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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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May 01, 2015
Union College SGA brings “spirit rock” to campus

If school spirit could be quantified in weights and measurements, Union College’s centerpiece comes in at a hefty 10,000 pounds. That, at least, is what a new Union College Spirit Rock tips the scales at. On April 23, the five-ton monolith was delivered to campus and placed on the lawn between the Student Center and Black Technology Center.

Published on
April 28, 2015
Smith, Moore named 2014-15 Union College Athletes of the Year

The Union College Department of Athletics named their 2014-15 Athletes of the Year at the College's Co-Curricular awards on Monday evening, and Alex Smith of the men's soccer team, along with Paige Moore of the volleyball squad nabbed Male and Female Athlete of the Year honors, respectively.

Published on
April 28, 2015
The Knox County Farmers' Market will open on May 7

The Knox County Farmers’ Market Board of Directors has announced the market will open for the season on May 7. In addition, a new location for the market has been announced for the 2015 season. Union College is a primary partner in the Farmers’ Market as well as other agricultural-based programs being developed in the community.

Published on
April 27, 2015
Union College recognizes outstanding students during Honors Day ceremony

Union College recognized 31 students for outstanding academic achievement at its annual Honors Day Convocation ceremony on Thursday. The awards acknowledge high scholastic averages by class year and discipline, including literature, computer programming, business, accounting, history, psychology, the sciences and others.

Published on
April 27, 2015
Union College listed among top substance abuse programs by college ranking website

Union College has been ranked as having one of the top online substance abuse counseling programs in the nation by bestcolleges.com. In a report released this month, Best Colleges has Union listed as the sixth ranked college in the nation for its online graduate program in substance abuse counseling.

Published on
April 23, 2015
Bulldogs, Taylor finish second at AAC Men's Golf Championships

The 22nd-ranked Union College men's golf team capped off a strong 2014-15 regular season with a second place finish at the 2015 Appalachian Athletic Conference Championship on Tuesday at the Governors Towne Club in Acworth, Ga. Union posted a three-round score of 894, finishing just eight shots behind team champion Tennessee Wesleyan (886).

Published on
April 23, 2015
Union College students, Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter, Bed & Biscuit join forces

A number of Union College students joined forces with the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter and Bed & Biscuit pet boarding to turn a tragedy into a positive. The three groups came together to provide care for pets who were left behind.

Published on
April 20, 2015

Union College’s most accomplished students will be recognized later this month during the annual Honor’s Day Convocation. The event will take place on Thursday, April 23 at 9:30 in Conway Boatman Chapel on the campus of Union College.

Published on
April 20, 2015
Scholarship endowment created to honor Dr. Sarah Hendrix

Dr. Martha Ellison and Dr. Melinda Rice announced recently the establishment of the Dr. Sarah Hendrix Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship will further Hendrix’s legacy of “educating first generation baccalaureate social work students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.”

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April 13, 2015
Lexington author to host reading during Union College Redbud Festival

Crystal E. Wilkinson, a Lexington author whose literary voice centers on African American culture in Appalachia, will be featured Friday during the Union College Redbud Festival. Wilkinson will appear during the festival at 2 p.m. on April 17, hosting a reading in the Rector Little Theatre.

Published on
April 11, 2015
Union College currently ranked No. 22 in NAIA Men's Golf Top 25 Poll

The Union College men's golf team remains ranked in the NAIA Men's Golf Coaches' Top 25  poll, coming in at 22nd in this week's rankings. The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the conferences, Association of Independent Institutions and Unaffiliated Groups.

Published on
April 09, 2015
Union College Spring Choral Concert to be held April 21

The Union College Spring Choral Concert will be presented to the college community on April 21 at 8 p.m. in the Conway Boatman Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will feature all three of Union’s choral ensembles joining together to perform Franz Joseph Haydn’s Te Deum in C Major.

Published on
April 09, 2015
Union College education program recommended for national accreditation

Union College’s Educational Studies Unit (ESU) has been recommended for national accreditation following review this month by a state and national panel. Dr. Jason Reeves, Dean of the ESU program, made the initial announcement of pending accreditation recently.

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