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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.

Schober and Krueger retire from nursing program

Two long-time professors retired this past school year after teaching at Union College well over half a century combined. Both Valeree Krueger and Charlotte Schober taught in the nursing program for more than 30 years.

Union graduate weathers cancer of the mind

The cherry trees were in full bloom the day Liza Ngenye learned she had stage three lymphoma blanketing her trachea like the downy mat of pink blossoms underfoot. The night before, she had gone to bed a healthy graduate student at the prestigious George Washington University. Within hours she would awake in the night gasping for breath and pleading hoarsely for dispatch to send an ambulance.

Kim Canine named vice president for Student Services

Union College selected a second new vice president this year, appointing Kim Canine as vice president for Student Services this week. Canine, who came to Union last July as associate dean of students, will assume the role to be vacated by Linda Becker this summer.
 
Becker has served in the vice president role since 2001, and will assist the president with special projects until she retires in October.

Union professor’s bedbug research draws international attention

Bedbugs—just the mention can start people scratching. But in the fight to control these blood-sucking, bedroom dwelling pests, a Union professor’s research, recently published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, drew attention from news outlets around the world.
 

2016 Spring Concerts spread over a week

This school year the Division of Fine Arts Spring Concert is more of a concert series—with three different performances featuring a wide variety of music from many campus groups. So check out these events in the coming week—there is something for everyone.

Spring Concert

On Sunday, April 17, at 3:00 p.m., the Union College atrium will be filled with a wonderful variety of music featuring the Union College Chamber Orchestra, Handbell Ensemble, Concert Winds, Unionaires and Union College Singers.

Leadership is a process

Photo of Selina Jeong holding up an "I love UNION!" sign during Project Impact

At Union, teamwork isn’t just for athletes. I would never have become who I am today without the support of my teammates in ASB and Campus Ministries.

During my freshman year, I received an email saying Campus Ministries was looking for a public relations person, someone to make posters. I had no idea what I was doing, but I applied. Little did I know this experience would begin my path to leadership.

PR class works for local nonprofits

Imagine walking into your first class of the fall semester and a new professor explains that you and your classmates will jump right into the work of creating a PR plan for a real nonprofit organization. That’s exactly what happened to David Deemer and Stefani Leeper when they walked into Pat Maxwell’s public relations principles class this year.

Heather Boulais honored as Bryan Health Trauma Champion

In the 16 months since Union College gymnast Heather Boulais sustained a traumatic brain injury during a practice, she has made steady progress toward recovery with the help of her family and a team of dedicated medical professionals. Now Bryan Health, the hospital that treated Boulais immediately following the accident and in the months afterward is honoring her and the people who contributed to her recovery by naming her a Trauma Champion.

Union to participate in 10,000 Acts of Peace

What is an act of peace? A group of Union College students in the Amnesty/Tiny Hands International Club plan to help answer this question for Lincoln at the 10,000 Acts of Peace rally on April 3 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at The Railyard in downtown Lincoln. The event, sponsored by the Interfaith Peacemaking Coalition, will celebrate 30 years of peacemaking in Lincoln.

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