Jack Ave, a junior from Milford, Iowa, was recently awarded the most outstanding delegate award at the American Model United Nations Conference (AMUN) in Chicago. Ave participated with UNI’s Model United Nations Competition Team, which is led by Co-presidents Danielle Massey and Courtney Massey. AMUN runs a mock version of the United Nations and aims to provide students with an inside look into real United Nations sessions and allow them to gain valuable experience in the political world.
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
Our very own aquatic center was recently featured in a story highlighting certification courses as well as youth programs. Campus Rec Magazine provides solution-based resources to university recreation professionals. The magazine applauded our staff and student workers who are consistently providing excellent courses to members of our local and surrounding communities in their life guard training, CPR, first aid, and various other youth programs.
Application materials for requesting funding through the Student Activities Fee and Student Services Fee for fiscal year 2018 are now available. The Student Services Fee and Student Activities Fee are mandatory fees charged to all students to provide access to a variety of student activities and services. The Student Fee Committee is charged with reviewing all requests and recommending funding allocations. There are three documents which must be submitted for each funding request: the Funding Request, the Executive Summary and the Revenue and Expense Report.
Wendy Mulder, Clerk III in the Office of the Registrar, was recently awarded the Upper MidwestAssociation of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers "Staff Support Award," which recognizes the outstanding contribution of support staff to their institution and the Association. Congratulations, Wendy! Also, join me in congratulating Shawna Haislet on her new credential as a Certified Sexual Health Educator. Shawna put a considerable amount of work into achieving this goal over the past year. Way to go, Shawna!
Blake Findley, Kara Poppe, and Russel Karim were awarded the Lux Service Award, which is the most prestigious award given to recognize exemplary service to the university. For more information on the Lux Award winners, their biographies are available here.