For nearly 50 years, the Union College education program has sought the highest standard of teaching excellence through accreditation from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, or NCATE. Last school year, NCATE renewed Union’s accreditation, giving the education program a top score.
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Before I entered college, I felt terrified. I knew college would be difficult and wondered if I had what it would take to succeed. Now that I’m a senior, I see that even though the coursework can be very demanding, with the help of great professors here at Union, anyone can succeed.
Union's IRR students, already trained to respond to natural disasters, can now learn to respond to fires as well.
Dr. Smith, Union College's former president, shares how the decision was made to build a new science and math facility, and what it will mean for our students and our future.
EBSCOhost recently released a mobile app for searching the company's databases on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. A mobile app for Android will be available soon.
During Sunday’s ceremony, Union College conferred 203 degrees to 194 students, including 21 students graduating with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Union’s class of 2011 represents seven countries, 35 states, and one US territory. Of the 32 different majors earned, the most popular are nursing with 40 graduates and international rescue and relief with 30.
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Disaster response team back in Lincoln
A trained search dog and its handler prepare to work with the Union College disaster response team.
David Smith, president of Union College, and his wife, Cherie, will leave Lincoln this summer to take positions on the pastoral staff of the Collegedale Adventist Church in Tennessee.
The library will be open until 11 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, April 25-28, and Sunday thru Tuesday, May 1-3 to accommodate those needing longer hours to finish class projects and to study.
Dr. Amy Utt was born in California, but spent much of her young life in other states, including four years of her early life living in Lincoln, Nebaska. Dr. Utt graduated from Pacific Union College in 2001. Between college and graduate school, Dr. Utt interned at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Oregon, with the Birds of Prey Program. Her experience working with birds fueled her desire to go back to school. She moved back to California and obtained her Ph.D. at Loma Linda University.
Dr. Frankie Rose was born and raised in Missouri. He graduated from Sunnydale Academy and lived in Missouri until he came to Union College to study Biology. He completed his B.S. degree in 2002. Rose then went on to the University of Missouri where, in 2009, he completed his Ph.D. in Microbiology. Rose’s main focus was Human Molecular Genetics. He spent 2010 doing Postdoctoral Research at the University of Missouri .
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.
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.
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.