Union College invites you to 'Build your Future' in San Antonio

Since 1891, more than 11,000 graduates have built their futures at Union College. From July 2-11, the college will celebrate that heritage at the General Conference Session in San Antonio, inviting attendees to build representations of their hopes and goals out of Legos.

Graduate wins award studying snakebites in India

It didn’t take long for Benjamin Herzel to see the snake problem. In the first day of his field research on snake density in India, the 2014 Union College graduate saw professional snake catchers capture, count and release 120 snakes—mostly Indian cobras and Russel’s vipers—in four hours.

IRR major spends the summer as a Hotshot

Some summer jobs involve flipping burgers, watching youngsters swim or filing in an office, but not for Connor Kraegel. The senior international rescue and relief major spent an exciting summer as a medic for the Wyoming Hotshots, fighting wildfires and rescuing accident victims on the state’s highways.

Korth receives first Keeling Selfless Service Award

Although she hasn’t hoisted a rifle or survived a boot camp herself, first year physician assistant student Shannon Korth understands the sacrifice made by those in the military every day.

Jeannette Wetmore, Union librarian passes away

Union College mourns the loss of friend and colleague Jeannette Wetmore, who passed away Monday morning, Nov. 16. from complications arising from previously undiagnosed cancer. 

Jeannette graduated from Union in 2003 with degrees in communication and English, and went on to earn her master's in libary and information science from the University of North Carolina. She has worked in the Union College library since 2008 as the public services librarian and an assistant professor, and was a driving force in the library's research assistance program.

Union College to host Acrofest 2015

Hundreds of gymnasts from Seventh-day Adventist colleges and high schools from across North America will gather at Union College on November 11-14 for Acrofest 2015, an event packed with clinics, training, demonstrations and spiritual lessons. 

Civil rights activist to speak for inaugural George Gibson Lecture Series event

To Bob Zellner, the American civil rights movement is far more than something you read in history books, read in the newspaper, or watched on TV. This Alabama-born son of a former Ku Klux Klan member has spent 50 years fighting for equal rights for all Americans, suffering right alongside famous leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks.

Michaela Lawrence-Jeffrey to speak for Power PAC

Michaela Lawrence-Jeffery never dreamed she would embark on a path to ministry when she first started college at Andrews University. In fact, we she left home, her mother—the wife of a pastor—warned her to stay away from the Adventist Theological Seminary on campus because those pastoral students “are a bit too desperate.”

Campion Academy wins volleyball tournament

The Campion Academy Cougars won the Union College Invitational Volleyball Tournament 2015 two sets to none over the Midland Adventist Academy Mustangs on Saturday night, Oct. 17.

Issa sculptures on display in art gallery

Already featured across Union College’s campus, the work of graduate Victor Issa is on display in the McClelland Art Gallery now through October 24. Issa’s work, including “Welcoming Jesus” next to the administration building and “Prince of Peace” in the Ortner Center Peace Sculpture Garden, demonstrate his lifelike bronze sculpture technique, which has been described as “creating living bronze.


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