ROCKFORD, Illinois (Nov. 14, 2007) - In anticipation of classes beginning March 1, 2008 at its new center on 1117 Tebala Drive, Cherry Valley, Il., Upper Iowa University (UIU) is setting up information sessions in locations throughout the surrounding community.
UIU staff will be on hand at these gatherings to give interested students an opportunity to learn more about UIU, the degree programs offered at the new center, and to answer financial aid questions. Accounting, public administration and emergency & disaster management are the three undergraduate degrees initially being offered, with plans to expand the majors in the future.
"We are delighted to provide these community sessions to provide information about Upper Iowa University and our degree programs," states Tim Sievers, Rockford center coordinator. "We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Rockford area residents."
The sessions are open to the public, and refreshments will be served.
The November, 2007 schedule is as follows: Ida Public Library Belvidere, 320 N. State, Thurs., Nov. 15, 3:00-6:00 p.m.; North Suburban Library Loves Park, 6340 N. Second, Tues., Nov. 27, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Rockford Public Library Mantague Branch, 1238 S. Winnebago, Wed., Nov. 28, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
The January, 2008 schedule includes North Suburban Library Roscoe, 5562 North Clayton Circle, Tues., Jan. 15, 3:00-6:00 p.m.; Cherryvale Mall-The Meeting Place, 7200 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, Thurs., Jan. 17, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m.; and the Rockford Public Library, Rockton Centre Branch, 3112 N. Rockton Avenue, Thurs., Jan. 24, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
For more information about these sessions or the Upper Iowa University-Rockford Center, please call 815-624-7777. To find out more about UIU, its degree programs and various delivery options, go to www.uiu.edu.