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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.


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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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October 28, 2015
Union College professor awarded Kentucky Historical Society Scholarly Research Fellowship

Union College Assistant Professor of History Dr. Joseph W. Pearson received the Kentucky Historical Society Scholarly Research Fellowship for 2015. The award will enable Dr. Pearson to complete a book-length project entitled “Once Upon a Time in the West: Kentucky’s Bourgeois Frontier, 1790-1850.”

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October 27, 2015
Union College, Appalachian Regional Healthcare partner to host Veterans Appreciation Day

Union College will host Veterans Appreciation Day sponsored by Appalachian Regional Healthcare on Saturday, Nov. 7, to honor the area’s veterans and active military personnel. As part of Veterans Appreciation Day, everyone will receive free admission to the Union football game against Bluefield College. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m.

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October 15, 2015
Wise collects 400th career win in 3-1 in conference decision

Union College volleyball head coach Jeremy Wise added another milestone to his career as he collected his 400th career win as the Bulldogs defeated host Montreat (N.C.) 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-15) in Appalachian Athletic Conference action, Tuesday evening. The Bulldogs are now 18-7 overall and 11-1 in league play.

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October 12, 2015
Mike McPherson has been named the new Vice President of Advancement for Union College

Union College President Marcia Hawkins, Ph.D., announced recently the appointment of Michael R. McPherson as Vice President of Advancement. In this role, McPherson will oversee the institution’s fundraising, communications and community relations efforts.

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October 09, 2015
Union College students receive PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award

The Union College freshman class earned the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for participating in Service Day — one-day service “blitz” in their new community. On Aug. 22, groups of 20 to 25 students performed community service at 13 locations in the region. A total of 230 students participated.

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October 06, 2015
Golden Can food drive underway; Union College challenged to defend trophy

The Pursuit of the Golden Can is a collegiate food drive competition held annually between southeastern Kentucky colleges including Union College, University of the Cumberlands and Eastern Kentucky University. Union has bested the other schools in the competition since entering the program four years ago.


Timeline of Union's history

A timeline of Union College's history