UNI's ROTC achieves first place in the Midwest

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Panther Battalion achieved first place for Recruiting and Retention out of 42 Army ROTC programs throughout the Midwest. 

This is the third year in a row that the UNI ROTC achieved recognition for Recruiting and Retention. The program received second place in the previous two years. The program was also recognized as the third best overall program in 2013 and first place for administration in 2015 out of the ROTC programs in the Midwest. This award recognizes the health and culture of a successful ROTC program that brings in the best students to become cadets and retains them as cadets while ensuring their success as college students, college graduates and future Army officers. 

For more information, contact Lt. Col. Glen Keith, department head of military science, at 319-273-6220, glen.keith@uni.edu or the UNI ROTC office at 319-273-6178.

Contact: 

Lt. Col. Glen Keith, department head, military science, UNI Army ROTC, 319-273-6220, glen.keith@uni.edu

Blake Ruane, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761, blake.ruane@uni.edu