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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.

New York Times Online Available Starting August 3

Beginning August 3, 2015 Union College students, faculty, and staff may begin using the New York Times online edition. This institutional subscription includes the full archive of current and historical articles published since 1851. Fulltext coverage of articles published between 1851 through 1922 and since 1981 is complete. Some material published between 1923 and 1980 is unavailable. Union College users may also access this New York Times subscription through apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, and Kindle Fire.

New Databases Provided by the Nebraska Library Commission

Through the NebraskAccess program the Nebraska Library Commission provides state-wide access to a number of library databases funded by the state legislature. Significant changes to the array of databases available through NebraskAccess take effect on July 1, 2015.

The Library Acquires New Online Periodical Collections

In preparation for fall classes, the library is in the process of adding four new online resources. JSTOR's Arts & Sciences I and Arts & Sciences II collections as well as the Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive are already available through the library's website.

Union’s president answers questions about goals and growth

Now concluding her first school year as president of Union College, Dr. Vinita Sauder has been able to get to know the school and the people who help shape the college’s future. We recently asked her about the school year and where she believes Union College is headed.

CORD: Dr. Sauder, thanks for taking a moment out of your busy schedule to chat. You’ve been at Union for an entire school year. What is the most important thing you’ve learned that you didn’t know when you first arrived?

video: Alumni perspective—Caleb Jahn '05

 

Caleb Jahn, owner of High Plains Holdings, reflects on his time at Union College and how it impacted his career.

To learn more about studying business at Union College, visit http://www.ucollege.edu/bcs

Experience the Great War: Library Fair September 18, 2014

The annual library fair will commemorate the start of World War I this year. For those of you new to Union College and unfamiliar with the annual library fair tradition, this is an open house event to which students, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to visit the library, enjoy food, experience learning activities, and perhaps win prizes while learning more about the library. This fall's fair will take place on September 18, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Davis honored by board for fundraising efforts

LuAnn Davis, vice president for Advancement at Union College, was presented a leadership award at the Union College Board of Trustees meeting on February 10, 2014. The award acknowledged Davis’ efforts in guiding the Our Promising Future campaign for the new Krueger Center for Science and Mathematics. Board chair Tom Lemon and campaign chair Kent Thompson presented the award to a surprised Davis at the February meeting.

Across the Unionverse: Becky Daniel

What is the value of an Adventist education? Or any higher education for that matter? That's a question Becky Daniel, director of enrollment marketing, gets asked all the time. In this podcast, hosts Scott Cushman and Emily Wood explore the subject with her, plus plenty of side excursions onto related topics.  Some cliff notes include:

The value of a small Christian college: 

Final Muslim Journeys Program Addresses World War I and Today's Diplomatic Challenges in the Middle East

The final program of Union College Library's Muslim Journeys Bookshelf Grant will be held Sunday evening, March 23, 2014 in the library classroom (room 121) at 7 p.m. Dr. Malcolm Russell will present, "Living with the Consequences: World War I, Covetous Peacemakers, and a Century of Middle East Turmoil."

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