Foundation gambles and wins with Casino Royale eventMay. 22nd, 2013
“The generosity of attendees is going to profoundly impact our ability to not only attract and retain high caliber students but also to provide the types of high-impact experiences that get students excited about Urbana,” said Greg Stocksdale, of the Urbana University Foundation. Read More
Urbana University Honors Academic AchievementsMay. 6th, 2013
Urbana University recognized many of its top students for their academic achievements at the Honor Societies Inductions and Awards Convocation on Friday, May 3.
The College of Arts & Sciences named Marci Copley, from Kenton, as the Outstanding Communications Arts Student. Gina Grusenmeyer, from Tipp City, was awarded the Outstanding Humanities Student. The Outstanding Vernon Lestrud Theatre Student Award went to Amanda Rockhold, from Urbana. And named the Outstanding English Student was Christopher Workman, from Troy.
Urbana University Holds 121st Commencement CeremonyMay. 4th, 2013
Urbana University held its 121st Commencement Ceremony on Saturday morning in the Warren G. Grimes Center gymnasium. Seventeen graduates and eighty undergraduates received their diplomas.
Soccer Hosts Successful Alumni GamesApr. 25th, 2013
Blue Knights Stadium opened its doors for alumni soccer action this month, when graduates played current soccer teams. Read More
Titus’ Serving as Guest Speakers at Chamber DinnerApr. 25th, 2013
The Champaign County Chamber is hosting its Annual Dinner, Expo & Auction on April 27, where guest speakers John ‘77 and Bev ’90 Titus will speak about their advocacy for peace and justice. Read More
Grant Proposal Workshops for Non-ProfitsApr. 25th, 2013
The Urbana University Foundation Center Cooperating Collection will offer three free “Grant Proposal Writing Basics” workshops for nonprofit organizations and interested individuals. The workshops are on Thursday, May 16 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon; Monday, May 20 from 2 – 4 p.m., and Tuesday, June 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. Participants need to attend only one session. The workshop will be led by Cooperating Collection Supervisor Julie McDaniel. Read More
Urbana University Welcomes Peterson as Interim PresidentApr. 15th, 2013
Dr. J. Steven Polsley, chair of the Urbana University Board of Trustees, welcomed Dr. Kirk E. Peterson as the interim president at meetings with student leadership, faculty, and staff on Monday. During his career in higher education, Dr. Peterson has served as faculty member, department chair, college dean, and associate provost. At Urbana University, he served for the past three years as senior vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. Dr. Peterson earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and two master of science degrees and a PhD from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
John '77 and Bev '90 Titus: Creating a Culture of PeaceApr. 9th, 2013
The Titus’s have become so interconnected with the University that they cannot fathom a time when they would not be attached to it in some way. Learn about their involvement and focus on peace. Read More
UU Library to Offer Additional WorkshopsMar. 23th, 2013
The Urbana University Foundation Center Cooperating Collection will offer three free “Grant Proposal Writing Basics” workshops for nonprofit organizations and interested individuals. The workshops will be held on Thursday, May 16 from 10 am – 12 noon; Monday, May 20 from 2 – 4 pm and Tuesday, June 4 from 6 – 8 pm. Participants need to attend only one session. The workshop will be led by Cooperating Collection Supervisor Julie McDaniel. Read More
Annual Soccer Game and Reunion: April 13Mar. 4th, 2013
All alumni are invited to suit back up and play a match against our current soccer teams: we will have decades of UU soccer talent squaring off. Read More
Les Lairson '99: Field of DreamsMar. 4th, 2013
Lairson shares his own story about overcoming obstacles to create a "no excuses" environment for youth to cultivate a fourth grade field of dreams. Read More