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51 UNI's Minority High School Visitation Day features Harolyn Blackwell
Public Relations News Release 1999:111, p.1
10/28/1999 UNI's Minority High School Visitation Day is Thursday, November 4, featuring Harolyn Blackwell.
52 Minorities explore Iowa teaching opportunities
Northern Iowan 96:16, p.4
10/22/1999 Second annual Minorities in Teaching Career Expo will be held on Tuesday; personnel from nine Iowa school districts will be present to chat with interested minority students.
53 UNI faculty debates ROTC
Northern Iowan 96:16, p.1
10/22/1999 September 27 Faculty Senate meeting included a debate over the presence of ROTC on campus; debate continues following Professor van Wormer's letter against ROTC in 10/4/99 issue of U. S. News and World Report; profile of Professor van Wormer.
54 UNI College of Natural Sciences hosting fall outreach program for minority students
Public Relations News Release 1999:76, p.1
10/11/1999 The College of Natural Sciences will host an outreach program for minority middle school students on Fridays this fall; list of schools participating.
55 Hispanic awareness month
Hispanic/Latino Student Union
Northern Iowan 96:10, p.13
10/1/1999 Advertisement gives schedule of Hispanic Awareness Month activities beginning October 5, 1999.
56 Fall enrollment increases; breaks records; University equipped for growth
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:8, p.1
9/24/1999 Fall 1999 enrollment sets new record at 13,553; minority enrollment rose to 587 students.
57 Untitled
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:6, p.8
9/16/1999 Diversity Week activities included a panel discussion on the rarity of minorities in television; photo.
58 University of Northern Iowa sets new fall enrollment record; record number of new freshmen, graduate students
Public Relations News Release 1999:38, p.1
9/14/1999 13,553 students registered for classes at UNI this fall, breaking last fall's record of 13,329 students; minority student enrollment has also risen; comparison of 1998 and 1999 fall enrollment data.
59 UNI Diversity Week scheduled for Sept. 12-17
Public Relations News Release 1999:33, p.1
9/8/1999 Diversity Week schedule of events and speakers.
60 Jump Start
Public Relations News Release 1999:18, p.1
8/19/1999 Jump Start, an orientation program to help ease the transition from high school to college for new ethnic minority freshmen, will start Monday, August 16.
61 School vouchers may hurt the education of minority students
Public Relations News Release 1999:9, p.1
8/9/1999 Michael Blackwell comments on school vouchers for students who attend private schools with the money allocated for a public school.
62 Civil Rights Act of 1964 began process of change
Public Relations News Release 1998:429, p.1
6/24/1999 Michael Blackwell, director of the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, discusses the Civil Rights Act which was signed 35 years ago.
63 Panel discussion examines Harlem Renaissance
Van Sickel--Carrie
Northern Iowan 95:49, p.8
4/9/1999 Panel discussion, including guest Nellie McKay, will be held on the Harlem Renaissance Sunday followed by a free performance of the Whitfield Company gospel choir; photo.
64 Health conference on campus next weekend
Northern Iowan 95:47, p.2
4/2/1999 Health care conference and fair will focus on equitable health care for minorities; Faye Wattleton will be keynote speaker.
65 Minority health conference will be held at University of Northern Iowa on April 9-10, with keynote speaker Faye Wattleton
Public Relations News Release 1998:306, p.1
3/26/1999 UNI will host a minority health conference on April 9-10. The guest speaker is Faye Wattleton.
66 Black History Month not lost relevance
Northern Iowan 95:37, p.11
2/16/1999 Student responds to Nathan Chandler's column on relevance of Black History Month; Month is still important to Americans.
67 The new millennium will bring change to America's ethnic mixture
Public Relations News Release 1998:249, p.1
2/15/1999 Michael Blackwell discusses the changing percentiles of minorities in the 21st century.
68 Black History Month "American history"
Northern Iowan 95:35, p.9
2/9/1999 Student encourages others to attend events celebrating Black History Month.
69 Black History Month should instead be 'America's Celebration'
Northern Iowan 95:35, p.8
2/9/1999 Believes Black History Month is dividing our country, not bringing the races together.
70 Black History Month activities under way
Campus News Network 9:12, p.3
2/8/1999 "Essence of Ebony" ball, speaker Clarence Page, and Gospel Choir Extravaganza are scheduled for Black History Month.
71 African-American book sale next week
Northern Iowan 95:34, p.2
2/5/1999 Book fair will be held in the SEC Monday and Tuesday.
72 Black History Month calls on all cultures
Copley--Jaime R. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:34, p.1
2/5/1999 Variety of campus activities celebrating Black History Month will broaden student's viewpoints.
73 Holiday activities focus of "La Tertulia"
Northern Iowan 95:27, p.2
12/8/1998 "La Tertulia" will focus on Hispanic customs and holiday celebrations Tuesday.
74 Kwanzaa celebrates African heritage
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 95:27, p.1
12/8/1998 Kwanzaa will be celebrated on campus Thursday in Union; history of celebration given; photo.
75 University of Northern Iowa Ethnic Student Promoters foster diversity
Public Relations News Release 1998:180, p.1
12/8/1998 UNI's Ethnic Student Promoters help UNI admissions with minority campus visitations; assistant director of the program is Juanita Wright. A list of those in the ESP is given.
