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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

‘Freedom’ 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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9/4/2020

Gallery opens with alumnus exhibit

The 2020-21 Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery schedule opened at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette Campus on August 31 with the featured works of UIU alumnus Andrew J. Wroble. A native of Casper, Wyoming, Wroble studied art at Southern Illinois University, University of Minnesota, Ellsworth Community College and the University of Iowa. He earned a Bachelor of Science…

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9/1/2020

August Customer Service recognition

For the second 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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9/1/2020

2020-2021 Resident Assistants introduced

Upper Iowa University has announced its resident assistants (RAs) for 2020-21. The RA program is a University-sponsored leadership opportunity that aims to enhance the educational experience of student leaders while helping other students adjust to on-campus living and enriching the UIU experience. In addition to providing supervision and responding to complaints, reports, requests and emergencies,…

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8/5/2020

Session 1 face-to-face classes August 31

FAYETTE, Iowa (Tuesday, August 4) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) is planning to conduct face-to-face classes for Fall Session 1 at its campus in Fayette, Iowa, and education locations in Iowa (Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Quad Cities, Waterloo) and Illinois (Rockford) beginning August 31. University officials acknowledge that instructional changes may need to be made…

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8/5/2020

Exceptional customer service recognition

LiveHelpNow has recognized Upper Iowa University among the top companies for providing exceptional customer service for July 2020. 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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7/27/2020

UIU’s COVID-19 Course of Action

The health and safety of our students, employees and visitors are a top priority at Upper Iowa University. With this is mind, University leadership and emergency operations personnel continue to communicate with and receive guidance from public health officials with regard to COVID-19.

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