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1 Connie Hansen's impact at UNI spans 34 years
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:42, p.05
3/9/2023 Bailey Klinkhammer interviews and tells Connie Hansen's story of her time as a student and employee at UNI. Connie has worked in the Office of Admissions, the Alumni Association, and currently the Office of Student Involvement in Maucker Union; photo.
2 The ongoing legacy of the UNI Seven
Beilke--Nicole (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.01
2/13/2023 Guest writer Nicole Beilke writes the history of UNI Seven and how their proposals are still impacting UNI's campus today. Beilke writes about the creation of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), the Minority Recruitment Program, Increasing of Black faculty, and more; photo.
3 The history of the Alumni House
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:17, p.5
10/25/2021 The Alumni House has been home to many different offices and people over the years; photo.
4 Empleado de Admisiones apoya a los estudiantes multiculturales
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023), Lizarraga-Estrada--Jesus (Associate Director of Freshmen Recruitment and Acccess)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.01
4/8/2021 Jesus Lizarraga-Estrada, the Associate Director of Freshman Recruitment and Access, reflects on his time at UNI and his current position which helps multicultural students find where they belong. Lizarraga-Estrada emphasizes the barriers of distance, transportation, and lack of resources for all students and has provided future students with Zoom campus visits. This article is printed in Spanish and English; photo.
5 Sapp branches out from business
Vorwerk--Daniel Anthony (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.2
3/31/2014 Paul Sapp works as the transfer coordinator in UNI' Office of Admissions. Sapp has received several awards and honors. He graduated from UNI in 1994 and worked at a company in Des Moines before accepting the position at UNI.
6 Ruud named UNI president
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.1
2/12/2013 Iowa Board of Regents voted unanimously for William Rudd to become the tenth preside of UNI. Dean Moussavi commented that President Rudd will bring years of experience to UNI; photo.
7 I want to be a Panther
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.2
10/1/2012 Invites alumni to encourage family members to attend UNI; photo.
8 UNI to expedite application process for new students
Public Relations News Release 2012:5, p.1
7/12/2012 Freshmen applicants will self report their high school course work, test scores, grade point average and class rank. Paper work will be reduced. In this day of instant communication, ease of application is needed.
9 The man behind the lens
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.9
3/23/2012 Randy Darst, senior graphic designer and photographer, spends the majority of his time working with admissions recruitment pieces and orientation projects for the Office of University Relations; photo.
10 Inside the life of grad student Nick Kavanaugh
Funke--Brittany Lynn (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.8
2/7/2012 Kavanaugh is a graduate assistant in the Administration Office. His area is surrounded by purple and gold. As an undergrad, he studied communication. He is pursuing his interest in student affairs in graduate school; photo.
11 UNI student named Iowa Student Employee of the Year
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.1
4/29/2011 Darion Watson, a senior communication major, is the first UNI student to be so honored. Mr. Watson is a resident assistant in Dancer Hall. Amy Mesirow, Dancer Hall RLC, says Watson's personal integrity and drive are unparalleled; photo.
12 Time for a change
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:47, p.1
4/5/2011 The Student Information System has undergone a drastic over haul. Students registering in the coming days will be dealing with shopping carts and new course numbering. Admissions, admission recruiting, and some financial aid functions can be addressed.
13 Graduate Student Highlights
McAndrew--Jacqueline Maria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.6
3/4/2011 Fred Silva moved to the United States to attend high school. He will graduate from U. N. I. in the spring with a degree in the student affairs program. He currently works full time in international admissions; photo.
14 UNI to host Cedar Valley Preview Night at Waterloo Public Library
Public Relations News Release 2010:103, p.1
10/18/2010 This event is for students and parents interested in learning more about the campus. Students will have the chance to meet and discuss majors with representatives from the different colleges on the campus.
15 Office of Admissions to hold video contest
McCollum--Lauren Renae (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:10, p.2
10/1/2010 Prizes will be awarded in three categories for ninety second videos showing "Panther Pride" of students. The videos will be shown to prospective students.
16 UNI and Iowa Community Colleges announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2010:72, p.1
9/27/2010 Through the program, community college students who plan to pursue bachelor's degrees at UNI will receive special benefits to help pave the way for academic success at both schools. Ten of the 15 community college presidents have signed agreements.
