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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 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa student, Allyson Moore, a senior public relations major and journalism minor from Champlin, Minn., formerly from Urbandale, recently won the student writing competition at the 2003 Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Career Day in Kansas City. The writing contest included a news release, strategy for targeting media outlets, and event planning. Moore was awarded first place...
Dec 3, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) President and Speaker of the Senate recently selected, and the senate approved, several students to fill vacancies on the NISG Supreme Court. The Supreme Court consists of a chief justice and four associate justices. Each of the following individuals was selected to be an associate justice on the court; Bridget Gongol, daughter of Mary and Verne Gongol, a...
Dec 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Ten University of Northern Iowa ROTC students recently completed the annual Ranger Challenge at Ft. McCoy in Wisconsin. The challenge is designed to test the best cadets in the nation physically and mentally. Day one of the three-day competition, Oct. 17 ï¾– 19, consisted of a written exam while days two and three consisted of physical events. Students completed seven rigorous events that included: an Army...
Dec 2, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Two University of Northern Iowa students were recognized at this year's International Conference of Outdoor Recreation and Education (ICORE). Jeremiah Gray, a senior leisure services major from Denison, was one of eight individuals awarded an ICORE scholarship. Gray also was elected national student representative for the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE). Luke Bartlett, a graduate...
Dec 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present 'BFA Exhibition,' from Saturday, Dec.13 through Saturday, Dec. 20. Graduating artists will host a reception on Dec. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. The following four artists are participating in this exhibition in partial fulfillment of their bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degrees: Angela Foster of Adel, Trevor Hanel of Burlington, Angela Pease of Cedar Falls, and...
Dec 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Thirteen students recently were inducted into the University of Northern Iowa's Gamma Phi chapter of 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 3.25 or higher. Among the 13 inductees was (NAME), a (CLASSIFICATION), (...
Dec 1, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Joyce Boike, a sophomore math education major from Dike, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, hers can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. Boike is actively involved with the honor society Phi Eta Sigma, secretary of Hageman Hall Senate, and tutors math students.
Nov 30, 2003
Mistakes, lies and politicsOn Dec. 5, 1876, President Ulysses S. Grant delivered his speech of apology to Congress. He claimed mistakes he made while in office were due to inexperience and were 'errors of judgment, not intent.' More than 120 years later, things have changed. 'Grant falls into a rare category of leaders who stood up and admitted their mistakes,' says Gerri Perreault, associate professor and director of leadership studies at the...
Nov 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring Megan Hass, a junior elementary education middle school endorsement major from Davenport, as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, hers can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. Hass has held various officer positions in her residence hall, and now serves as a resident assistant at Rider Hall.
Nov 30, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is featuring local twins Amy and Andrea Beckman as part of the new UNI marketing campaign. Part of a rotating group of student, faculty, staff and alumni profiles, theirs can be found on the Web at www.uni.edu. Amy is a freshman marketing major, and works on campus as a student assistant in the UNI marketing department. Andrea, a freshman interior design major, works in the UNI design,...

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