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Library book sale features large religious collection

The Ella Johnson Crandall Memorial Library will host its annual book sale Feb. 13-17.

This year's sale will include a large selection of religion and philosophy books including Bibles and commentaries thanks to a large donation from recently closed schools. College View Academy donated books from Platte Valley Academy and Enterprise Academy, the two Seventh-day Adventist academies in Nebraska which closed recently. "I believe we have more nearly 2000 volumes for sale this year," said Sabrina Riley, Union College librarian.

Andrews Study Bible Available to Union College Students, Faculty and Staff at 25% Discount

Andrews University Press is offering faculty, staff, and students at Union College a 25% discount on a group order of three editions of their Andrews Study Bible.  To learn more about the Bible, visit http://bible.andrews.edu/.

The three editions available as part of this offer are:

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ESL becomes EAP

The Union College Division of Humanities recently announced that the English as a Second Language program (ESL) has transitioned to a new name: English for Academic Purposes (EAP).

“The name ESL has been around for so long it, was time for an update to something more accurate,” said Peggy Whalen, director of EAP.  “We finally settled on EAP because it is more descriptive of the goal of the program.”

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More than a degree: Robinson's story

Photo of Robinson holding a weight in his hand.

Robinson Aigbokhan, a senior from Nigeria, learned to build both physical and spiritual muscles at Union College.

Student photography on display

Student photos, such as this image taken by Teddy Griffin, will be on display in the McClelland Art Gallery now through January 1.

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Student plans to raise voice and money


Stacy Ramos will raise money during a concert at 7:00 p.m. on Dec. 8 so she can continue her education at Union College.
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Union celebrates Christmas with weekend concerts

Union College will celebrate Christmas with three annual concerts this weekend.

The Christmas Choral Concert, on Friday, Dec. 9, will feature the Unionaires and the Vocal Octet. The groups will perform seasonal music by John Rutter, several Robert Shaw and Alice Parker arrangements, and an eclectic mix of the director's personal Christmas favorites that have stood the test of time.

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The Library is Back on Delicious

If you frequent the library's website, you may have noticed this fall that the library's account disappeared from the bookmarking social media service Delicious. The library's account was lost when Delicious changed its Web host several months ago. We are pleased to announce that the library's account is once again alive and well. Union College librarians are busy rebuilding the list of useful links.

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Battling slavery one painting at a time

The third annual Tiny Hands, Big Hearts sale to benefit Tiny Hands International will be held in the atrium of the Don Love Building from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4.

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Local photographer shares images of Africa in McClelland Art Gallery

Terry Schwartz's images from Africa will be on display in the McClelland Art Gallery now through Dec. 11.

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Union honors student veterans

Strengthening students for a service-driven life is at the core of Union College's mission. Amid wars and rumors of war, one professor found time to honor students who served their country.

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Student art at local gallery to raise funds for Maasai well

Union College student art will be on display in the Noyes Art Gallery, 119 S. 9th St., on Wednesday, November 30, to benefit Cassie Fitzpatrick's Not "Oh Well" project to build a well for the Maasai people of Africa.

Spare change leads to change of heart

Lauren Kelley, now a first-year student in Union College’s physician assistant studies program, took a long look at the list of unusual ice cream flavors. As a student missionary for the Ambassador’s Medical Outreach and Relief (AMOR) Projects in Peru, a day off was the perfect chance to learn more about the local life.

“I heard someone behind me trying to get my attention,” Kelley said. “I turned, and to this day I can still see his face.”

Alumnus sculptor to show "living bronze"

"Grandpa Storyteller" is one of several life-size bronze sculptures by Victor Issa which will be on display in the McClelland Art Gallery and on Union's campus November 7-27.

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"Sex and the Soul" author to speak at Union College

Donna Freitas, author of Sex and the Soul, will speak at Union College on Tuesday, November 8, at 10:30 a.m.

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The ONE Project

The ONE Project is committed to the idea that a Jesus-driven, Jesus-bathed, Jesus-backed, Jesus-led, Jesus-filled, Jesus-powered, all-about-Jesus Adventist Church is the uncompromising directive from our past, the joy of our present, and the hope for our future. We claim the primal Adventist impulse: a longing to be with Jesus. The ONE Project seeks—through gatherings, conversations, web-based content, and Christ-focused publications—to stimulate preaching, worship, and adoration of Jesus within the Adventist Church. 

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Getting Acquainted with Dr. Kenneth Osborn

Dr. Kenneth Osborn grew up on a farm near St. Joseph, Missouri. He attended and graduated from Missouri Western State University. Then he went on to get his Ph.D. in biophysical chemistry from the University of Kansas. Osborn has been married to his wonderful wife, Kim, for nearly eight years now.

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Students raise money to battle breast cancer

The reality of those combating cancer—past, present and future—sparks an emotionally reaction in most. For some it also sparks a passion for action.

No Better Cause to perform for vespers Oct. 21


No Better Cause will perform Friday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church at 48th and Prescott.

New Anatomy and Physiology Study Tool on Trial

The library is currently offering access to Ovid's Primal Pictures on a trial basis.  User's may access Primal Pictures by visiting any Ovid product to which Union College currently subscribes and clicking Primal Pictures at the top of the screen.

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College View Academy wins Mid-America volleyball tournament

College View Academy won the Mid-America Union volleyball tournament by defeating the Collegedale Adventist Youth Assocation three sets to none on Oct. 22 in the Union College gymnasium.

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From Campus Ministries to a ministering campus

Mollie Cummings didn’t want to go to college. “I came back from a mission trip to the Philippines my senior year of high school and decided I wanted to be an evangelist,” said the sophomore religious education major from northern Minnesota.

Preaching for more than a grade

Brien Wahlen, junior theology major.

Brien Wahlen is one of 23 theology majors currently attending Union College.

College View church organ to be featured in Lincoln Organ Showcase

The Lincoln Organ Showcase will feature a performance by Dr. Kraig Scott on the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church's Rieger organ on Oct. 16 at 3:00 p.m.

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