Sam Parakkal presenting about JoyCorps
Nov 09, 2022

Working at the intersection of purpose and profit, UNI alum helps entrepreneurs build impactful businesses

UNI alum Sam Parkkal's life has come full circle from his time being mentored at the JPEC to now becoming a mentor as the executive director of JoyCorps.


Family Business Center
Aug 12, 2022

Industry leaders lend support to University of Northern Iowa Family Business Center, named Founding Partners

The UNI Family Business Center (FBC) is excited to announce the addition of BrownWinick Law Firm, Foster Group and RSM as Founding Partners.  


Ribbon cutting at the new UNI JPEC space
Jun 21, 2022

UNI JPEC reorganization provides more space for student entrepreneurs to build businesses

The UNI JPEC is fueling entrepreneurship with more gusto than ever before thanks to a recent reorganization in the BCS building.


UNI alum Greg Jass
Jan 24, 2022

UNI alum closes major business deal with top PR agency

New York-based PR agency Vested recently announced they had purchased Red Lab Technologies, a Cedar Falls digital marketing firm started by UNI alum Greg Jass.


Green Brewery Logo
Jan 05, 2022

UNI center certifies 31st Iowa brewery for sustainability efforts

Worth Brewing in Northwood, Iowa just became the 11th brewery in Iowa to achieve the Gold Certification from the Iowa Green Brewery Certification Program (IGBC).


Maria Alverio
Dec 09, 2021

Molding Her Future in Metal Casting

A $4.27 million private fundraising campaign for the Industrial Technology
Center (ITC) modernization project will provide students in the Department
of Technology with access to technology-enhanced classrooms and lab
spaces, directly benefiting students like Maria Alverio.


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