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UIU’s Team Peacock returns for RAGBRAI L

Upper Iowa University (UIU) is excited to announce the return of Team Peacock for RAGBRAI L, one of the largest and longest-running bicycle tours in the world. With a renewed commitment to supporting education and empowering students, Team Peacock aims to raise funds for scholarships while participating in the iconic event. Team Peacock will, again,…

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March and May 2023 graduates

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of March and May 2023 and their respective degrees/honors.

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UIU’s online communications degree recognized by Forbes Advisor Education

Upper Iowa University (UIU) has received an additional recognition by Forbes Advisor Education, this time for one of the best online bachelor’s degrees in communications. Upper Iowa was recognized along with nine other U.S. institutions for its communication studies degree. Communication studies allows learners to apply communications concepts, methods and tools to deliver real results…

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2023 Spring Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the 2022 summer session. 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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UIU receives Viafield grant

Fayette campus students will soon benefit from a $4,000 grant awarded by Viafield to Upper Iowa University. The funds will be used to purchase CPR mannequins and AED machines for the Exercise Science Program at UIU. “The Exercise Science Program is excited for the generous donation from Viafield to purchase equipment for students to use…

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UIU’s online health services administration degree recognized by Forbes Advisor Education

Forbes Advisor Education has recognized Upper Iowa University (UIU) for offering one of the best online bachelor’s degrees in healthcare administration. Upper Iowa and nine other U.S. institutions were recognized. Occupations in health services administration are rapidly growing, employing over 10% of the U.S. workforce. Those earning a degree in this field can enter careers…

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Summer Oar Days begin May 19

The summer OAR (Orientation, Advising and Registration) Day season begins Friday, May 19, at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette, Iowa, Campus. This year’s schedule includes both in-person and virtual one day events. OAR Days typically begin with students and their guests registering at the Fayette Campus Student Center. After breakfast and a brief welcome ceremony, participants…

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UIU recognizes Csomay Honors graduates

During the 2023 May UIU Commencement ceremony, five graduates from the Csomay Honors Program were recognized. The honorees – pictured above (l-r), Isabelle Bergsbaken, Oconto, WI; Deanna Hopkins, Waco, TX; Carter Harris, Saint Cloud, FL; Sarah Johnson, Elk River, MN; and Callista Rochon-Baker, Oshkosh, WI – each were recognized for their representation of the University…

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Dr. Duffy Assumes President Emeritus Role In Retirement Year

Upper Iowa University President William R. Duffy and board of trustee Chairman Scott Lebin jointly announced organizational changes on Monday, May 8, including Duffy’s transition to a President Emeritus role with a full retirement date set for June 30, 2024. “President Duffy’s leadership and commitment to UIU over the past decade has been nothing short…

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Upper Iowa University celebrates 2023 graduates

“Graduates – today is your day. Enjoy each and every moment with your family and friends.” Commencement speaker Sue Crafton Regan shared these words of celebration with Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) 2023 graduates as part of her address during UIU’s 166th Commencement ceremonies at Dorman Gymnasium in Fayette Saturday, May 6. Regan graduated with majors…

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