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Independence University Donates 100 Tablets to Help Special Education Students in West Virginia

SALT LAKE CITY— As remote learning continues to grow in need and popularity during the COVID-19 crisis,1 Independence University, an accredited online university, donated 100 tablets to help the Special Education department of Mercer County Schools in West Virginia.

October 12, 2020

Independence University Donates Laptops to Organization Helping Youth

Independence University (IU) is proud to continue showing its commitment to helping young people gain an education by donating to Helping Any Way We Can (HAWWC). HAWWC is a nonprofit organization that seeks to foster a commitment to youth by helping them transition into adulthood. Learn more here.

June 9, 2020

Independence University announces winners of the 2020 Distinguished Thesis Award

SALT LAKE CITY— Independence University is proud to announce three graduates who are being awarded the Distinguished Thesis Award for 2020. The Independence University Distinguished Thesis Award is given in recognition of outstanding work and effort by students in their reflective scholarship.

July 13, 2020

CEHE and Independence University Provide $1 Million to Help Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Center for Excellence in Higher Education, Inc., and its college Independence University (“IU”), are providing $1 million dollars in a special bonus to help employees and their families manage challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic.

July 13, 2020

Independence University donates tablets to help veterans and their families

SALT LAKE CITY— Independence University is proud to help veterans and their families by donating 20 tablets to the Fisher House in Salt Lake City.

March 25, 2020

Independence University donates 30 tablets to Utah’s Ronald McDonald House

SALT LAKE CITY— Independence University continues to show its commitment to the Salt Lake City community by donating 30 tablets to the Ronald McDonald House.

January 22, 2020


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