Summer is a quiet time at Union College, and each fall students rejuvenate the campus. For the last three months, syllabi have been written, dorm rooms refurbished, classrooms constructed, and in a thousand ways faculty, staff, and administrators have prepared for students to return. Welcome back, we missed you.
Brief reviews of new books and resources in the library are available on the Union College Library Facebook fan page. The library also invites readers to visit the summer reading discussion and share what you are reading this summer. Become a fan today and keep in touch with the library this summer.
He blinks. He talks, moves and breathes. His heart beats, his pupils dilate. He sweats, cries and even bleeds. But he’s no ordinary patient. Sim-Man 3G, the latest in patient simulator technology, has become the core element of Union College’s new medical simulation laboratory for nursing, physician
Successful libraries require the contributions of many different groups of people. From librarians who care for collections to patrons who utilize the resources and support the library with their tuition or tax dollars, no library can thrive without the participation of its community. On an academic campus, faculty members are also essential to the library by sharing their subject area expertise in collection development and by encouraging student research. Active faculty support of the library signals to students that the library is an important and v
It’s National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide.
The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has awarded Union College's physician assistant studies program continued accreditation for the maximum term of seven years. The choice to award the maximum period is an uncommon honor. Of the 163 continuing accreditation decisions made by ARC-PA from 2004-2008, only 16 programs received the full seven-year term.
Union College and Larry Ray, professor of mathematics, are pleased to announce a partnership with the Office of Education of the North America Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD) to provide summer workshops for all K-12 teachers of mathematics. These workshops utilize collaborative planning, innovative strategies, the integration of technology and introduce the Singapore Math series. They are part of the recent focus by the NAD Curriculum Committee on improving student learning in math.
GreenFILE is EBSCOhost's proprietary index to literature about human interaction with the environment. According to EBSCO, "Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records."
The Education Program at Union College, Lincoln Nebraska, is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) October 24-26, 2010. We invite interested parties to submit third-party comments for review by the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of any professional education programs offered and should specify the party’s relationship to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).