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Union College to hold annual Peace Week


Visit the Union College Facebook page to see photos from this year's Peace Week activities.

Debbie Eno is the Library's Teacher of the Year for 2011

Congratulations to Debbie Eno, winner of the library's Teacher of the Year Award for 2011. Debbie makes frequent use of the library's resources for both personal research and teaching. She strongly encourages student use of the library, particulary through the Nursing Research course. Debbie will receive $500 spending credit for selecting new library materials during the 2011-2012 academic year. 

Union to present outdoor resurrection pageant

"Last 10" start times

Each showing runs one and half hours and begins in Heartland Hall of the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church at the following times (no tickets or registration required):

April 23, 2011

Homecoming Photos

Navigate the albums below to see what happened at this year's Homecoming Weekend. It's the next-best thing to having been there. Special thanks goes to Steve Nazario, Kian Conopio, Marielle Solis and Scott Cushman for taking photos throughout the weekend.

Art sale to fight human trafficking

On Sunday, April 17, Union College will host an arts and crafts sale to benefit Tiny Hands International, a Lincoln-based organization dedicated to stopping human trafficking in Nepal, India and Bangladesh. The second annual “Tiny Hands, Big Hearts” sale will take place from 1:00-5:00 p.m. in the atrium of the Don Love Building on the campus of Union College.

McClelland paintings on display in eponymous gallery


Jim McClelland's painting will be on display in the McClelland Art Gallery from now until April 17.

The McClelland Art Gallery has featured many talented artists over the years, both amateur and

More Than Words: Reading (in) a Transmedia World

Twenty-first century literacy is "the set of abilities and skills where aural, visual, and digital literacy overlap."  - New Media Consortium

David and Cherie Smith to be ordained/commissioned


On April 8, the Kansas-Nebraska Conference will ordain David and commission Cherie Smith for the gospel ministry in a special service starting at 7:30 p.m.

Introducing The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online

Button image for access to The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online.Union College Library recently acquired a perpetual site license for the online edition of The Garland Enc

Five years of progress: 2006-2011

As the Mid-America Union prepares for its constituency meetings, we invite you to take a moment to review a few hightlights from the last five years at Union College. At every step of the way, the leadership and constituents of the Mid-America Union have supported Union College. Whether participating in Project Impact, funding infrastructure upgrades, advising through the Board of Trustees, rejoicing, praying or hoping with us, The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mid-America demonstrates over and over again its support for the mission and vision of Union College.

Seeking Nominations for 2011 Teacher of the Year Library Award

Union College Library is seeking nominations for the 2011 Teacher of theYear Award.

This award recognizes a Union College teacher's support of the library during the school year and grants him or her the opportunity to expand an area of the library's collection which is of particular professional interest.

Building a local network leads to national connections


The annual Division of Business and Computer Science field day provides opportunities for students to learn about a given field, line up internships and network.

Mr. and Ms. World Pageant to feature talent and food from around the world

Union College's Mr. and Ms. World Pageant will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 26, in the Union College gymnasium. The annual event offers sights and flavors from around the world as Union students representing their native countries compete for the Mr. or Ms. World crown. 

Poetry contest winners on display in McClelland Art Gallery

For many, words can paint as beautiful a picture as any brush. Now through May 6, the McClelland Art Gallery will display word pictures created by the entrants in the Union College Poetry Contest.

2011-2012 ASB officers elected

The votes are in, and next year's Associated Student Body executive officers have been chosen:

Minnetonka men and College View women win basketball tournament

In a game that was close until the last quarter, the Minnetonka Christian Academy Royals (Twin Cities, Minnesota) won the 2011 Mid-America men's basketball tournament by edging out the Campion Academy Cougars (Boulder, Colo.) 54-41.

In the women's bracket, the College View Academy Eagles (Lincoln, Neb.) defeated the Minnetonka Christian Academy Royals (Twin Cities, Minnesota) 60-34 to take the title.

Teaching Literacy Discussion February 22

Have you ever considered becoming a volunteer literacy tutor?  Are you preparing to teach and want to be sure you know how to help your students learn to read?  Join us on February 22, 2011 for a discussion of John Corcoran's book, The Teacher Who Couldn't Read, and learn about effective methods for teaching literacy.  Peggy Wahlen from Union's English as a Second Language department will lead the discussion beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Library room 121.

Free life coaching: A student perspective

When I discovered that Union College’s Teaching Learning Center (TLC) planned to start offering free academic and life coaching sessions, my squeal of glee prompted stares from my coworkers. I had to fight the urge to jump out of my chair, race to the TLC office and schedule my first appointment.

UpToDate Trial: Explore More Evidence Based Medical Information

We are pleased to announce that Union College is currently trialing a campus wide subscription to UpToDate.

UpToDate is an electronic resource offering evidence-based, synthesized medical information quickly at the point of care.  It is comprised of original topics that are written, reviewed and continually updated by a faculty of physician experts.

Union Scholars Travel to Chicago for Winter Break

Chicago during the winter is a fascinating place. Eight Scholars experienced some of what Chicago has to offer on a trip there during Winter Break, February 10-13, 2011. Arriving in Chicago by rented van at 5:00 pm on Thursday, the students spent the evening in the Art Institute of Chicago, which was free of admission that evening. On a whirlwind tour, they saw most of the highlights of the museum, including Georges Seurat’s "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte"

“Zacchaeus” to speak for Feb. 18 vespers service


Actor Mac McConnell will present “Forever Changed,” a first person narrative on the life as Zacchaeus, for vespers on Feb. 18.  (Photo courtesy www.way.org.)

Native artist connects traditions in McClelland Gallery

When Jovannah Poor Bear-Adams first started creating Navajo pottery at the Holbrook Seventh-day Adventist School, it was just a craft to her. It was a way for her to fill up empty hours and make a little extra cash. However, since then it has become much, much more. According to Poor Bear-Adams, creating traditional art is "how I connect to my Native American heritage."

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