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May 2023 Nursing class posts 100% first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate

May 2023 graduate Teddy Manase nervously refreshed the website that would tell him whether or not he passed the NCLEX-RN, the national licensing exam for nurses. “When the page finally loaded and it said ‘passed,’…

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Union College earns high marks from U.S. News

U.S. News has once again ranked Union among the “Best Colleges” in America, placing the school at #15 in its category out of 83 Midwestern regional colleges. This is the highest position the publication has…

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From IRR to MPH: Joshua Reyes-Meiring

“I never felt alive until I started working in healthcare,” said 2022 international rescue and relief graduate Josh Reyes-Meiring.  Reyes-Meiring was interested in science and medicine, but until he started in the IRR program, he…

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Nebraska Forest Service donates trees to Union’s arboretum

Fourteen young trees found a new home on the Union College campus this week thanks to the Ten Free Trees program, an effort of the Nebraska Forest Service and the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. During Project…

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What’s in a name? Stakeholders weigh in.

Should Union change its name to university? Over the past several months, Union College has surveyed students, employees, alumni and the executive committees of the Adventist organizations in Mid-America asking that very question.Nearly 2,400 alumni…

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Eric Barber: Finding fulfillment in service

Union College’s International Rescue and Relief Program is comprised of bold and adventurous students. The IRR program’s new expedition coordinator matches their energy perfectly. Eric Barber comes to Lincoln from the state of Washington where…

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Kevin Flores: A life in leadership

Union College’s Master of Science in Leadership Program now has a complete faculty with the arrival of the founding director, Kevin Flores. Flores is no stranger to the city of Lincoln. He worked as Director…

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Justina Clayburn: A new story begins

Many students come to Union College to grow in their walk with Christ. As the newest addition to Union’s English Program, Dr. Justina Clayburn hopes to help students do just that while also helping them…

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Steve Hutchison returns to Union

First, he came to Union as a high school student for music festivals. Then he came to Union as a music major. Since then, he’s been bringing high school students to campus each year for…

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United Kingdom Study Tour 2023

Taught by Seth Pierce and Ben Tyner, the classes are RELT 355: Imagination, Theology and History and HIST 325: Tolkien, Fantasy and Middle Ages. In them, students study the works of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien…

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Dennis Ray: two kinds of leader in one

Union College is known for creating leaders. Dr. Dennis Ray’s career is proof of that. Now preparing to teach leadership in Union’s new master’s program, Ray hopes to help students find the natural leader within…

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Dr. Vinita Sauder

President Sauder to retire in May 2024

Vinita Sauder, president of Union College, announced her retirement effective May 31, 2024, in a letter to the board and to the campus on Thursday, July 6, 2023. “I am excited to begin a new…

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