Waterloo native DaQuan Campbell, a business management graduate, has grown the market from 15 vendors to more than 40 while launching a fresh produce venture of his own. “I wanted to make sure it had an impact on the community,” he says.
UNI celebrated a generous donation by Doug and Ann Goschke that will lead to the construction of the The Doug and Ann Goschke Outdoor Practice Facility - In Memory of Junean Goschke on Tuesday. The modernized field will include an oversized turf field, lights and fencing and is part of more than $4 million in investments in UNI football that are currently in progress and are scheduled to be complete in the fall of 2021.
Tanner Roos, UNI alum and elementary physical education teacher, has won awards for his forward-thinking approach to physical education, but fitness has been a lifelong love for the Denison native. Today, he shares his passion for an engaging, inclusive form of PE with his Linn Grove Elementary classroom in Marion.
With the passage of a long-awaited, landmark bill that made Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of African-American slaves shortly after the end of the Civil War, a federal holiday, Inside UNI spoke with local pastor and instructor in the department of social work Belinda Creighton-Smith about the long-celebrated day. Creighton-Smith spoke about the role the murder of George Floyd played in increasing national attention on Juneteenth, the local celebrations planned and the racial issues in society that still need to be addressed.
Janel Alleyne has built a vibrant 13-year career in higher education, but her journey has been unique. Born in Guyana, South America and raised in New York, Alleyne grew up with dreams of becoming a corporate attorney. But impactful educational and professional experiences, combined with own passion and determination, helped her carve her own path and become a role model for diverse students at UNI.