UD Receives $1.1million in Funding Through US Department of Education

Sep 1, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The US Department of Education's Student Support Services Program has awarded the University of Dubuque a $1.1 million grant over the course of five years - providing academic, financial, and personal counseling to low-income, first-generation students, or students with disabilities.

Goesse Recipient of Father Norman White Memorial Scholarship

Aug 25, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Senior Environmental Science major, Megan Goesse (Dubuque, IA), was recently named the recipient of the 2010 Father Norman White Memorial Scholarship.

University of Dubuque Welcomes Students for 2010-2011 Academic Year

Aug 23, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

With the 2010-20011 academic year set to begin with the start of classes on Monday, August 30, the University of Dubuque campus is alive with activity as students and faculty return to the campus.

University of Dubuque Aviation Programs Retain International Accreditation

Aug 5, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque's bachelor of science programs in aviation management and flight operations have been reaffirmed for full accreditation from the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI), formerly the Council on Aviation Accreditation, Inc., an international accrediting body.

UD Welcomes Students and Families During Iowa Private College Week

Jul 19, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

From August 2 - 6, Iowa Private College Week (IPCW) - sponsored by the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (IAICU) - provides prospective students and their families a coordinated week-long opportunity to visit 28 non-profit, private college campuses. The annual event, now in its 12th year, offers campus tours and informational meetings specifically designed to assist students in evaluating their needs and goals for their higher education experience.

UD for KIDS Celebrates 19th Year

Jun 22, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Summer 2010 UD for KIDS program began on Monday, June 21. This year's program will bring young students to the campus during the weeks of June 21-25 for grades 1-2; June 28 - July 2 for grades 3-4 and July 12-16 for grades 5-7. Classes will be held each day from 12:30-4:00 p.m. at the University.

Landmesser Is President-Elect of IAICE

Jun 9, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The Office of Career and Life Services at the University of Dubuque, announces that Trina Landmesser, career development specialist, as the newly appointed President-Elect of the Iowa Association for Internships and Cooperative Education (IAICE) during the 2010-2011 academic year. Landmesser earned her bachelor's degree in psychology and her master's degree in educational leadership and policy studies both from Iowa State University.

UD Army ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

Jun 1, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

UD Army ROTC Cadet Shawn R. Quillen (C'10) has been awarded the Iowa Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Governor's Cup Award for outstanding achievement. Quillen was one of eight cadets from the State of Iowa to receive the award, which was presented at the State Capitol in Des Moines on Wednesday, May 5, 2010.

University of Dubuque Inducts Two Members to Faculty Hall of Fame

May 27, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque inducted two new members to its Faculty Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 6, 2010. David Moessner, professor of biblical theology, was recognized with the John Knox Coit Prize, and Samuel Deaver, assistant professor of business, was recognized with the William Lomax Award.

Runkle Receives Gail Weldon Award of Excellence

May 21, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Debra Runkle, medical coordinator, head athletic trainer and assistant athletic director at the University of Dubuque, was awarded the National Athletic Trainers' Association's (NATA) 2010 Gail Weldon Award of Excellence. She will be presented with the award at the 2010 NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia on June 24 in Philadelphia, PA.

UD Nominated for 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

May 20, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque has been nominated to receive the 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The award is the U.S. Government's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of their employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. The Freedom Award is particularly significant because only members of the National Guard and Reserve or their family members are eligible to nominate their employers.

McElroy Grant Received for Student/Faculty Collaborative Research

May 19, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The R. J. McElroy Trust has awarded a grant in the amount of $999 to support undergraduate research in the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Dubuque. Lisa LaBudde, a junior environmental science major from Freeport, IL, and Dr. Adam Hoffman, assistant professor of environmental chemistry, will study the role freshwater mussels play as biological indicators in Pool 12 of the Mississippi River.

Three Long-Time Members of UD Faculty to Retire

May 11, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

With the close of the 2010 academic year, three long-time members of the University of Dubuque faculty will end the formal teaching portion of their academic careers.

Breitbach Family Graduates Fifth Student from University of Dubuque

May 6, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On Saturday, May 8, during the University of Dubuque's 158th Commencement Ceremony, Michael Breitbach - the fifth son of Michael and Cindy Breitbach of Balltown, Iowa to attend UD will carry on a family legacy and graduate from the University.

Ward Appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College

May 4, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

President Jeffrey F. Bullock today announced the appointment of Mark Ward, associate provost of Trinity Christian College (TCC), as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College at the University of Dubuque. Ward will begin service at the University mid-summer, 2010; he succeeds John R. Stewart who retires on June 1, 2010.

University to Award Three Posthumous Degrees at 2010 Commencement Ceremony

Apr 29, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

The University of Dubuque will award baccalaureate degrees posthumously to three students who died during their student years at UD and who would have graduated with the Class of 2010 on May 8.

CGIM Students Develop Educational Gaming Opportunities

Apr 29, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

It's not all fun and games for students in the University of Dubuque's Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Department... or is it? Students enrolled in Serious Game Development are working to develop educational games that will aid children with disabilities.

UD Bestows Honors

Apr 23, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Yesterday, the University of Dubuque bestowed high student, faculty, and staff honors upon four individuals at the 2010 Honors Convocation at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The University Leadership Award , Student of the Year Award , Faculty of the Year Award , andStaff of the Year Award were announced at the conclusion of the ceremony.

University of Dubuque Choir to Tour Midwestern States and Gulf Coast

Apr 23, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

Members of the University of Dubuque's Concert Choir will perform concerts in six U.S. states - Iowa, Illinois, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Kansas on an 11-day tour, beginning Monday, May 10.

University of Dubuque Students Look to Raise Awareness, Funds

Apr 7, 2010 | University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

On April 9, 2010, resident assistants at the University of Dubuque will hold a Box City event on the campus Quad in an effort to raise awareness about homelessness in the City of Dubuque and raise funds for the newest homeless shelter in the city, Josiah House.