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Category: 50 years

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Quad Cities Center

Classes will not meet in person at the Quad Cities Center on Thursday, June 1.  Students should log into uiuLearn to access coursework for the week. Please reach out to your instructor for more specific information.

Bonnie Sadler ’98

We spoke with Bonnie Sadler, Vice President for Business Development at NuCara Pharmacy, about how getting her BS in marketing in 1998 via Upper Iowa’s self-paced Degree Program made an impact on her life and career. “My degree was life-changing. I was in a job, very secure, government job. I chose Upper Iowa because of…

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Bob Williams ’76

Despite an already established career and no shortage of experience, Robert “Bob” Williams ’76 found himself passed over for promotion again and again while working in Delaware’s state government in the 1970s. Describing himself as “highly qualified except in the area of education,” Williams’ frustration eventually turned to motivation and his sights were set on…

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Reinald Carter ‘75

After many years spent working for others, Reinald Carter’s motivation to earn a degree as a non-traditional student stemmed from his desire to sit for the CPA exam and start his own accounting firm. Upon researching options as to how a working, married, father of three would also find the time in the day to…

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Ed Spring ’76

Who knew air-conditioning could be so important? For Ed Spring ’76, a desire to get out of the sweltering Jacksonville, Florida heat turned into a 50+ year career in aviation. Spring was stationed as a Marine in Jacksonville in 1954 and wasn’t sure what his military assignment might be. When he was shown an airport…

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