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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.
Jan 14, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, the UNI Regional Business Center, and KBBG are partnering to sponsor the second Minority Business Plan Competition for minority entrepreneurs. The JPEC has committed up to $5,000 to present to a new, for-profit, full-time business start-up located in Iowa, preferably the Cedar Valley, owned and operated by a minority entrepreneur. The deadline for business plan and application...
Jan 12, 2003
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at the University of Iowa Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 15-16. The following are docket items pertaining to UNI, and the individuals who can best address those issues.UNI capital registerTom Schellhardt, vice president for administration and finance, (319) 273-2382Strategic planRobert Koob, president, (319) 273-2566Performance indicatorsRobert Koob, president, (319) 273-2566Faculty tenureAaron...
Jan 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Ja Rule will be in concert Thursday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. His special guest will be Eve. The concert was previously planned for Sunday, Feb. 16. One of the hip-hop world's biggest stars today, Ja Rule's first solo CD, 'Venni Vetti Vecci,' went multi-platinum and featured the singles 'Holla Holla,' 'It's Murda,' and 'Daddy's Little Baby.' His sophomore solo effort, 'Rule 3:36' debuted in 2000, and went...
Jan 7, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– 'Fast Trac,' a national training program for new and existing entrepreneurs, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center and the Iowa Entrepreneurial Consortium, beginning Saturday, Jan. 25.This eight-week comprehensive class will allow participants to explore their business concept and growth strategies, gain insight into analyzing financial statements, conduct market research, learn about...
Jan 6, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- An 'IRS Small Business Tax Workshop,' will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsors are the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center and the Small Business Compliance Alliance. Kathy Frey, E.A., and Don Frey, C.M.A., will lead the course, which is designed to assist small businesses in filing their 2002 tax returns. Also, a representative from the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance will be...
Dec 22, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield has committed $250,000 per year for five years, to the University of Northern Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) to fund loans for the start-up of Iowa businesses. Venture projects in northeast Iowa will be identified, investigated and recommended by JPEC to Equity Dynamics, a venture capital firm founded by John Pappajohn. Equity Dynamics will review the recommended projects...
Dec 22, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Toothfairycentral.com, a business started by a part-time University of Northern Iowa student, won one of three $5,000 awards presented Friday, Dec. 13, in Des Moines, at the Third Annual Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition. Toothfairycentral.com is owned by Glynis Worthington of Waterloo, who started the business, when she could not find the perfect tooth fairy items for her children. The Web site offers tooth...
Dec 16, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Four members of the University of Northern Iowa's Greek community have been inducted into the National Order of Omega Greek honor society. Order of Omega recognizes fraternity and sorority members for outstanding dedication to the university and the Greek community, leadership and academic skills. Members must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The four inductees are Chelsea Lechwar , a liberal studies major from...
Dec 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa student Michael Minard , a senior real estate major from Elkader , has been named winner of a $1,000 scholarship from the Minneapolis-based Mid-Continent Chapter of the Society of Industrial & Office realtors (SIOR). The Mid-Continent Chapter is one of 39 SIOR chapters. The society currently has 2,000 member-designees who have passed a series of tests to achieve SIOR...
Dec 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students on the University of Northern Iowa's debate team recently were finalists at three fall tournaments. On Oct. 19-21, students attended the Emporia State University tournament. Sophomore Kelsey Harr from Windsor Heights , and freshman Rhiannon Vice from Aurora, placed first in the novice debate competition. On Oct. 25-26, students attended the Macalester College debate tournament. The duo of freshman...

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