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Expanded simulation center preps nursing students for real practice

For nursing students like Zachary Krall, learning to make life and death patient care decisions can be a daunting challenge. But thanks to Union College’s newly expanded Nursing Simulation Center, Krall can practice in an environment even closer to the real thing, with interconnected rooms, high-tech patient simulators and volunteer patients who mimic the experience of a real hospital.

VIDEO: Finding a major isn't always easy—but it is rewarding

Finding a major isn’t always easy—but it is rewarding

When Joe Hofmann came to Union, he knew he wanted to serve people—he just wasn't sure how. But God led him through a few twists and turns toward a career in chaplaincy and counseling.

A Christmas present—2016

Merry Christmas from all of us at Union College.

For 125 years it has been our mission to educate students for learning, service and leadership wherever God calls them.

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Merry Christmas from Union College 2016

Photo of a student standing on top of the Rock Pile while snow falls.

Merry Christmas from all of us at Union College.

Putting the caring in health care

Union PAs gain a global perspective through a yearly mission trip.

“It broke our hearts because there was nothing else we could do,” said Nicole Samila, a Union College physician assistant student. “We discovered this woman’s husband had left her and she was raising her three children as a single mother.”

Union unveils electronic transcript delivery

Beginning November 29, Union College students and graduates can take advantage of a new electronic transcript delivery service—one that will dramatically shorten the time to send transcripts.

Union has partnered with Parchment, an academic credential management company that specializes in digital delivery, to send secure, paperless documents to any school in the world.

Union to phase out Guaranteed Education and Best of Both Worlds

Union College recently announced that two programs will be phased out at the end of the spring 2017 semester: Guaranteed Education and Best of Both Worlds.

“We know our students love the scholarships that help make Union a great value,” said Nadine Nelson, vice president for Enrollment and Student Financial Services. “We believe these changes will help us ensure we have the resources to continue funding our program that offers four-year renewable scholarships from $5,000 up to free tuition to each incoming freshman.”

Fine Arts Christmas Concert to be held Dec. 9

The Union College Division of Fine Arts will present their annual Christmas concert on Friday, December 9, featuring all the Union ensemble vocal and instrumental groups and individual performers—and an appearance from Union’s Hubbard harpsichord for the first time in more than 15 years.

Beyond the bottom line

It was the first day of his summer internship at Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South. Spencer Way was walking down the pristine halls of the giant hospital with Kent Tucker who was then Vice President for Ancillary Services. To Way’s surprise, Tucker knew every single person they passed. He would ask, how was your trip last weekend? Or, how is your sister doing? During that two-hour tour, Tucker taught Way the most important thing about leadership that he would ever learn.

“People matter first and last,” Way said of what he learned from Tucker.

Union welcomes Trana as VP for Financial Administration

After three months of searching, Union College welcomes Steve Trana as vice president for Financial Administration. Trana accepted the job after a two-week interview process involving campus committees and the Board of Trustees. He will take the reins of the Office of Financial Administration on December 5, just in time to finish the fall semester.

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