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UIU Night at the Ballpark | Tuesday, June 18

Enjoy America’s favorite pastime with your Peacock family as the Cedar Rapids Kernels take on Peoria Chiefs! UIU President Kathy Franken, her husband Chuck, and members of the Board of Trustees are especially excited to see you there!

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the first pitch is at 6:35 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include your admission ticket, access to the VIP party deck, all-you-can-eat food, popcorn, peanuts, and assorted beverages including beer and seltzers. All alumni, friends and family are invited! Kids 5 and under are free. RSVP deadline is June 14.

Veterans Memorial Stadium
950 Rockford Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Team Peacock rides RAGBRAI | Wed-Sat, July 24-27

Team Peacock will celebrate its 20th year participating in the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI)—the oldest, largest, and longest bicycle touring event in the world! Since 2005, our team has raised more than one million dollars to support students and University projects.

This year, we’re excited to do things a bit differently. Make plans to be part of our “HALF THE RIDE, TWICE THE GLORY TOUR!” Team Peacock will meet up with RAGBRAI on Wednesday, July 24, and finish strong and hard with its traditional tire dip in the Mississippi River on Saturday, July 27, 2024. Space is limited, don’t delay signing up!

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UIU at the Iowa State Fair | August 8-18

It’s a UIU tradition to have a booth at the Iowa State Fairgrounds! Juniors and seniors in high school may sign up for free tuition or free classes. All are welcome to purchase the latest and greatest Peacock merch. And the best part – – alumni receive a free gift just for stopping by to say “Hello!” See you at the Fair!

Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50317

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Acacia 50th Anniversary | Fri & Sat, October 4 & 5

Acacia Fraternity will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its National Charter on October 4-5, 2024. More details will be shared directly with fellow members. We look forward to gathering together on Fayette Campus!

Questions may be directed to the planning committee:  Jeff Stavnes, 712-299-2199, jstavnes1954@mediacombb@net; Jon Miller, 319-361-3512, [email protected]; or Mike Knickrehm, 563-210-9338, [email protected]

Fayette Campus

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Homecoming Week | October 7-13

Homecoming is a time to reunite, reminisce and be prideful for Upper Iowa University. If you’re a proud Peacock then there’s no better time to get together and celebrate with your UIU family.

Fayette Campus


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