UIU presents nearly 130 student honors and awards

awards and honors

Upper Iowa University President Dr. William R. Duffy congratulated Matthew Vagts of West Union, Iowa, on being presented the Foster Cass Scholarship during the 2015 UIU Honors and Awards Banquet. The scholarship is primarily intended for high school graduates from North Fayette, Elkader, or Maquoketa Valley high schools. Nearly 130 awards and scholarships were presented during the recent annual event on the Fayette Campus.

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 22, 2015) – Upper Iowa University recently held its 30th annual Honors and Awards Recognition Banquet and awarded 129 scholarships to students across the University. Recipients were selected by the UIU Honors and Awards Committee and the University academic divisions.

Prior to closing the annual event, those in attendance recognized all donors, family members of donors, and the 2015 award/scholarship recipients for their ongoing support of the University.

A full list of the 2015 honors and awards recipients is available at http://www.uiu.edu/support/honors-awards/2015.html.

Meanwhile, photos of the 2015 recipients can be viewed and downloaded from the UIU Flickr website at https://www.flickr.com/photos/upperiowauniversity/sets/72157649943828854.

About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,200 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit uiu.edu.

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