UD Flight Student Receives UAA Barden Scholarship

Aug 31, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque flight student, Amber Sulzner, C`10 (Mechanicsville, IA) has been named one of five recipients of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and University Aviation Association (UAA) Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship.

University of Dubuque Welcomes Students to 2009-2010 Academic Year

Aug 24, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

With the 2009-20010 academic year set to begin with the start of classes on Monday, August 31, the University of Dubuque campus is alive with activity as students and faculty return to the campus.

UD Names Miyamoto Dean of Student Life

Jul 17, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University President Jeffrey F. Bullock today announced the appointment of Dr. Michael H. Miyamoto as Dean of Student Life. Dr. Miyamoto will begin his service to the University on August 3, 2009.

UD Web of Life Student Organization Receives $5,000 Grant from Jenzabar Foundation

Jul 15, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque student organization Web of Life has been awarded a $5,000 grant by the Jenzabar Foundation. Ten Student Leadership Awards are given to universities throughout the U.S. by the Foundation, recognizing student-led campus groups and projects that have made a significant contribution to better the world in projects in the community outside of their institutions.

University of Dubuque Adds Five New Planes to Its Fleet

Jun 12, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

This week, the University of Dubuque took delivery of five new Cessna 172 SP glass cockpit aircraft that will be used for primary and instrument training. Cessna's 172 SP Skyhawk cruises at 122 knots, has seating for four passengers, and is equipped with a Garmin C,1000 avionics package with the most advanced, fully capable suite of equipment ever assembled in this category of aircraft.

UD Receives $30 Million Gift from Joe and Linda Chlapaty

May 5, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Today, University President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced a $30 million gift to the University from Joseph (C'68) and Linda Chlapaty. This gift will be used to strengthen academic programs as well as support construction of new or renovation of existing University facilities.

UD ROTC Comissions Cadets

Apr 30, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Three U.S. Army ROTC cadets will be commissioned as Second Lieutenants during a May 7, 2009 ceremony at the University of Dubuque. The ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. in Steffens Hall of the Charles and Romona Myers Center, and will feature Colonel Robert Stavnes, former professor of military science at UNI and UD, as the keynote speaker. The ROTC Eagle Company, headquartered at the University of Dubuque, is open to students from all three Dubuque institutions - UD, Loras, and Clarke - as well as the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

University of Dubuque Announces 2009 Commencement Ceremonies

Apr 30, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The College Baccalaureate Service will be held Friday, May 8, at 5:00 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church. This year's Baccalaureate Service speaker will be Dr. Calvin Coquilette, professor of history who has chosen Go with God as the title of his remarks.

UD Nursing Program to Hold Pinning Ceremony

Apr 9, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Friday, May 8, 2009 the University of Dubuque Nursing Program will celebrate the third graduating class of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students since the program's reinstatement in 2004, with a Pinning Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in Steffens Hall of the Charles and Romona Myers Center.

UD Bestows Honors

Apr 27, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Thursday, April 23, the University of Dubuque bestowed high student, faculty, and staff honors upon four individuals at the 2009 Honors Convocation at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The University Leadership Award , Student of the Year Award , Faculty of the Year Award , and Staff of the Year Award were announced at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Dubuque Area Schools, Video Games, and IEPs

Mar 30, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque is proud to host the first annual Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and Fun and Games Workshop on Saturday, April 4. Speakers, both regional and national, will present on topics such as video games in education, Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and Assistive Technology tools for students. All sessions will be held in the Dunlap Technology Center auditorium on the University of Dubuque campus.

University of Dubuque MBA Students Excel

Mar 25, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque MBA students currently enrolled in the program's capstone course, Business Modeling , are integrating concepts and material from earlier courses to compete with other MBA teams worldwide in a computer-based simulation that emphasizes key issues involved in global competition.

University of Dubuque Celebrates the Arts

Mar 19, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Arts Celebration Committee, in conjunction with the Wendt Center for Character Education, is proud to announce the fifth annual spring arts series of events titled Art of Character; Character of Art in a month-long celebration of the arts, March 24 - April 28. This year's theme is "Faith in Art". Featured guest, Christopher Merrill - poet, author, and director of the University of Iowa International Writing Program - will deliver a reading and lecture as part of this enjoyable and educational celebration of the relationship between art and character. This year's events highlight our students and faculty, featuring our actors, artists, writers, singers, musicians, and improv. comedians.

UD Receives Funding for Women's Science Research Projects

Feb 16, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque recently received a $6,600 grant from The Monticello College Foundation (Godfrey, IL) to fund science research experiences for women.

University of Dubuque Receives President's Honor Roll Award for Service

Feb 16, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Corporation for National and Community Service has named the University of Dubuque to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America's communities.

UD Presents The Amen Corner

Feb 13, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's Fine and Performing Arts Department, UD Gospel Choir, and the UD Drama Club will present The Amen Corner by James Baldwin on Thursday, February 19 and Friday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the University of Dubuque campus. Admission is free of charge.

University of Dubuque Student Receives Aviation Scholarship

Feb 11, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque aviation student Amber Sulzner (Junior, Mechanicsville, IA) has been named the recipient of the Delta Air Lines Aviation Business Management Scholarship. The scholarship includes a $5000 monetary award as well as round trip airfare and registration fees to the Women in Aviation International Conference held February 25-28, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. David Anderson to Speak on Diversity

Feb 6, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Dr. David Anderson, founder and president of the BridgeLeader Network (BLN), a diversity consulting firm, will speak on the theme "Unlocking the Door to Healthy Diversity: Myths and Keys" as a part of a three-day visit to the University of Dubuque. Anderson's talk will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17 in Myers Auditorium (Room 146) of the Charles and Romona Myers Center on the University of Dubuque campus. A book signing will follow his talk. The event is free and open to the public.

Davison Court Dedication

Feb 2, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will be officially dedicating Jon Davison Court in the Stoltz Sports Center on Saturday, February 7, 2009. The dedication for legendary coach Jon Davison is planned to take place between the women's and men's basketball games versus the Central College Dutch. Tip-off for the games is 2:00 p.m. for the women team and approximately 4:00 p.m. for the men's team. A reception will be held following the men's contest.

Core Ensemble to Perform Music Theatre Piece on Groundbreaking African American Women

Jan 13, 2009 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque is excited to welcome the Core Ensemble - Tahirah Whittington, cello; Hugh Hinton, piano; and Michael Parola, percussion; with actress Taylore Mahogany Scott - on Thursday, February 5, as a Woodward Artist-In-Residence for the 2009 spring semester. The Core Ensemble will perform the music theatre work Ain't I a Woman! at Blades Chapel at 7:30 p.m. The work is the latest in a series of multicultural and feminist performance pieces produced by the ensemble over the past ten years.