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2020 Fall Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the 2020 fall 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 April Babin – Alexandria, LA Quanikka Patrice Bailey – Alexandria, LA…

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Alumni Speaker Series begins January 27

The Office of Career Development is excited to announce the creation of the Alumni Speaker Series.  The virtual sessions will feature career-related topics inspired by the speaker’s career path.  Alums will share their experiences and expertise virtually through Upper Iowa University’s Facebook page.  After the conclusion of each recorded session, they will be shared on…

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Accounting majors to provide free tax preparation

Accounting students of Upper Iowa University’s School of Business and Professional Studies will provide free income tax preparation at Fayette Campus on Mondays, February 1 through March 26. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be provided from 4 – 6:30 p.m. each day in the first floor computer lab of the UIU Andres…

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Handling the pandemic with CARE

Care: Responsibility for or attention to health, well-being, and safety. – Merriam-Webster Dictionary Since July, a diverse group of Upper Iowa University staff  members spanning across Fayette Campus has quietly served on the front line to better assure the safety of students and the entire Campus community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. UIU CARE team…

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‘Constructed Realities’ underway at Gallery

“Constructed Realities” will be featured at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Fayette Campus through Friday, February 12. The featured exhibit is composed of works created by St. Charles, Illinois, artist Dominic Sansone. Sansone holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and a Master of Fine…

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Commemorating the life of MLK

Upper Iowa University is proud to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 18. This year, in lieu of classes, UIU will have a full day of programming that will include several keynote speakers – alumni, faculty, artists, and community leaders – who embody King’s contemporary legacy. All Upper Iowa students,…

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Articulation agreement provides bridge for adult learners

Upper Iowa University (UIU) has partnered with to help bridge more adult students toward a college education. This partnership allows prospective UIU students to meet some of their general education requirements through’s self-paced online courses…tuition-free. Not only can prospective students benefit from a reduction in educational costs, it helps these learners overcome traditional…

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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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Repeated exceptional service

For the fourth 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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Internet connectivity funding awarded

Upper Iowa University is among 43 Iowa colleges and universities awarded nearly $4.4 million to increase internet connectivity for students in the 2020-21 school year. The state of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education announced the funding Thursday, October 22, as part of the state’s $26.2 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds,…

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