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Community Engagement

Upcoming Events

Keep up with community engagement events on campus and in the Cedar Valley!

Iowas Return to Freedom Summer Screening and Discussion with Patti Miller and David McCartney

Date: March 28th, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Location: ScholarSpace (Rod Library 301)

Description: Join us for a screening of the film Iowans Return to Freedom Summer followed by a discussion led by filmmaker and civil rights activist Patti Miller and U of Iowa university archivist David McCartney. This event will take place on Wednesday, March 28 at 7pm in the ScholarSpace (Lib 301) and is hosted by the Rod Library diversity committee.

Bosnian Portraits: At Home in the Cedar Valley 

Date: March 6,2018 - September 29, 2018, Tues-Sat, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Gallery Tour & Talks with Members of the Bosnian Exhibit Committee

April 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Location: Grout Museum of History and Science, 503 South St. Waterloo

Description: Bosnian Portraits: At Home in the Cedar Valley depicts the journey from the aftermath of a burtal civil war to the heartland of America. It demonstrates the impact of the conflict and the resulting relocation and explores how the process of assimilation affected both the refugees and the people of the Cedar Valley. 

14th Annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon

Date: Thursday, April 5th 2018, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: UNI Commons Ballroom

Description: Celebrating 30 years of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance at UNI.

Please send your RSVP to Kristina Kofoot at

Free Parking:

Receive Parking Passes at Ramp Entrances at 11:45 a.m.


$35/per person

$120/ half table (4 people)

$240/ full table (8 people)

Checks Payable to:

UNI Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

C/O Kristina Kofoot

WRC 203

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA 50612-0241


Pay at the Event


Award Nomination Forms

  • Nominate an exemplary leader or organization

  • Award Categories and Nomination Forms available at the link below


Please Click Here for the Award Nomination Form


Community Engagement Celebration Day 

Register Here!

Registration ends on March 30, 2018.

Date: Thursday, April 19th, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Maucker Union Ballrooms 

Description: Community partners and UNI faculty, staff and students will have an opportunity to showcase their community engagement work! Many UNI faculty, staff, and students are involved in community engagement work through courses, research, student organizations and professional service. Be thinking about what projects, research and /or partnerships you can share with the UNI and Cedar Valley communities!