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Video gaming lecture canceled

FAYETTE, Iowa (October 3, 2019) – Due to unforeseen circumstances, the gaming lecture with special guests Brad Andres of Fantasy Flight Games and Gates Dowd of Leder Games scheduled for Friday, October 4, at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette Campus has been cancelled. The presenters and UIU apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to those…

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2019 Summer Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the 2019 summer session. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade point average and be enrolled as a full-time student. The honored students include: ALEXANDRIA Shelby Lynn Brodnax – Alexandria, LA Cecile Andrea Brown – Alexandria, LA Charolettea N…

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Minneapolis artist exhibit to open

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 27, 2019) – “A Familiar Portrait of Labor and Love” will be on exhibit at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Fayette Campus Thursday, October 3-Friday, November 1. Coming from the desire to connect intergenerational intersections of race and gender, and speak to the complexities of a family’s multiracial relationships,…

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Grand marshals come from a family of Peacocks

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 27, 2019) – A pair of Peacock alumni, who combined to teach over 60 years following their college graduation, have been named the Upper Iowa University “Tie Dye and Tailfeathers” Homecoming Parade grand marshals. Al ‘56 and Jan ’64 (Mork) Seabrooke of Elgin, Iowa, will lead the annual Homecoming parade in downtown Fayette at…

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Endowed Lecture Series resumes October 10

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 27, 2019) – Upper Iowa University professor of science/Robert L. Fox endowed chair of science Dr. Scott Figdore will open the UIU 2019-20 Endowed Lecture Series on Thursday, October 10. Entitled “Monitoring Plant Species Diversity in Fayette County’s Natural Areas,” the presentation is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Baker-Hebron Auditorium…

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Gaming lecture October 4

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 23, 2019) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) will host gaming professionals Brad Andres and Gates Dowd on Friday, October 4. The program will be held from 11 a.m. – noon in the Liberal Arts Auditorium at UIU’s Fayette Campus. A game designer for Fantasy Flight Games, Andres began his career in the…

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Celebrate a ‘Tie Dye & Tailfeathers’ Homecoming

FAYETTE, Iowa (September 16, 2019) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) is summoning all those with Peacock spirit to attend the Tie Dye & Tailfeathers Homecoming celebration Thursday-Sunday, October 3-6. Among the alumni anticipating the start of the festivities are grand marshals Al ‘56 and Jan ‘64 (Mork) Seabrooke. The Elgin, Iowa, residents will lead the…

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Roger and Alice Mangan Excellence in Teaching awards established

FAYETTE, Iowa (August 30, 2019) – During its recent Matriculation Convocation, Upper Iowa University announced the establishment of the Roger and Alice Mangan Excellence in Teaching Annual Awards. Beginning in August 2020, one rising junior faculty member and one senior faculty member will receive a financial stipend and a commemorative plaque for their exemplary teaching.…

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2019-20 Gallery schedule released

FAYETTE, Iowa (August 13, 2019 ) – The 2019-20 Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery schedule opens Monday, August 26, with the featured works of Upper Iowa University (UIU) art studio students. A closing reception for the 200/300 Studio Arts exhibit will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, September 19. The exhibitwill be the first of seven scheduled…

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RN-BSN program ranked among top in Iowa

FAYETTE, Iowa (August 2, 2019) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) has been ranked among the top schools in Iowa for online RN to BSN nursing programming. UIU is ranked 5th in the state by TopRNtoBSN, a leading online information source for current and prospective nursing students. TopRNtoBSN ranked the best online RN to BSN programs in…

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