Founded in 1896 and affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the university enrolls approximately 2,000 students and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.[3]. Approximately 84% of Grand View students are from Iowa while 14% are from other elsewhere in the United States. Lucas was named the Heart Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for the period ending September 6. Campus. The first floor contains a teaching classroom/computer lab, the reference collection, current periodicals and journals, the children’s and young adult collection, private study rooms, study tables, DVD and video viewing rooms, the information desk, and the bank of research computers. Last edited on 19 September 2020, at 20:42, Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Association of Collegiate Esports, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, "U.S. and Canadian 2019 NTSE Participating Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2019 Endowment Market Value, and Percentage Change in Market Value from FY18 to FY19 (Revised)",, "What do Michael Jordan and your basement-dweller nephew have in common? Hired in 2018 as Grand View's director of esports, Dana Hustedt became the first female collegiate esports director in the United States.[8]. The Rock Grand View's 50-acre campus is in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa, a major metropolitan area exceeding half a million people in central Iowa. Krumm Business Center - Located at 1330 Morton Avenue, and named after college benefactor and former Maytag CEO Daniel J. Krumm, this academic building houses general-purpose classrooms, a large lecture hall, computer lab, and faculty/staff offices. He netted a hat trick and added an assist in his Clarke debut, leading the Pride to an 8-1 season-opening win over Northwestern-St. Paul. Makenna was named a Heart of America Athletic Conference First-Team All-Conference selection on March 3. The Library’s collection of books and journals as well as study tables are located on the second floor, along with the Danish Immigrant Archives. Student Activities Council (SAC) is funded by and reports to the Viking Council. The field house contains weight lifting equipment, a 1/10 mile track, and a double basketball court. When re-sodding the lawn of what was then Old Main (now Humphrey Center), students in the 1900s placed the rock on the lawn directly in front of Old Main's entrance. Grand View has an average class size of 16 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1. [4][5][6] Grand View is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Esports. (Young Emerging Storytellers) Writing Workshop. Grand View's 50-acre campus is located in the Union Park Neighborhood of Des Moines, Iowa, just northeast of downtown.Over 800 students live on campus in six different residential facilities. Library - Located at the corner of Morton Avenue and East 14th Street (U.S. Route 69), the two-story library was completed in 1968 with an addition added in 1992. The first reports of this tradition date back to 1933, where rumor has it, a large iron eagle decoration was stolen from a nearby business. De Jong, former Dean of the, This page was last edited on 19 September 2020, at 20:42. The Stadium features a brand-new locker facility and top-of-the line artificial turf. TF - # of Lanes: 8 TF - Field Event Venue Capabilities: All USATF/NCAA & … She is a three-time, first-team all-conference pick. Since the 1930s Grand View students have participated in a campus tradition using "Bud the Bird," a large eagle statue, as the object of desire in the school's own version of "capture the flag.". In 2008, a new two-level addition was added on the southeast corner bringing a new weight room, wrestling room and athletics staff offices. Humphrey Center - Formerly Old Main, the Humphrey Center is the oldest building on campus, built in 1896. Grand View's 50-acre campus is in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa, a major metropolitan area exceeding half a million people in central Iowa. Tina was named a Heart of America Athletic Conference Second-Team All-Conference selection on March 3 for the second straight year. Grand View's athletic teams are nicknamed the Vikings. Women's sports include basketball, bowling, competitive dance, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, volleyball, and wrestling. It is composed of officers elected by the student body and a representative group of student senators. Viking Council is the governing body of Grand View students. Campus Map [7] Grand View's esports gaming arena is located in the basement of Nielsen Hall dormitory. The building is named after Jim and Sandra Rasmussen, long-time supporters of Grand View who contributed $3 million to the building campaign. Viking Football Camps are held at Williams Stadium located just south of the Grand View University campus in Des Moines, Iowa. All rights reserved. Men's sports include baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track & field, volleyball, and wrestling.