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Campus arboretum turns over new leaf

The Joshua C. Turner Arboretum at Union College has started to turn a new leaf. Union’s park-like campus has long been known for the more than 100 species of trees and bushes, and this school year the grounds crew has been working to improve the condition of or replace some of the trees which have been around since Union College was established in 1891.

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Warriors basketball home opener Saturday night, Nov. 3

Warriors fans, the basketball season is finally here. After two away games, the men’s and women’s teams will host their home opener against Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture this Saturday night, November 3, at the Thunderdome.

The season officially started Monday for both the men and women at Central Christian College. The women played a close game and forced an overtime period, but ultimately came up short, 63-68. The men had a tougher time and lost 67-97.

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Watch construction progress live

Over the last few weeks, the new science and mathematics building has started to take shape on the north side of the campus. Basement walls have been poured, an elevator shaft climbs above the site and steel beams outline the framework of the building. Now you can check in on the contruction progress any time by visiting our construction web cam.

Note: Please feel free to check out the building progress as often as you wish, but please do not leave the video feed running on your computer for long periods of time.

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Stitching ministry into daily life

The hectic pace of the average college student’s life makes cramming in extra activities—like helping others—seem next to impossible. But one Union College student and a couple of recent graduates found a way to stitch the opportunity to help others into their busy lives. On Sabbath afternoon, Nov. 3, they want to share that opportunity with the rest of Union’s campus.

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IRR students head east for hurricane cleanup UPDATE

Friday, Nov. 2, 11:00 p.m. CDT

The Union College disaster response team arrived back on campus tonight after driving straight through from New Jersey. While they were initially invited to the East Coast to be a part of the search and rescue operation in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the ten international rescue and relief students quickly learned that disaster response is about being ready for anything.

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Welcome to the new ucollege.edu (2012)

Simply by visiting this page, you've probably noticed something different about Union's website: everything. For the last sixteen months, our Web team at Union College has been working towards this update—and throughout this time, we've been constantly reminded that few worthwhile things are ever easy.

Union College to host career fair

For Theresa Edgerton, Union’s College’s Career Center Coordinator, a career fair is about surveying options. “Sometimes you find something that sounds more interesting than what you first thought once you take a closer look,” said Edgerton, who put together today’s campus wide career fair. “God works in so many ways—career fairs can be a way He shows you options.”

Collegedale Academy wins Mid-America Volleyball Tournament

Collegedale Academy defeated College View Academy two sets to one to win the Mid-America Volleyball Tournament championship at the Union College gym.

 

Tournament scores

Sunday, Oct. 21

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Union to host volleyball tournament

This week Union College will host the annual Mid-America volleyball tournament Oct. 18-21.

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Meredith Andrews to perform Friday, Oct. 19

Dove award-winning singer songwriter Meredith Andrews will perform at Union College for vespers on October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Andrews, a worship leader at Chicago’s 12,000 member Harvest Bible Chapel, won two Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Assocation in 2011, one for “Praise and Worship Album of the Year” for As Long As It Takes, and “Worship Song of the Year” for “How Great is the Love” from the same album.

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Orlando Magic VP Pat Williams to speak at Leadership Symposium Oct. 22

Pat Williams, co-founder and senior vice president of the Orlando Magic basketball team and author of the upcoming book, Tom Osborne on Leadership, will speak at College View Seventh-day Adventist Church on Monday, Oct. 22, at 7:00 p.m. in a free presentation sponsored by Union College. Williams will also speak for Union College’s chapel service on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m.

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Barna Group president to speak Oct. 9

According to Barna Group research, more than half of teenagers who attend church in the U.S. stop attending after high school. David Kinnaman, author of You Lost Me: Why Young Christians are Leaving the Church…and Rethinking Faith and president of the Barna Group, will explore the reasons why at a Union College chapel service on Oct. 9 at 10:30 a.m.

