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Sep 9, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– Jim Jermier has joined the staff of the University of Northern Iowa Foundation as assistant director for planned giving. Prior to joining UNI, he was employed by VGM Club. ###
Sep 9, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Although there are disgruntled rumblings about the controversial No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, Iowa school superintendents see many positives within the legislation. According to a survey conducted by the University of Northern Iowa's Institute for Educational Leadership, superintendents say the NCLB Act and student achievement accountability have had little or no effect on job satisfaction. The survey was sent to all 356...
Sep 9, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The annual Alliant Energy Iowa Electrathon Race will be Saturday, Sept. 18, at the University of Northern Iowa's B parking lot across University Avenue from the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. This electric car endurance contest promotes energy efficiency and demonstrates the viability of cars powered by electricity. Approximately one dozen teams from Iowa high schools and colleges designed and built one-person...
Sep 9, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The John Deere Foundation has helped the University of Northern Iowa come closer to its fundraising goal for McLeod Center with a $250,000 commitment toward the project. 'John Deere's support of the McLeod Center re-affirms their commitment to the quality of life in the Cedar Valley,' said Robert Koob, UNI president. 'Deere recognizes the impact that this facility will have on the Cedar Valley, both economically and...
Sep 9, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- A series of courses to enhance the management skills of those serving nonprofit human service agencies and other related organizations will be presented by the University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University and Iowa Shares, beginning in September. The Nonprofit Management Academy will offer certificates in nonprofit management to program participants who complete any combination of courses totaling six continuing...
Sep 8, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Members of the University of Northern Iowa spirit squad, which consists of the cheer squad, dance team and mascots, recently won several awards at the Universal Cheer and Dance Association (UCA/UDA) College Spirit Camp at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The cheer squad was awarded second place in the fight song competition; second place in the cheer competition; and second in the sideline chant. Members also garnered...
Sep 7, 2004
The University of Northern Iowa's official 2004 fall semester enrollment figure has exceeded its target of approximately 12,700. Through the end of the second week of class, UNI's fall enrollment stands at 12,824 students. The figure is calculated on students enrolled through the end of the second week of class. In previous years, official data was reported based on third-week totals. Beginning this year, all three Regent universities report...
Sep 7, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The fall schedule of classes and workshops for entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Cedar Valley, offered by the University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center (RBC), includes three classes for the week of Sept. 13. All classes will be held at the RBC, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo.Beginning and advanced classes in 'Microsoft Access' will be offered in partnership with Ketels Contract Training. Instructor...
Sep 7, 2004
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa recently opened the Phoenix Center, a place for students who want advice on starting healthy relationships, or who are having concerns about a current relationship. The center, located in Room 104 of the Wellness/Recreation Center, is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Coordinator Julie Thompson explained the center provides free and confidential services, including resources...
Sep 6, 2004
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 14 and 15. Specific times for discussion of most items are unknown. The docket is available on the Web at www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html1. Academic program review/student outcomes assessmentContact:Aaron Podolefsky, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, (319) 273-25172. Master's of Philanthropy...

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