The chief of change—Union creates a position to develop new academic programs

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” - Winston Churchill

For Michelle Velazquez Mesnard, change is her job. This summer Mesnard was appointed as the newly-created Associate Vice President for Academic Initiatives, and while her new job will involve supporting academic and faculty development at Union College, her primary role will be change.

U.S. News ranks Union among America's best, most diverse colleges

Union College has once again been named among “America’s Best Colleges” in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings. Coming in at number 48 in the Midwest regional colleges category, this is the tenth consecutive year Union has been recognized as a top-tier school.

Introducing EBSCO's New eBook App for Tablets and Phones

New York Times Online Available Starting August 3

New Databases Provided by the Nebraska Library Commission

Through the NebraskAccess program the Nebraska Library Commission provides state-wide access to a number of library databases funded by the state legislature. Significant changes to the array of databases available through NebraskAccess take effect on July 1, 2015.

The Library Acquires New Online Periodical Collections

In preparation for fall classes, the library is in the process of adding four new online resources. JSTOR's Arts & Sciences I and Arts & Sciences II collections as well as the Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive are already available through the library's website.

Expanding the virtual classroom Shared classrooms between sister colleges help improve academic offerings at Union.

Since discussions began between Union College, Southern Adventist University and Southwestern Adventist University about forming the Adventist Educational Alliance two years ago, the three schools have sought ways to collaborate to not only save money, but provide the best possible educational experience for students on all three campuses.

One of the early fruits of the Alliance began this past school year in the form of shared courses between the three schools.

Video: Alumni perspective—Sissell Jacob


Sissell Jacob, director of supply chain management at Porter Adventist Hospital and Littleton Adventist Hospital, reflects on her time at Union College and how it impacted her career.

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PA school at Union College—Paul Kuhlman


Paul Kuhlman explains why Union College was the right fit for him

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Video: PA School at Union College—Annie Mullin


Want to become be a physician assistant? Annie Mullin explains why Union College was the right fit for her.

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