2019 Community Engagement Celebration Day

Many UNI faculty, staff, and students are involved in community engagement work through courses, research, student organizations and professional service. Community Engagement Celebration Day gives everyone an opportunity to showcase their community engagement work.

This year's event was scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2018 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center from 9:00 to 11:45 a.m.

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2019
Friday, April 19th
8:30 AM

Check-in and Setup

University of Northern Iowa

Event

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

ABC's of Playground Supervision: Educational Videos

Karlene Izer, University of Northern Iowa
Brooke Brown, University of Northern Iowa
Heather Olsen, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Active Bystander Training Think Tank

Grace Brady, University of Northern Iowa
Jordan Weber, University of Northern Iowa
Anna Gradoville, University of Northern Iowa
Laura Kaufmann, University of Northern Iowa
Triet Ngo, University of Northern Iowa
Carter Stochl, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series

Eric O'Brien, University of Northern Iowa
Theresa Westbrock, University of Northern Iowa
Eric Giddens, University of Northern Iowa
Angela Waseskuk, University of Northern Iowa
Christopher Martin, University of Northern Iowa
Marcene Seavey, University of Northern Iowa
Jeremy Schraffenberger, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Athletic Training Partnership with ACE-SAP Free Medical Clinic

Kelli Snyder, University of Northern Iowa
Tricia Schrage, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Behind the BackPack: Behind-the-Scenes of the NEIFB BackPack Program

Emily Brumm, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Being Seen: Portraits In Place And Person

Alex Dooley, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Building Resiliency to Trauma through Mindfulness and the Arts

Denise Tallakson, University of Northern Iowa
Mason Kuhn, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Camp Adventure

Alyssa Dyall, University of Northern Iowa
Josh C. Schoon Mr., University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cedar Trails Partnership Trail 360

John DeGroote, University of Northern Iowa
Greg Klocke, University of Northern Iowa
Grant Burke, University of Northern Iowa
Nathan Huffman, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cedar Valley Little Free Pantries

Joyce Levingston, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Community Engagement Across the World

Stephanie Rojas, University of Northern Iowa
Paula Van Zee, University of Northern Iowa
Charity Eckhardt, University of Northern Iowa

Event

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Decorah Climate Action Plan

Emma Borchers
Jacob Hogan
Eric Giddens

Tri-fold Display (Electronic Copy Not Available)

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Enhancing Pre- and In-service Preschool Teachers’ Assessment Knowledge and Skills

Wu-Ying Hsieh, University of Northern Iowa
Rylee Flege, University of Northern Iowa
Emily Mitchell, University of Northern Iowa
Jessica Sholes, University of Northern Iowa
Taylor Niewohner, University of Northern Iowa
Delaney Werts, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Environmental Health Related to Childrens' Learning

Dionna Williams, University of Northern Iowa
Catherine Zeman, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Exhibition of Projects

University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Food Bank of Iowa Internship

Taylor Ehrhardt, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Fortepan Iowa

Bettina Fabos, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Foster Fact Fair

Abbie Read, University of Northern Iowa
Elizabeth Kelsey, Unviersity of Northern Iowa
Hanna Vos, University of Northern Iowa
Allison Triplett, University of Northern Iowa
Rachel Kitrell, University of Northern Iowa
Dylan Haase, University of Northern Iowa
Jill Miller, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

"Friends of the Family"--Domestic Violence in Waterloo

Sukaina Jafferi, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching

Claire Suarez, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Green Iowa AmeriCorps: Engaging Students in Environmental & Community Based Leadership

Carmen R. Finken, University of Northern Iowa
Ashley L. Craft, University of Northern Iowa
Daniel Luepke

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Halloween House

Nina Jocic, University of Northern Iowa
Joshua Prybil, University of Northern Iowa
Nicole Bishop, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Hands on Chemistry in Wind Cave

Joshua Sebree, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Health Canada Partnership

Karlene Izer, University of Northern Iowa
Kayla Dustin, University of Northern Iowa
Heather Olsen, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Hip-Hop Literacy Project

Dongyub Back, University of Northern Iowa
Shuaib Meacham, University of Northern Iowa
Lamont Muhammad, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Iowa Regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC)