17 UNI and Eastern Iowa Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2010:68, p.1
9/23/2010 President Ben Allen and Eastern Iowa Community College (EICC) chancelor Pat Keir signed the Admissions Partnership Program agreement Thursday, September 23. EICC students who plan to pursue bachelor's degrees at UNI will receive special benefits.
18 UNI to host College Fair in the McLeod Center
Public Relations News Release 2010:58, p.1
9/17/2010 High school juniors and seniors will be able to visit with representatives from more than 85 post-secondary institutions from Iowa and surrounding states during the fair.
19 Information sessions scheduled on UNI's distance elementary education degree programs
Public Relations News Release 2010:34, p.1
9/2/2010 Representatives will visit Western Iowa Tech Community College District to discuss the elementary education B. A. degree program for students who cannot relocate to the UNI campus.
20 UNI and Iowa Central Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2009:482, p.1
6/11/2010 Through the program, ICCC students who plan to pursue bachelors degrees at UNI will receive special benefits to help pave the way for academic success at both schools. President Ben Allen and ICCC President Dan Kinney signed the agreement Friday, June 11.
21 Long-standing UNI-community college partnerships continue B. A. degree programs
Public Relations News Release 2009:122, p.1
10/19/2009 Since 1995 UNI's 2+2 program has provided access to higher education for Iowans who are location-bound with family priorities and fixed job schedules and cannot move to the UNI campus. To date, UNI has graduated 190 2+2 students.
22 UNI Community Visit Day in Ankeny
Public Relations News Release 2009:117, p.1
10/13/2009 The Community Visit Day gives the university an opportunity to visit with Ankeny area residents about education, economic, cultural and social issues in the community and outreach programs at the College.
23 CROW forum to be held Monday, Oct. 5
Public Relations News Release 2009:69, p.1
9/21/2009 "Working to End Gender Violence on College Campuses: 1999-2009" is the title of a lecture to be given by Annette Lynch, professor of textiles and apparel. Lynch will discuss three Department of Justice, Campus Gender Violence Prevention grants.
24 UNI and Iowa Western Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2009:68, p.1
9/18/2009 The College "has a long history of working with Iowa's community colleges, which play an important role in providing higher education to Iowans," Allen said. "This new connection to to IWCC gives students a direct link to UNI.
25 UNI Community Visit Day in Council Bluffs
Public Relations News Release 2009:55, p.1
9/15/2009 The visit day gives the university an opportunity to visit with area residents about education, economic, cultural and social issues in the community and outreach programs at the College.
26 High school students: Make UNI your summer destination
Public Relations News Release 2008:611, p.1
7/22/2009 Summer Preview Days will include information about major and career opportunities; a student panel on campus life; campus and residence hall tours; and a meal at one of the award-winning dining centers.
27 UNI Lux Service Award recipients named
Public Relations News Release 2008:500, p.1
4/27/2009 Three students have been honored: Abdulellah Alsheddi, Tyler Bilyeu, and Andrew Morse. The honor is confered to those who best represent the ideal of service to the university community.
28 UNI students visit hometown high schools for Panther Push
Public Relations News Release 2008:406, p.1
3/17/2009 Panther Push representatives visit their former high schools to meet with students and share information about UNI academics, activities and campus life. Participants must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Group of students listed.
29 UNI representative to visit area high schools March 16-20
Public Relations News Release 2008:396, p.1
3/16/2009 Kirk Pohlman for the Office of Admissions will be traveling to Iowa high schools to answer questions and visit with high school students about the opportunities a UNI education provides.
30 UNI to host Cedar Valley Middle School Midnight Preview March 13
Public Relations News Release 2008:388, p.1
3/10/2009 Some middle school students in Waterloo and Cedar Falls will kick off their spring break at the WRC with a pizza party, informational sessions, movies and recreational options. Pernell Cezar will welcome the students.
31 College Bound: Take ACT in junior year, or early in senior year
Public Relations News Release 2008:335, p.1
2/3/2009 The ACT test assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. Students' ACT scores are one of several criteria used to calculate the Regents Admission Index.
