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Vallentine--John F. (Music Faculty)

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1 FMLA not "student-first" at UNI
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:30, p.02
1/22/2018 The United Faculty labor union at UNI created a committee to review the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). They will review and make recommended changes to best serve the faculty and their family.
2 UNI School of Music to present International Piano Competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:129, p.1
11/21/2013 UNI School of Music will present the Midwest International Piano Completion. The winner will receive $25,000 as well as a recording contract with Blue Griffin Record label.
3 Scholarship benefit concert held for UNI School of Music
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:11, p.4
10/2/2012 Thirty-first annual scholarship benefit concert was deemed a success. Various UNI ensembles and faculty performed to raise money.
4 UNI professor to perform with Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Public Relations News Release 2012:11, p.1
7/26/2012 Sean Botkin, associate professor of piano, will perform with the orchestra in Highland Park, Illinois.
5 Celebrating 50 years of excellence in music education at Russell Hall
Northern Iowa Today 95:2, p.20
6/1/2012 2012 is the fiftieth anniversary of Russell Hall; recently underwent a major renovation program; photo.
6 UNI School of Music celebrates 50 years at Russell Hall
Public Relations News Release 2011:305, p.1
5/4/2012 Russell Hall is still called "the music building", as it was called back in the 1960s. The first concert was held in the building in May of 1962.
7 UNI prepares for spring commencement
Public Relations News Release 2011:293, p.1
4/23/2012 Gradutes will be divided into three groups for the spring commencement ceremonies. All ceremonies will be held in the McLeod Center. The Department of Military Science will hold the Spring Commissioning Ceremony.
8 UNI School of Music continues to succeed
Public Relations News Release 2011:164, p.1
2/8/2012 The UNI School of Music received accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music's Commission on Accreditation through 2021.
9 New building hours create conflict for music majors
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:18, p.1
10/28/2011 Practice time for music majors must be adjusted due to the closure of buildings at 2:00AM. Student and building safety were cited as the reason for the changes. Buildings are open and monitored for 116 hours per week.
10 School of Music's new hours create controversy
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.1
10/7/2011 New building hours have been put into effect with students trained and hired by the Department of Public Safety monitoring each building. Other alternatives are being investigated; photo.
11 Scholarship benefit concert controversy
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.4
9/27/2011 Students suggest that the cost of tickets to the concert be reduced for students from the present fee of $50.00. John Vallentine responds that the concert is not advertised to students. They would be paying for their own scholarships.
12 Variety of musical groups perform at scholarship concert
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.1
9/27/2011 This was the 30th year of the concert. Music filled the air from drums to harps and a symphony. A champagne and hors d'oeuvres reception followed the concert. Organizers called the concert a success.
13 University of Northern Iowa to host commenements in the UNI-Dome May 8
Public Relations News Release 2009:442, p.1
5/3/2010 On May 10, more than 1,500 students who have completed their degrees during the spring semester are eligible to participate, along with those who completed their work last December or will finish this summer.
14 UNI School of Music to host 28th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert
Public Relations News Release 2009:37, p.1
9/9/2009 The concert called "London Escape!," will include performances by: UNI Wind Symphony, with faculty artists Amanda McCandless, clarinet, and Chris Buckholz, trombone; Jazz Band One; Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra and Coral Ensembles.
15 UNI School of Music student continues success in summer program at Santa Fe Opera
Public Relations News Release 2008:612, p.1
7/22/2009 Kyle Albertson, from Ankeny, earned his Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance in 2002. He received his Master of Music from DePaul University, and went on to perform with several opera companies including the Chicago Opera Theater.
16 University of Northern Iowa to host commencements in the UNI-Dome May 9
Public Relations News Release 2008:506, p.1
4/30/2009 More than 1,500 students are eligible to participate including the members of the Class of 1959 who will be attending their Golden Reunion. Sandy Stevens of Glen Ellyn, Ill., will welcome the new graduates as alumni.
17 Newly remodeled Russell Hall has rededication ceremony
Phalen--Christopher Richard (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:9, p.3
9/30/2008 The School of Music celebrated the reopening of Russell Hall. A large crowd of faculty, staff, students, and alumni packed the auditorium; photo.
18 Media tour, photo opportunity of UNI's renovated Russell Hall
Public Relations News Release 2008:86, p.1
9/19/2008 The media are invited to tour Russell Hall, which has undergone a $10 million renovation and expansion, on Monday, Sept. 22, with John Vallentine, director of the UNI School of Music.
19 UNI School of Music rededicates newly renovated Russell Hall, Sept. 26
Public Relations News Release 2008:85, p.1
9/18/2008 Music is the theme of the weekend as the School of Music rededicates Russell Hall, the newly renovated music hall. The building is named in honor of Myron Russell, former professor for 44 years, and head of the former Department of Music for 21 years.
20 University of Northern Iowa to award honorary degrees to Greenawald, Aossey May 10
Public Relations News Release 2007:664, p.1
5/2/2008 An honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, will be awarded to two distinguished alumnae during its commencement exercises in the UNI-Dome. Briographical profiles are included in this article.
21 University of Northern Iowa to host commencements in the UNI-Dome May 10
Public Relations News Release 2007:660, p.1
5/2/2008 Uni will host its annual spring commencement services in two ceremonies in the UNI-Dome. More than 1,500 students who have completed their degrees during the spring semester are eligible to participate.
22 University of Northern Iowa to host commencement in the UNI-Dome December 15
Public Relations News Release 2007:335, p.1
12/10/2007 Some 560 students are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony.
