UIU and Fareway agree to CAP partnership

FAYETTE, Iowa (November 24, 2015) – Fareway Stores, Inc., employees and family members will soon benefit from a newly established partnership with Upper Iowa University (UIU). As Corporate Advantage Program (CAP) partners, the company’s eligible employee members, spouses and dependent children (under the age of 26) will receive set tuition discounts for courses taken at any of UIU's 25 U.S. educational centers or distance education programs. The application fee will also be waived for all participants.

“Upper Iowa University is extremely pleased that Fareway Stores has chosen to be one of our 40-plus CAP partners,” said UIU President William R. Duffy. “The Corporate Advantage Program is a prime example of how Upper Iowa University succeeds in helping learners of all ages achieve their educational dreams and career goals.”

Fareway Stores, Inc., is a growing Midwest grocery company operating 112 stores located in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. Fareway takes pride in providing unmatched, full service meat departments, farm-fresh produce, low competitive prices and the highest level of customer service.

UIU strives to meet student needs with convenient daytime, evening and weekend classes. Upper Iowa’s unique academic year consists of six 8-week terms. Students can take one to two courses most terms and graduate on schedule. Online classes can also be added to allow a student to work toward a degree.

Up to 90 college credits from other schools, as well as 12 graduate level credits can be transferred. Credits may also be earned through an individual’s work experience, through an experiential learning portfolio or various college examinations.

Corporations interested in participating UIU's Corporate Advantage Program, should contact Upper Iowa University by email at info@uiu.edu.

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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