Category Archives: S.T.A.T.

S.T.A.T. and Dance Marathon Team Up For The Kids

Dance Marathon 20 set yet another UI fundraising record earlier this month, collecting $1,801,032.20 for the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. This year, the UI Alumni Association’s student organization, Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.), collaborated with Dance Marathon to offer an exciting challenge for S.T.A.T. members—encouraging them to go above and beyond their fundraising goal of $400 per person.

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Dance Marathon Raises the Bar Again

On Saturday, Feb. 8, Dance Marathon 20 announced that it broke all previous UI records by raising $1,801,032.20 to benefit youth cancer patients and their families. During the 24-hour BIG EVENT, participants raised money by dancing in the IMU to celebrate youth cancer survivors and remember the children who have passed away throughout the year.

This year, more than 200 Dance…

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Revving Up for Rivalry

It’s time for Iowa’s favorite intrastate rivalry! Few things are as enjoyable as watching the Hawkeyes hoist the Cy-Hawk Trophy after a hard-won battle.

The UIAA and our student group, S.T.A.T. (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow), are in the midst of weeklong events meant to spark a black-and-gold fervor before Saturday’s big contest. We’ve handed out Beat State T-shirts and free Bruegger’s…

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Welcoming a New Batch of Hawkeyes

Orientation 2013 is under way! Twice each week, incoming students arrive on campus to learn what being a UI student is all about. As always, the UI Alumni Association and our student group, S.T.A.T. (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow), will host a booth at each event to greet new Hawkeyes and encourage them to join our ranks.

S.T.A.T. provides students multiple ways…

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Dodging for Dreams and Glory

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On Sunday, April 28, a collection of UI students sauntered down Kinnick Stadium’s south bleachers and onto Iowa’s most illustrious playing surface. Unlike the football team that held its annual Spring Game a day earlier, these competitors weren’t here to catch balls—they were here to dodge them.

This past Sunday, the University of Iowa Alumni Association’s student organization, Students Today, Alumni…

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Sending Seniors Off in Style

For every student who enrolls at the University of Iowa the time inevitably comes to move on. For some grad school may be in their immediate future, others will begin a career in their selected field. This is a time of great excitement and anticipation. The University of Iowa Alumni Association and RiverFest are proud to offer this…

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There’s No “Brrrr” in Bare

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On Saturday, March 10, nearly 200 UI students and community members shed nearly all their clothes to benefit Iowa City’s United Action for Youth. Despite the constant rain and near-freezing temperatures, participants came out in force for the fifth annual Nearly Naked Mile at Gibson Square on the UI campus. Sponsored by the UIAA’s S.T.A.T. Ambassadors, the event asks participants…

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S.T.A.T. Supports Dance Marathon

The Big Event may be three months away, but S.T.A.T. (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow) has already begun helping Dance Marathon raise support for the UI Children’s Hospital. For every dancer who joins S.T.A.T. during the month of November, the UI Alumni Association will donate $5 to Dance Marathon. S.T.A.T. members who help raise $500 for Dance Marathon will also receive…

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Reunited

Last weekend, the UIAA hosted several great events, including Members’ Tailgate, the Iowa Black Alumni Network (IBAN) Reunion, and the Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) Ambassador Reunion. For the past four years, I’ve had the privilege of working with the S.T.A.T. Ambassador group. It’s been an amazing opportunity to reconnect with several past students and those who were involved with…

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A Floating Enterprise

Several weeks ago, when Homecoming 2012 plans began to formulate, the UIAA’s S.T.A.T. Ambassadors decided to create a parade float on behalf of the UIAA. The idea was to give a visual representation of how the alumni association connects graduates back to campus, no matter where they live. We located a model of the Old Capitol created several years ago…

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