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FAYETTE, IA – Two Racine County students were named to Upper Iowa University’s Dean’s List for the 2021 Fall Semester. Full-time students who earn a grade point average of 3.50 and above are honored with this distinction.

Nicole Gilliam, from Racine

Timothy Peterson, from Union Grove

About Upper Iowa University

Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 4,500 students – nationally and internationally – at its Fayette, Iowa, Campus and over 20 U.S. locations. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree programs. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit

The Racine County Eye is proud to celebrate student successes with its community. Congratulations to those mentioned! You make your hometowns proud.