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Grad Report
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.
May 11, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Buy Fresh, Buy Local,' a program that will make it easier for Black Hawk and nearby counties to find locally grown agricultural products, will kick off with a directory distribution on Saturday, May 17 at two local farmers' markets. The program is sponsored by the Center for Energy and Environmental Education at the University of Northern Iowa, and the Practical Farmers of Iowa. It is one of only 10 programs in the nation...
May 8, 2003
Guy Sims, associate director of UNI's Maucker Union, routinely sponsors training and programming about group dynamics. He knows what kinds of environments can foster discrimination, ostracization and hazing. He says hazing's 'hey day' occurred during the '50s, when it was common knowledge that young men seeking fraternity membership were forced to participate in activities like eating goldfish and submitting to paddlings. Such behavior has...
May 8, 2003
The UNI ROTC commissioning ceremony will be Saturday, May 10, at 8 a.m. in the Lang Hall Auditorium. The speaker for this year's event will be USAF Maj. Gen. Ron Dardis, the adjutant general, Iowa National Guard. Six senior cadets will be commissioned as U.S. Army second lieutenants.
May 8, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Representatives of the University of Northern Iowa Physical Plant met Wednesday, May 7, for an informal conference call with Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), to clarify infractions cited by the organization in April. During the call, IOSHA agreed to decrease the $11,700 in fines to $5,850, and recategorized two of the four 'serious' citations as 'other,' the lowest level of infraction....
May 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The achievements of University of Northern Iowa Army ROTC cadets were honored during a recent awards ceremony on the UNI campus.This year, recipients of the Department of the Army Superior Cadet award were: Cadet Mike Trimble from Greene; Cadet Ben Seibert from Waukon; Cadet Joe Vogel from Glenwood; and Cadet Blake Derouchey from Newton. This award is presented annually to the outstanding ROTC cadet in each year of military...
May 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC) will offer four business trainings in June, at the center, 212 E. Fourth St., in Waterloo. 'Quick Books Pro' is a class for those new to the software or needing a refresher course. It will run four consecutive Mondays from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning June 9, and will be taught by Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer. 'Excel Shortcuts' and 'Word Shortcuts' are...
May 6, 2003
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/newsroom/photos/ervin.jpgAnd http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/newsroom/photos/PEsser.jpgCEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Alumni Association will present its annual Heritage Honours Awards during the 10 a.m. commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 10, in the UNI-Dome. The awards recognize alumni who have achieved significant personal and professional accomplishments. Those chosen for the 2003 awards are...
May 6, 2003
Members of UNI's Class of 1953 will be on campus for their golden reunion Thursday, May 8 through Saturday, May 10. The schedule of events is as follows:Thursday, 4:30-6:30, reception in the Great Reading Room of Seerley Hall.Friday, 9:30 a.m., 'Then and Now' dialogue, Slife Ballroom in the Commons 10 a.m., campus tours, starting from the Commons 1:45 p.m., class photo, Slife Ballroom in the Commons 2 p.m., tour of Cedar Falls, leaving...
May 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- VolunteerUNI, a program of the Career Center at the University of Northern Iowa, observed National Volunteer Week April 27-May 3, and named student, staff and faculty volunteers of the year. Chosen Student Volunteer of the Year was Kate McKenna a sophomore biology major from Vinton, for her work as chairperson of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life project at UNI. Receiving honorable mention was Tyler Granberg, a...
May 5, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has named Amy Boland event management director for the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Boland came to UNI from Lisle, Ill., where she was convention services manager for Hyatt Hotels. She holds a B.A. in communications and music performance from the University of Iowa, and also is a professional flutist.

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