Richard St. John, author of 8 to be Great, will speak at Union College on October 18.
On Sept. 30, 1891, Union College held class for the first time. Today, 120 years later, Union will celebrate a new milestone—plans to build a new science and mathematics complex.
Pastor Ted Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church world church, will speak tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church located at 4801 Prescott Ave. He will be in the Grand Lobby at 6:30 p.m. to greet college students and visitors.
The talk will be streamed live and made available for later viewing at UCLive.
In a special ceremony during Union College’s first academic convocation of the year on August 30, the school named the first recipients of the Union College Board of Trustees Writing Awards for four students.
Introduced during the spring semester of 2010, the writing awards are intended to “recognize the abilities of our Union College students,” said Tanya Cochran, an associate professor of English who helped establish the award.
The Union College Warrior women's volleyball team will play two matches today—facing Nebraska Christian College (0-2) at 4:00 p.m., followed by Central Christian College (0-1) at 8:00 p.m. in the Thunderdome.
In their last match on September 1, the Warriors fell to a record of 0-4 with a loss to Concordia University JV.
After an extensive away stretch, volleyball team will be back in the Thunderdome on Sept. 27 to face Faith Baptist College.
This week, July 25-29, Union College will join the eight other member schools of the Nebraska Independent College Foundation in hosting College Week, a special visit event for prospective college students across eastern Nebraska.
During College Week, Union will host two visitation times each day, at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and will include a campus tour and a financial aid presentation. Each member school will follow the same schedule so perspective students can visit more than one college per day.
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.
Disaster response team back in Lincoln
A trained search dog and its handler prepare to work with the Union College disaster response team.