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Hansen--Connie (Class of 1989; Admissions Staff; Student Involvement Staff)

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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 Great Gastby" Maucker Movie
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.4
9/30/2021 CAB is hosting Maucker Movie for homecoming, and to keep up with the theme, "Let the Good Times Roar", they are showing "The Great Gatsby".
3 Pride Cry keeps homecoming tradition alive on Monday night
Touney--Grace (Student--2021), Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.4
9/30/2021 The Panther Pride Cry kicked off the 2021 homecoming festivities on Monday, with Alpha Sigma Tau and Pi Kappa Alpha winning the competition, allowing them to perform at the Pep Assembly later in the week; photo.
4 The roaring 20(21)'s
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:9, p.4
9/27/2021 Homecoming returns after COVID-19 stopped the 2020 celebrations. The theme of 2021 is "The Roaring 20(21)'s"; photo.
5 Maddie Poppe to perform drive-in concert
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.04
4/15/2021 Maddie Poppe, American Idol winner and Iowa native, will be accompanied by Brad & Kate for a drive-in concert on April 30 at 7:00pm in the ITC South parking lot. This event is hosted by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) in collaboration with the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Tickets are free and exclusive to UNI students but can have non-UNI people attend if they are in the car with them; photo.
6 Dan Levy to attend homecoming 2020.5
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020), Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:44, p.04
3/25/2021 The week of April 5, UNI is hosting a mini homecoming week titled "Panther Park: UNI Homecoming 2020.5". This week will feature various events sponsored by UNI's Campus Activities Board (CAB) and multiple other organizations on campus and in the Cedar Valley community; photo.
7 Darwin Week
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014), Steen--Sierra (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:36, p.2
2/12/2018 Uni Freethinkers and Inquirers annual Darwin Week features lectures from guest speakers and UNI faculty.
8 Family band Groovy News' second debut
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:24, p.05
11/16/2017 UNI professor, Vince Gotera, and his daughter, Amelia Gotera, are a part of a father/daughter band called "Groovy News'". They performed at UNI as a part of Maucker Union Live, in their second debut as a band; photo.
9 The legend of eSports
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:24, p.01
11/16/2017 Panther eSports hosted UNI-Con, a thirteen hour fundraising event that featured video games, board games, and Magic" The Gathering. They raised over $1,000 for veteran scholarships. The presidents discuss their long term goals for the organization; photo.
10 New meets old through the UNI Traditions app
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.5
10/19/2015 The UNI Traditions challenge now has an app that can be used to keep track of events; photo.
11 Students race for traditions
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:7, p.4
9/22/2014 Students and groups completed the Amazing Race Traditions Challenge; photo.
12 11. Make your own history at UNI by tackling the Traditions Challenge
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.Suppl: 13
5/3/2013 All incoming freshman get the Traditions Challenge book. Students are encouraged to start making memories by completely the different challenges listed in the book. Students are to take pictures of the challenges; photo.
13 2012-2013 UNI alumni board
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.26
1/1/2013 Justin Bierman urges alumni to stay connected to UNI; photo.
14 2011-12 UNI Alumni Association Board
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.18
12/1/2012 Roster of board members; photo.
15 UNI students brave the cold for Polar Bare Run
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:22, p.4
11/9/2012 Assistant Director for the Office of Alumni Relations Connie Hansen deemed the event a success. Despite chilly temperatures and elections, the benefit brought in between 375 and 400 items.
16 Annual Polar Bare Run set for Nov. 6
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.9
10/30/2012 UNI will host the sixth annual Polar Bare Run. Donations for the one-mile event go to the Salvation Army. Students encouraged to give back to the community.
17 Community bares it all for Polar Bare Run, Walk or Roll
Frerichs--Chance Douglas (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.8
11/11/2011 Salvation Army benefited from the fifth annual event. Thirty-four boxes of clothing were donated, thanks to the generosity of the participants; photo.
18 Polar Bare Run, Walk, or Roll to take place November 8
Public Relations News Release 2011:103, p.1
11/3/2011 For the fifth time the UNI Alumni Association and CATS (Connecting Alumni to Students) will host the Polar Bare Run, Walk or Roll on November 8.
19 Meet the Alumni Association staff
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.26
4/1/2011 Brief thoughts from the staff; photo.
20 Traditions Challenge award winners
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.7
1/14/2011 Connecting Alumni to Students group started the Traditions Challenge awards two years ago with the release of a book to all UNI students. The book asks that students take photos of themselves completing campus traditions.
21 UNI community members shedding their clothes for a good cause
Donovan--Maggie Mary (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.6
11/9/2010 The fourth annual Polar Bare Rum, Walk, or Roll will be held November 9. This is a fundraiser for the Salvation Army. Clothing donated will be distributed within the Cedar Valley.
22 Polar Bare Run, Walk, Roll to take place November 9
Public Relations News Release 2010:122, p.1
11/1/2010 "The event, which is a winter-wear drive for the Salvation Army, provides an opportunity for students, alumni and the community to give back to the Cedar Valley," said Connie Hansen, assistant director of outreach and engagement, Alumni Relations.
23 UNI Alumni Association, CATS to host Amazing Race Traditions Challenge
Trampel--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.5
10/19/2010 Homecoming weekend has a new activity. Students can participate in the Traditions Challenge by finding and taking photos on the list. There are twenty-five possible challenges. The resulting scrapbook will be a memento of college days.
