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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:44am

UNI ROTC will host its annual ROTC Military Ball on Saturday, February 16.  This year, we will hold the event at the historic Hotel Julien in downtown Dubuque, Iowa.  We hold an annual ROTC ball that is part of the cadets' professional development.  Cadets plan and coordinate the event and along...


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:35am

UNI ROTC partnered with the Sartori Hospital Festival of Trees Veterans brunch for the 4th consecutive year. This brunch connects cadets with Veterans as members in the brotherhood and sisterhood of arms. Panther Battalion cadets provided a color guard for the event and the culminating part was 9...


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:08pm

UNI ROTC congratulates the 3 Cadets that earned the Gold German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge this past weekend at Western Illinois University. The test involves pre-qualification on 1st Aid skills and use of CBRN protective gear and then 6 more events during the test: spring, flexed arm hang,...


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 2:05pm

One of the great training opportunities that ROTC cadets have is the Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program (CULP). Cadets selected for CULP get to spend a few weeks over their summer in another country. This past summer, UNI Cadet Morgan Jones had the opportunity to travel to Morocco along...


Friday, September 14, 2018 - 2:12pm

The Panther Battalion added to its program this week with seven cadets taking the enlistment oath signifying their commitment to the Army.  Six cadets received scholarships that will pay out over $207,000 in combined financial benefits. These cadets represent some of the highest quality students at...


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 4:29pm

High School seniors can now apply for a National High School scholarship.  Army ROTC awards 2000 scholarships annually to quality students who exemplify scholar/athlete/leader qualities.  The scholarships pay 100% of tuition and fees or $10,000 for room and board, $600 per semester for books, and a...


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 4:18pm

Army ROTC is the largest provider of college scholarships in the nation.  UNI students that want to pursue a career as an officer in the Army can compete to win a 3-year, 2.5-year, or 2-year scholarship.  All ROTC scholarships pay 100% of tuition and fees or $5000/semester for room and board, a...


Friday, April 6, 2018 - 1:53pm

The UNI ROTC program took its first staff ride to Gettysburg Battlefield in March.  Understanding Military History is important for future officers as it teaches critical thinking skills and provides insights into how past Military leaders made decisions that led to success or failure on the...


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:03pm

ROTC has instituted a $5000 signing bonus for students that attend Basic Camp this summer and then sign the ROTC contract at the start of the Fall 2018 semester.  The bonus is available to any student who did not take the first two years of Military Science classes and meets all of the...


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 11:46am

At the annual leadership conference in Great Lakes, IL, Colonel Kenneth McRae, Commander of 3rd ROTC Brigade recognized the UNI Panther Battalion for excellence during 2017.  For the second consecutive year, the program was number one in the Brigade for Recruiting and Retention.  Additionally, the...