FORT POLK, Louisiana (January 11, 2011) – Fifteen Upper Iowa University students were honored recently during ceremonies at Fort Polk, Louisiana, which celebrated students who have completed degree requirements through the on-base educational programs. Fort Polk Education Services is a college/university consortium that includes Upper Iowa University, Central Texas College, Northwestern State University, and Central Michigan University. As a result of today’s mobile Army, a graduate from Drury University was also recognized.
Speaker for the event was Colonel Francis Burns, commander of the Fort Polk Garrison. Wayne Converse, UIU South Central Regional Director, also participated.
The following UIU students (and the degree they have completed) were honored during the Fort Polk ceremonies:
Andrea K. Dowdy Social Science
LaTonya L. Folkes Social Science
Samantha K. Dyer Human Services and Psychology
Brenda A. German Human Resources Management
Brian K. Hilson Social Science
Wiley Moffett Social Science
LaToya Shea Psychology
Stephanie Silas Business Administration
Joy A. Thomas Social Science and Psychology
Avis N. White Management & Human Resources Management
Shekubah Kamara Business Administration
Warren F. Trimble Business Administration
Robert J. Turner Social Science
Seungwha T. Trimble Management
Jasmin M. Hardy Master’s of Business Administration, Corporate Financial Management
Monica Bayer Heaton
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
About Upper Iowa University
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to over 6,600 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.