Archive of Previous News Releases
FAYETTE, Iowa (June 29, 2015) – There’s not much more American, than hamburgers, hot dogs, baseball, and people of the Heartland. Upper Iowa University is in hopes a small contingent of Mexican educators, business professionals, and college students recently returned to their country with a lesson in the culture of the United States and the English language.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:29:13 -0600 It almost seems as if the David B. Henderson statue on the Upper Iowa University Fayette Campus is standing even taller after the sculpture of one of the University's favorite sons was recently conserved.
Monica Bayer Heaton <email@example.com> - Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:47:21 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 23, 2015) – Youth from a four-county area further discovered it can be fun to study, explore and experiment in the fields of science, technology, and mathematics during the Summer STEM Camp at Upper Iowa University in Fayette Wednesday-Friday, June 17-19.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:44:17 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 22, 2015) – The Henry George Mackintosh Foundation has provided a $30,000 endowment for the establishment of the Martha M. Moeller Scholarship Fund at Upper Iowa University. The Houston-based Foundation includes directors Pete Mackintosh and Rob Mackintosh, sons of Henry Mackintosh and grandchildren of Martha Moeller, who attended UIU as a student in the 1890s.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <email@example.com> - Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:58:54 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 15, 2015) – The My Waterloo Days Parade on Friday transformed into a “Feathers Up” celebration for over 80 students, staff, alumni, friends and family of the Upper Iowa University-Waterloo Center. The Peacock faithful marched along the downtown Waterloo parade route in recognition of the center’s commitment to higher education of the Cedar Valley community for 30 years.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:42:14 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 12, 2015) – A large percentage of Iowa’s law enforcement personnel will soon have the opportunity to reap the benefits of Upper Iowa University’s Corporate Advantage Program (CAP). As CAP partners, Iowa State Police Association (ISPA) members, their spouses and dependent children (up to age 26) will be eligible to receive set tuition discounts for courses taken at any of Upper Iowa's 25 U.S. educational centers, or through UIU online or self-paced programs. Registration fees are also waived.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <email@example.com> - Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:37:06 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 8, 2015) – Upper Iowa University hosted a one-mile walk to honor cancer survivors Thursday. The walk, which began at Victory Gate on the Fayette campus, was in recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 7.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Mon, 08 Jun 2015 09:13:34 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (June 3, 2015) – The Upper Iowa University Baton Rouge Center has partnered with Copper Mill Elementary teachers in Zachary, La., to further promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) programming and projects with young students.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <email@example.com> - Wed, 03 Jun 2015 15:40:00 -0600 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.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Tue, 26 May 2015 09:51:02 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 21, 2015) – TheBestSchools.org has ranked Upper Iowa University as the 37th best online college in the nation. An independent organization, TheBestSchools.org ranked Penn State World Campus in State College, Penn., as the top university to offer such programming. UIU was the only Iowa university to be ranked in the top 50.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <email@example.com> - Thu, 21 May 2015 11:42:00 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 21, 2015) – The first OAR (Orientation, Advising, and Registration) Day of the year is a traditional sign of spring on the Upper Iowa University Fayette Campus. As the final step in the admission process, the one-day events not only allow incoming students to register for classes but also allow both students and their parents/families to further explore different aspects of Upper Iowa with the help and guidance of university administrators, faculty, and staff.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Thu, 21 May 2015 10:19:05 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 20, 2015) - 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 "2015 Best Online Programs for Veterans" rankings were released on the publication's website May 19.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <email@example.com> - Wed, 20 May 2015 12:33:55 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 19, 2015) – An Upper Iowa University graduate continues to mentor five West Central High School juniors to new heights as part of the 2015 Real World Design Challenge (RWDC). The students from the high school located in Maynard, Iowa, recently won first place in the Iowa RWDC held in Cedar Rapids and are now preparing for the National RWDC to be held in Washington, D.C., in November.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Tue, 19 May 2015 10:29:21 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 12, 2015) – Longtime faculty and staff were recognized for their dedicated service to Upper Iowa University on Friday, May 8. Receiving special acknowledgement during the annual UIU Service Awards and Recognition Banquet on the Fayette Campus was former administrator, current consultant, and longtime friend of the university, Ron Crooker.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <email@example.com> - Tue, 12 May 2015 14:11:17 -0600 Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Roger Schultz, 1989 graduate of Upper Iowa University, spoke to this year's graduating class during two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9.
Monica Bayer Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Sat, 09 May 2015 14:43:10 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 7, 2015) – National Nurses Week is being celebrated May 6-12, 2015; and at Madison County Memorial Hospital (MCMH) in Winterset, Iowa, the administration, staff, and patients are especially appreciative of the recent efforts of three 2015 graduates of the RN-BSN program at the Upper Iowa University Des Moines location.
Monica Bayer-Heaton<email@example.com> - Fri, 08 May 2015 08:40:55 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 8, 2015) – Arriving on the Upper Iowa University Fayette campus in 2011, Olivia Meier admits that at the time she mainly hoped to play an active part in improving the Peacock women’s basketball program. Four years later, the Cedar Rapids native not only made an impact on the court but in January she was accepted at University of Iowa Dental School.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Fri, 08 May 2015 08:30:28 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 7, 2015) – Upper Iowa University's (UIU) Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter once again received high honors at the annual State PBL Leadership Conference recently hosted by Des Moines Area Community College in Boone.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <email@example.com> - Thu, 07 May 2015 08:56:03 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 6, 2015) – The Upper Iowa University creative writing program has released the third volume of Volga River Review. The 2015 publication is a literary journal featuring creative fiction and poetry works of Upper Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Wed, 06 May 2015 14:29:35 -0600 FAYETTE, Iowa (May 4, 2015) – Best College Reviews has ranked Upper Iowa University’s Online RN to BSN program as the 20th best in the nation. UIU was the only Iowa university to be ranked in the top 20. An independent college search and rankings website, Best College Reviews ranked University of Massachusetts – Amherst as the top university to offer such programming.
Monica Bayer-Heaton <email@example.com> - Tue, 05 May 2015 10:59:00 -0600