Full title: 
PA Program Assistant and Office Manager
Love Building: PA/IRR wing
jalemon [at] ucollege [dot] edu
Work Phone: 
Physician Assistant Studies Program - 402.486.2527
Job Description: 

The program assistant provides general organizational support and admissions management for the Union College PA Program. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Processing all applicant, student, and graduate data, including transcript reviews and evaluation reports.
  • Providing preliminary advising for inquirers.
  • Record keeping for both the administrative and academic aspects of the program.
  • Serving as recording secretary for program-related committee meetings.
Academic Background: 

Jan Lemon graduated with a BS in Elementary Education from Southwestern Union College (now Southwestern Adventist University) in Keene, Texas, and married Tom Lemon the next day.  Since then, she has taught elementary school in Maryland, Texas, Colorado, and Oregon as she followed Tom's career as a pastor/church administrator around the country.  Jan came to us from Minneapolis where she was serving as the administrative assistant for education, youth, and the vice president in the Minnesota Conference office.

Personal Information: 

Jan enjoys birds, plants, flowers, camping, reading, and shopping but she is really excited about grandchildren Isaac, Aiden, and Audrey Lemon.  She would like to tour the world, write a book, and work in an orphanage.  If she came back to live life over again, Jan would like to be brave enough to be a scuba diver.


The Lemon's son Tom II and wife Michelle pastor in Idaho.  They are parents to Jan and Tom's grandson, Isaac-age 2, and granddaughter, Audrey-seven months.

Daughter Kristen Lemon and her son, Aiden-age 2, live with the Lemons here in the Lincoln area.