Red Cross Club looking for volunteers to install smoke alarms on Sept. 27

For most people, a smoke alarm is a common, seldom-used safety feature that is often forgotten. But according to the National Fire Prevention Association, three out of five home fire deaths happen in homes without…

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Refugee Migration Crisis: Learn and Act

For Dr. Ed Allen, a Bible and religious studies scholar and professor at Union College, watching the plight of refugees around the world meant more than just another bad story flashing by on the evening…

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Steve Ford, son of President Gerald Ford, to speak Sept. 22

Growing up as the president’s son has its perks, and so does be a Hollywood actor. For those who have wondered what it would be like to live in America’s spotlight, Steven Ford will give…

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Video: Lindsey Martinsen on nursing

Lindsey Martinsen, a 2014 nursing graduate, talks about why she chose to earn a bachelor of science in nursing at Union College. Learn more about Union’s nursing program at https://www.ucollege.edu/nursing

U.S. News ranks Union among America’s best, most diverse colleges

Union College has once again been named among “America’s Best Colleges” in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings. Coming in at number 48 in the Midwest regional colleges category, this is the tenth consecutive year Union…

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Union launches degree in international relations

In fall 2015, Union College will begin offering a bachelor of arts degree in international relations, a program designed to prepare students for careers requiring global perspectives within government service, business and law. “World trade, investments in…

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Project Impact 2015: Celebration

“I’m passionate about service,” said Cainan Ming, the 2015 Project Impact coordinator. “I’m passionate about helping people. I love seeing the smiles on people’s faces. And I love seeing people smile after helping someone.” For…

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3rd Annual Dash for Compassion

This year’s “Dash for Compassion” event is a 5k run that will benefit the Matt Talbot Kitchen. The event is planned and hosted by the Union College PA Students . The race will take place at Pioneers…

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Matthew Gamble to speak for Family Worship

Matthew Gamble is no stranger to the struggles of following in Christ’s footsteps. Gamble, the pastor of The Haven Adventist Church on the campus of St. Helena Hospital., will speak for the first Family Worship of…

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Social worker finds a calling in service

by Megan Wehling, student writer “If I would have known better, I would have done better.” Angela Washington listened to the repentant cry of a mom in anguish. Sitting in a cold courtroom, watching the mom huddled…

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Finding a calling in service

Although she graduated from Union College with a degree in marketing, her school and work experience eventually helped Angela Washington find her passion—helping mothers reunite with their children at St. Monica’s Behavior Health Services in…

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Union purchases a bus for the first time in 45 years

Union’s last motor coach died long before Al Gore invented the Internet, before most college students were born—about the time Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon. Since 1970, Union has relied primarily on…

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