De'Veon Harris
Sep 01, 2022

From athlete to mentor, UNI football alum De’Veon Harris helping Cedar Rapids students

A University of Northern Iowa alum and former football player, De'Veon Harris had hopes of playing all the way to the NFL, but injury struck and he had to change directions. Today Harris, a first-generation college graduate who came from a low-income background, is helping Cedar Rapids students reach their goals through his work with Educational Talent Search - a TRIO program that was recently expanded to the Cedar Rapids School District. 


Students from Waterloo Educational Talent Search
May 03, 2022

UNI-CUE expands to provide more opportunities for lifelong learning

Students in Cedar Rapids can now enjoy the specialness of the UNI Center for Urban Education thanks to a recent expansion into the school district. 


Recipients of the new UNI-CUE scholarship
Aug 12, 2021

New UNI-CUE scholarships lift local students

Four local students were the inaugural recipients of a new scholarship from UNI-CUE. The scholarship can be renewed each year and will provide $2,000 per semester for the students, who were part of UNI’s TRiO programs, to pursue their higher education dreams.


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