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Wright--Juanita P. (Admissions Staff)

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1 Inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients announced at annual town hall
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.19
4/1/2010 Roster of those who won an award; photo.
2 UNI diversity town hall examines progress, looks toward future
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.1
1/26/2010 Lofty goals greeted participants in the second diversity town hall meeting. Measure of progress being made by campus agencies, discussed progress made and possible improvements; honored promoters highlighted the meeting; photo.
3 UNI announces inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients
Public Relations News Release 2009:233, p.1
1/21/2010 Ten individuals were recently honored for their efforts to enhance diversity during the second-annual town hall meeting on diversity.These students, faculty and staff received the inaugural UNI Diversity Matters Award. Recipients listed.
4 UNI faculty, staff receive 2008 Regents Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2008:271, p.1
12/11/2008 The awards are presented annually to faculty and to staff members in the professional and scientific ranks, and biennially to a member of the supervisory/confidential merit personnel, who have demonstrated outstanding professional contributions.
5 A Jump Start for education
Miller--Zanetta Liza (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:32, p.12
2/5/2008 Program students from different ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds a chance to benefit from interaction with academic advisors and to experience college life prior to the start of classes.
6 UNI students receive Carver scholarships
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/22/2007 Forty students received the Roy J. Carver Scholarship; list of recipients.
7 UNI Alumni Association elects officers and board of directors
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/12/2006 The officers and board of directors were elected for the Alumni Association. List of members.
8 UNI Admissions Office announces 2004-2005 Ethnic Student Promoters
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/8/2004 Students give campus tours and promote UNI through on- and off-campus multicultural activities. A list is provided of those participants.
9 UNI Department of Residence names 2003 Community Enrichment recipients
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/20/2003 First ever presentation of award to honor individuals other than students making a positive impact on the residence hall community.
10 Admissions standards: where does UNI stand?
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 99:48, p.1
4/8/2003 Dan Schofield claims that all students at UNI are subject to the same enrollment requirements, with limited exceptions.
11 Hispanic visitors taste college life
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:13, p.11
10/15/2002 Hispanic students from Waterloo high schools were invited to a luncheon and tour hosted by the Hispanic/Latino Student Union in order to encourage them to invest in a college education.
12 UNI Ethnic Student Promoters accept new members
Public Relations News Release 2001:173, p.1
10/24/2001 Students have been selected to work with the Office of Admissions as Ethnic Student Promoters; students are listed.
13 UNI top of list for graduation
Campbell--D. Jill
Northern Iowan 97:19, p.9
10/31/2000 UNI's retention rate was 81.4% for first year freshmen in 1999; in 1996 the rate for four-year graduation was 33.2% .
14 University of Northern Iowa to preview college life for high school minority students April 20
Public Relations News Release 1999:370, p.1
4/14/2000 UNI will host the first Multicultural Preview day with recruitment being done by a consolidated effort of all colleges.
15 Down memory lane . . . The year was 1970
Northern Iowa Today 28:2, p.4
3/1/2000 Don and Juanita Wright share their memories; photo.
16 UNI: melting pot or not?
Northern Iowan 96:35, p.11
2/8/2000 Students and administrators give their views on diversity at UNI; photo.
17 Students teaching students; prospective teachers sparking science interest
Greene--Kylie (Classes of 2001 and 2005)
Northern Iowan 95:54, p.15
4/27/1999 College of Natural Sciences Outreach Program gives middle school children chance to experience science; photo.
18 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.
19 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.
20 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.
21 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.
22 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.
23 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.
24 University of Northern Iowa Ethnic Student Promoters foster ethnic diversity
Public Relations News Release 1996:105, p.1
10/10/1996 List of Ethnic Student Promoters members.
25 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.
26 University of Northern Iowa hosting preview day to minority students Wednesday, February 28
Public Relations News Release 1995:237, p.1
2/23/1996 Program announced for preview day at UNI.
27 University of Northern Iowa Ethnic Student Promoters foster ethnic diversity
Public Relations News Release 1994:272, p.1
2/10/1995 Ethnic Student Promoters help with minority campus visitation program. Member listed.
28 UNI, Iowa, and ISU share Native American recruitment; new position focuses efforts
Van Horn--Catherine (Communication Studies Faculty)
Northern Iowa Today 22:1, p.3
3/1/1994 Donovin Sprague attempts to bring Native Americans to Regents campuses; photo.
