AdventHealth Complex

Construction to begin on new wellness center

The Union College Board of Trustees voted to move forward with the construction of the AdventHealth Complex and Reiner Wellness Center this week. Some parts of the project will begin this summer and the building…

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Hand full of money.

ScholarshipUniverse helps students find “a needle in a haystack”

While scholarships are a great way to get free money for college, finding scholarship money from outside Union College can seem like an impossible search. “There are literally millions of dollars from foundations and corporate…

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Global Health Nursing: a new perspective on patient care

As the departure date for the Union College Global Health Nursing trip grew closer, Olivia Jacobs began to consider backing out. The level five nursing major felt overwhelmed as she prepared for her finals and…

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Jefferson Gibson: listening for God in the cafeteria

If you’ve eaten at Union Market in the last four years, you’ve probably seen Jefferson Gibson. The senior theology major serves meals, stocks shelves and rings up purchases, all with his characteristic easygoing smile. If you…

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Michael Amankwaa: campus weatherman

The source of weather information for many Union College students and employees isn’t the local news. It’s Michael Amankwaa, our campus weatherman. For three years, the senior from Killeen, Texas, has regularly posted forecasts on uGroups, Union’s…

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Kailey Erkhart: A career in compassion

“I always knew I wanted to help people,” said Kailey Erkhart, a senior from Denver, Colorado. “I just didn’t know in what way.” Halfway through her degree, she switched her major to social work, and…

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Jillian Dean: the nuts and bolts of advocacy

“I’ve learned social work isn’t just about counseling, school and hospital work,” said Jillian Dean. “It’s also about what you can do by advocating for the people of the state and even the country.” A…

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Students recognized for excellent writing

Several Union students discovered that their class writing assignments had won them more than a good grade when winners were announced on March 10 for the Board of Trustees Writing Awards.  “When I heard I…

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Levi Ventura: a very good internship at VRLY

“I just try to find companies I can work with and get real-life experience. But this is probably one of the more fun and interactive jobs I have had.” While Levi Ventura has a lot…

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Senior feature: Emily Sihite

You don’t have to have a long conversation with Emily Sihite to realize she’s a natural therapist. The senior psychology major listens actively and exudes empathy. However, once you start talking with Emily, the conversation is…

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Expedition Malawi 2022

Safely back home – April 4Everyone made it safely back to Lincoln and enjoyed one final lunch together before going their separate ways.Safari Week! – April 2We finished an amazing expedition week by going to…

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Faith soars over the tumbling floor

“My life doesn’t have purpose without God in it,” said junior business administration and mathematics major Devin Schlisner. “I can study all I want. I can get good grades. I can do well in sports.…

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