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11/2/2020

Repeated exceptional service

For the fourth consecutive month, LiveHelpNow has recognized Upper Iowa University among the top companies for providing exceptional customer service. Using its customer service metric score, LiveHelpNow considered 10,000 companies during the monthly challenge. LiveHelpNow is a help desk software platform for live chat and customer service.

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10/23/2020

Internet connectivity funding awarded

Upper Iowa University is among 43 Iowa colleges and universities awarded nearly $4.4 million to increase internet connectivity for students in the 2020-21 school year. The state of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education announced the funding Thursday, October 22, as part of the state’s $26.2 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds,…

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10/22/2020

July and August graduates

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of July and August 2020 and their respective degrees/honors. The graduates are as follows: Skip to August 2020 List July 2020 Ika Andriana Adiriyanto Hong Kong, HK Bachelor of Science, Psychology Kristy Me’chelle Alexander Baton Rouge, LA Bachelor of Science, Social Science Erica J Alvarez San…

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10/9/2020

‘Please Continue’ exhibit opens

Art enthusiasts are invited to “Please Continue” to Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Fayette Campus Monday, October 12 – Friday, November 13. The featured exhibit is composed of works created by Colorado artist Agnes Ma. “In my everyday life, I observe and collect forms in nature,” said Ma. “Through this process, I…

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10/6/2020

Stand Up to domestic violence

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Upper Iowa University President William R. Duffy II signed a pledge Monday, October 5, at the University’s Fayette Campus in support of survivors of domestic violence. Duffy was joined in the ceremony by UIU Project Stand Up victims’ advocate/educator Amber Knox and Helping Services dating violence…

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9/28/2020

Alumni Homecoming recognition

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 28, 2020) – Five Upper Iowa University (UIU) graduates were honored  as part of UIU’s virtual Homecoming Week celebration Monday, September 28.  These alumni are being recognized for their professional accomplishments as an emerging alumni, or through service to the University, community or country. Service to University Award Jeff Stavnes  – Class…

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9/21/2020

Celebrate a virtual ‘Peacock Strong’ Homecoming

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 21, 2020) – In other years, Upper Iowa University (UIU) would be making final preparations to host a large contingent of returning alumni and the entire UIU community at Fayette Campus for its annual Homecoming celebration. While some of this year’s activities have been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the…

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9/18/2020

Military Family Grant to benefit military families

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 18, 2020) – For over a decade, Upper Iowa University (UIU) has successfully utilized tuition assistance at U.S. military locations in an effort to provide the nation’s service members an affordable Education Built for Life. To further assist the entire military family in achieving their academic and career goals, UIU is announcing…

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9/17/2020

UIU Summer Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the Dean's List for the 2020 spring semester.  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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9/10/2020

Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery receptions going online

The Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery schedule has resumed with a twist for 2020-21. This year’s seven exhibits will include an online video interview featuring each of the participating artists. “We made the decision to forego in-person artist’s receptions this year to keep both our UIU community and visiting artists safe,” Laura Gleissner, UIU assistant professor of…

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