24 Alumnus Mitch Matthews brings 'Big Dreams' to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:256, p.1
2/3/2010 "Big Dream Gathering" is a place to remember dreams, ponder them, write them down and find connections, according to Connie Hansen, assistant alumni director for programming for Alumni Relations.
25 Third-annual Polar Bare Run to take place Nov. 10
Public Relations News Release 2009:135, p.1
10/27/2009 This event, a winter-wear drive for the Salvation Army, provides an opportunity for students, alumni and the community to give back to the Cedar Valley while participating in a fun mile-long on-campus walk, roll or run, according to Connie Hansen.
26 T. C. tryouts held Monday night
Botello--Jewelette (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:6, p.4
9/18/2009 The identity of T. C. has been kept secret since the 1980s. The judges determine which contestant really wants to continue the tradition or merely has time on his hands; photo.
27 UNI Alumni Association connects students and alumni
Haines--Gregory Lee (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.11
9/1/2009 Students Today Alumni Tomorrow and Connecting Alumni to Students are sponsored by the Alumni Association to promote interaction between current students and the alumni organization. CATS members must apply and be accepted; photo.
28 Oh baby!
Northern Iowa Today 93:1, p.4
6/1/2009 Profile of Gary Rima, who broadcasts UNI athletics competition; photo.
29 Regeant's universities host alumni career programming lunch series
Public Relations News Release 2008:454, p.1
4/9/2009 Mitch Matthews, founder of, is helping people connect and dream BIG. He will speak on the "Big Dream Revolution" and address the topics, "Ever wonder why you aren't doing what you really want to do?"
30 Bare the cold
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.9
10/28/2008 Polar Bear one mile run, walk, and roll sponsored by the group, Connecting Alumni to Students. Goal is to raise awareness of those in the Cedar Valley who go to bed, work, and school cold; photo.
31 UNI Homecoming Weedend reunions
Public Relations News Release 2008:124, p.1
10/6/2008 Several organizations will hold their alumni reunions and socials during the weekend of Oct. 10 - 11. List follows.
32 More than 200 people will shed winter-wear for UNI's Polar Bare Run, Walk, & Roll on November 13
Public Relations News Release 2007:284, p.1
11/12/2007 More than 200 people will participate in the Polar Bare Run, Walk, and Roll hosted by CATS.
33 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI planning committee named
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/6/2007 More than 30 community members have been named to lead committees involved with hosting RAGBRAI; list of members.
34 CATS aims to tie the past to the present
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:46, p.1
3/27/2007 Connecting Alumni to Students (CATS) is a newly formed group aiming to keep alumni connected to the university; photo.
35 Regents lobby for more education spending
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:29, p.1
1/12/2007 Board of Regents seeks increased funding for education from the Iowa Legislature.
36 UNIAA brings two new staffers on board
Northern Iowa Today 91:1, p.15
1/1/2007 Connie Hansen is assistant director of alumni relations for young alumni and campus programs; Holly Johnson is program assistant for marketing and special projects; photo.
37 Alumni Association going for a younger look
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:14, p.1
10/13/2006 Alumni Association is using several tactics to recruit younger members; Connie Hansen is leading the effort; photo.
38 Homecoming 2006 approaching quickly
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:9, p.1
9/26/2006 Homecoming committee has been working since January for the upcoming celebration. Rock the Dome is this year's theme; photo.
39 UNI summer orientation staff welcomes some 2,200 new students and parents
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
7/5/2006 Sixteen staff members have helped new UNI students and their families become acclimated to UNI.
40 Orientation joint effort by students, staff
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:59, p.1
6/30/2006 Cooperation among several departments and students is needed for smooth orientation sessions; photo.
41 Student-driven programs guide the way
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:58, p.1
6/23/2006 Examines the summer orientation program for incoming freshmen and transfer students; photo.
42 Homecoming relatively problem-free, say police
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:15, p.1
10/18/2005 Though suspicious fires broke out on campus last weekend, Homecoming passed with few complications; photo.
43 Committee plans school spirit this week
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:13, p.1
10/11/2005 Homecoming committee spends nearly a year planning the events that make Homecoming function smoothly; photo.
44 UNI Student Organization Fair to take place Sept. 28 at Maucker Union
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/23/2005 Student Organization Fair will take place, will provide an opportunity for student organizations to present events, activities, and community service projects.
45 UNI offers many student organizations
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:2, p.13
8/30/2005 Student organizations and events flourish at UNI; if you cannot find one you like, you can start your own; photo.
46 UNI summer orientation staff welcomes some 2200 new students and parents
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
6/6/2005 Sixteen students help welcome new students to UNI this summer.
47 Campus clubs easy to start up
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:12, p.9
10/8/2004 Describes the many advantages to having a formally recognized student organization on campus.
48 UNI's Homecoming Committee plans 'It's Showtime!'
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/7/2004 List of Homecoming Committee members; new Homecoming events are "Panther Feud" and "Glow Zone Experience".
49 Homecoming: week of fun activities planned for student body
Leibbrand--Jacob (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:10, p.9
10/1/2004 Description of activities planned for UNI's Homecoming celebration.
50 UNI sororities make blankets to donate to Allen Hospital
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/27/2004 Donated over eighty blankets.


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