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UNI-CUE forming future leaders

June 17, 2013

Nancy Scoggins-Rose, assistant director, UNI-CUE, 319-433-1271,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) is holding a Leadership Academy from Monday, June 3, through Friday, June 28. The academy is for students starting middle school in the fall, who have displayed potential for leadership and academic success.

During the four-week program, students will participate in math, reading, writing, social justice and conversational Spanish classes. In addition, students will create art projects, participate in cultural activities and go on field trips.

The Leadership Academy will acquaint students and families with the many free educational services and programs available to them at UNI-CUE. For more information about UNI-CUE and programs offered, visit