The UNI Jump Start Orientation Program is in its 13th year of providing new students from ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds with a "jump start" on their first year at the university. Jump Start is an extended orientation program that provides students with an opportunity to make a smooth transition to the University.
The Student Affairs Division Technology Committee will reconvene to advise the Vice President for Student Affairs on matters pertaining to the use of technology in the division. The committee will routinely consider the technology needs of each department and of the division as a whole, and recommend ways departments and their staff can work collaboratively to meet those needs.
Following an intense four-month process, the Student Affairs Strategic Plan for 2011-2015 has been approved by President Ben Allen.
Terry Hogan and Fred Silva, recent graduate, represented UNI in a meeting with the Brazilian Ambassador to the United States, Mauro Vieira. The ambassador visited Iowa to explore potential partnership with Iowa Regents’ Institutions on Wednesday, May 18 in Des Moines. The meeting was hosted by the Board of Regents’ President, David Miles and Executive Director Bob Donley.
Dan Schofield has been honored as College Admissions Professional of the Year by the Iowa Association for College Admissions Counseling (Iowa ACAC) at the group’s 2011 Spring Conference. Six college admissions counselors are nominated each year; an on-line voting process involving the statewide membership selects the winner.