Category Archives: S.T.A.T.

Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — Vice President of Programs Liz Skogerboe

Meet Liz Skogerboe, the 2015 vice president of programs for Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.)! Fun fact: She was also October 2014′s Leader of the Month!

 

Hometown: Spirit Lake, Iowa

Major: Sociology

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Three

Favorite S.T.A.T. event: Nearly Naked Mile

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: Game day in Iowa City

Other member organization: Peer adviser at Pomerantz Career Center

Favorite Iowa City restaurant: Micky’s Irish Pub & Grill

Favorite…

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Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — Past President Morgan Brittain

Meet Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) Past President Morgan Brittain, who was also December 2014′s Leader of the Month!

 

Hometown: Winterset, Iowa

Major: Political science with a minor in art history

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Five

Favorite S.T.A.T. event: Beat State Week pep rally

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: The alma mater (“Alma  Mater, Iowa”)

Other member organizations: Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity, University of Iowa Student Government, Student Philanthropy Group

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Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — President Lauren Gesing

We’re devoting blog space to introducing the newly elected Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) executive board leaders.

Start with getting to know President Lauren Gesing.

 

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Major: Elementary education

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Five

Favorite S.T.A.T. event: Make-A-Wish Tailgate

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: I-O-W-A cheer after touchdowns

Other member organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Favorite Iowa City restaurant: The Vine

Favorite movie: The Harry Potter series

Guilty pleasure: The CW TV shows “Hart…

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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.

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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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