University of the Month - May 2012

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Every month, FirstPoint USA aim to showcase one of the U.S Universities that we have helped talented young athletes to get a scholarship to.             This month, we have selected the Upper Iowa University.     Upper Iowa University (UIU) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 40 majors, including art, business, conservation management, education, higher education administration, human services, information technology, liberal arts, math, nursing, psychology, science, and more. It operates on two eight-week terms per semester, allowing students to take two classes per term.                 Upper Iowa's traditional 100-acre residential campus is in Fayette, Northeast Iowa. Fayette County is ranked at 26th in the Midwest list of Best Places to Live".                 The academic facilities on the Fayette campus are state-of-the-art due to an aggressive renovation of the old buildings over the past decade and new construction currently underway. The Fayette campus has free wireless Internet access. The recreational facilities include free student events, a free fitness center, and free golf at the local 18-hole course. The university has rock wall climbing and specially designed ropes course. UIU is the only NCAA Division II Athletics Program in the state of Iowa and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). In 2005, Upper Iowa University was accepted into full membership of the NCAA Division II athletics and became a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). UIU Peacock colors are blue and white.             Sports teams include
  • Baseball (Men)
  • Basketball (Men and Women)
  • Football (Men)
  • Golf (Men and Women)
  • Soccer (Men and Women)
  • Softball (Women)
  • Spirit Squad (Men and Women)
  • Tennis (Women)
  • Volleyball (Women)
  • Wrestling (Men)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYr7u5w69Do UIU has recently received a $75 million gift that will fund a renovation of the current UIU football stadium complex at the Fayette campus. In the following video, Upper Iowa's President discusses the on-going renovations and the exciting future plans for the University.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq8oxjp_3oU&feature=relmfu   The current UIU Stadium                 For more information about sports scholarships to the USA, check out FirstPointUSA.com today!    

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