Madison Wagnaar at graduation

Déjà-vu or Destiny?

Was it déjà-vu or destiny? Recently Madison Wagnaar ‘16—a marketing associate for FTI consulting in Denver, Colorado—was instantaneously transported back to a Union College classroom, a memory of an intense discussion with Professor Barry Forbes and her classmates.

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Matt Mundall

Matt Mundall: Called to chaplaincy

Matt Mundall loves the work of chaplain—connecting and providing support to people in a medical setting when they need it most. And thanks to AdventHealth’s recently expanded chaplaincy internship program, Mundall spend this past summer getting practical experience in his dream job in their Denver health care facilities.

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VIDEO: You’ll never be the same

Want to be a hero? Study international rescue and relief and learn to save lives in any situation. You’ll never be the same.

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VIDEO: My childhood gave me a calling

After being raised by a single mother, senior social work major Richmy Richard is exploring a career focused on working with families in a similar situation.

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Colburn family

Rande and Heather Colburn: Right where they are supposed to be

As Union graduates Rande and Heather Colburn look back on their lives since college, they believe they are right where they are supposed to be.

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Kelli Vigil

A teacher on the edge

A Union graduate followed her dream to become a teacher at a mission school on the edge of the country.

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Jason Woll

A calling that led back home

A North Dakota native follows his calling to be a pastor at Union College—and lands a job back home thanks to his internship in Bismarck.

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OTAs help victims of injury or illness return to independence.

Occupational therapy makes the impossible possible

The Union College occupational therapy assistant program prepares students for a top health care support career in just two years.

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Isaac Lindsay: I found my calling to be a nurse

Isaac Lindsay is excited to graduate so that as a nurse, he can make a difference in the lives of people who are going through difficult times. Learn more about the Union College nursing program.

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What’s it like in Nebraska’s top-ranked nursing school?

Arin Beyer remembers the anxiety. He couldn’t eat. He couldn’t sleep. The 23-year-old was about to begin the first shift after orientation training when he would truly be on his own as a nursing professional.…

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Daisy Alvarez: working with kids helped me find my calling

As soon as she started working as a tutor at nearby College View Academy, senior education major Daisy Alvarez knew she wanted to be a teacher. Union helped solidify her calling by giving Daisy many…

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Health class leads to 60-pound life change

by Emily Roque Cisneros, Union graduate and freelance writer When Jared Dittmer enrolled in Union College’s education program, he felt he had discovered his calling. But upon taking the Concepts of Wellness course, Dittmer became…

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