Archive of Previous News Releases
FAYETTE, Iowa (November 26, 2013) - It is plausible to say that if you drop a plastic bottle in the river off the Main Street bridge in Fayette, Iowa, eventually it will find its way to the ocean. North Fayette Valley sixth graders came to that conclusion after an educational afternoon at Upper Iowa University. The middle school students participated recently in an interactive session with Dr. Kata McCarville, UIU associate professor of geosciences, and Elissa Wenthe, assistant professor of art. Afterward, they worked in small groups on a scavenger hunt to find certain artifacts represented in the river.
email@example.com - Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:26:47 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (November 25, 2013) - It's a first at Upper Iowa University - coursework that goes beyond text books or even what have come to be known as "ebooks." The Upper Iowa University Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is going digital. Coursework will be offered through internet-capable mobile technology that seamlessly pieces together the best of a variety of textbooks to meet course objectives and prepare students for careers in business.
Monica Bayer Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:23:41 -0600 The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced its All-Academic Teams for the 2013 fall athletic season today and thirty four Peacock student-athletes earned recognition.
Webmaster Administrator <email@example.com> - Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:38:05 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (November 15, 2013) - With a ho ho ho and a couple of fa la las, Upper Iowa University students and the Peacock Entertainment Crew will be kicking it holiday style with a community-wide holiday party slated for Tuesday, December 3, from 4-6 p.m. in the Student Center commons. The annual tree lighting will be held at 5:30 in Grace Meyer Square located just north of the Student Center on the Fayette campus.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:19:44 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (November 11, 2013) - Military service is a sacrifice the men and women of the United States armed forces are willing to burden themselves with for the sake of the people, said special guestspeaker and veteran Evan Pilch, an Upper Iowa University student from New London, Iowa. Pilch serves in the Iowa Army National Guard out of Carroll, Iowa, in the 1-168th Infantry Battalion. He and several other veterans were recognized for their service at Upper Iowa's Veterans Day ceremony held November 11 in the Student Center Ballroom.
email@example.com - Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:58:18 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (November 8, 2013) - In observance of Veterans Day, Upper Iowa University is proud to salute the brave men and women that have defended our country and continue to fight for our freedoms. A special publication, "The Military Salute," was recently published to capture Upper Iowa's rich military history, as well as the stories of alumni, faculty and students that have served or are currently serving. In addition, a special Veterans Day program will be held Monday, November 11, at 11:00 a.m. at the UIU Reflective Tribute Memorial, located just north of the International House on the east side of the Fayette campus.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Fri, 08 Nov 2013 09:51:15 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (November 7, 2013) - U.S. Congressman Bruce Braley (IA-01) spent election day meeting with student veterans and staff members at Upper Iowa University to discuss veterans education benefits. On-campus admissions advisors and off-campus education center directors, who assist veterans and military personnel across the University with accessing their veterans' education benefits, also met with Braley.
email@example.com - Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:03:48 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (November 6, 2013) - Upper Iowa University is pleased to present the graduates of August 2013
firstname.lastname@example.org - Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:23:50 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (November 5, 2013) - Upper Iowa University has selected four alumni to receive the 2013 UIU Alumni Awards, which were presented during Homecoming recently. Awards went to alumni Natalie Brown, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Lawson Coapstick, Iowa City, Iowa; Michael Aschinger, Monona, Iowa; and Raleigh Amyx, Washington, D.C.
email@example.com - Tue, 05 Nov 2013 16:09:02 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (November 4, 2013) - Upper Iowa University's Art Department and Rainbow Land Preschool are joining forces to organize the annual Soup Supper fundraiser for the not-for-profit organization that provides essential daycare and pre-school services for the local community.
Monica Bayer Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:50:27 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 24, 2013) - In a truly collaborative effort over the course of nine years, volunteers and activists of Project AWARE (A Watershed Awareness River Expedition) came together for the purpose of cleaning up Iowa rivers and streams and, most importantly, to raise awareness of the need to keep rivers clean. Leading the transformation of river trash to art, sculptor and poet David Williamson worked with volunteers at the request of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Three of the sculptures that have been created from trash are on display in the Andres School of Education at UIU until March 2014. The building is open to the public during school hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
email@example.com - Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:40:27 -0500 FAYETTE, IOWA - (October 18, 2013) - Upper Iowa University and LifeServe Blood Center are partnering to save lives. The next UIU blood drive will be held Friday, October 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Ballroom A at the UIU Student Center on the Fayette campus, 605 Washington Street.
Monica Bayer Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:47:44 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 15, 2013) - Upper Iowa University alumnus Dano Grayson opened his exhibit of photography at the UIU Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery during Homecoming week, showcasing his photographs that have been taken during journeys for the Amazon Aid Foundation, the University of Florida's Natural History Museum, and other organizations.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:13:00 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 15, 2013) - A series of events during the recent Upper Iowa University Homecoming honored both the administrators and the graduates of a 40-year-old program that helped pave the way for off-campus university education programs - not only at UIU but throughout U.S. colleges and universities.
Monica Bayer Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:57:49 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 14, 2013) - Upper Iowa University celebrated Homecoming October 6-12, which included the traditional crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen and selection of the Homecoming parade winners.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Tue, 15 Oct 2013 08:17:33 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 12, 2013) - A 150-year-old Civil War battle flag was rededicated at Upper Iowa University as part of Homecoming 2013 events this weekend. The flag accompanied the University Recruits Company C, 12th Iowa, which included nearly every UIU male student and several faculty members at the time, as they joined the Union Army.
Monica Bayer Heaton<firstname.lastname@example.org> - Tue, 15 Oct 2013 08:00:00 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 14, 2013) - Upper Iowa University completed the auction of a 1965 Mustang GT Saturday, October 12, during Homecoming. The winning bidder was former Fayette resident, Shawn Griffin, M.D., who now lives near Houston, Texas.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:45:53 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 11, 2013) - Some 900 students, alumni, faculty, staff, community members and guests filled the stands at Upper Iowa University's Harms-Eischeid Stadium Friday morning for the formal inauguration and investiture of William R. Duffy II, Ed.D., Ed. S., as the university's 21st President.
Monica Bayer Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:21:41 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 10, 2013) - Students, faculty and staff gathered recently to celebrate the establishment of Upper Iowa University's Center for International Education (CIE) and its International House as part of the week's Homecoming festivities. The CIE will not only serve as the nerve center of UIU's international programming and operations, but also as a central place where students can gather and feel a little bit closer to home.
email@example.com - Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:02:14 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (October 7, 2013) - Members of Beta Theta Omega sorority at Upper Iowa University helped decorate downtown Fayette in celebration of the fall season and next week's Homecoming and Inauguration events.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Mon, 07 Oct 2013 10:43:15 -0500