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O'Connor--James E. (Class of 1989; Public Relations Staff)

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1 Grievance against professor resolved
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.1
11/2/2012 Issues involve National Guard duty and effect on taking a test for a class. Panel meets to find solution for future conflicts.
2 Friends, colleagues remember Martin
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.1
8/24/2012 Drake Martin died as the result of a fall at Backbone State Park. He served as the assistant director of residence. He was a positive influence on untold numbers of students. He will be missed.
3 An open letter to UNI students
Reineke--Martha J. (Philosophy & Religion Faculty)
Northern Iowan 108:42, p.4
3/6/2012 Professor Reineke states respect for President Allen and Provost Gibson, but is concerned about the proposed elimination of academic programs.
4 Investigation into sexual assault victim's past raises legal, ethical questions
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.1
10/4/2011 In 2004, two football players were found guilty of sexual abuse on an eighteen year old freshman student. In 2007 a civil lawsuit was filed against the university. Personal documents from the victim have been requested; photo.
5 UNI announces third webinar in Panther Speakers series.
Public Relations News Release 2010:190, p.1
1/27/2011 "Crisis Management and Communication- How to Approach," presented by Jim O'Connor. This presentation will provide guests with a practical, real world approach to developing and implementing a crisis-communication plan that works.
6 Judy Shepard to speak at GBPAC
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.1
9/14/2010 The mother of Matthew Shepard, a victim of a hate crime in 1998, will share her story as part of the Standing on Higher Ground educational events, workshops, and panels; photo.
7 Coming out on top
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.1
8/31/2010 UNI ranked number three in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" by U. S. News and World Report.
8 UNI announces Panther Speakers series
Public Relations News Release 2010:14, p.1
8/19/2010 Five free professional development webinars delivered by faculty and staff are available during the 2010-2011 academic year.
9 University of Northern Iowa announces first round of reorganization plans
Public Relations News Release 2009:225, p.1
1/14/2010 Effective July 1, 2010 Marketing & Advancement Division will be dissolved, eliminating one university vice president position. Bill Calhoun, current vice president and president of the UNI Foundation, will remain as president of the Foundation.
10 UNI-TV pulled to protect student's identity
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.1
12/4/2009 James O'Connor decided to "error on the side of safety" when he allowed a video piece to be pulled from the rerun schedule on Cedar Falls Cable. Two students would have been able to be identified from the clip; photo.
11 Celebration of International Blasphemy Day offends, raises questions over free speech
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.1
10/6/2009 Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers chalked blasphemous messages, including Bible verses, secular quotes, and cartoons. A spontaneous discussion on religion with nearly seventy people participating was held near Maucker Union; photo.
12 UNI Police rescue child from car
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:57, p.1
6/26/2009 A tip from the public led officers to an unattended locked car with a baby inside; car was parked near the soccer fields; photo.
13 University of Northern Iowa names director of public relations
Public Relations News Release 2008:269, p.1
12/10/2008 Kate Guess, APR, has been named director of public relations at the College. Guess replaces James O'Connor, APR, who was named assistant vice president for university marketing and public relations in May.
14 UNI Speakers Bureau serves Iowa's communities
Public Relations News Release 2008:190, p.1
10/30/2008 New this year is the Featured Speakers Series, which includes six faculty who address current hot topics such as: environment, math and science education, crisis communication, politics, immigration and the economy.
15 James O'Connor named UNI assistant vice president for marketing and public relations
Public Relations News Release 2007:658, p.1
5/2/2008 O'Connor is currently interim assistant vice president for university marketing and public relations. A brief biographical profile is listed.
16 UNI assistant vice president for marketing and public relations search narrows to four
Public Relations News Release 2007:524, p.1
3/27/2008 Kevin Boatright, Monika Czehak, Scott Ketelsen, and James O'Connor are the four finalists.
17 Alert system put into action shortly after being implemented
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.C
3/14/2008 Newly installed Alert system works well; photo.
18 High schooler cause for Tuesday's campus threat
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.A
3/14/2008 Text messages sent by Todd Younk to a UNI freshman student contained threats, which resulted in the dormitories being locked down; photo.
19 Recently armed UNI Police put to the test
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.D
3/14/2008 Department of Public Safety responds well to Alert on campus; photo.
20 UNI reacts to possible gunman; suspect in custody
Public Relations News Release 2007:494, p.1
3/11/2008 UNI Police were notified of a possible gunman threatening a student. Students and faculty were notified via the UNI Alert system and all nine residence halls were locked down.
21 The decision to cancel classes
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.2
2/26/2008 Procedures in place for determining when to cancel or delay classes at the University of Northern Iowa; photo.
22 Baker Hall deals with mold
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.1
2/8/2008 Advanced Environmental testing firm found thirty-six offices in Baker Hall that contained higher allergen levels than outside air. Their inspection followed discovery of mold in August of 2007; photo.
23 James O'Connor
Northern Iowa Today 92:1, p.27
1/1/2008 James is interim assistant vice president for marketing and public relations at UNI.
24 Sentence handed down for arsonists
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:16, p.4
10/19/2007 Aaron Lessmeier and Tanner Wilkens were sentenced to thirty years in prison and ordered to repay $2 million following their convictions of setting fire to Gilchrist Hall and other buildings in 2005.
