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In tough times, relief funds keep students on track

Student scholarships made if possible for Alexis Richardson to attend Union College—a place where she found her life calling.

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Hannah Johnson

Hannah Johnson: From confusion to calling

Hannah Johnson needed a little help from Union’s career coaches to help her find her true calling in life—to be a teacher.

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Kayla Kelly

Kayla Kelly: Back in school at 32

Life coaching sets you up to succeed. For Kayla Kelly, this meant giving her the confidence and resources to enroll in Union’s occupational therapy assistant program even while facing “adult” responsibilities and schedules. At Union, every freshman works with a life coach for their first year at college.

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Madison Kamarad

Tutors help boost academic performance by 20 percent

Madison Kamarad found that tutors provided the help she need to get past tough courses on her way to a career in global development.

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Jehiel Exil

Start college with a life coach on your side

Jehiel Exil found that he could face the challenges of starting college with the help of his life coach.

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Union adjusts spring schedule in light of continued pandemic

Union College has adjust the break days for Spring 2021.

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Greene’s “Days of Creation” gifted to Union College

Nathan Greene’s “Days of Creation” now hang in the Krueger Center thanks to an anonymous donor.

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Ken and Karla Walters

Keeping the lights of learning and service burning at Union College

Ken and Karla Walters recently set up the Walters set up the Karla Krampert Walters Endowment for Faculty Excellence, a permanent endowment to support faculty by funding continuing professional development.

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VIDEO: IRR students help Iowans clean up after derecho (full story)

School had just started for International Rescue and Relief students when they heard about the derecho that flattened parts of Eastern Iowa. Without hesitation, they joined a group of graduates in the Gideon Rescue Company to make a difference for people trying to recover from the disaster.

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Stop the Stigma—a 5K walk for mental health awareness and suicide prevention (Sept. 24)

Union College is hosting Stop the Stigma, a 5K walk event on September 24 for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. September is National Suicide Awareness Month and the Union College Active Minds chapter wants to help break down barriers for students dealing with stress, depression and other challenges.

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A message from President Sauder about diversity at Union College

President Sauder talks about diversity on Union’s campus

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