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UIU receives Viafield grant

Fayette campus students will soon benefit from a $4,000 grant awarded by Viafield to Upper Iowa University. The funds will be used to purchase CPR mannequins and AED machines for the Exercise Science Program at UIU. “The Exercise Science Program is excited for the generous donation from Viafield to purchase equipment for students to use…

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UIU’s online health services administration degree recognized by Forbes Advisor Education

Forbes Advisor Education has recognized Upper Iowa University (UIU) for offering one of the best online bachelor’s degrees in healthcare administration. Upper Iowa and nine other U.S. institutions were recognized. Occupations in health services administration are rapidly growing, employing over 10% of the U.S. workforce. Those earning a degree in this field can enter careers…

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Summer Oar Days begin May 19

The summer OAR (Orientation, Advising and Registration) Day season begins Friday, May 19, at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette, Iowa, Campus. This year’s schedule includes both in-person and virtual one day events. OAR Days typically begin with students and their guests registering at the Fayette Campus Student Center. After breakfast and a brief welcome ceremony, participants…

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UIU recognizes Csomay Honors graduates

During the 2023 May UIU Commencement ceremony, five graduates from the Csomay Honors Program were recognized. The honorees – pictured above (l-r), Isabelle Bergsbaken, Oconto, WI; Deanna Hopkins, Waco, TX; Carter Harris, Saint Cloud, FL; Sarah Johnson, Elk River, MN; and Callista Rochon-Baker, Oshkosh, WI – each were recognized for their representation of the University…

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Dr. Duffy Assumes President Emeritus Role In Retirement Year

Upper Iowa University President William R. Duffy and board of trustee Chairman Scott Lebin jointly announced organizational changes on Monday, May 8, including Duffy’s transition to a President Emeritus role with a full retirement date set for June 30, 2024. “President Duffy’s leadership and commitment to UIU over the past decade has been nothing short…

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Upper Iowa University celebrates 2023 graduates

“Graduates – today is your day. Enjoy each and every moment with your family and friends.” Commencement speaker Sue Crafton Regan shared these words of celebration with Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) 2023 graduates as part of her address during UIU’s 166th Commencement ceremonies at Dorman Gymnasium in Fayette Saturday, May 6. Regan graduated with majors…

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UIU 2023 commencement address to be delivered by Upper Iowa University alumna

An Upper Iowa University alumna from North Palm Beach, Florida, will deliver the keynote address during the University’s 2023 commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 6. Sue Crafton Regan ’67 graduated with majors in physical education and psychology. A retired athletic director, Regan was the first woman to hold the position at a Big East School and…

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Upper Iowa University announces Deans’ Challenge

Upper Iowa University Academic and Student Affairs will be hosting the first-ever Deans’ Challenge, on April 26 and 27. The friendly fundraising competition was initiated by the school’s Deans to inspire philanthropy and continue to strengthen community among UIU students, alumni, friends, faculty and staff. During the two-day fundraiser, donors will be able to contribute…

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UIU faculty presents community education event

Upper Iowa University (UIU) Delano Professor of Science Katherine McCarville is presenting three community education geology programs, for anyone (aimed for ages 8 – 80+) who is interested in rocks, fossils, or geology in the coming weeks. Those interested are welcome to attend one or all of the events. Please register before April 20 with…

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Upper Iowa University Partners with Hawkeye Community College on Associate-Baccalaureate Accelerated Nursing Program

Upper Iowa University (UIU) and Hawkeye Community College (Hawkeye) are partnering to create a unique pathway with an Associate-Baccalaureate Accelerated Nursing Program. This dual enrollment program allows nursing students the opportunity to complete their associate degree in nursing through Hawkeye and get a head start on their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) through UIU…

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