Nominations are now being sought for the Diversity Matters Awards which are given annually at the Town Hall Meeting on Diversity held in the spring of each year. The awards recognize the dedication and service to the University of Northern Iowa in advancement of its diversity-related goals. All faculty, staff, students and community members are eligible to be nominated. Nominations may be made by students, staff, and faculty; self-nominations will be accepted. Nomination forms can be downloaded here and are due by December 11, 2012.
Welcome from the Vice President
Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs at UNI! We provide connections and resources for students to be successful on their educational journey. We aspire to develop partnerships that build a welcoming, equitable and engaging environment, and connect in-the-classroom learning with out-of-classroom opportunities. By collaborating with others across the campus community, we challenge students to grow to their full potential. Join us on this journey as we contribute to the development of students to become better leaders of today and better citizens of tomorrow.
Please let us know how we can do better at our shared goals for student success. Departments in Student Affairs include:
- Vice President for Student Affairs
- Career Services
- Center for Multicultural Education
- Dean of Students
- Health and Recreation Services
- Student Life & Event Services
- Student Success & Retention
Paula Knudson, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Graduate students from the Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs Program at UNI found themselves in Madison, Wisconsin November 4-6 for the NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators) Region IV-E Conference. Students were afforded the opportunity through the partnership the PSE program has with the student affairs division at UNI. NASPA was founded in 1919 and since then has more than 13,000 members, in all 50 states, and 29 countries.
The Department of Residence is seeking resident assistants for the 2013-2014 academic year. RA’s receive compensated room and board, and a $1,200 stipend. Applications are now being accepted through January 17, 2013. Visit the DOR website here to learn more and apply. For more information, contact Ashley Hartnett.
Panther Push is an outreach program where UNI students return to their hometown high schools to give prospective students insight about life on campus and encourage them to consider UNI. The Panther Push committee has been hard at work the last couple weeks and is hoping for a record-setting year in terms of participation, seeking to sign up over 300 students and breaking the 1998 record of 200.
Congratulations to the WRS on its launch of the new interactive monthly magazine for students that is full of useful information. The monthly magazine includes articles related to healthy eating habits, self-esteem, exercise, and much more. You can check out the most recent edition here.