In a game that was close until the last quarter, the Minnetonka Christian Academy Royals (Twin Cities, Minnesota) won the 2011 Mid-America men's basketball tournament by edging out the Campion Academy Cougars (Boulder, Colo.) 54-41.
In the women's bracket, the College View Academy Eagles (Lincoln, Neb.) defeated the Minnetonka Christian Academy Royals (Twin Cities, Minnesota) 60-34 to take the title.
When I discovered that Union College’s Teaching Learning Center (TLC) planned to start offering free academic and life coaching sessions, my squeal of glee prompted stares from my coworkers. I had to fight the urge to jump out of my chair, race to the TLC office and schedule my first appointment.
When Jovannah Poor Bear-Adams first started creating Navajo pottery at the Holbrook Seventh-day Adventist School, it was just a craft to her. It was a way for her to fill up empty hours and make a little extra cash. However, since then it has become much, much more. According to Poor Bear-Adams, creating traditional art is "how I connect to my Native American heritage."
Union College nursing graduates posted the highest pass rate in the state of Nebraska on the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX, for a fifth straight quarter, ending in December 2010. Since October 2009, Union's 97 percent pass rate has surpassed the fourteen other nursing schools in the state and the Nebraska (88 percent) and national (87 percent) averages.
For Chris Kinney, now in his third year of Union College’s physician assistant program, becoming a PA was never about the money. And his experiences serving the Lincoln community through the PA program’s many outreach venues has only strengthened his desire to help people.
Grace Williams, a senior business sports management major, plans to start a fitness center for senior citizens.
Union College nursing graduates posted a 97.3 percent first-time pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX, for the last year from October 2009 to October 2010. Union finished well ahead of the Nebraska pass rate (88.32 percent) and the national pass rate (87.56 percent) and had the highest rate of the fourteen schools of nursing in the state.