76 'TEAMS' project at University of Northern Iowa receives more than $1 million for five-year program related to teacher education
Public Relations News Release 1998:147, p.1
11/13/1998 Teacher Education Addressing Minority-language Speakers (TEAMS) at UNI received at $1 million grant to train teachers. Will be collaborative project between UNI, Marshalltown Community College, and Marshalltown school district.
77 UNI receives million-dollar grant to train bilingual teachers
Public Relations News Release 1998:146, p.1
11/12/1998 UNI received $1million grant for its TEAMS project. Deborah Tidwell discusses the grant and what it means for the program.
78 High School Minority Visitation Day brings students to UNI
Public Relations News Release 1998:100, p.1
10/22/1998 Students participating in Minority High School Visitation Day will explore opportunities in music and attend Master Class taught by Martina Arroyo.
79 Educational Opportunity Programs Student Center created
Campus News Network 9:5, p.2
10/12/1998 Educational Opportunity Programs Student Center created in Academic Achievement Center and Student Support Services center and; center will focus on retention of ethnic and minority students.
80 Diversity Report takes aims at minority student recruitment/retention
Campus News Network 9:2, p.1
8/31/1998 Diversity Task Force works to increase minority recruitment and retention.
81 Jump Start
Public Relations News Release 1998:3, p.1
8/17/1998 Jump Start, an orientation program for new freshman minority students, will run from August 17 to August 21.
82 Minority students still lag behind whites in attending college
Public Relations News Release 1997:415, p.1
7/30/1998 Fewer numbers of minority students are going on to receive college degrees, despite moves forward in the last decade.
83 University of Northern Iowa's Minorities in Teaching Summer Enrichment Program brings three dozen students to campus
Public Relations News Release 1997:401, p.1
7/14/1998 High school students are on campus to participate in UNI's Minorities in Teaching Summer Enrichment Program. List of those students attending is given.
84 Minority students learn about teaching
Public Relations News Release 1997:393, p.1
7/9/1998 Minorities in Teaching, a program designed to encourage minority students to become teachers, is being held on campus this week.
85 What's Up
Northern Iowan 94:55, p.4
5/1/1998 Schedule of activities and meetings.
86 Sammie L. Dell Memorial Scholarships established at University of Northern Iowa, Hawkeye Community College
Public Relations News Release 1997:177, p.1
1/15/1998 UNI and Hawkeye Community College arrange endowment funds for minority students with Eunice Dell in honor of her husband Sammie L. Dell.
87 Freeing the slaves: 135th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
Public Relations News Release 1997:166, p.1
12/23/1997 Michael Blackwell, Director of the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, outlines the importance of the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863.
88 Reaching out to prospective minority students
Public Relations News Release 1997:142, p.1
12/4/1997 Juanita Wright, Assistant Director of Admissions-Minority Recruitment, supervises a group of minority students who promote the university.
89 University of Northern Iowa Ethnic Student Promoters foster ethnic diversity
Public Relations News Release 1997:126, p.1
11/20/1997 UNI Ethnic Student Promoters assist Office of Admissions with minority campus visitation program. Advisors are Juanita Wright and Ron Green.
90 "Black Women in America: Challenge Spirit, Survival" topic for Difficult Dialogues at the University of Northern Iowa Friday, Nov. 14
Public Relations News Release 1997:112, p.1
11/10/1997 Scharron Clayton will direct discussion at this month's Difficult Dialogues. Sponsored by Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center, Women's Studies, and Multicultural Activities and Programming Committee.
91 Making beautiful music with minority students
Campus News Network 8:4, p.1
9/29/1997 Minority high school students will attend master class conducted by William Warfield for Minority High School Visitation Day.
92 University of Northern Iowa School of Music to host high school minority visitation
Public Relations News Release 1997:49, p.1
9/29/1997 Juanita Wright and Darryl Taylor have coordinated the High School Minority Visitation Day, with guest teacher William Warfield.
93 Giving minority students exposure to a college music education
Public Relations News Release 1997:48, p.1
9/25/1997 Darryl Taylor says Minority High School Visitation Day gives students the confidence they need to know they can succeed at the college level.
94 Black women have dual role
Benesh--Darek James
Northern Iowan 93:40, p.8
2/28/1997 Scharron Clayton spoke on "Black Women Leaders" in Union Feb. 19.
95 New language in U. S.
Northern Iowan 93:40, p.8
2/28/1997 Panel discussion was held last Thursday to address issue of Ebonics in education.
96 University of Northern Iowa hosting a multicultural campus visit for minority students at Cedar Falls and Northern University High Schools Wednesday
Public Relations News Release 1996:275, p.1
2/18/1997 Admissions will host a multicultural campus visit for students in Cedar Falls high schools.
97 Teaching minority students about the opera
Public Relations News Release 1996:158, p.1
11/18/1996 Minority students from Iowa high schools participated in a master class taught by Metropolitan Opera star George Shirley.
98 General Mills scholarships awarded to five minority students at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1996:159, p.1
11/14/1996 Five Cedar Rapids area minority students received scholarships in the amount of $1000.
99 Metropolitan Opera star to conduct master class as part of Minority High School Visitation Day at University of Northern Iowa School of Music
Public Relations News Release 1996:157, p.1
11/12/1996 George Shirley will be conducting the masterclass November 14; brief biographical profile.
100 Super Saturday Preview Day March 30 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1995:283, p.1
3/29/1996 Minority students and their families will have the opportunity to see first hand what UNI has to offer them.


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