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Katy Slaven
Katy Slaven never dreamed that she'd be back at UNI so soon after graduating in 2010. She also couldn't have predicted that her homecoming would be on the stage of the Great Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, performing in front of 1,500 children.
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Quick Books Pro -- Beginning,' a software training course, will be offered by the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center (RBC).The course will run three Mondays, from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning Jan. 12, and continuing Jan. 26 and Feb. 2, at the RBC office, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. The instructor will be Judy Schindel, certified Quick Books trainer. Participants will learn check entry, how to set up accounts...
Dec 29, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Regional Business Center (RBC) will offer a variety of trainings in the areas of small business skill development, hands-on computer software and regulatory workshops for owners, managers and personnel. Classes begin in mid-January and are open to the public.In January, the RBC will offer 'QuickBooks Pro for Beginners' in partnership with Gary Karr, Waterloo Certified Public Accountant. Also on the schedule is a...
Dec 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Sue Joslyn, a professor in the University of Northern Iowa School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services, has been named the university's most recent Distinguished Scholar. Joslyn serves as chair of the division of Health Promotion and Education. She holds a doctorate in epidemiology from the University of Iowa, a master's in health education from UNI, and a B.A. in economics, also from UNI. Joslyn has earned a...
Dec 22, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The UNI Ethnic Student Promoters recently presented at the 29th annual regional Mid America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel Conference (MAEOPP).Their presentation, 'The Benefits of Ethnic Student Recruitment Organizations,' focused on the recruitment and retention of students of color on predominantly white campuses. __(Name)__ of __(Hometown)__, a (classification) studying (major) at the...
Dec 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center has hired Molly Hackenmiller as assistant box office manager. A native of St. Ansgar, Hackenmiller holds a B.F.A. from UNI and an M.A. in visual arts management from Columbia College in Chicago. Before coming to UNI, she was director of the Schopf Gallery on the Lake in Chicago. Previous to that, she was a marketing assistant at the Judith Racht...
Dec 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's Rod Library has named its December 'Student Assistant of the Month.' Hayley Harman, a senior with a double major in finance and accounting, from Washington, is a student assistant in the Rod Library Reference and Instructional Services Department. The library staff nominated Harman for her professionalism and reliability. According to her nominators, she 'treats all patrons in a friendly...
Dec 21, 2003
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Art and Architecture Committee has chosen new artwork for the recent renovation of Maucker Union. Iowa law states that one-half of 1 percent of the total estimated cost of state buildings shall be used to purchase art. The amount spent for this piece of art was $65,000.According to Mary Frisbee Johnson, chair of the committee, the new piece is a 120-foot bas-relief sculpture that runs along...
Dec 18, 2003
University of Northern Iowa President Robert Koob will preside over commencement ceremonies at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 20 in the UNI-Dome. He will confer degrees upon some 700 students graduating from UNI's five undergraduate colleges, the Graduate College, or Continuing Education and Special Programs. Aaron M. Podolefsky, provost and vice president for academic affairs, will conduct the recognition of honors and awards.The student address...
Dec 16, 2003
The University of Northern Iowa College of Education recently hosted its bi-annual Teacher Education Convocation. Of the 347 students that have satisfied requirements for admission into the College of Education, more than 200 students participated in the formal ceremony, the official induction of students into that field of study.Of those recently accepted into the College of Education was (Name) from (Hometown) . Kathy Oakland, chair...
Dec 15, 2003
Four University of Northern Iowa International Club of Business members will travel to Winnipeg, Canada, Jan. 8-11, 2004, to compete in the final stage of the Manitoba International Marketing Competition (MIMC). This is the second year UNI has sent a team to MIMC. Twenty teams are invited to participate from Canada, Europe, Mexico and the United States. Teams compete by making marketing and production decisions in three distinct phases. The...

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