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UNI announces new initiates of honor society in reading/language arts

June 9, 2003

Penny Beed, UNI associate professor of education and adviser to Alpha Upsilon Alpha, (319) 273-2070
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Alpha Upsilon Alpha, the honor society of the International Reading Association, has announced new members initiated this spring into Alpha Chapter at the University of Northern Iowa.

__(Name)__, a __(membership classification)__ from __(Hometown)__ is among the 42 new members. The honor society in the field of reading/language arts, has as its primary mission the recognition of scholarship, and it acknowledges and fosters leadership and service to the profession.

The society was established in 1985 at the University of Northern Iowa, which holds the charter for the association.

Alpha chapter adviser Penny Beed, UNI associate professor of education, said this is the largest group of initiates to be taken into the UNI chapter at one time.

Note: to obtain a list of the scholarship winners, please contact the Office of University Marketing and Public Relations at 319-273-2761.