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July 20, 2015
Union College to host National Guard Family Day event

Union College is proud to announce it will host the 2015 Kentucky National Guard Family Day on Sunday, Aug. 23. The event will support service members and their families from service units in Barbourville, London and Williamsburg. More than 400 people are expected to attend this year’s event.

Published on
July 20, 2015
Union College awarded nearly $1.5 million for student support services

Union College has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the Department of Education to provide academic services to its student body. The grant award will directly impact student support services for 175 first-generation, low-income students as well as individuals with disabilities.

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July 17, 2015
Three Union College athletic teams earn NAIA Scholar-Team Award

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced their 2014-15 Scholar-Teams on Wednesday afternoon, and three Union College athletic squads were able to nab the honor - women's basketball, women's swimming, and volleyball. 

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July 13, 2015
Justin Kitts named the new Dean of Students

Justin Kitts has been named the new Dean of Students at Union College. Kitts began the post officially on July 1, having previously served the school in the role on an interim basis. President Marcia Hawkins announced the promotion to the Union College community on June 30.

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July 07, 2015
Union College’s U|SUCCEED program designed to help complete degrees online

Union College continues the expansion of its academic offerings with the creation of the U|SUCCEED program. U|SUCCEED is designed to help those with an associate’s degree or some college credit to complete their undergraduate degree online. Classes are set to begin in August.

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July 06, 2015
Union College, Goodwill partner to save items from landfills

Union College partnered with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky for a successful donation drive, collecting 1,750 pounds of donated items from residence halls across campus.

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June 25, 2015
Union College launches Division of Graduate and Online Studies

Union College is expanding its academic offerings to students throughout the region; and the world. Dr. David Johns, Vice President for Academic Affairs, announced the establishment of the Division of Graduate and Online Studies. The academic division will work to expand graduate offerings to students while introducing a multitude of online programs.

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June 16, 2015
Union College introduces Bonner Leader Program

Union College introduced recently the Bonner Leader Program, which will offer students more than $10,000 annually in renewable individual scholarship aid packages. The Bonner Leader Program begins this fall for the 2015-16 academic year.

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June 10, 2015
Dillman Named to Capital One Academic All-America® Team

For the second time in his four-year career at Union College, senior Zach Dillman has been named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Baseball Team, earning a spot on the Second Team.

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May 21, 2015
Spring 2015 Dean's List and Presidential Laureates

Union College released this week its list of Dean’s List students and Presidential Laureate students for spring 2015. Twenty-five students were honored as Presidential Laureates for spring 2015, while 95 undergraduates made the spring 2015 Dean's List.

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May 18, 2015
Taylor earns Capital One Academic All-District Honors

Union College men's golfer Simon Taylor (SR/Eckenhaid, Bayern, Germany) has been named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District men's at-large team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Taylor earned a spot on the First Team in the College Division in District Two.

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May 18, 2015
Union College’s U|GRAD program offers students free tuition

Union College is offering free tuition for its most dedicated students. At her inauguration, Dr. Marcia Hawkins challenged the incoming students to excel academically and civically with the offer of free tuition. That commitment continues today as the offer has been extended the same offer to all incoming freshmen through permanent establishment of the U|GRAD program.

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May 07, 2015
Dillman earns spot on CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Senior Zach Dillman earned a spot on the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-District 2 Baseball Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), marking the eighth time a Union baseball player has received the honor. This is the third time Dillman has received this honor.

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May 04, 2015
Union College students spread mission of college during Spring Break

The Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is highlighting the work college students took part in as part of the 2015 Alternative Spring Break Program. Union College was one of the schools featured.

Published on
May 04, 2015
Union College to honor 2015 graduates during events May 8-9

Union College will honor the 2015 graduating class with two events this week: a Baccalaureate service on Friday, May 8, and a Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9. The featured speaker during Commencement will be Albert “Hap” Cawood, a native Kentuckian and Union alum known for his book, The Miler.

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