Union alum values intentional mentorship from professors

Kyle Berg was scrolling through Facebook when he came across a post by Scott Cushman, digital communications director at Union College. The post was a request for Union College alumni to share if and how…

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Caleb with the IRR group in Harvey

Called to serve. Trained to rescue.

By Becky Daniel, director of strategic marketing There’s a swarm of people stacking crates outside a trailer as Caleb Shetler, junior international rescue and relief (IRR) major, double checks gear and directs other Union College…

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Eliezer Roque-Cisneros with elder

A semester in the life of a church

Ah yes, we’ve all heard it: “some things you just won’t learn in a classroom.” Those words never rang truer for me than this fall semester. While many of my friends returned to Union College…

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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

Photo: Angela Washington

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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Student provides medical care to a patient in Nicaragua.

Nursing students learn in the Nicaraguan jungle

by Ruby Ruano, student writer “Lindsay, get up, there is a woman in labor that needs our help.” The voice from the darkness jarred Union College nursing major Lindsay Harrison from her midnight slumber. As…

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