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9/1/2020

2020-2021 Resident Assistants introduced

Upper Iowa University has announced its resident assistants (RAs) for 2020-21. The RA program is a University-sponsored leadership opportunity that aims to enhance the educational experience of student leaders while helping other students adjust to on-campus living and enriching the UIU experience. In addition to providing supervision and responding to complaints, reports, requests and emergencies,…

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8/5/2020

Session 1 face-to-face classes August 31

FAYETTE, Iowa (Tuesday, August 4) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) is planning to conduct face-to-face classes for Fall Session 1 at its campus in Fayette, Iowa, and education locations in Iowa (Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Quad Cities, Waterloo) and Illinois (Rockford) beginning August 31. University officials acknowledge that instructional changes may need to be made…

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8/5/2020

Exceptional customer service recognition

LiveHelpNow has recognized Upper Iowa University among the top companies for providing exceptional customer service for July 2020. 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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7/20/2020

March and May 2020 List of Graduates

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of March and May 2020 and their respective degrees/honors.

List of Graduates
7/19/2020

Leaders in Peacock career development

FAYETTE, Iowa (July 18, 2019) – On almost any given day, an Upper Iowa University Office of Career Development staff member witnesses the benefits of alumni and current students connecting with another experienced professional in their field. As a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), UIU Career Development is able to…

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6/10/2020

UIU Spring Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the Dean's List for the 2020 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.

Dean's List
6/8/2020

UIU Announces August 31 Return to Classrooms

FAYETTE, Iowa (June 8, 2020) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) students will return to fall classes as originally scheduled on Monday, August 31. To lessen face-to-face interaction between Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks, a time when sickness can be commonly spread, traditional classroom courses at the University’s residential campus in Fayette, Iowa, will be transitioned to…

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5/21/2020

Team Peacock to host Virtual Ride

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 21, 2020) – For the past 15 years, a dedicated group of Upper Iowa University (UIU) alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends participated in the Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI). During the annual July event, the Team Peacock members promote UIU and raise money for University projects and funds. In…

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5/20/2020

Top tier ranking for education during pandemic

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 20, 2020) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) is ranked in the top tier of four-year schools by Educate to Career (ETC). A nonprofit organization, ETC’s newest rankings address college planning during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. UIU is among only five Iowa private colleges and universities ranked in the tier one…

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5/14/2020

CARES funding to students

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 14, 2020) – Recognizing that many of its students could be facing financial setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Upper Iowa University is doing everything in its power to provide support and assistance to those students in need. UIU will receive approximately $2.2 million as part of the federal government’s CARES ACT, all of which…

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