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3 Campus Alerts: Meridian Center, Prairie du Chien Center, Wausau Center

Meridian Center

Prairie du Chien Center

Wausau Center

UIU Alert: The UIU-Meridian location is closed Thursday, June 30. Students should call the UIU-New Orleans Center at 504.682.6792 with any questions.

The Prairie du Chien office will be closed July 1 – July 6. Those needing assistance can call 1-800-553-4150  or email [email protected].

The Wausau Center office will be closed July 2 -July 10. Teams will continue to be available by phone and email during this time.

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Graduate assistant named Iowa State Student Leader

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 8, 2019) – An Upper Iowa University Campus Recreation graduate assistant has been named the 2019-20 NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation Iowa State Student Leader. Ian Bechtel, a UIU Master of Sport Administration (MSA) major from Cherry, Minnesota, began his duties Wednesday, May 1. “Everyone involved with the UIU Rec Center wishes…

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Graduates asked to reflect on life’s journey

FAYETTE, Iowa (May 4, 2019) – “As I look out at this beautiful crowd, I am aware that you all have a story about the journey that brought you to this point,” Upper Iowa University (UIU) alumna Lisa Richards ‘93 said as she addressed UIU’s 2019 graduates during Saturday’s two commencement ceremonies. UIU graduates attended…

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Alumna to deliver commencement address

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 25, 2019) – An Upper Iowa University alumna and champion in the field of hearing healthcare will deliver the commencement address during the University’s graduation ceremonies at Harms-Eischeid Stadium in Fayette, Iowa, on Saturday, May 4. A native of Fosston, Minnesota, Lisa (Maanum) Richards ‘93 currently serves as chief experience officer for…

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Peacock community unlocks Treasure of Giving

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 24, 2019) – The Upper Iowa University (UIU) community once again beat the clock and surpassed its “Treasure the Gift of Giving” Giving Day goals. Nearly $159,000 was contributed by 780 donors over 1,857 minutes Thursday, April 11 through Friday, April 12. Even after the event concluded, another 20 donors contributed an…

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Online MPA Emergency Management ranked

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 24, 2019) – Upper Iowa University has been ranked among the top schools in the nation for online master’s degree in security programming. UIU is ranked 19th by Online Masters for its Master of Public Administration Emergency Management emphasis program. The rankings were based on academic quality, student success and affordability. Online Masters selected…

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New Board of Trustee elected

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 16, 2019) – Upper Iowa University has announced that Daniel J. Alfonso was recently elected to the UIU Board of Trustees. Alfonso has served as vice president of facilities management and public safety at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie, Florida, since December 2017. At NSU, Alfonso oversees a team responsible for…

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Senior thesis exhibit opens April 22

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 15, 2019) – The 2018-19 Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery artists’ schedule concludes with a senior thesis exhibit featuring the works of Upper Iowa University (UIU) students Madelaine Quistgaard, Zach Lefebure, Teresa Hageman, Devin Havener. The exhibit opens Monday, April 22, with an artists’ reception scheduled from 4 – 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 3,…

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‘Treasure the Gift of Giving’ April 11-12

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 8, 2019) – For 1,857 minutes on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, Upper Iowa University is encouraging alumni, faculty, staff, current and future students, and friends of the University to “treasure the gift of giving.” As part of an overall goal of attracting 750 donors, UIU is highlighting seven unique…

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‘Music in the Key of Spring’ Concert

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 8, 2019) – The Upper Iowa University Concert Choir Singers will perform “Music in the Key of Spring” Tuesday, April 16. Doors open at 7 p.m. at Fayette United Methodist Church. Choir members include Brooke Knutson, a freshman math education major from Viroqua, Wisconsin; Toni Gibbs, a senior English and history major…

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Free carnival returns to Fayette Campus

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 5, 2019) – The North Fayette Valley Fine Arts Boosters and Iowa National Guard are once again partnering with Upper Iowa University to provide activities during the annual UIU Carnival Saturday, April 13. The 2019 free event will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at UIU’s Fayette Campus. This year’s…

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