Northern Iowa Student Government

UNI I Am A Hero - Julianne Gassman

By: Spencer Walrath on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 07:30

This week's UNI I Am A Hero is Julianne Gassman!

Dr. Gassman is an Assistant Professor of Health, Physical Education & Leisure Services, Executive Director of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, and Associate Director of Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services.

"Julianne is truly a hero. She is a hero for her students when she makes time to meet with each of them and give them advice and guidance to prepare them to reach their own goals. Dr. Gassman is a hero when she transforms over 50 students into nonprofit professionals annually through her tireless work with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. Lastly, Julianne is a hero when she engages in our community by serving on the Volunteer Center board and leading nonprofit trainings. Dr. Gassman also plays an instrumental role in local, state, and national nonprofit associations and organizations.

Dr. Julianne Gassman has changed the lives of students on campus, helped better life for people in our community, and led improvements for organizations in the Cedar Valley and throughout the State of Iowa. I know she is my hero and I am only one of the hundreds of students who have known her and admired her throughout her time here at UNI." - Amy Costliow

Congratulations Julianne on your nomination!

Don't forget to nominate your friends and co-workers to be recognized as a UNI Hero! Write a brief statement that details why they are a hero, including their name and email address, and email it to

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