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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.

Retiring Nursing Professors Charlotte Schober and Valeree Krueger

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

Salli Jenks Named New Director of Records

Salli Jenks has been appointed director of records at Union College. In her new position, Jenks will oversee the operations of the Records office—the team responsible for checking and approving grades, interpreting policies, following academic regulations, managing graduation, sending transcripts, and approving the bulletin and curriculum. Jenks replaced Michelle Younkin, who left Union in June to work at Southern Adventist University.

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.

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.

Welcome Our New Librarians

We are excited to introduce our new librarians, Rebecca Macomber and Bruce McClay.

A life in words: Union says goodbye to librarian and alumna Jeannette Wetmore

Early in the morning on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, Jeannette Wetmore died in her mother’s arms, surrounded by the love of close friends. She was 39. Previously undetected cancer led to the growth of tumors that put pressure on her brain stem. Her death came as a shock to her family, friends and Union College. She had lived a largely unimpaired life until that week, and despite several trips to the hospital, the cancer was not diagnosed until hours before her death. 

New associate dean of students aims to digitally connect campus

For many college students, email is a relic from the ancient past and has gone the way of dinosaurs, the typewriter and landline telephones. Now in an effort to more effectively communicate with students, Union College has built a new social media network on campus to create an electronic community as vibrant and diverse as Union’s real-life campus.

The chief of change—Union creates a position to develop new academic programs

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” - Winston Churchill

For Michelle Velazquez Mesnard, change is her job. This summer Mesnard was appointed as the newly-created Associate Vice President for Academic Initiatives, and while her new job will involve supporting academic and faculty development at Union College, her primary role will be change.

Red Cross Club looking for volunteers to install smoke alarms on Sept. 27

For most people, a smoke alarm is a common, seldom-used safety feature that is often forgotten. But according to the National Fire Prevention Association, three out of five home fire deaths happen in homes without properly working smoke alarms—more than 900 people each year.

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