Buena Vista University alumni, friends and family members gathered to celebrate the retirement of Dr. Rick Lampe SL'69, Professor of Biology on Oct. 5, 2013.

The evening began with a welcome from President Fred Moore and a recognition of Dr. Lampe and his retirement. Don Haden SL'80 led devotions followed by dinner being served.

Benjamin Donath, Dean of the School of Science and Assoc. Professor of Mathematics served as Master of Ceremonies. Speakers for the evening were Scott Radke SL'12, Kerry (Weddle) Hastings SL'87 and Mark Kirkholm, Director of Campus Security. The speakers entertained the guests with memories of their time spent with Dr. Lampe. To conclude the evening, Julie Schneider SL'91 and Dana (Mace) Nelson SL'01 presented Dr. Lampe with a scrapbook filled with memories from Buena Vista alumni and photos of his teaching and traveling experiences with BVU students.