Del Shepard

Instructor of Marketing




Education

B.A. Marketing - University of Northern Iowa, M.S. Administration - Iowa State University, MBA Marketing - The University of Iowa, Ph.D. Public Administration/Psychology - Iowa State University


Teaching Interests

Principles of Marketing, Services Marketing, Sales Management, Consumer Behavior


Professional Accomplishments

Del has held faculty positions in nine different colleges and universities in Iowa, with both teaching experience and education with all three state universities. He has more than 48 years of teaching experience in higher education. He also has experience in administration at the Department Head, Dean and Vice President level in several colleges and universities. Del has started several business ventures generating more than $2 million annually or higher. He has worked closely with Iowa manufacturing organizations in a consultative role for 12 years and has more than seven years of experience in the private sector. He is a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy for six years.


Latest News & Views


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Did You Know you Can Create Polls in Zoom?

If you’re prepared for each meeting with an agenda and/or classroom instruction and you’d like to take a poll, simply set one up prior to the meeting directly in Zoom. It’s easy to do and you’re able to share the results with participants during the meeting and download the results.

3 days 10 hours ago
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How to Look Like a Rockstar in Zoom

Zoom has become the virtual meeting platform of choice for thousands of people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re new to Zoom, or virtual meetings in general, the idea of online meetings can be overwhelming for us who’ve never worked or taken classes from home.

6 days 13 hours ago
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How to Successfully Lead an Effective Team of Newly Remote Workers

COVID-19 is forcing us to make organizational adjustments that are outside of the comfort zone for some. Although it’s been reported that 43 percent of employees work remotely with some frequency, leading a team of employees from afar can feel daunting, especially if those employees are new to working from home. 

1 week 4 days ago
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UNI AAF students win Best in Show at 2020 ADDY Awards

The University of Northern Iowa student chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) won three awards at the annual Cedar Valley Addy awards show (Student Best in Show and two Gold Addys) last month. The group earned the hardware thanks to its “Get Dogged” campaign, which it created for the annual National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) last year. 

2 weeks 6 days ago