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Tanya Cochran Name 2009 Teacher of the Year

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

Students return from Nicaragua

 

Below are photos from the trip taken by Alicia Archer, senior nursing and international rescue and relief major. Click on the thumbnail to view a larger version.

Union Scholars Study Abroad, May 2010

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.

Class Project - A Classroom with a View

 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.

King Tut visited by Scholars

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

New Student Leaders Chosen

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:

Student lands library $6,000 preservation grant

As a communication major, Allyssa Gleason, a junior from Bella Vista, Calif., knows the power of words, and she used that power to help improve Union’s campus and preserve its history.

Trial of Gale's Literature Resource Center Database Extended

A trial subscription to Gale's Literature Resource Center has been extended until February 5, 2009.  Faculty and students are invited to try out the database and provide feedback to Sabrina Riley.

Login to EBSCOhost With Your Union College Barcode

 Students, faculty, and staff can now login to EBSCOhost databases from off campus by entering the five-character barcode located on the reverse side of their Union College ID cards.  In order for this feature to work, searchers must access EBSCOhost through the following link:  http://sear

Literature Database Trial Subscription

Union College Library is currently running a trial to EBSCOhost's Literary Reference Center database.  Students and staff may access the database between November 17, 2008 and February 14, 2009.  Literary Reference Center is a completely fulltext database containing thousands of literary criticism articles,

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