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University of Iowa Foundation Release


Nov. 21, 2007

Inaugural UI Community Credit Union Scholarship winners announced

Ten University of Iowa students from eastern Iowa have been named as the inaugural recipients of the University of Iowa Community Credit Union Scholarships for the 2007-08 academic year.

Earlier this year, the University of Iowa Community Credit Union (UICCU) established the scholarships with a $52,500 gift commitment to the UI Foundation.

The recipients of the $1,000 UICCU Scholarships for 2007-2008 are:

--Hayley H. Abbas of Iowa City.

--Alex J. Dragon of Muscatine.

--Alyssa B. Gillen of Marshalltown.

--Ashley S. Hosseini of Iowa City.

--Robert Ingram of North Liberty.

--Cameron J. Jilovec of Center Point.

--Alexandra M. Kane of Marion.

--Joshua M. Modrick of Iowa City.

--Rose A. Schmidt of Williamsburg.

--Krystal S. Titus of North Liberty.

The UICCU scholarships will be awarded each year to deserving students from UICCU's service area: the Iowa counties of Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jasper, Johnson, Keokuk, Linn, Louisa, Mahaska, Marshall, Muscatine, Poweshiek, Tama and Washington. At least three of the scholarships will be awarded to help fulfill the University of Iowa's commitment to diversity.

For more information on the UICCU scholarships, see or

The UI acknowledges the UI Foundation as the preferred channel for private contributions that benefit all areas of the university. For more information, visit the UI Foundation's Web site at

STORY SOURCE: UI Foundation, P.O. Box 4550, Iowa City, Iowa 52244-4550

CONTACT: Forrest Meyer, 319-335-3305,