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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.
Aug 21, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual Welcome Week, Sat., Aug. 24 through Friday, Aug. 30. This first week of school is packed with activities designed to welcome new and returning students to UNI. The 'New Student Bash,' an annual welcome for freshmen and transfer students, will be presented by the UNI Alumni Association, beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, on the Lawther Hall lawn. Sponsored in part...
Aug 18, 2002
Some 100 first-year minority students are getting a 'jump start' in making a smooth transition from high school to UNI to increase their potential for success and graduation. The UNI Jump Start Program begins today (Monday, Aug. 19), and is a five-day orientation designed to acquaint the students with campus life.The program has tripled in size since its inception in 1998 and past participants credit the program for their academic successes.For...
Aug 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Artists of St. Petersburg: The Russian State Pedagogical University' will be exhibited in the University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art from Monday, Aug. 26 through Friday, Sept. 20. The exhibition reception will be held in the auditorium of the Kamerick Art Building (Room 111), Tuesday, Sept. 17, following an 8 p.m. lecture by Russian State Pedagogical University Professors Gennady Khoroshaylov and Ksenia...
Aug 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ? Fifteen incoming University of Northern Iowa freshmen are recipients of scholarships from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. __(Name)__ of __(Address/Hometown)__ received a __(half /full)__ tuition scholarship for the 2002-2003 academic year, valued at __(amount)__. To compete for these scholarships, open only to Iowa residents, students must be in the top 15 percent of their high school class, have an ACT...
Aug 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ? Thirteen incoming University of Northern Iowa freshmen are recipients of theatre activity scholarships from the Department of Theatre.__(Name)__ of __(Address/Hometown)__ received a __(amount)__ scholarship for the 2002-2003 academic year. To compete for these scholarships students must be majoring in theatre and be in the upper one-third of their graduating class, or have a 3.0 or above cumulative high school GPA...
Aug 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Three hands-on computer software trainings will be offered this fall by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC), 212 E. 4th St., in downtown Waterloo. The offerings will begin with 'Quick Books Pro' on Sept. 10. Quick Books will run four consecutive Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, between Sept.10 and Oct. 1. The first session will be an optional, introductory session for those new to the software...
Aug 18, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- UNI men's basketball coach Greg McDermott and UNI women's basketball coach Tony DiCecco will address the Waterloo Jaycees at 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Starlite Village, 214 Washington St., in Waterloo.McDermott is entering his second year at UNI. DiCecco, in his eighth year, has the most wins of any UNI women's basketball coach. Both coaches will discuss the direction of their basketball programs, and the...
Aug 15, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's associate provost, Susan Koch, recently participated in the 60th National Leadership Forum for Women Leaders in Washington D.C. The forum brought together emerging and established leaders in educational institutions to discuss critical issues and challenges facing the higher education community.Koch's selection to the forum was based on her strong record of administrative accomplishment, and...
Aug 14, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Scholarships have been awarded to 55 transfer students who will begin their studies this fall on the University of Northern Iowa campus. ___(Name)___ of ___(Address/Hometown)___, will receive a ___($ amount\scholarship name)___ scholarship. Transfer achievement scholarships are based on a combination of rank in class and financial need. They range in value from $200 to $1,000, and are renewable for a second year...
Aug 11, 2002
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Lt. Col. Robert Stavnes, a Postville native, has been named head ofUNI's Department of Military Science. He succeeds Lt. Col. Michael DePuglio, and assumed duties Aug. 1. Stavnes holds a B.S. in journalism from the University of Iowa, and an M.S. in general administration from Central Michigan University. He has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, The Army...

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