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2020 graduates celebrated

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 9, 2020) – “Extraordinary times call for extraordinary people,” Upper Iowa University alumnus Neil Wilkinson ‘99 said as he addressed UIU’s 2020 graduates during the University’s first virtual commencement ceremonies on Saturday. “Time after time, I hear of the remarkable achievements and accounts from this class and how you have triumphed over adversity. It’s…

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Alumnus to deliver virtual commencement address

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 1, 2020) – An Upper Iowa University (UIU) alumnus will deliver the commencement address during the University’s first virtual graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 9. A native of rural Westgate, Iowa, Neil Wilkinson ’99 has been in the financial services industry since 2000, where he specializes in business planning, retirement planning, and estate planning strategies…

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UIU and U.S. Army Field Artillery announce articulation agreement

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 28, 2020) – Upper Iowa University (UIU) and the U.S. Army Field Artillery (FA) have announced an articulation agreement for Army Field Artillery (CMF13) enlisted soldiers to receive maximum credit toward the UIU Associate of Arts in liberal arts and Bachelor of Science information systems degrees. Eligible soldiers may enroll in online or in-seat…

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Celebrate UIU Day raises nearly $100,000

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 24, 2020) – Upper Iowa University’s Celebrate UIU Day proved to be an inspirational success as the UIU community secured approximately $95,000 through 531 donations during an 1,857-minute period on Thursday, April 16, and Friday, April 17. Support for Celebrate UIU Day continued with nearly $1,300 in additional contributions after the fundraising event had…

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October and December 2019 graduates

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 1, 2020) – Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of October and December 2019 and their respective degrees/honors. The graduates are as follows: OCTOBER 2019 Skip to December 2019 List Heidi Nicole Alexander Arden, NC Bachelor of Science, Accounting Maquichia Armas San Diego, CA Master of Public Administration, Health &…

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Celebrate UIU Day’ April 16

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 30, 2020) – As another example of its response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Upper Iowa University has shifted the focus and purpose of its fourth annual Giving Day to “Celebrate UIU Day,” scheduled to begin Thursday, April 16. During this time of unforeseen challenges and hardship, the UIU community is reminded of…

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Public event cancellations and rescheduling

FAYETTE, Iowa (Monday, March 23) – In its ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Upper Iowa University (UIU) has been working with event sponsors, organizers and community stakeholders to evaluate whether or not to hold scheduled events. As part of the continued discussions, the cancelled community events include: March 28 – “Colors of the World” International Culture…

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Spring commencement format modified to virtual-only event

FAYETTE, Iowa (Thursday, March 19) – After much discussion with Upper Iowa University leadership and a review of various options, UIU President William R. Duffy announced today the decision to transition the May 9, 2020, traditional commencement ceremony at UIU’s Fayette Campus to a virtual-only event. “I understand an in-person ceremony is preferred, but I…

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Giving Day set for April 16-17

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 5, 2020) – As part of Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) tradition of giving, students, alumni and friends are being asked to step forward and “Make It Grand” for 1,857 minutes during UIU Giving Day Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17. Several ways people can show their support for UIU during Giving…

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‘Colors of the World’ March 28

Upper Iowa University's (UIU) Center for International Education and International Student Association will host a "Colors of the World" International Culture Night celebration.

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