A generous couple has given Buena Vista University in Storm Lake a $500,000 endowment to help the school prepare education students to teach in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has more. :44
As part of the endowment's launch, students were able to experience BVU’s first-ever STEM classroom this fall semester. Assistant professor of education Dr. John Bedward says the lab and new curriculum are giving students real-life, hands-on experience.