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Five years of progress: 2006-2011

As the Mid-America Union prepares for its constituency meetings, we invite you to take a moment to review a few hightlights from the last five years at Union College. At every step of the way, the leadership and constituents of the Mid-America Union have supported Union College. Whether participating in Project Impact, funding infrastructure upgrades, advising through the Board of Trustees, rejoicing, praying or hoping with us, The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mid-America demonstrates over and over again its support for the mission and vision of Union College.

Building a local network leads to national connections


The annual Division of Business and Computer Science field day provides opportunities for students to learn about a given field, line up internships and network.

Student research measures effect of music on athletes

Student cyclist "fights the traffic" half-way across America

photo of Janna in biking gear

Janna Buttrick, a junior at Union College, will make a remarkable trek from Lincoln, Neb., to her home in Tampa, Fla., over Christmas break. The grueling 1500-plus mile trip won’t be just for pleasure or to test the limitations of her own body—she will fight traffic on the highway to raise funds to fight a

Student author turns mission blog into book

Mentorship program leads to a purrrfect internship

The jump from college student to working professional is difficult at best, but Taylor Olson, senior business administration major from Minnesota, has made the transition smoothly thanks to Union College’s Division of Business and Computer Science mentorship program.

An internship is part of the curriculum for business

The on-campus advantage

See what rooms look like in some of Union's housing options:

Visit Union ... in Atlanta

Update June 30, 2010

Union's booth at the General Conference Session in Atlanta has been featured in several media outlets, including:

Make-a-Wish CEO speaks at graduation

David Williams, president and CEO of the Make-a-Wish Foundation, will address the graduating class of Union College during commencement ceremonies on May 9, 2010. Last year, the Make-a-Wish Foundation made dreams come true for 13,465 children with life-threatening illnesses.

Water balloons for your heart

Kelly Knaubert, our group leader, emceed the race.

What student would pass up an opportunity to pelt water balloons at their teachers? I wouldn’t, and I hoped others shared my view. Let’s keep our minds open—it was for the American Heart Association, after all.

This year was Union Colleges tenth anniversary of supporting the American Heart Association by hosting an alternate day for the Heart Walk and raising funds. In the past, the money was raised simply by distributing pledge envelopes to employees. This year, LuAnn Davis, vice president for Advancement, decided to use the opportunity for her Institutional Development students to experience live, hands-on fundraising. I was one of those lucky students.

We divided into groups and chose an audience to focus on. The groups included Union College faculty, staff and students, the Mid-America Union Conference, George Stone Elementary School, Helen Hyatt Elementary School, College View Academy and Christian Record Services.

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