Archive of Previous News Releases
FAYETTE, Iowa (July 31, 2014) - Celebrating 157 years of art and the changing landscape of Upper Iowa University, the Art Department will host a family barbecue Tuesday, August 19, from 5-8 p.m. at Edgar Fine Arts Hall on the Fayette campus. This special night of fellowship will cap off a month-long exhibition currently under way in the Bing-Davis Gallery that commemorates the history of UIU's Art Department and features a survey of landscape paintings of the UIU campus by alumni, students, faculty and former staff members
email@example.com - Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:06:37 -0500 Upper Iowa University will reinstate the Peacock women's indoor and outdoor track and field programs, effective for the 2015-16 academic year.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:06:15 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (July 23, 2014) - After more than a year of self-evaluation, UIU faculty members have redesigned the academic offerings across Upper Iowa University to better meet student demands and the needs of the job market that graduates will be entering.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:44:54 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (July 21, 2014) - Upper Iowa University has your "Ticket to Success" with a one-year tuition award give-away drawing at the 2014 Fayette County Fair. UIU will host an information booth at the fair in the Commercial Exhibit Hall at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in West Union, Iowa, from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. starting Tuesday, July 29 and running through Sunday, August 3.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:17:35 -0500 Continuing professional education courses for nurses are now available through Upper Iowa University, as UIU launches a new partnership with CEPartner. This partnership will enable UIU to offer continuing education courses for the nursing profession initially, and other professions in the near future.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:36:59 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 20, 2014) - Dr. Katrina Farren-Eller had not been back to Haiti for two years. During her last trip, the Upper Iowa University assistant professor of English remembers feeling desperate and angry about the conditions that Haitians have lived in since the devastating earthquake over four years ago. This year, however, Farren-Eller saw progress.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:37:17 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 13, 2014) - The Iowa Board of Nursing has awarded Upper Iowa University with full approval for the UIU bachelors of science in nursing program that is available for Registered Nurses. The Board of Nursing voted unanimously to approve the UIU RN-BSN program for the maximum six years during its meeting on June 11. The Iowa Board of Nursing stated that there were no recommendations for improvement.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:44:46 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 12, 2014) - Young and old alike are fascinated by computers and what they can do. The Upper Iowa University summer computer camp proved the point again this week. Camper Katherine Oakley shares what she's learning with her grandfather, Jim Oakley of Oelwein. Instructor for the camp was Dr. James Jacobs, assistant professor of information technology. Camps were held for two age groups and focused on hardware, image and audio capture and editing, basic computer applications and programming and even drone flight.
Monica Bayer Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:24:06 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 5, 2014) - Upper Iowa University announces the Dean's List for the Spring term 2013-2014. 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.
email@example.com - Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:54:37 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 4, 2014) - This summer, Sandra Meder, a UIU senior from Waukon, Iowa, will be traversing the state of Iowa speaking with caregivers of persons suffering from dementia and collecting data for a special research project thanks to a $2,000 scholarship from the R.J. McElroy Student/Faculty Research selection committee.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:38:41 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 21, 2014) - The online undergraduate and master's in business administration (MBA) programs at Upper Iowa University have been ranked among the best online programs for veterans and service members by U.S. News & World Report. The "2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans" rankings were released on the publication's website May 20.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Wed, 21 May 2014 15:00:37 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 21, 2014) - UIU Enactus team recently attended the 2014 Enactus United States National Exposition as an observing team. The national expo offers a unique cross-generational leadership experience for college students, including academic and business leaders. A competition showcasing how college Enactus chapters are transforming lives and enabling progress through entrepreneurial action is held during the expo.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Wed, 21 May 2014 13:27:44 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 12, 2014) - The Upper Iowa University Andres School of Education will offer several summer intensive courses for teachers in June and July, including a course taught by Katherine Hannigan, children's author and illustrator. The one-week intensive courses will be taught on the Fayette campus from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and earn three college credits.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Fri, 16 May 2014 12:08:54 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 16, 2014) - The summer exhibitions at Upper Iowa University's Bing-Davis Gallery in the Edgar Fine Arts Hall showcase talent, creativity and new perspectives. "Superior Weekend," a photography exhibition by Jay Raabe, and "Landscape: Upper Iowa University Throughout the Ages," curated by John Siblik, dean of the School of Liberal Arts, will star back-to-back in two striking expositions:
firstname.lastname@example.org - Fri, 16 May 2014 10:06:14 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 10, 2014) - It took three tries at three different universities, but Marianela Melendez recently completed her bachelor's of science in nursing (BSN) degree to become a member of the Upper Iowa University Class of 2014.
email@example.com - Thu, 15 May 2014 11:36:33 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 10, 2014) - Nathanial Reagin wasn't on the Fayette campus to graduate during the Upper Iowa University 2014 Commencement ceremonies this past weekend. He is still deployed, as he has been throughout the seven years it took him to complete his bachelor's degree in criminal justice through the UIU self-paced program.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Thu, 15 May 2014 11:26:42 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 13, 2014) - Meredith Lyons and Drew Hunt knew that one day they would marry. The couple, who met online more than five years ago, had talked of wedding plans and went ring shopping almost five months ago. In fact, just the day before Lyons was to receive her diploma from Upper Iowa University on Saturday, May 10, she suggested they go ring shopping once again. Hunt nonchalantly replied, "Nah, let's stay home."
email@example.com - Tue, 13 May 2014 08:23:39 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 12, 2014) - Upper Iowa University expressed its appreciation to long-time faculty and staff during the annual UIU Service Awards and Recognition Banquet Friday, May 9.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Mon, 12 May 2014 15:33:49 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 12, 2014) - Jim Yackley was a hopeful college freshman looking for chance at glory on the field at Upper Iowa University's Eischeid Stadium in 1977. Then, just one week before the start of the season, the Atkinson, Ill., wide receiver broke one of his fingers during practice, ending his college football career. "I really wanted to play football in college, so when Upper Iowa offered me a $500 work study deal, I jumped on it!" he recalled.
email@example.com - Mon, 12 May 2014 15:05:07 -0500 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 12, 2014) - More than five years ago, Karen Hanson and Jennifer Steen, friends from Medford, Wis., decided to do something crazy. Both had families and had worked together for 20 years at the Nestlé Pizza Division in Medford. With one another as support, the two took a leap of faith on an educational journey that first included an associate's degree. Then, the "sisters by choice" kept the momentum going and enrolled at Upper Iowa University-Wausau. It will be August when they complete their bachelor's degrees in business management, but the two women participated in UIU's 2014 commencement ceremony this weekend.
firstname.lastname@example.org - Mon, 12 May 2014 14:42:55 -0500