Video: PA School at Union College—Kathy Kreikemeier


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

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Union College introduces an early admission track for nursing program

Start your nursing education now

Do you feel called to be a nurse? Don’t worry about two year waiting lists. Check out a nursing program where graduates pass the national licensure test on the first attempt at a much higher rate than the national average. Now Union College has introduced two new ways to give nursing students peace of mind while they follow their calling: a nursing scholarship and an Early Admission Track.

Final Program in the "Great War" Series: Conscientious Objectors in World War I

For Union College Library’s final Great War presentation for 2014-2015, Dr. Thomas Berg, lecturer, Department of History at University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present “Conscientious Objectors in World War I” on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7 p.m. in library room 121.

Seeking Nominations for Library Teacher of the Year 2015

Union College Library is seeking nominations for the 2015 Teacher of the Year Award. This award recognizes a Union College teacher's support of the library during the school year and grants him or her the opportunity to expand an area of the library's collection which is of particular professional interest.

World War I's Total War and Propaganda

On Wednesday evening, March 25 at 7 p.m. in the library classroom (room 121), assistant professor of history, Ben Tyner will speaking about “Total War and Propaganda” during World War I.

Adventist Health System makes $2 million endowment gift to Union College

At the Union College Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 9, Rich Reiner, Executive Vice President of Adventist Health System (AHS) and President/CEO Multi-State Division, announced Union College will be receiving a $2 million gift from AHS. Adventist Health System, a Florida based health care provider that operates 45 hospitals in 10 states including Colorado and Kansas, has given Union College $2 million to create a permanent endowed chair for a professor in the Division of Business and Computer Science.

Olympic gold medalist to speak for Union’s Leadership Symposium

As a Cornhusker linebacker, Nebraska native Curtis Tomasevicz faced barreling lineman nearly twice his size. But that’s nothing compared to hurtling down the side of a cliff at 90 mph with nothing to protect you but a tin can. “Bobsledding is kind of scary,” he said. “When you look over that cliff, you can’t see more than 50 meters in front of you.”

Writing Awards winners announced for 2014

Congratulations to the recipients of the fourth annual Union College Board of Trustess Writing Awards. They have each received a $1000 check to reward their excellence in writing.
  • First-Year Research Writing
    Emily Wood, “Bridging the Gap: Yoga as a Treatment Method for Eating Disorder Recovery”
  • Upper-Division Research Writing
    Michael Rohm, “Land of a Thousand Dreams”
  • Expository Writing

Experience the Great War: Library Fair September 18, 2014

The annual library fair will commemorate the start of World War I this year. For those of you new to Union College and unfamiliar with the annual library fair tradition, this is an open house event to which students, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to visit the library, enjoy food, experience learning activities, and perhaps win prizes while learning more about the library. This fall's fair will take place on September 18, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Emily's five strategies for earning scholarships

When I came to Union College as a freshman in the fall of 2013, I brought $15,750 worth of outside scholarship money with me. Combined with the scholarships I got from Union, I received a total of $43,250—enough to pay for my entire freshman year and then some. The story of this amazing haul started with my decision to come to Union, and my uncertainty about whether I could afford it.


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