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December 10, 2015
Union College ranked No. 13 in final 2015 NAIA Coaches' Poll

The Union College men's soccer team wraps up its historic season with a No. 13 ranking in the 2015 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, announced Wednesday by the national office. This is the first time Union ended the season ranked since 2001 when it earned a No. 3 ranking.

Published on
December 10, 2015
Union College now offering RN-BSN program in online format

Registered nurses working across Kentucky and beyond can now earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing completely online with Union College’s new online RN-BSN program. Dr. David Johns, Union’s Vice-President of Academic Affairs, announced the launch of the program last week. The online adaptation of the program follows the initial development of the on-campus RN-BSN degree option at Union in 2010 through the Edna Jenkins Mann School of Nursing. 

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December 07, 2015
Union and Clearfork Institute partner for Bonner Institute

Jodi Carroll, Director of Union College’s Center for Civic Engagement and Marie Webster, Executive of Clearfork Community Institute, presented a workshop at the fall Bonner Directors and Coordinators Meeting & Assessment Institute. The Institute was hosted by the Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation.  

Published on
December 07, 2015
Gray earns CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team honors

Union College senior Chandler Gray was named to the 2015 CoSIDA Academic All-America® College Division Volleyball First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). This is also only the third time Union has placed someone on the first team.

Published on
December 01, 2015

Union College Director of Athletics Tim Curry announced Tuesday the addition of men's and women's lacrosse to the catalogue of Bulldog sports programs, bringing the total number of offerings to 26. Union will begin competing in men's lacrosse in the spring of 2017 with women's lacrosse taking the field in 2018.

Published on
November 30, 2015
Union College and Laurel County School District partner to create student pathway program

Union College and the Laurel County School District have established a partnership that will allow high school students to enter a career pathway through the college’s Edna Jenkins Mann School of Nursing. An agreement was formally adopted and officially signed by Union President Dr. Marcia Hawkins and Laurel County School Superintendent Dr. Doug Bennett on November 18 during a ceremony held at Laurel County School District’s Center for Innovation.

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November 23, 2015
Scott sends Union College to NAIA Second Round

The No. 13 Union College Bulldogs advanced to the second round of the NAIA Men's Soccer National Championships as a George Carroll cross found the head of Andre Scott with 55 seconds remaining in the second overtime, giving the Bulldogs a 1-0 win over No. 24 Lyon College.

Published on
November 19, 2015
Union presents annual Christmas Festival Concert December 5

Merry Christmas to All…the Christmas spirit is upon us and is sure to grow inside our hearts during Union College’s annual Christmas Festival Concert. The annual event will be held this year on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm inside the Conway Boatman Chapel on the Union College campus in Barbourville. 

Published on
November 19, 2015
Hiles earns spot on CoSIDA Academic All-America Team

Union College defender Morgan Hiles was named to the 2015 CoSIDA Academic All-America® College Division women's soccer team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, marking only the second time a Union women's soccer player has received the honor.

Published on
November 19, 2015
Union College supports Kentucky Harvest Southeast food drive and wins Golden Can

Union College has supported the efforts of Kentucky Harvest Southeast to feed the region’s hungry families by collecting more than 5,000 pounds of food. The food drive is part of the annual Golden Can competition, in which Kentucky Harvest Southeast challenges Union and the University of the Cumberlands to collect food for area food banks. 

Published on
November 17, 2015
Long-time band director honored by Union family

A music professor and band director that dedicated nearly 40 years of his life to students at Union College was honored by alumni during Homecoming weekend. 

Published on
November 09, 2015
Union celebrates National Distance Learning week with announcement of new online courses

It is officially Distance Learning Week in colleges across the nation, an educational initiative Union College is recognizing with an announcement of several new online courses and a free online success course. 

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November 05, 2015
Union College honors alumni during 2015 Homecoming banquet

Union College graduates maintain a “Union state of mind” throughout their lives and careers. During 2015 Homecoming festivities, several alumni were recognized for maintaining that state of mind in supporting their communities and alma mater.

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November 04, 2015
Union College Vice President Visits Center for Innovation

Dr. David Johns, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Union College, visited with students, staff and faculty at the Center for Innovation (CFI) on October 29, 2015.  Dr. Johns expressed his keen interest in collaborating with the CFI to create college and career pathways for students to be able to pursue postsecondary education.

 

Published on
October 30, 2015
Union College’s education program granted national accreditation

Union College received notification this week its education program has been granted national accreditation from the Council of Accreditation of Educator Preparation, a major step in advancing education throughout its service area. 

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