Steve Ford, son of President Gerald Ford, to speak Sept. 22

Growing up as the president’s son has its perks, and so does be a Hollywood actor. For those who have wondered what it would be like to live in America’s spotlight, Steven Ford will give the inside details of what life is like as a White House resident and as a Hollywood star.

Ford, a teenager when his father became the 38th president of the United States, will share his insights on leadership in his talk “Learning Leadership from the President” at the Union College Leadership Symposium held during chapel time on Tuesday, September 22.

U.S. News ranks Union among America's best, most diverse colleges


Union College has once again been named among “America’s Best Colleges” in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings. Coming in at number 48 in the Midwest regional colleges category, this is the tenth consecutive year Union has been recognized as a top-tier school.

Project Impact 2015: Celebration

“I’m passionate about service,” said Cainan Ming, the 2015 Project Impact coordinator. “I’m passionate about helping people. I love seeing the smiles on people’s faces. And I love seeing people smile after helping someone.”

For the past 35 years, Union College has taken a day off from classes at the beginning of the school year dedicated to serving the Lincoln community. For many students, Project Impact is the start a lifetime of giving back to the community.

Matthew Gamble to speak for Family Worship

Matthew Gamble is no stranger to the struggles of following in Christ's footsteps. Gamble, the pastor of The Haven Adventist Church on the campus of St. Helena Hospital., will speak for the first Family Worship of the Union College school year tonight at 7:30.

Gamble was born and raised in a Catholic home, then when he turned 14 became an atheist. But when a Christian pastor listened to his story and gave him a Bible, the teachings of Jesus began to change his life.

Union purchases a bus for the first time in 45 years

Union’s last motor coach died long before Al Gore invented the Internet, before most college students were born—about the time Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon. Since 1970, Union has relied primarily on the bus and driving skills of 1965 graduate Jerome Lang, along with a host of vans and rental vehicles to transport students around the country.

Union launches degree in international relations

In fall 2015, Union College will begin offering a bachelor of arts degree in international relations, a program designed to prepare students for careers requiring global perspectives within government service, business and law.

Video: Slinga de Ink 2015

 

Enjoy a new rendition of Union's school song featuring 2015 nursing graduate Azriel Peckham and current student Yary Jiminez.

Thanks to Mike Mennard for the arrangement and sound track and Ryan Teller and William Turk for video production. Filmed with a Nikon D800 with a Nikkor 35mm F2 lens mounted on a DJI Ronin M, and a GoPro Hero2.

VIdeo: Watch God Work

 

Trying to figure out what study? Where to go to college? Sit back and watch God work. 

Union College 2015 graduates explain how they saw God's hand directing them to Union and through the challenges of college and life.

Video: Alumni perspective—Kourtney Shoemaker '12

 

Kourtney Shoemaker, an analyst for Werner Enterprises, reflects on her time at Union College and how it impacted her career.

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

Video: Alumni perspective—Sissell Jacob

 

Sissell Jacob, director of supply chain management at Porter Adventist Hospital and Littleton Adventist Hospital, reflects on her time at Union College and how it impacted her career.

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

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