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Suicide: Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

According to Suicide Awareness Voices in Education, suicide is the nation’s second-leading cause of death for people aged 15 to 24. Unfortunately, that statistic means that many people have had to face firsthand the tragic realities of life after someone commits suicide.

John Westefeld, a professor in the University of Iowa’s counseling psychology program, will lead a Lifelong Learning session on hope…

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Laugh and Love with Fellow UI Alums

Attend our upcoming young alumni event and add a lot of laughter to a love-filled weekend!

Spend the Friday before Valentine’s Day with famed improv comedy troupe The Second City as cast members present the “Hits Home” show live in Iowa City at the Englert Theatre. The University of Iowa Alumni Association’s event package includes a ticket to the performance, access…

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Turning Conflict into Cooperation

Please join us on Monday, Feb. 2, for “Managing Unhappy Campers and Workplace Conflict,” an alumni career luncheon featuring Henry B. Tippie College of Business Professor Lon Moeller, 82BBA, 84MA, 87JD, at AMERICANA restaurant and lounge in Des Moines.

Moeller, who is also the University of Iowa’s associate provost for undergraduate education and dean of the University College, will discuss methods for mediating disagreements…

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Get in the Career Driver’s Seat

Start the new year right by taking charge of your professional future with our January 2015 members-only career Webinar, “Grab the Keys and Drive Your Career.”

Los Ellis, author of “The Hidden Keys to Life and Business Success,” will lead the hourlong session and help you expand your leadership skills and gain appreciation from your colleagues.

The hourlong Webinar is scheduled for 7 to…

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Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — Assistant Vice President of Communications for Membership Victoria Edgerton

Our final 2015 Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) executive board profile is on Victoria (Tori) Edgerton, the new assistant vice president of communications for membership. Learn more about her.

 

Hometown: Eldora, Iowa

Major: Health and human physiology

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Five

Favorite S.T.A.T. event: Dodgeball at Kinnick Stadium

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: Game day in Iowa City

Other member organizations: Big Brother Big Sister and Predental Advisory Club

Favorite Iowa…

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Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — Assistant Vice President of Communications for Programs Amanda Underwood

Amanda Underwood is the 2015 assistant vice president of communications for programs on Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.)’s executive board. Learn more about her.

 

Hometown: Osseo, Wis.

Major: Speech and hearing science

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Five

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

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: Game day

Other member organizations: National Student Speech Language Hearing Association

Favorite Iowa City restaurants: Formosa and Masala

Favorite movie: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

Guilty pleasure:

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Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — Assistant Vice President of Operations for Membership Kyle Coghlan

Meet Kyle Coghlan, the assistant vice president of operations for membership on Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.)’s 2015 executive board.

 

Hometown: Indianola, Iowa

Major: Economics

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Four

Favorite S.T.A.T. event: Dodgeball at Kinnick Stadium

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: Game days at Kinnick

Other member organizations: Career Leadership Academy, On Iowa! captain

Favorite Iowa City restaurant: Wig and Pen

Favorite movie: “The Dark Knight”

Guilty pleasure: Netflix

Hidden talent: Waterskiing

Coolest person…

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Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — Assistant Vice President of Operations for Programs Samantha Perryman

Samantha (Sammy) Perryman was September 2014′s Leader of the Month for Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.). Now she’s our 2015 assistant vice president of operations for programs. Find out all about her.

 

Hometown: Winterset, Iowa

Major: Business, marketing and management

Semesters spent in S.T.A.T.: Five

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

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: Game day in Iowa City

Other member organization: Student Event Planners Association

Favorite Iowa City…

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Meet the 2015 S.T.A.T. Executive Board — Assistant Vice President of Finance for Membership Alejandro Murguia-Ortiz

Alejandro Murguia-Ortiz is Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.)’s 2015 assistant vice president of finance for membership. He’s also our November 2014 Leader of the Month! Get to know more about him here.

 

Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa

Major: Accounting, business analytics and information systems

Semester(s) spent in S.T.A.T.: One

Favorite S.T.A.T. event: Dodgeball at Kinnick Stadium

Favorite Hawkeye tradition: Beat State Week

Other member organizations: Multicultural Business Student…

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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

Favorite Iowa City…

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