First Board of Trustees Writing Award recipients named

In a special ceremony during Union College’s first academic convocation of the year on August 30, the school named the first recipients of the Union College Board of Trustees Writing Awards for four students.

Introduced during the spring semester of 2010, the writing awards are intended to “recognize the abilities of our Union College students,” said Tanya Cochran, an associate professor of English who helped establish the award.

Welcome Union College's Newest Librarian

On June 20, 2011 Gillian Connors joined the library's staff as Technical & Electronic Services Librarian. Her responsibilities include maintenance of library catalog records, ordering new materials for the library's collections, and processing those new acquisitions for use by library patrons.

What happened to NetLibrary?

If you have looked for NetLibrary ebooks recently you may be wondering what happened to them. EBSCO purchased NetLibrary from OCLC in the spring of 2011 and earlier this summer announced that they would discontinue use of the NetLibrary brand name. Ebooks originally part of NetLibrary were integrated into the EBSCOhost platform during the week of July 18.  Readers will now find these books under the database title eBooks from EBSCOhost on the library

Finding a comaraderie with compounds

Kenny Mapp discovered a love of chemistry while at Union College and is on his way to pharmacy school this fall.

IRR to offer firefighter emphasis

Union's IRR students, already trained to respond to natural disasters, can now learn to respond to fires as well.

Union College launches campaign to build a new science and mathematics complex

Excellent professors like Dr. Amy Utt-Rickard will be able to maximize interaction with students in the new facility.

[Video] Frankie Rose on Our Promising Future

Both an alumnus and a teacher, Dr. Rose explains how a new facility will help him inspire students at Union College.

School is (not) out for summer

EBSCOhost Introduces Mobile App for Database Searching

EBSCOhost recently released a mobile app for searching the company's databases on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.  A mobile app for Android will be available soon.

Teaching teachers at George Stone School

Every year, the students at George Stone School help train new educators.


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