Student Research Award for Best Presentation for her study, “Impact of Industrial Agriculture on Nitrate and Phosphate Levels in Cattle Feces.” MVC NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE AWARDED FOUR STAR CAMPUS PROGRAM STATUS The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance chapter at Missouri Valley College was awarded Four Star Campus Program Status for 2017 by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. Missouri Valley College and Arizona State University were the only two colleges to receive this prestigious recognition. This recognition is given to chapters that demonstrate campus excellence through program growth, certification of nonprofit professionals and evidence of campus excellence through program reviews. The Missouri Valley College Nonprofit Management Program was also the runner up to Arizona State University for the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Campus Excellence Award. Alpha Chi National College Honor Society invites membership to juniors, seniors and graduate students from all disciplines in the top ten percent of their class.

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