UD Bestows Honors

Apr 29, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Yesterday, the University of Dubuque bestowed high student, faculty, and staff honors upon four individuals at the 2011 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.

University of Dubuque Theological Seminary to Host National CLP Conference

Apr 4, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary will host a National Conference for Commissioned Lay Pastors (CLP) and CLP Candidates in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The 2011 National CLP Conference, June 9-11, 2011, will feature Dr. Thomas Gillespie, Emeritus President and Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary as the keynote speaker.

University of Dubuque Celebrates the Arts

Mar 25, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Arts Celebration Committee is proud to announce the seventh annual spring arts series, March 29 - April 30. Featured guests include poet Patricia Smith, jazz musician Doreen Ketchens, and author Nina Revoyr, who will deliver readings, concerts, and lectures as part of this enjoyable and educational celebration of the art we find in everyday life. Events throughout the month will also highlight our students and faculty, featuring our actors, artists, writers, singers, and musicians.

UD Aviation Program Receives $400,000 in Federal Funding to Acquire New Flight Training Device

Mar 17, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to be used toward the purchase of a new Flight Training Device (FTD). The Aviation Department has contracted with Aerosim - a leader in aviation training services and technologies - to build an Federal Aviation Administration Level 5 compliant FTD for the Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) 200 aircraft. The training device will give students advanced tools to be competent and competitive for their respective aviation career tracks.

UDTS to Offer Master of Arts in Missional Christianity Utilizing Distance Education

Mar 2, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) has been approved by both the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools to provide a Master of Arts in Missional Christianity degree (M.A.M.C.) with half of the courses offered via the Internet. Applications are now being accepted for this new degree program, with classes beginning in August 2011.

UD Students Experience the World for J-Term

Feb 23, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

January 2011 marked the first full implementation of the University of Dubuque's January Term (J-Term) calendar. One J-Term option for students is structured time for off-campus (domestic and international) studies - this term included trips to Spain and France, China, the Bahamas, and New York City.

Barland to Present Faculty Recital at St. Raphael's Cathedral

Feb 18, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Tuesday, February 22, the University of Dubuque will present a faculty recital featuring Charles Barland, organ, and the University of Dubuque Concert Choir. The recital will be held at 7:00 p.m. at St. Raphael's Cathedral, 231 Bluff Street, Dubuque. It is free and open to the public.

Iowa Students Receive Free Assistance with Financial Aid for College

Jan 28, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, February 26, Iowa students and families will be able to receive free assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the federally required form for students who want financial aid for college. The event, sponsored by the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) and hosted by the University of Dubuque, will be held in the Charlesand Romona Myers Center on the University of Dubuque Campus.

UD ROTC COMMISSIONS FIVE CADETS

Jan 27, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Five U.S. Army ROTC cadets were commissioned as Second Lieutenants during a December 18, 2010 ceremony at the University of Dubuque. The ceremony, held in Steffens Hall of the Charles and Romona Myers Center, featured Brigadier General Timothy E. Orr, Adjutant General, Iowa National Guard, 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 Computer Information Systems Club Receives $2000 Grant

Jan 26, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's Computer Information Systems (CIS) Computer Club, for students majoring in, or interested in, CIS, recently received a $2000 grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation to support a computer-building project.

University of Dubuque Recognizes 44 Faculty/Staff Members for Years of Service

Jan 12, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Friday, December 17, President Jeffrey F. Bullock recognized 44 faculty and staff members for their combined 430 years of service to the University of Dubuque.

UD to Hold Carnival for Tri-State Military Families

Jan 11, 2011 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Students in January Term's World View Seminar II at the University of Dubuque will hold a carnival for tri-state military families, in recognition of their service to our country.

UD to Host Streamlines Conference

Nov 9, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, November 13, The University of Dubuque will host the third annual Streamlines: An Undergraduate Conference Celebrating Language, Literature and Writing . The event will be held in the Charles and Romona Myers Center on the University of Dubuque Campus.

University Trustees Approve $57 Million in New Construction

Nov 1, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Today, University President Jeffrey F. Bullock announced the Board of Trustees' approval to move forward with the construction of two major capital projects - a $30 million Performing Arts, Worship, and Campus Center, and a $27 million housing project, consisting of three, suite-style student residences. Both projects are intended to be built simultaneously with ground-breaking proposed for Commencement, May 2011.

UD Senior Tyler Shaffer to Present at 2010 Biomedical Research Conference

Oct 15, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Tyler Shaffer (Dubuque, IA), a senior biology major at the University of Dubuque, has been invited to present his summer research project during a poster session at the 2010 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), November 10 - 13 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

University of Dubuque Honors Alumni/ae

Oct 13, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 16, 2010 the University of Dubuque is privileged to honor four outstanding alumni/ae: B.J. Weber (S'78), Alan "Al" Spensley (C'55), Carol (Spencer) Kuhle (C'68), and Duane "Dewey" Feuerhelm (C'56) as a part of the 2010 Homecoming Celebration. Awards will be presented during the Alumni/ae Dinner beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center.

UD to Induct Four into Athletic Hall of Fame

Oct 13, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, October 16, 2010 the University of Dubuque is pleased to induct four individuals into the Athletic Hall of Fame: Fred Van Iten (C'67), Gary Kane (C'70), Dawn (Laubach) Tschiggfrie (C'88), and William Johannsen (C'52). Awards will be presented during the Alumni/ae Dinner at the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center as a part of the 2010 Homecoming Celebration.

University of Dubuque Celebrates Homecoming 2010

Oct 11, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

University of Dubuque alumni/ae will return to campus for the University's 157th Homecoming celebration, October 12 - 17, 2010. Back to the Future is the theme for this year's gathering of alumni/ae and families.

Construction of Mercer-Birmingham Hall Underway

Oct 8, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque is currently is making excellent progress on the construction of the newest addition to the campus physical plant, Mercer-Birmingham Hall. This new construction is made possible through the generous gift of $1.5 million from Joe ('68) and Linda Chlapaty and memorializes acclaimed University of Dubuque coaches Kenneth 'Moco' Mercer and Don Birmingham.

UD Announces $31.725 Million Dollar Commitment Achieved by Joe and Linda Chlapaty

Oct 1, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

In May 2009, the University announced a $30 million commitment by Joe (`68) and Linda Chlapaty to be used to strengthen academic programs as well as support construction of new University facilities.