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University of Northern Iowa student wins real estate scholarship

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Arthur Cox, associate professor of finance and director of real estate program, (319) 273-6986
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

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 designation. Chapter president Ray Reese said that Minard is an 'exceptionally talented individual, and an ideal candidate for carrying forward the standards of the world's leading organization of commercial real estate professionals.'

SIOR scholarships are given annually to a select group of college students to honor their academic excellence and commitment. The scholarship grant includes matching funds contributed by the SIOR Educational Foundation.