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8/13/2021

St. Bernard Chamber CAP agreement

St. Bernard, Louisiana, Chamber of Commerce employees, members and their family members now benefit from a partnership with Upper Iowa University. As Corporate Advantage Partnership (CAP) program members, St. Bernard Chamber employees, members and their spouses and dependent children (under the age of 26) are eligible to receive set tuition grants for face-to-face evening classes…

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8/4/2021

It’s State Fair time

With Upper Iowa University’s return to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, high school and current college students will once again have the opportunity to win UIU tuition awards and free classes. To enter the respective drawings, students are encouraged to visit the University’s information booth, located in the Varied Industries Building during…

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8/2/2021

March and May 2021 List of Graduates

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the graduates of March and May 2020 and their respective degrees/honors.

List of Graduates
7/29/2021

OAR Day returns August 2

The summer OAR (Orientation, Advising, and Registration) Day season continues at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette Campus Monday, August 2. As the final step in the admission process, OAR Days not only allow incoming students to register for classes but also provide the students and their families to further explore different as­pects of UIU with the…

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7/28/2021

UIU joins COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

With classrooms set to reopen for Session 1 on Monday, August 30, Upper Iowa University has accepted the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge. The initiative, created by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education, invites colleges and universities across the country to join in furthering the efforts to end the pandemic. By participating, each…

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7/22/2021

It’s a Peacock Kid’s Day at the Fair

The Upper Iowa University-sponsored Kid’s Day at the Fayette County Fair has nearly arrived. The Friday, July 23, schedule begins with complimentary coffee and donuts from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. The entire Peacock family will have a chance to dunk UIU President William R. Duffy from 11 a.m.-noon in the dunk tank, provided by the…

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7/15/2021

New academic and networking opportunities

As part of its unwavering commitment to accessible higher education and lifelong learning, Upper Iowa University is always eager to introduce new academic and networking opportunities to students at an affordable price. This fall is no exception as UIU is prepared to offer students a SkillFlex Learning option, access to the UIU Connect online engagement…

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7/14/2021

Courses now offered at NAS Meridian

Upper Iowa University, an award-winning, military-friendly university founded in 1857 with multiple education locations at military installations, is now offering courses at the U.S. Naval Air Station (NAS) in Meridian, Mississippi. Students can earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in business administration and either an accounting or supply chain management emphasis. A…

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7/2/2021

Military Friendly Silver School

Upper Iowa University announced today that it has been named a Military Friendly® Silver School Award recipient in the private university, not offering a doctorate, category for 2021-22 by VIQTORY. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the…

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6/23/2021

UIU named ‘Best for Vets’

Upper Iowa University has once again been named a “Best for Vets” college by Military Times. UIU is ranked 48th nationally and 8th in the Midwest region among nonprofit four-year colleges and universities. “This repeated recognition is a testament to the wide variety of programming and services offered to our nation’s military personnel by Upper…

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