32 College Bound: More than one letter of acceptance means it's decision time
Public Relations News Release 2008:284, p.1
1/5/2009 Assistant Director of Admissions/Communications, Thomas O'Shea, recommends four factors in considering: college major and academic resources; financial aid packages; campus life; and community life.
33 College Bound: Iowa's new admissions requirement affects today's high school seniors
Public Relations News Release 2008:245, p.1
12/1/2008 This year's college-bound Iowa high school seniors will be the first who can gain guaranteed admission with the new Regent Admission Index for the fall 2009 semester. The RAI combines four factors that strongly predict success at Regent Universities.
34 UNI to hold informational session on elementary education degree programs
Public Relations News Release 2008:210, p.1
11/11/2008 Attendees at the Nov. 19 session will learn about a UNI B. A. degree in elementary education with the option of an early childhood education endorsement or a double major in middle-level education.
35 Transferring made easier
Roethler--Casondra Jo (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:3, p.1
9/9/2008 Admissions Partnership Program allows Hawkeye Community College and Northern Iowa Community College students, who sign up to transfer, will be guaranteed admission to UNI, be able to graduate in four years, and have access to campus resources.
36 UNI offices begin returning to Gilchrist Hall in July
Public Relations News Release 2007:752, p.1
7/9/2008 Offices and departments displaced by the October 2005 fire in Gilchrist Hall began moving into the newly renovated building July 7. List of offices.
37 UNI, DMACC/Carroll campus to hold informational session on elemetary education degree programs
Public Relations News Release 2007:753, p.1
7/9/2008 Atendees at the July 16 session will learn about a B. A. degree in elementary education with the option of an early childhood education endorsement or a double major in middle-level education.
38 UNI's Admissions Office to host Multicultural Midnight Preview, March 14, at WRC
Public Relations News Release 2007:492, p.1
3/7/2008 More than 250 middle school students from the Cedar Valley will gather for a night of recreational activities, food and learning at the first UNI Office of Admissions Multicultural Midnight Preview.
39 Black History Month February 2008
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.13
2/8/2008 Schedule of activities for Black History Month; photo.
40 UNI graduates first statewide teaching class of 2+2 students
Public Relations News Release 2007:345, p.1
12/13/2007 The 2+2 program allows students from across Iowa to graduate with a four-year degree after two years in the UNI program.
41 UNI admissions, financial aid staff to give ICN presentations to Iowa high-school counselors
Public Relations News Release 2007:130, p.1
9/4/2007 The Office of Admissions is holding presentations through the Iowa Communications Network for high school counselors
42 Admissions requirements to change soon
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:25, p.6
11/21/2006 A new formula for admission to college comprised of four components: high school grade point average, number of core academic classes, class rank, and ACT or SAT score.
43 One year later, Gilchrist Hall remains closed
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:11, p.1
10/3/2006 Officials talk about how the university has responded to the fire in Gilchrist Hall; investigation still proceeding; negotiations with insurance company probably drawing to close.
44 High school guidance counselors meeting
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/22/2006 High school guidance counselors from school districts in and around Black Hawk County will meet to learn about Transfer Plan-It.
45 Admissions thinking like prospective students to increase enrollment for the coming semesters
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:7, p.1
9/19/2006 Admissions and enrollment services are changing the ways they recruit. Cyberspace will be used more extensively in the coming years to showcase the University; photo.
46 UNI/DMACC-Carroll holds info sessions on expanded program offerings
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/29/2006 UNI representatives will be at the DMACC-Carroll campus to discuss expanded B.A. degree programs for students who cannot relocate to the UNI campus.
47 UNI admissions representative to visit Dubuque high school
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/23/2006 Office of Admissions representative Tim Bakula will meet with Dubuque high school students.
48 UNI sells itself
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:35, p.16
2/7/2006 Explains process of how prospective students learn about and visit campus.
49 STARS help lead students to UNI
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:25, p.9
11/22/2005 Student Telecounseling Admissions Representatives contact future college students and inform them about UNI; photo.
50 In Friday's issue
Northern Iowan 102:17, p.3
10/25/2005 Outline of office relocations due to the recent fire in Gilchrist Hall.


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