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Each year, the University of Northern Iowa Office of Career Services releases a report detailing post-graduation success. In 2013, 88 percent of respondents were either employed or receiving further education – the highest number in the past five years.
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'Convention and Invention: An Exhibition of Publication Design,' from Monday, Jan.12 through Sunday, Feb. 8. It will feature the traveling exhibition '50 Books/50 Covers.' The exhibition is organized by the American Institute for Graphic Arts, the oldest and largest professional organization serving graphic designers.Two lectures will take place in association...
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Rapid Result Branding,' a marketing seminar to help improve advertising effectiveness, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004.The course will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo, and will be lead by Lee Fergesen, chief advocate for Brand Advocates of Johnston, Iowa. Participants will learn how to make advertising...
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Quick Books Pro -- Beginning,' a software training course, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC).The course will run three Mondays, from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning Jan. 12, and continuing Jan. 26 and Feb. 2, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. The instructor will be Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer. Participants will learn check entry, how to set up accounts...
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Regional Business Center (RBC) will offer a variety of trainings in the areas of small business skill development, hands-on computer software and regulatory workshops for owners, managers and personnel. Classes begin in mid-January and are open to the public.In January, the RBC will offer 'QuickBooks Pro for Beginners' in partnership with Gary Karr, Waterloo Certified Public Accountant. Also on the schedule is a...
Dec 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sue Joslyn, a professor in the University of Northern Iowa School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services, has been named the university's most recent Distinguished Scholar. Joslyn serves as chair of the division of Health Promotion and Education. She holds a doctorate in epidemiology from the University of Iowa, a master's in health education from UNI, and a B.A. in economics, also from UNI. Joslyn has earned a...
Dec 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Ethnic Student Promoters recently presented at the 29th annual regional Mid America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel Conference (MAEOPP).Their presentation, 'The Benefits of Ethnic Student Recruitment Organizations,' focused on the recruitment and retention of students of color on predominantly white campuses. __(Name)__ of __(Hometown)__, a (classification) studying (major) at the...
Dec 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center has hired Molly Hackenmiller as assistant box office manager. A native of St. Ansgar, Hackenmiller holds a B.F.A. from UNI and an M.A. in visual arts management from Columbia College in Chicago. Before coming to UNI, she was director of the Schopf Gallery on the Lake in Chicago. Previous to that, she was a marketing assistant at the Judith Racht...
Dec 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its December 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Hayley Harman, a senior with a double major in finance and accounting, from Washington, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Reference and Instructional Services Department. The library staff nominated Harman for her professionalism and reliability. According to her nominators, she 'treats all patrons in a friendly...
Dec 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Art and Architecture Committee has chosen new artwork for the recent renovation of Maucker Union. Iowa law states that one-half of 1 percent of the total estimated cost of state buildings shall be used to purchase art. The amount spent for this piece of art was $65,000.According to Mary Frisbee Johnson, chair of the committee, the new piece is a 120-foot bas-relief sculpture that runs along...
Dec 18, 2003
University of Northern Iowa President Robert Koob will preside over commencement ceremonies at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 20 in the UNI-Dome. He will confer degrees upon some 700 students graduating from UNI's five undergraduate colleges, the Graduate College, or Continuing Education and Special Programs. Aaron M. Podolefsky, provost and vice president for academic affairs, will conduct the recognition of honors and awards.The student address...

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