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JJ Heller to perform at Union College on March 27

Christian folk singer and independent artist JJ Heller will perform at Union College for vespers on Friday, March 27, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church.

EveryPerson and Others—Union’s spring play debuts March 19

EveryPerson and Others, Union College’s own adaptation of two classics—The Second Shepherd’s Play and Everyman will debut tomorrow night, March 19, at 7 p.m. The production, which runs approximately 80 to 90 minutes, including the intermission, will run six times over a course of ten days.

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.

Video: Professor Jim McClelland On Teaching At Union College

Professor Jim McClelland speaks on teaching at Union College.

Long time Union College art professor Jim McClelland explains his philosophy of teaching and why he loves teaching at Union College.

Video: Try Union College

 
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New Exhibit: Sharing Light Around the World

On March 5 a new exhibit featuring the stories of thirty Union College alumni honored with golden cords opened in the library's gallery.

Union issues apology letter for past racial discrimination

On February 9, the Union College Board of Trustees voted to approve a letter nearly a year in the making—a letter of apology to alumni who suffered racial discrimination while attending Union College.

The idea started with the stories of Oscar Harriott, a man whose family exprienced racism at Union College throughout the 1940s-60s. He spoke for a Martin Luther King Day event in the spring of 2014 and to the cast of Union’s “Fifty Years Later,” a dramatic production about the Civil Rights Movement.

Tuition Freedom Day 2015

March 3, 2015—Seventy-four percent of the way through the school year—was Tuition Freedom Day at Union College.

On March 3rd, we celebrated the day that our students' tuition no longer covered the cost of their education and the gifts of generous alumni and donors made up the other 26 percent. Take a moment to thank a donor today.

Congratulations to the ASB executive officers for 2015-2016

The results are in for next year's Associated Student Body executive officers. Congratulations to:

President: Drew Mekelburg
Executive Vice President: Meredith Nichols
Financial Vice President: Selina Jeong
Social Vice President: Madison Wagnaar

These elected officers will now assemble a team of appointed officers. 

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.

Sidewalk Prophets to perform Friday, Feb. 20

The Sidewalk Prophets will be performing for Family Worship this Friday night at the College View Church at 7:30, as part of their Great Big Family Room tour. Admission is free and open to the community. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.

The Dove award-winning contemporary Christian band consists of David Frey, Ben McDonald, Cal Joslin, Justin Nace, and Shaun Tomczak. And, of course, their music is all about ministering.

Ceremony honors Jorgensen Hall as demolition commences

Following the regular meeting of the Union College Board of Trustees, a group of board members, employees, students and friends gathered on the gray, moist afternoon of Feb. 9 to say a last goodbye to Jorgensen Hall.

The stately brick building across the street from the College View Church has served as the home of the Division of Science and Mathematics since 1946 until professors and student moved across campus to the all new 55,000 square foot Krueger Center for Science and Mathematics.

Video: The Studio for Writing and Speaking

Students talk about The Studio for Writing and Speaking

If you need a fellow brainstormer, an extra pair of eyes for grammar glitches, or just plain encouragement to hang in there while preparing a paper or speech, visit the consultants in the Studio in room 116 in the library. To learn more, visit http://www.ucollege.edu/academic-area...

Video: Physician Assistant Studies

 

Physician Assistant School at Union College: Anne Mullin

Anne Mullin explains why she chose to study for a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Union College. To learn more about the Union College PA program, visit http://www.ucollege.edu/pa

Video: Physician Assistant Studies: Paul Kuhlman

Physician Assistant School at Union College: Paul Kuhlman

Paul Kuhlman explains why he chose to study for a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Union College. To learn more about the Union College PA program, visit http://www.ucollege.edu/pa

Video: Physician Assistant Studies: Kathy Kreikemeier

Physician Assistant School at Union College: Kathy Kreikemeier

Union College student Kathy Kreikemeier explains why she chose to study for a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Union College. To learn more about the PA program, visit http://www.ucollege.edu/pa

Union to host annual music festival

Students from academies and high schools across the Mid-America territory will descend on the Union College campus next week for the 62nd Annual Music Festival, held February 4-7.

Union Bank honored with inaugural Community Partnership Award

When Union College set out to show their appreciation to the many organizations that have supported it’s mission in the Lincoln community, they found none more supportive than their neighbor across the street, Union Bank and Trust. 

Student gymnast injured during practice [UPDATED 2:00 p.m. Jan. 29]

[UPDATE 2:00 p.m. - Jan 29] The Union College Gymnaires returned to practice last week with a modified training program, while continuing to support and pray for their injured teammate, Heather Boulais.

IRR seniors head to Nicaragua

On January 19, seven International Relief and Rescue students, alongside IRR instructor Aaron Kent, traveled to Nicaragua for their annual overseas semester—the final step in completing the degree.

This year’s group includes seniors Emilian Grigor, Amy Matsuda, Jonatan Rojas, Shannice Baker, Tyler Underwood, Tylar Bissell, and Connar Kragel.

While in Nicaragua, students will obtain experience in the fields of medicine, community interactions, and international development.

Union student's essay wins McDonald's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Essay Contest

When Union College sophomore J-Fiah Reeves heard about the opportunity to enter the McDonald’s Martin Luther Kind, Jr. Essay Contest, he jumped at the chance to explore the life and ideas of the civil rights leader.

The contest asked Nebraska students to write what King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech meant to them. “I thought it would be a great opportunity to learn more about Dr. King and listen to the whole speech,” said Reeves.

At Union Market, students can eat cereal to help feed hungry Lincolnites

For the next month, Union College students and the Lincoln community can eat at Union Market, the college’s dining hall, and help hungry Lincolnites at the same time.

Now through February 20, “Kellogg has partnered with Union College to encourage students to make the choice that makes a difference by participating in the ‘Eat.Share.Prosper.’ program,” said Jennifer Jaacks, a spokesperson for Kelloggs, in a news release.

Welcome, new students!

The new semester is starting, and we're excited for the new faces arriving on our campus. Here's a quick reference list of important information to make sure you're prepared:

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