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The University of Iowa

Summer 2012

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Meet this year's University Housing & Dining scholarship winners

Move-in schedule

Residence Hall Important dates

Centennial Celebration

 

Meet this year’s University Housing and Dining scholarship winners

Each year, University Housing and Dining singles out qualified and deserving students living in the residence halls and gives them a little financial boost, based on specific scholarship criteria.

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Elizabeth Hinkler, junior

Award:2012 George L. Droll Award,
a $1,500 room-and-board credit
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill.
Major: Theatre arts, emphasis in acting
Residence hall: Burge
Reason for living on campus: It is enjoyable to be with others in a close community. I live on the performing arts floor, and that makes it easy to collaborate with other artists and get opinions and advice. Also, it’s close to my classes and the Theatre Building.

Emily Hinkler, junior

Award: 2012 George L. Droll Award, a $1,500 room-and-board credit
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill.
Major: Theatre arts, emphasis in acting
Residence hall: Burge
Reason for living on campus: It is convenient. The dining and laundry areas are right downstairs, and my classes and the Cambus are close by. I also love the community that is established on each residence hall floor.

Mark Hopper

Mark Hopper, sophomore

Award: 2012 Associated Residence Halls George L. Droll Award, a $1,000 award
Hometown: Rochester, Minn.
Major: Pre-pharmacy, with a certificate in leadership studies
Residence hall: Rienow
Reason for living on campus: I wanted to connect with my fellow first-year students in the Health Sciences Living-Learning Community and engage with the many residence hall opportunities.


Morgan Miller

Morgan Miller, junior

Award: 2012 Associated Residence Halls George L. Droll Award, a $1,000 award
Hometown: Williamsburg, Iowa
Major: Elementary education, with a minor in American Sign Language
Residence hall: Currier
Reason for living on campus: The people I met in the residence halls my first year were amazing people who inspired me to be the very best student possible. I wanted to meet more of these people. I also find living on campus very convenient.


Kathryn Gross

Kathryn Gross, junior

Award: 2012 David Coleman Scholarship, a $900 award
Hometown: Marion, Iowa
Major: Pre-pharmacy
Residence hall: Mayflower
Reason for living on campus: The community, the home environment, and the convenience.


Other scholarships

University Housing & Dining also awards deserving student employees the Food Service Student Employee Scholarship. These awards go to students working in residential dining, campus catering, kitchen operations,
or campus retail. This year’s recipients are:

  • Caleb Johnson, senior, Pomeroy, Iowa
  • Eric St. Martin, senior, Inver Grove
    Heights, Minn.
  •  Kyle Haas, senior, New Lenox, Ill.
  •  Ryan Lutter, sophomore, Woodstock, Ill.
  •  Xidong Feng, sophomore, Beijing, China
  •  Chelsea Poyzer, senior, Waterloo, Iowa

For more information on University Housing and Dining scholarships, call 319-335-3000 or e-mail housing@uiowa.edu.

 

 

 

 

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