29 University of Northern Iowa Ethnic Student Promoters foster ethnic diversity
Public Relations News Release 1993:0, p.1
2/23/1994 Group was formed in 1992 and currently has 34 student members. Members are listed.
30 Minority grads represent success
Northern Iowa Today 77:2, p.20
1/1/1994 Recent grads are broad-based group.
31 December minority grads represent cross-section, success
Public Relations News Release 1993:273, p.1
12/17/1993 December minority grads come from diverse backgrounds.
32 Profile: Juanita Wright
Campus News Network 1:13, p.3
3/11/1991 Profile of coordinator of minority recruitment.
33 Three at University of Northern Iowa honored by Iowa Association for Counseling and Development
Public Relations News Release 1990:221, p.1
11/28/1990 Iowa Association of Counseling and Development honored three UNI faculty and staff members at its annual awards ceremonies.
34 University of Northern Iowa admissions office hard at work on regents program.
Public Relations News Release 1989:423, p.1
2/21/1990 The College Bound program has been established to provide Iowa minority students with information and experiences relating to opportunities in higher education.
35 'Metro steppers' from the quad cities area to perform at half-time of University of Northern Iowa men's, women's basketball games Saturday (Feb. 10)
Public Relations News Release 1989:391, p.1
2/8/1990 The "Metro Steppers," an award winning drill team of the Metropolitan Youth Program, Inc., along with about twenty of their parents, will arrive on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The group will be honored at a reception.
36 Northern Iowa to host some 50 Davenport students in first phase of program to encouage teaching careers.
Strub--Richard F. (Class of 1957; Teaching Faculty)
Public Relations News Release 1988:129, p.1
10/27/1988 The program encourages minorities to enter the teaching profession. Parents and students will participate in a variety of activites on campus at UNI and learn more about teacher education program.
37 The faces of races in education
Blake--Debra J. (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
Nonpareil 72:2, p.6
3/1/1988 Historical perspective of minorities at UNI as seen by Walter Cunningham, Trina Creighton, and Jesus Vazquez; photo.
38 Regents goal to increase minorities
Northern Iowan 84:41, p.4
2/26/1988 Regents aim for 8.5% minority enrollment; a survey at UNI minority recruitment efforts.
39 Minority recruitment now top priority
Covington--Anthony M. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 84:10, p.4
9/29/1987 Charles Means talks about minority recruiting; Regents goal is 8.5% minority enrollment.
40 Wright takes over in minority recruitment
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:6, p.1
9/15/1987 Juanita Wright is coordinator of minority recruitment; photo.
41 University of Northern Iowa commitment to minority student recruitment enhanced with changes in admissions office
Public Relations News Release 1987:22, p.1
9/2/1987 The position of coordinator of minority recruitment in the Office of Admissions is given to Juanita Wright. Wright is responsible for working in conjunction with the Financial Aids office to represent minority students.
42 Push begins for more minorities
Nonpareil 71:4, p.19
9/1/1987 Minority recruiter position established; Juanita Wright fills position.
43 'Welcome Back' weekend planned for UNI students, parents Aug. 21-24
Public Relations News Release 1986:506, p.1
8/14/1986 The Welcome Back weekend was a series of activities designed to help returning students begin the school year. Faculty speakers made presentations on note taking skills, self-motivation, time management obtaining jobs, and adjusting to college life.
44 Bartlett move has advantages
Witt--Nancy (Student--1985-1988)
Northern Iowan 82:59, p.1
6/27/1986 Administrators believe that move of some student services to Bartlett Hall will improve service.
45 Report cites differences in academic performance
Walton--Thomas Herrity (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 81:38, p.8
2/26/1985 Juanita Wright notes difficulties that African-American students find at college.
46 Free tutoring sessions continue
Northern Iowan 80:4, p.5
9/9/1983 EOP offers service.
47 Peer advising program introduced
Robst--Elizabeth L. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 80:4, p.5
9/9/1983 Will begin peer advising service for EOP students.
48 Means promises improvements, expansion
Brown--Molly (Student--1983-1984)
Northern Iowan 80:1, p.1
8/26/1983 Charles Means outlines his goals and objectives for the EOP program.

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