News

Published on
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.

Published on
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.

Published on
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.

Published on
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.

Published on
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.

Published on
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
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 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 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
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 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 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.”

Pages

Timeline of Union's history

A timeline of Union College's history