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Upper Iowa University Announces ‘Battle of the Generations’, Giving Days 2024

Upper Iowa University (UIU) is thrilled to announce its eighth annual Giving Day event, “Battle of the Generations,” set to take place Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25, 2024. Since the inception of Giving Day in 2017, the UIU community has generously contributed $750,000 as part of this University-wide fundraising event. Its annual impact…

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October and December 2023 graduates

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of October and December 2023 and their respective degrees/honors.

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U.S. News & World Report recognizes UIU online programs

Upper Iowa University (UIU) is proud to announce its recognition in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings. This accolade underscores UIU’s commitment to providing accessible online education, tailored to meet the needs of today’s learners. Whether students are looking to advance in their current career or pivot to a new…

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Scholarship initiative to lessen tuition cost for 20 incoming freshmen

An Upper Iowa University education will become even more affordable for 10 members of each of UIU’s next two incoming classes thanks to the generous support of Ralph and Erica Kauten. Mr. Kauten, a native of rural Fayette County and student at UIU in the late 60s and early 70s, has committed $500,000 to establish…

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2023 Fall Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the 2023 fall session. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.

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UIU’s Student Philanthropy Council to host ‘Gift of Giving’

The Student Philanthropy Council (SPC), a dedicated volunteer student group at Upper Iowa University (UIU), is proud to announce its upcoming fundraising initiative, ‘SPC’s Gift of Giving,’ set to take place December 11 and 12. As philanthropic ambassadors for UIU, the SPC orchestrates student-led fundraising projects that aim to enhance the overall student experience and…

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July and August 2023 graduates

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of July and August 2023 and their respective degrees/honors.

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UIU recognized as ‘Best for Vets’ College

Upper Iowa University (UIU) has been named a “Best for Vets” college by Military Times. UIU ranked 16th in the primarily online category. “The UIU faculty and staff deeply appreciate the commitment of servicemembers to our country,” said UIU’s Director of Military and Veterans Affairs Brandy Branstetter. “In turn, we are honored to assist the…

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UIU to host Veterans Day program November 10

Upper Iowa University (UIU) extends a cordial invitation to the public for its annual Veterans Day program scheduled for Friday, November 10. The event will feature Dennis Soppe, the American Legion Department Commander for the State of Iowa, as the guest speaker. Soppe’s journey began when he graduated from North High School in West Union,…

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Upper Iowa University Announces 22nd President

The Board of Trustees at Upper Iowa University has named Kathy Franken as the University’s 22nd President. This would also be a milestone in UIU history as Franken is the first woman president to lead the University. “Since becoming Interim President in May, Kathy has led the University through a number of critical initiatives, which…

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