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Warriors to play doubleheader tonight in the Thunderdome

The Union College varsity woman’s volleyball season is well underway, and at the midway point, the Warriors have played to a record of two wins and five losses.

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Young alumni photo reception Sept. 23

Join the Union College alumni office and young alumni photographers for a reception celebrating the Young Alumni Photography Exhibit on Sept. 23 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

May nursing class posts perfect pass rate

Union College’s nursing class of 2012 posted a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX. Union’s perfect pass rate exceeded the national pass rate (87.56 percent) and the average pass rate for the state of Nebraska (88.32 percent).

The NCLEX-RN is a standardized test that assesses a nursing graduate’s knowledge of biology, human anatomy and physiology, basic care and comfort and pharmacological therapies. The exam is required for licensure in all 50 states.

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Trial Database: EBSCO's Academic eBook Subscription Database

Union College Library is currently offering access to more than 83,000 ebooks from EBSCO's Academic eBook Subscription database. The database is multidisciplinary and includes books from art, business, economics, education, history, language arts, literature, medicine, philosophy, political science, religion, social science, technology, and much more. Online access to these ebooks is unlimited.

Jimmy Needham to perform Friday, Sept. 21

For Jimmy Needham, making music isn’t about entertainment. From his first album, Speak, to his most recent release, Clear the Stage, Needham’s music reflects his passion to share Christ’s love with people.

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Congratulations 2012-13 class officers

During an Associated Student Body convocation on Tuesday, Sept. 11, classes met to choose leaders for the school year. A far cry from the earnest politicking of ASB elections in the spring, class elections are informal affairs. Nominations are made on the spot, and votes are cast by raised hands. As happy as the winners are to be chosen, the unsuccessful candidates often return to their seats with a smile, knowing they have one less thing to worry about.  

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Union again ranked in top tier by U.S. News

U.S. News and World Report has again rated Union College as a top pick for new college students in the magazine's highly anticipated "Best Colleges" rankings. Tied with Defiance College in Ohio for 39th place among Midwestern regional colleges, this is the seventh consecutive year Union has earned the title of one of America's best colleges.

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Service day's impact felt beyond those served

Yesterday, 750 Union College students and employees took the day off from school to provide community service at nearly 80 sites around the city of Lincoln. Started in 1981 as Project Brush, Union's annual service day now known as Project Impact has seen an estimated 18,300 volunteers donate 115,000 hours over the past 31 years.

2011-2012 Board of Trustees Writing Award Winners

At the first academic convocation of the school year, the Division of Humanities announced the winners of the second annual Union College Board of Trustees Writing Awards. The awards were introduced last year to recognize Union students’ writing abilities and encourage further development. “Writing is the foundation for most careers,” explained Michelle Mesnard, chair of the Division of Humanities. “We needed to make it a more important part of the curriculum.”

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Students to impact Lincoln ... for the 32nd time

Jayme Anderson knows she was born to volunteer. As Project Impact coordinator, the senior elementary education major hopes to help her fellow Union College students find joy in volunteering, as well.

“I never really knew what my purpose in life was,” said Anderson, a secondary education major. “Then I started volunteering and I knew that I had found something I loved and wanted to do for the rest of my life.”

Shaun Groves to Perform on Friday, Aug. 31

For singer and songwriter Shaun Groves, his desire to see children in poverty receive an eduction and opportunity equals his love for music. On Friday, August 31, the Texas native will use his musical talents at Union College to bring awareness to the plight of many hungry children around the world.

Union Scholars 2012 Asia trip report

All scholars take HONS 335, Wealth and Poverty, at the end of their junior year. It involves a three-week trip to Hong Kong, China, and Sabah, Malaysia, giving students first hand experience with the extremes of global development.

"Collage" of student activities on registration day

By Ruby Ruano

Much like an artistic collage is comprised of various materials and colors, Union College provides students with diverse opportunities and experiences. On registration day, August 20, the Union Collage will introduce students to campus clubs, local businesses and ways to engage with their campus and community.

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