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2019_20 Athletic Awards

Jul 16, 2019

2019-20 University of Dubuque Athletic Awards and Honors

University of Dubuque Heritage Center Reveals 2019-2020 Season

Jul 8, 2019

Tickets are now available for University of Dubuque’s 2019-2020 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series. Coined “A Jewel of a Season,” the newly announced line-up sparkles with a premiere selection of the finest performing arts attractions touring today with RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, Wynton Marsalis, and Steep Canyon Rangers among those leading the pack.

Barista Named a 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® Nominee

Jul 16, 2019

Allstate and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced the list of nominees for the 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, an annual award given to college football players for the impact they make off the field. A total of 137 student-athletes with inspiring stories of community service were nominated by their respective sports information directors.

Spartans Name Hansen as Assistant Wrestling Coach

Jul 16, 2019

A former NCAA Division III national champion and Division I assistant, Nate Hansen joins the University of Dubuque as an assistant coach for head coach Jon McGovern. Hansen spent seven seasons as the head wrestling coach at Simpson College in Indianola (2012-2019).

University of Dubuque Heritage Center to Host Season Kick-Off Customer Appreciation Day

Jul 17, 2019

New this year, University of Dubuque Heritage Center will host a Season Kick-Off Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the launch of single ticket sales for the 2019-2020 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series.

Eight Spartans Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Jul 22, 2019

The 2018-19 witnessed no shortage of incredible efforts during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons. The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) is pleased to honor individuals and teams who excelled both academically and athletically.

Baseball Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

Jul 25, 2019

The 2019 University of Dubuque baseball team was honored on Thursday with the American Baseball Coaches Association's Team Academic Excellence Award. The award honors high school and college programs coached by ABCA members that post a Grade Point Average over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the current academic year.

Volleyball Achieves AVCA Team Academic Award

Jul 29, 2019

For the 10th straight season, the University of Dubuque volleyball team earned the AVCA Team Academic Award after posting a team GPA of 3.58 during the 2018-19 school year.

Reminders to Rock the House at Heritage Center

Jul 31, 2019

University of Dubuque Heritage Center kicks off season seven of Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with The Reminders on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 8:00 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall.

Illusionist to Bring Rock Concert Scale Show to Heritage Center

Aug 5, 2019

University of Dubuque Heritage Center continues its seventh annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with REZA: Edge of Illusion at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in John and Alice Butler Hall.

Schneiderman Joins Joliet Slammers of the Frontier League

Aug 6, 2019

The University of Dubuque's Nathan Schneiderman recently joined the Joliet Slammers of the professional, independent Frontier League as a pitcher.

UD Awarded an American Legion of Iowa Foundation Scholarship

Aug 9, 2019

University of Dubuque recently received a $2,000 grant from the American Legion of Iowa Foundation for scholarships to assist veterans and their family members. The scholarships will be awarded this fall to UD students who are also veterans.

Women's Soccer Picked Third In A-R-C Preseason Poll

Aug 12, 2019

The American Rivers Conference announced the 2019 women’s soccer preseason poll on Monday, with the coaches picking the Spartans to finish in third place after a fourth place finish and record of 14-4-1 (5-2-1 A-R-C) in 2018.

Pair of UD Baseball Players Wrap Up Northwoods League Play

Aug 12, 2019

University of Dubuque baseball players, Jordan Nelson and Luke Carroll have made their mark this summer in the prestigious Northwood’s Baseball League, with Nelson playing for the Rockford Rivets and Nelson gearing up for the Fond du Lac Spiders.

A-R-C Releases Preseason Men's Soccer Poll

Aug 13, 2019

After missing the conference tournament for the first time in 12 seasons in 2018, the University of Dubuque men’s soccer team will look to have a bounce back season in 2019 as the American Rivers Conference coaches have picked them seventh in the conference preseason poll.

Volleyball Tabbed As The Favorites In The A-R-C

Aug 14, 2019

The American Rivers Conference announced the 2019 A-R-C Volleyball preseason poll on Wednesday afternoon, with the conference coaches naming the University of Dubuque Spartans as the top team in the conference with 62 total points.

Terror to Engulf University of Dubuque’s Babka Theatre

Aug 15, 2019

University of Dubuque Heritage Center kicks off season three of its B.I.T.E. Size Series with New York-based actor Joshua Kane in Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Terror at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in Babka Theatre.

Bisignano Art Gallery to Present “Illusion in Art”

Aug 16, 2019

University of Dubuque’s Bisignano Art Gallery will highlight the issues of illusion, reality, and fake information in its first exhibit of the 2019-2020 academic year. “Illusion in Art” will be open August 19 through September 28 in the art gallery, Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St.

Just Announced: Ace Jones to Perform Pre-Show Concert Before REZA: Edge of Illusion

Aug 21, 2019

Ace Jones will perform a free pre-show concert from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, on Knapp Stage in CyberCafè, Heritage Center, on the University of Dubuque campus. The performance precedes REZA: Edge of Illusion at 8:00 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall as part of the seventh annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series.

University of Dubuque Awarded $47,048 Grant to Purchase New Autoclave

Aug 22, 2019

University of Dubuque was awarded $47,048 from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to purchase a new autoclave that will primarily support UD’s biology and nursing programs as well as student-faculty research.

Women of the World to Showcase Cultures in Performance at Heritage Center

Aug 26, 2019

University of Dubuque Heritage Center continues its seventh annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with Women of the World at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in John and Alice Butler Hall.

Women's Soccer Shutout Grinnell To Begin Season

Aug 30, 2019

The University of Dubuque women’s soccer team started off slow in the first half of the season opener, but bounced back in the second half with two goals for the 2-0 win to begin the season.

UD Dominates Second Half For Come From Behind Victory

Aug 30, 2019

The University of Dubuque men’s soccer team used a dominant second half to rally from a one goal deficit and pick up a 2-1 win over the Carroll University Pioneers on Friday night at Oyen Field.

Volleyball Opens 2019 Without Losing a Set

Aug 30, 2019

The University of Dubuque volleyball opened their 2019 campaign without losing s set on Friday after sweeping past Macalester and St. Mary's in straight sets 3-0.

Volleyball Goes Perfect at Sugar Loaf Classic

Aug 31, 2019

The University of Dubuque volleyball team went 4-0 this weekend at the St. Mary’s sugar Loaf Classic to begin the 2019 season on a high note.