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August 28, 2015
Union College awarded nearly $400K to continue online program development

The Department of Education approved a grant of nearly $400,000 to allow Union College to continue with programming geared toward online course development. Tara Cooper, Union’s Associate Academic Dean, announced the grant to the campus community late last week.

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August 27, 2015
Union College freshmen commit to college’s core values at C.I.R.C.L.E.S

College is about traditions; it’s about completing the circle of education and moving toward the next phase of one’s life; it’s about discovering the values we all hold. More than 200 incoming college students committed themselves to this endeavor and pledged to support Union’s core values during the annual C.I.R.C.L.E.S. ceremony.

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August 24, 2015
Incoming Union College students begin college life serving community

More than 200 incoming Union College students spent a part of their first full weekend on campus “paying it forward” throughout the community. Students participated in community service at 13 locations throughout Barbourville, Knox County and the local region Saturday.

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August 24, 2015
Union College breaks ground on Dan L. Sullivan Indoor Training Facility

Union College took a step closer to making the Athletic Enhancement Project a reality as it broke ground on the Dan L. Sullivan Indoor Training Facility on Monday. The facility is the first of three phases of the Athletic Enhancement Project and is being named in honor of Sullivan, a 1957 graduate.

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August 17, 2015
Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers returns to Union College

Union College will once again provide the community an opportunity to view some of today’s best independent films as the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers returns to campus this fall. The Southern Circuit Tour will bring six films to campus with three being showcased during the fall semester and three during the spring semester.

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August 03, 2015
Clearfork Institute founder to address new students during CIRCLES ceremony

Marie Cirillo, Co-Founder of the Clearfork Community Institute, was selected to provide this year’s address for the annual CIRCLES ceremony. The event will be held on Aug. 24, at 8 p.m. inside the Conway Boatman Chapel.

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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.

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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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