During the commencement address at Union College’s graduation on May 10, Charles Sandefur, president of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, challenged the graduates to make their world better by becoming pilgrims. “In a few minutes, you’re going to get a diploma,” Sandefur said.
As the population of the United States ages, heart disease, already the nation's number one killer, will affect more people. The American Heart Association is working to combat this growing crisis with a 10-year strategic goal of reducing coronary heart disease, stroke and risk by 25 percent in 2010.
For Jeremy Diehl, senior studio art and pre-med major, art began as a hobby, and he continued doing it through college using it as a stress reliever from his other classes.
Although in his exhibit, titled "Multifaceted Design," he displays oil, sculpture, pottery and airbrush, his emphasis is in opaque watercolor.
Sand, sun and sleep are typical descriptors for spring break in the Bahamas—but for gymnasts from Union College, memories of the island nation are filled with a packed schedule, sore muscles, and spiritual fulfillment. From March 12-19, twenty-seven Union representatives spent their spring break performing gymnastic routines and travelling throughout the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
Though art is secondary to Sanna Reeve's Spanish and international studies major, when you walk into her senior exhibit in the McClelland Art Gallery, her work will convince you otherwise.
Titled “Genuinely Genus,” Reeve’s art focuses on nature and animals, though there are pieces that include people and objects.
The Division of Fine Arts are presenting the following musical performances:
The Union College Gymnaires team will be presenting their annual home show on Saturday night, April 25.
The gymnastic team is a mix of circus acrobatic sport and cheerleading. Their performance will also feature martial arts; solo, trio, all-male, and all-female routines; and a segment featuring students from Helen Hyatt Elementary School.
Ben Santiago is a senior art education major; and with graduation a few short weeks away, this exhibit is a time for him to look back on his personal history with art.
When asked the traditional back-to-school question about how he spent his summer, Eric Gren is one of the few students who can say he was helping prevent America’s number one killer: heart disease.
In celebration of National Library Week 2009, the Union College Library is pleased to announce that Tanya Cochran is this year's Library Teacher of the Year. Cochran was chosen for her outstanding record of collaboration with library staff in teaching research skills and the promotion of library resources. During the 2009-2010 school year, Cochran will receive $500 "spendi
Homecoming 2009 features a special reunion for Unionaires and Concert Winds members who studied under Lynn Wickham and Dan Shultz (click here to visit the music reunion Web site). For those alumni who cannot make it, the Sabbath afternoon concert will be streamed live, starting Sabbath at 4:00 p.m. CST.
The challenge of something new propels Jim McClelland on his artistic journey. Whether he’s focused on an abstract or a classic landscape, whatever he is working on at the moment is his favorite.
Union College Campus Ministries is hosting the North American Division (NAD) Campus Ministries Convention March 18-21. More than 100 chaplains and campus ministries student leaders from 14 colleges and universities will share ideas and inspiration for the four-day event.
Union College’s drama department will present “The Tempest” March 5 through April 4 in Woods Auditorium.
For the past two years at Union College, Ann Bryant, a senior business administration major, has been the coordinator of Project Impact, the lon
Six miles of shelves stacked with books and journals wound around him.
The library is currently seeking nominations for 2009 Library Teacher of the Year. Faculty, staff, and students may nominate a teacher by submitting the teacher's name and a short paragraph explaining why they think this individual should be selected to Sabrina Riley (mailto:sariley@ucollege
As Union Scholars focus their attention on finding solutions to global issues, they have the distinct advantage of having international travel and study built right into the honors curriculum.
The three week course in May 2010 began with a couple days of instruction at Union College then moved on to Sabah, Malaysia where students conducted "windshield" surveys of the village researching their needs. The trip concluded with visits to Hong Kong and China.
A Classroom with a View: A Literal Walk Through Tuscany (6.93MB PDF) is the culmination of a class project by Rachel Turner from an Honors Topics course; A Literary Walk in Tuscany.
Besides being both informative and enlightening, the trip to Dallas included much joy and laughter. I deeply appreciated the opportunity to learn more about such an ancient culture while relaxing in the tranquil atmosphere of the SWAU campus. This Scholars trip was truly a joy. ~ Serena Stevens – Psychology
The votes are in and the Union College Associated Student Body has chosen new leaders for the 2009-2010 academic year. Online voting began Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. shortly after the candidates presented speeches to the student body during convocation and closed Wednesday evening.
The four executive officers are: