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The era of Zoom has opened a world of speakers who can share stories and challenge students to think differently—and social media influencer Kevin Wilson is no exception.
Wilson joined Dr. Seth Pierce’s Intercultural Communication class virtually from California to share his story of growing up all over the world and ultimately using his experience to share Christ in a unique way.
In theory, running a successful business is easy: find what people need or desire and provide it for a reasonable price. But reality is a lot more complicated and a lot more rewarding. Jean-Christian Touré, a 2018 Union College graduate, found this out when his side hustle became a thriving tech company providing application development, digital marketing, and IT services to businesses across Colorado and into Wyoming.
An integral part of understanding communication comes through learning from the experiences of real-world professionals. Union College communication professors work hard to provide opportunities for students to connect with the community. Dr. Seth Pierce, a communication professor at Union, often provides these opportunities by inviting local businesses and professionals to share their knowledge and experience with his communication classes. Recently, he invited Chef Derek Gaspard Jr., owner of JuJu’s, to his Intercultural Communication class to share his story and experiences as a Black small business owner in Lincoln.
Leif Lastine, a Union College theology major, will be honored with a Weniger Fellows Student Scholarship during an online ceremony on February 20 highlighting the 2021 laureates and fellows recognized by the Charles E. Weniger Society for Excellence
In a country angered by the attack on Pearl Harbor, one man created a haven at Union College for Japanese-American students.
Union College is launching a refreshed brand featuring a new logo and tagline. These changes in the college’s visual identity and messaging are derived from a larger initiative to enact the college’s vision which focuses…
“Quarantine” and “shelter-in-place” became household words, and two students in Union College’s Feature Writing class decided to write a how-to article on surviving this new challenge. Message magazine bought their articles and featured them on their website. And even though the country isn’t in complete lockdown, we think this advice is still valuable as we continue to live life very differently thanks to the pandemic.
Each spring, senior international rescue and relief students embark on a semester-long experience designed to immerse them in learning about global health, survival and rescue. These trips typically take them to Central America or Africa and the groups team up with local clinics to provide health care in remote areas.
The global pandemic changed plans this year, and the team is currently in Alaska for the semester. These weekly videos will help you follow their adventures.
During the fall 2020 semester, Union College’s editing class of 10 students worked with AdventHealth’s CREATION Life team to produce a “Wellness Journal” for young adults.