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7/17/2019

Online finance degree ranked

FAYETTE, Iowa (July 17, 2019) – Upper Iowa University has been ranked among the top 15 schools in the nation for Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance. UIU is ranked 11th overall by Successful Student, a leading online authority on college rankings and degree rankings, considered from a students’ point of view. Successful Student selected the honored…

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7/15/2019

March and May 2019 Graduates

FAYETTE, Iowa (July 15, 2019) – Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of March and May 2019 and their respective degrees/honors. The graduates are as follows: March 2019 (skip to May 2019) Jose Rafael Acosta Rosa Fayette, IA Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Michael Addae Wahiawa, HI Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts…

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6/30/2019

2019 Spring Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the 2019 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. The honored students include: ALEXANDRIA Shelby Lynn Brodnax – Alexandria, LA Daniel Wayne Clark – Pollock,…

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6/21/2019

Fulbright U.S. Student Program applications available

FAYETTE, Iowa (June 21, 2019) – Competition is currently underway for the 2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs for one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S. During the grant, participants live, work, and learn from the…

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5/8/2019

Graduate assistant named Iowa State Student Leader

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 8, 2019) – An Upper Iowa University Campus Recreation graduate assistant has been named the 2019-20 NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation Iowa State Student Leader. Ian Bechtel, a UIU Master of Sport Administration (MSA) major from Cherry, Minnesota, began his duties Wednesday, May 1. “Everyone involved with the UIU Rec Center wishes…

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5/4/2019

Graduates asked to reflect on life’s journey

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 4, 2019) – “As I look out at this beautiful crowd, I am aware that you all have a story about the journey that brought you to this point,” Upper Iowa University (UIU) alumna Lisa Richards ‘93 said as she addressed UIU’s 2019 graduates during Saturday’s two commencement ceremonies. UIU graduates attended…

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4/25/2019

Alumna to deliver commencement address

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 25, 2019) – An Upper Iowa University alumna and champion in the field of hearing healthcare will deliver the commencement address during the University’s graduation ceremonies at Harms-Eischeid Stadium in Fayette, Iowa, on Saturday, May 4. A native of Fosston, Minnesota, Lisa (Maanum) Richards ‘93 currently serves as chief experience officer for…

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4/24/2019

Peacock community unlocks Treasure of Giving

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 24, 2019) – The Upper Iowa University (UIU) community once again beat the clock and surpassed its “Treasure the Gift of Giving” Giving Day goals. Nearly $159,000 was contributed by 780 donors over 1,857 minutes Thursday, April 11 through Friday, April 12. Even after the event concluded, another 20 donors contributed an…

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4/24/2019

Online MPA Emergency Management ranked

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 24, 2019) – Upper Iowa University has been ranked among the top schools in the nation for online master’s degree in security programming. UIU is ranked 19th by Online Masters for its Master of Public Administration Emergency Management emphasis program. The rankings were based on academic quality, student success and affordability. Online Masters selected…

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4/16/2019

New Board of Trustee elected

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 16, 2019) – Upper Iowa University has announced that Daniel J. Alfonso was recently elected to the UIU Board of Trustees. Alfonso has served as vice president of facilities management and public safety at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie, Florida, since December 2017. At NSU, Alfonso oversees a team responsible for…

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