25 Republicans to hold debate on campus
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.1
10/16/2007 November 6, 2007, Republican candidates for President will debate in the Great Hall of Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center; photo.
26 O'Connor named UNI interim assistant vice president for marketing and public relations
Public Relations News Release 2007:137, p.1
9/6/2007 James O'Connor has been named interim assistant vice president for Marketing and Public Relations.
27 UNI to unveil new McLeod Center at 2 p.m., Saturday, November 18
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/15/2006 The grand opening ceremony of the McLeod Center will feature speakers, the athletics teams, the Spirit Squad, and the Marching Band and Color Guard.
28 UNI to unveil McLeod Center November 18.
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/10/2006 The new McLeod Center will have a grand opening ceremony Saturday, November 18.
29 UNI parents can stay informed with "Panther Parent"
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/13/2006 The first edition of the Panther Parent e-newsletter was distributed, providing parents with information about events, deadlines, and tips from the UNI Parents Association.
30 Media interview opportunity with UNI presidential candidates
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/3/2006 Media is provided with opportunities to meet with the final presidential candidates in the Great Reading Room located in Seerley Hall.
31 Cy-Hawk series; why UNI was left out
Lietzow--Andrew Calvin (Class of 2007)
Northern Iowan 101:8, p.1
9/24/2004 Some Panther fans were rankled about UNI's exclusion from the new Hy-Vee "Cy-Hawk Series" promotion which will monitor Iowa and Iowa State athletics and award $750,000 to each university.
32 Board of Regents to meet August 3 and 4
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
7/26/2004 Agenda items for meeting.
33 UNI Office of University Marketing and Public Relations has moved
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/2/2004 Offices are located at 103 Bartlett Hall.
34 Love at first sight not quite the case for O'Connors
Kirkpatrick--Tashana Nicole (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 99:47, p.9
4/4/2003 Profiles of media relations director Jim O'Connor and communication studies professor Penny O'Connor; photo.
35 Emergency phones now activated at new locations across campus
Northern Iowan 98:33, p.1
2/5/2002 Public Safety has now activated five new emergency phones, and renovated three others to help make the campus safer.
36 Enrollment tops 14,000; freshmen down 7%
Gibleon--Brooke K. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:9, p.1
10/2/2001 UNI needs to continue to increase the number of minority students enrolled.
37 UNI ranks well in U. S. News and World mag
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 98:5, p.1
9/18/2001 President Koob comments on the criteria used to rank colleges.
38 Student death brings tragedy to UNI campus
Northern Iowan 98:1, p.1
8/31/2001 Authorities discuss possible causes for the death of Kevin Reedy.
39 UNI kicks off 125th anniversary
Green--Nathan R. (Classes of 2002 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 97:46, p.1
3/27/2001 Schedule of events planned to celebrate UNI's 125th anniversary.
40 James O'Connor
Campus News Network 11:13, p.6
1/23/2001 James O'Connor has been elected president of the Cedar Valley Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
41 James O'Connor
Campus News Network 11:11, p.Insert 3
12/19/2000 James O'Connor was elected president of the Cedar Valley Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
42 James O'Connor and Susan Joslyn
Campus News Network 10:21, p.Insert 2
7/3/2000 James O'Connor and Susan Joslyn were award the ROTC Panther Battalion Certificate.
43 Not all wheels are created equal
Grimstad--Angie (Student--1999)
Northern Iowan 96:25, p.1
11/23/1999 UNI's policy regarding rollerblading and skateboarding on campus property is outlined.
44 Additions, internal position changes completed in University of Northern Iowa Office of Public Relations
Public Relations News Release 1999:139, p.1
11/17/1999 There are three new staff member and four internal position changes that have occurred in the Office of Public Relations.
45 The University of Northern Iowa Office of Public Relations welcomes three new staff members
Public Relations News Release 1999:139, p.1
11/17/1999 James O'Connor, Stacey Christensen, and Denton Ketels have recently joined the Public Relations staff.
46 Professor's letter ignites firestorm
Northern Iowan 96:16, p.1
10/22/1999 Examines the controversy surrounding Professor van Wormer's letter to U. S. News and World Report protesting the presence of ROTC on college campuses; photo.
47 Cream of the Midwest crop; UNI wins national recognition
Northern Iowan 96:1, p.1
8/27/1999 UNI is ranked second in the Midwest in U.S. News and World Report's guidebook to best colleges.
48 Speakers capture national honors
Northern Iowa Today 17:2, p.12
9/1/1989 Individual events team wins state title and several national honors.
49 At national competition; Speech team takes 11th
Putze--Aaron A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 85:57, p.4
5/5/1989 Places eleventh of 115 teams.
50 University of Northern Iowa's individual events team closes NFA season ranked 11th in nation, with a 10th place speaker award.
Public Relations News Release 1988:448, p.1
4/26/1989 Northern Iowa placed fifth in the President's I Division. Venessa Kuhlmann received individual honors as one of the Tournament's top speakers. She placed 10th in pentathlon. James O'Connor placed sixth in informative speaking. `


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