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Jacobson--Richard O.

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1 $15 million gift will transform teacher education at UNI
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.8
5/1/2013 Richard O. Jacobson gave money to support the work of the College of Education; will support endowment of faculty positions, visiting faculty, research, scholarships, and conferences; photo.
2 UNI receives largest gift in school history
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.Outside front cover
5/1/2013 President Allen receives gift from Richard O. Jacobson; photo.
3 Improving literacy in elementary education
Public Relations News Release 2012:274, p.1
4/15/2013 The first annual Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy will be held at UNI. This event will feature keynote speaker, Richard Elmore. The 45th annual Elementary Literacy Conference will also take place at UNI featuring Steven Kellogg.
4 UNI announces $15 million gift for teacher education
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.1
3/8/2013 Richard Jacobson donated fifteen million dollars to the College of Education. The gift will benefit many students in the future. Mr. Jacobson's contributions to UNI total thirty million dollars; photo.
5 $15 million gift will transform teacher education at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:232, p.1
3/6/2013 Richard O. Jacobson gave the University of Northern Iowa $15 million for the College of Education. This is the largest gift the university has ever received.
6 UNI prepares literacy coaches for Iowa's schools
Public Relations News Release 2012:141, p.1
11/16/2012 Thirty literacy coach candidates are participating in the preparation program, Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy Model this summer. Candidates begin in June at the Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy.
7 Imagine the Impact campaign kickoff
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.22
1/1/2011 Capital campaign aims at raising $150 million; $109 million already on hand in private donations; will fund scholarships and faculty and program support; includes $11 million gift from Richard O. Jacobson; photo.
8 UNI announces plans and first partner school in the Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy
Public Relations News Release 2010:94, p.1
10/13/2010 Plans are being outlined for the next two years that focus on educating, coaching, and mentoring teachers and administrators to develop effective instructional practices. Salli Forbes and Rick Traw are co-directors of the center.
9 UNI's Reading Recovery program receives grant
Mabe--Talee F. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:11, p.1
10/5/2010 The Department of Education has provided a grant of three million ninety six thousand dollars to support literacy among area first graders. The University is expected to find donors to match twenty per cent of the grant.
10 UNI receives its largest donation in history
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.1
8/27/2010 Richard Jacobson, a Des Moines businessman, donates $11 million to create the Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy; photo.
11 Richard O. Jacobson pledges $11 million to create literacy center at UNI UNI receives largest gift ever
Public Relations News Release 2010:15, p.1
8/19/2010 The Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy will focus on educating, coaching and mentoring teachers and administrators to develop effective instructional prractices based on current reading research.
12 $2 million donation focuses on scholarship, sustainability
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.1
10/27/2009 Though unrestricted, the donation of Russell and Connie Wasendorf cannot be used for day to day operations of the athletic department or to sustain the Athletic Department's operating budget; photo.
13 UNI will dedicate new addition to the Human Performance Center, Oct. 3
Public Relations News Release 2009:82, p.1
9/28/2009 The Richard O. Jacobson Human Performance Complex will be dedicated on Saturday. Named for Des Moines businessman and philanthropist Dick Jacobson, the latest additions to the complex include a 9,136-square-foot training center, locker rooms and more.
14 A glimpse of the future . . . a challenge for today
Northern Iowa Today 92:1, p.21
1/1/2008 Tribute to Richard O. Jacobson, who donated $3 million for the Human Performance Complex; photo.
15 Richard O. Jacobson at UNI Monday, September 24, for $3 million gift celebration
Public Relations News Release 2007:168, p.1
9/20/2007 Richard Jacobson will be celebrating his gift for the new Richard O. Jacobson Human Performance Complex.
16 Jacobson gives $3 million naming gift to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2007:165, p.1
9/18/2007 Biographical profile of Richard Jacobson.
17 Jacobson gives huge donation for HPC center
Hardin--Brent (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 97:35, p.17
2/6/2001 Richard Jacobson donates $500,000 for a potential $7 million Human Performance Center.

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