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"Is This Thing On" Facebook Live show to be webcast from Union College

In a first, Adventist church leaders in North America will meet with students gathered at Union College to answer questions from the audience and social media during a Facebook Live event on March 14, 2017. “Is This Thing On?” is a 90-minute conversation with Dan Jackson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America, and Alex Bryant, executive secretary.

Spencerville men and Campion women win 2017 basketball tournament

The Spencerville Adventist Academy Hornets from Spencerville, Md, won the 2017 Union College Invitational Basketball Tournament by edging out the Ozark Adventist Academy Skyhawks from Gentry, Ark., in the championship game by a score of 78-63 in the men's bracket.

I Am They to perform for Family Worship on Feb. 17

I Am They, a Dove Award nominated contemporary Christian band, will perform for Union College's Family Worship on Friday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m.

The band gained notoriety in 2015 when they released their first album and toured in the “Rock and Worship Roadshow” with MercyMe, Crowder, and Group 1 Crew; and also toured with Matt Maher during the spring leg of the Saints and Sinners tour.

White Coat Ceremony for Nursing symbolizes students' calling

For medical professionals, the white lab coat represents a commitment to scientific rigour and compassionate care while identifying the wearer as a member of a community of professionals. It’s a badge of honor, showing the result of many hard hours of work and dedication. On January 9, the Union College Division of Nursing welcomed 31 new level one nursing students with the division’s second White Coat Ceremony for Nursing.  

Lincoln artist displays paintings in McClelland Art Gallery

Lincoln is dotted with diverse artwork in almost every neighborhood—from bike sculptures in parks and and along bike paths to statues of pioneers and playing children downtown to the colorful star wall alley in the Haymarket. Now through February 19, Donna Pozehl, a Lincoln artist who works adds her work to the local landscape as a member of the Lincoln’s Artist Guild, is showing a variety of paintings in Union’s McClelland Art Gallery.

Union to host sixty-fourth annual music festival

Students from academies and high schools across the Mid-America territory will descend on the Union College campus this week for the 64th Annual Music Festival, held February 1-4.

Expanded simulation center preps nursing students for real practice

For nursing students like Zachary Krall, learning to make life and death patient care decisions can be a daunting challenge. But thanks to Union College’s newly expanded Nursing Simulation Center, Krall can practice in an environment even closer to the real thing, with interconnected rooms, high-tech patient simulators and volunteer patients who mimic the experience of a real hospital.

VIDEO: Finding a major isn't always easy—but it is rewarding

Finding a major isn’t always easy—but it is rewarding

When Joe Hofmann came to Union, he knew he wanted to serve people—he just wasn't sure how. But God led him through a few twists and turns toward a career in chaplaincy and counseling.

A Christmas present—2016

Merry Christmas from all of us at Union College.

For 125 years it has been our mission to educate students for learning, service and leadership wherever God calls them.

Find out how you can be a part of our vibrant and diverse campus community. Plan a visit now—it's free and we'll even help pay for the trip.

Putting the caring in health care

Union PAs gain a global perspective through a yearly mission trip.

“It broke our hearts because there was nothing else we could do,” said Nicole Samila, a Union College physician assistant student. “We discovered this woman’s husband had left her and she was raising her three children as a single mother.”

Union unveils electronic transcript delivery

Beginning November 29, Union College students and graduates can take advantage of a new electronic transcript delivery service—one that will dramatically shorten the time to send transcripts.

Union has partnered with Parchment, an academic credential management company that specializes in digital delivery, to send secure, paperless documents to any school in the world.

Video: Project Impact 2016

Project Impact 2016

Union College kicks off every school year with Project Impact—a day off from classes to serve the Lincoln Community. This year we followed Ashley Bower and a group of freshmen as they experienced Project Impact for the first time.

Learn more at www.ucollege.edu/campusm

Union to phase out Guaranteed Education and Best of Both Worlds

Union College recently announced that two programs will be phased out at the end of the spring 2017 semester: Guaranteed Education and Best of Both Worlds.

“We know our students love the scholarships that help make Union a great value,” said Nadine Nelson, vice president for Enrollment and Student Financial Services. “We believe these changes will help us ensure we have the resources to continue funding our program that offers four-year renewable scholarships from $5,000 up to free tuition to each incoming freshman.”

Fine Arts Christmas Concert to be held Dec. 9

The Union College Division of Fine Arts will present their annual Christmas concert on Friday, December 9, featuring all the Union ensemble vocal and instrumental groups and individual performers—and an appearance from Union’s Hubbard harpsichord for the first time in more than 15 years.

How to save a life

IRR students don’t just learn how to save lives—they actually do it.

Beyond the bottom line

It was the first day of his summer internship at Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South. Spencer Way was walking down the pristine halls of the giant hospital with Kent Tucker who was then Vice President for Ancillary Services. To Way’s surprise, Tucker knew every single person they passed. He would ask, how was your trip last weekend? Or, how is your sister doing? During that two-hour tour, Tucker taught Way the most important thing about leadership that he would ever learn.

“People matter first and last,” Way said of what he learned from Tucker.

Union welcomes Trana as VP for Financial Administration

After three months of searching, Union College welcomes Steve Trana as vice president for Financial Administration. Trana accepted the job after a two-week interview process involving campus committees and the Board of Trustees. He will take the reins of the Office of Financial Administration on December 5, just in time to finish the fall semester.

The other side of the law

All it took was one ride along with a Lincoln police officer and Arcelia Gomez was hooked. Now after a series of mentorships and internships, the senior social work major found a job in the Lincoln Police Department supporting crime victims.

Campos exhibit aims to integrate art with religion

“Good theology must have good art,” said Abner Campos. The senior theology major believes that in a culture that relies so heavily on visual communication, the church must activly use art and design as a means to share the gospel.

Video: Daralynn and Angelica's video home #2 - Happy Birthday Mom!

 

Daralynn and Angelica's vlog #2 - Happy Birthday Mom!

South Florida natives Daralynn and Angelica Choate enrolled at Union this year as freshmen after enjoying their visit to Lincoln during a Preview Days Weekend last school year. Now they are creating weekly vlogs to keep their family updated about their lives.

Two PA students published in scholarly journals

For most Union College PA students, their capstone project—similar to a master’s thesis—ends with a presentation to the PA faculty, staff, and their fellow students. But for Tamara Dietze and Ashley Waldrep, their capstone projects lived on when they were recently published in scholarly peer-reviewed journals.

Nursing student gets a taste of life “on the floor”

For Mattison Jenks, the life of a full-time nurse will come as no surprise when she embarks on her nursing preceptorship next semester.  All nurses spend a month on the hospital floor the last semester before graduation, but Jenks experienced a strong dose of full-time nursing life during an externship at Kettering Medical Center in Ohio last summer.

Halley receives 40 Under 40 award from Nebraska Action Coalition

Jackie Halley, an assistant professor in Union College’s nursing program, was recently recognized as one of the 40 Under 40, an award from the Nebraska Action Coalition honoring 40 emerging Nebraska nursing leaders under the age of 40. Halley accepted the award at a celebration of nurse leaders held in Union College’s Woods Auditorium on September 16.

Disney inspired student photo project on display in McClelland Art Gallery

When inspiration struck Kaitlynn Toay for a photography class assignment, she began a year-long journey that combined two of her passions—her friends and Disney stories. The results of her work on display in the McClelland Art Gallery from now through November 20.

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