UNI campus
Jun 23, 2022

Presidents’ Choice Awards recognize impactful student, community organizations

By winning Presidents' Choice Awards, three student and community organizations have been recognized for their impact on campus and the broader community.

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.

Anna Gilbreath at pottery wheel
Mar 23, 2022

Student entrepreneur molds her own future

Anna Gilbreath has mixed her love of art and entrepreneurship by building a small-batch ceramics business in UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.

Skyler Ramsey with service dog
Mar 09, 2022

Student-run business helps provide equitable access to real estate

Skyler Ramsey's passion for helping individuals with limited mobility has grown into a real estate business they run in UNI's student business incubator. 

Noman Ikram
Feb 23, 2022

Student entrepreneur runs Pakistan-based business from UNI campus

UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center has enabled one international student to run an e-commerce store based in Pakistan from Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Emma Slagle
Feb 09, 2022

UNI senior gives back with family-owned apparel business

With the help of the student business incubator, UNI senior Emma Slagle's desire to help first responders has spiraled into a successful family business.

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.

BCS Building
Dec 10, 2021

2021-2022 Winter EFP to Begin

The 2021 Winter Early Founder's Program will begin on December 27. This is a 4-week program that allows students to validate, test, and grow their business concepts with the help of their peers and mentors. The program closes on Sunday, January 23 with a final workshop where students will share their business discoveries and progress in a formal presentation.