23 Instrumental Concerto Competition Winner named at UNI School of Music
Public Relations News Release 2007:319, p.1
11/29/2007 Daniel Velasco was named the Instrumental Concerto Competition Winner.
24 UNI music students benefit from $360,000 gift
Northern Iowa Today 91:2, p.11
7/1/2007 Susan A. Akerman left a generous donation to provide for scholarships to music students; photo.
25 School of Music receives monetary donation
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:58, p.2
6/22/2007 Susan Akerman, who died in 2005, left an endowment of $360,000 to the School of Music to be used for scholarships; photo.
26 UNI music students to benefit from $360,000 gift
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/23/2007 A $360,000 gift from the estate of Susan Akerman will provide scholarships for students in the School of Music.
27 Presser Scholar named at University of Northern Iowa School of Music
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/27/2007 Rachel Price, Kelly Hill, and Sarah Gilpin received awards at the Spotlight Series Performance Competition Finals concert.
28 University of Northern Iowa to host commencements in the UNI-Dome May 5
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/26/2007 The annual spring commencement services will be held Saturday, May 5.
29 University of Northern Iowa to host Commencement in the UNI-Dome December 16
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/7/2006 About six hundred candidates for degrees will participate in the Commencement ceremony Saturday, December 16.
30 UNItix makes it easier
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:16, p.1
10/20/2006 Ticket offices have been combined into a central office. This office has the ability to sell tickets to the Performing Arts Center, athletics events, Strayer-Wood Theatre, Panther Productions, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony, and the School of Music.
31 University of Northern Iowa to host commencements in the UNI-Dome May 6
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/28/2006 Commencement groups and times listed; number of people to speak and be recognized.
32 Russell Hall renovation fund exceeds goal
Northern Iowan 102:37, p.6
2/14/2006 Surpass $2 million goal; state will contribute $7.8 million; will include upgrades and new work; may begin in February 2007 and be complete by August 2008.
33 UNI's Russell Hall renovation fund exceeds goal
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/31/2006 UNI's School of Music alumni and friends donate generously and exceed goal of two million dollars.
34 Saturday, Dec. 17
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
12/12/2005 Five UNI senior cadets will be commissioned as second lieutenants for the ROTC; UNI Commencement ceremonies will include various speakers.
35 University of Northern Iowa to host Commencement in the UNI-Dome Dec. 17
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
12/9/2005 Graduation ceremonies for the University of Northern Iowa will take place in the UNI-Dome.
36 UNI School of Music Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert Sept. 30
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/21/2005 Grammy winner Clark Terry will perform with students and faculty and the UNI Jazz Band One at Annual Benefit Concert.
37 UNI music alumni receive Iowa Bandmasters Karl King Award
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
8/9/2005 This marks the third year in a row that UNI alumni have received this prestigious award bringing the total alumni recipients to twelve.
38 UNI announces scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors and recent graduates
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
1/26/2005 UNI will select two applicants to forward to the Jack Cooke Foundation for scholarship consideration.
39 A half century down, the future to go; celebrating 50 years of graduate education
Northern Iowa Today 89:1, p.7
1/1/2005 A look at the recent past and the future of graduate education at UNI; photo.
40 University of Northern Iowa commencement to take place Saturday, Dec. 18, in the UNI-Dome
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/10/2004 650 students will participate in commencement ceremonies.
41 Russell Hall looks to renovate
Hileman--Angela (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:6, p.1
9/17/2004 Russell Hall to be next in line for expansion and renovation; photo.
42 UNI to host 23rd annual scholarship benefit concert
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/17/2004 Theme for this year's School of Music benefit concert is "The Centennial: A 1904 World's Fair Celebration of Music".
43 Campanile silent after Bob Byrnes dies
Northern Iowa Today 88:2, p.16
9/1/2004 Carillonneur and Varsity Men's Glee Club Director Bob Byrnes died May 28, 2004; immediate search for successor not planned; photo.
44 Russell Hall grassroots campaign begins with alumni challenge grant
Northern Iowa Today 88:2, p.21
9/1/2004 General Assembly approves sale of $7.8 million in bonds for Russell Hall renovation; need to raise $2 in private donations; photo.
45 UNI's carillonneur suffers major stroke, dies
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
5/29/2004 Robert Byrnes dies on May 28, 2004 after suffering a major stroke at his home.
46 Drill teams to gather at UNI for "Thunder in the Valley"
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/15/2004 "Thunder in the Valley" will be held Saturday, April 17, and will allow students from Waterloo drill teams to get instruction on drum playing, flag/rifle performance, and marching.
47 Musicman Matheson conducts one more time
Ellenwood--Jacquelyn D. (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:12, p.13
10/10/2003 Professor Charles Matheson is Grand Marshall in Homecoming parade; photo.
48 Charles Matheson to serve as Grand Marshal of 2003 UNI homecoming parade Oct. 11
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/3/2003 Profile of Matheson.
49 University of Northern Iowa inducts hundreds of students into the College of Education
Public Relations News Release 2002:538, p.1
5/19/2003 More than 300 students were part of the 25th group granted admittance into the College of Education; keynote address given by John Vallentine; inductees listed.
50 UNI to host performance by Tsou Cultural Troupe of Taiwan
Public Relations News Release 2002:500, p.1
4/29/2003 UNI School of Music hosts the Tsou Cultural Troupe of Taiwan, under the direction of UNI School of Music alumnus Susan Tsai, who will perform in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center's Davis Hall on May 6.


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