Marcene Seavey, University of Northern Iowa
Bruce Newendorp
Jan Newendorp

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Iowa Veterans Remembrance Project

Robert Green, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

IYL: Institute for Youth Leaders

Dongyub Back, University of Northern Iowa
Joyce Levingston, University of Northern Iowa
Glynis Worthington, University of Northern Iowa
Brian Hadley, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Judging

University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Justice on Wikipedia: Edit-a-thons to Combat Systemic Bias and Close Content Gaps

Angela L. Pratesi, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Let Us Tell Your Story: Critical Service-Learning and Student Understanding of Audience

Debra Dimond Young, University of Northern Iowa
Rachel Morgan, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Light and Shadow

Beth Van Meeteren, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mag Pie magazine

Emily Stowe, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

MBA Capstone Projects

Dale Cyphert, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

MVP Model

Konul Karimova, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

New Iowans Youth Leadership Conference

Yasemin Sari, University of Northern Iowa
Cara Lea Burnidge, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

NLA Service Learning Project: YMCA Healthy Kid's Day

Kyle Skoumal, University of Northern Iowa
Alex Lenarts

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Observing Black Hawk County Eviction Court

Scott Peters, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Overview on EMBARC (Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center)

Wubite Bogale, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

#panthersvote

Justin Holmes, University of Northern Iowa
Brenna Wolfe
Matt Johnson

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Play Together. Play Smart. Play S.A.F.E.: A Website

Karlene Izer, University of Northern Iowa
Anna Bourke, University of Northern Iowa
Heather Olsen, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Playground Safety: Relationships between Surface Impact Attenuation, Fall Height & Depth of Loose-fill Surfacing Material

Heather Olsen, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Preserving the Past: Scientific Study, Conservation, and Interpretation of the Mammut Americanum

Jessica Cruz, University of Northern Iowa
Nathan Arndt, University of Northern Iowa
Elizabeth Akers, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Professional Writing Students Learn Needs Analysis with Waterloo Writing Project

David Grant
Matthew Bancroft-Smithe
Carlos Elizalde
Mahayla M. Hill
Cecilia L. Mitchell
Connor K. Gibson
Adam Sitzmann

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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Residential Community for Artists

Gowri Gulwadi, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

RodCon: Bringing the Community Together with Comics

Angela Cox, University of Northern Iowa
Melinda Beland, University of Northern Iowa

Open Access Poster

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Self-Help International Graphic Design Work

Delynn Plante, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Service and Leadership Council

Morgan Johnston, University of Northern Iowa
Rose Simon-Ressler, University of Northern Iowa
Hanna Bush, University of Northern Iowa
Emma Alman, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Slime Bash Social

Joyce Levingston, University of Northern Iowa
DongYub Back, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Society of St Vincent de Paul - Strategic Plan

Glynis Worthington, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Student advocate of sustainable farming--building connection between farmers, UNI students and the community

Ai Wen, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sustainable Solutions to Food Insecurity in the Cedar Valley

Brian Rumsey, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

The Cedar Valley Nonprofit Luncheon

Samantha Lanphier, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

ThreeHouse Detroit Service/Learning Trip

Dave Glenn-Burns, Wesley Foundation at UNI

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

UNI Nonprofit Explor-A-Ganza

Hannah Luce, University of Northern Iowa

Event

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

UNI Professional Writing Program - Community Engagement Projects in Workplace Communication

Adrienne Lamberti, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

UNI's Tour de 'Loo

Bekah Bass, University of Northern Iowa
Emily Shotzco, University of Northern Iowa
Emily Loomis, University of Northern Iowa
Madeleine Hartleip, University of Northern Iowa
Nathan Zoss, University of Northern Iowa
Chris Wichert, University of Northern Iowa
Bel Bremser, University of Northern Iowa

Event

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

What Were You Wearing? Survivor Art Exhibit

Carly Nielsen, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Youth Academy Cafe

Joyce Levingston, University of Northern Iowa
DongYub Back, University of Northern Iowa

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9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Program and Award Ceremony

University of Northern Iowa

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM