The Union College Student Ambassadors are a group of current students from a diverse group of majors and hometowns who work with the Office of Admissions and serve as a face of the student body. When you visit campus a Student Ambassadors will show you around our beautiful campus or even take you to class with them. The Student Ambassadors provide you with a Union students’ prospective when you visit campus, so your ready to be a Bulldog! The Student Ambassadors are very informative; you can visit them on campus visits, Open House, Summer Orientation, and all the other fun events they attend.
Morgan BrownHi y'all, I'm Morgan Ann Brown and I'm from Waynesburg Kentucky. My major is Athletic Training and I am currently a 5th year senior! I played softball for four years at UC and also was the 2011 homecoming queen. Im involved in the Athletic Training Student Association, where I hold the treasurer position. My favorite thing about Union is that everyone knows everyone, and we are all a part of the Union College Family! So come and be a part of our UC family, you won't regret it!
My name is Christian Bruce. I'm from Barbourville, KY. I am an education major and I am technically a member of the cycling team. My favorite thing about Union is how well I am treated. I know its cliche but I really do feel like I am "more than a number." Union is a great place with a lot of great people and anyone deciding to come here will not be disappointed.
Sam CaldwellHey Hey! My name is Samantha Caldwell (call me Sam it's so much easier!) and I am a SENIOR here at fabulous Union College studying to be a high school English teacher. I am from little bitty Red Bird in Beverly, Ky. I am a member of the always amazing Student Ambassadors as well as the theatre family, APO, and a residence hall spiritual mentor. I came to Union as a freshman in high school for the Upward Bound program and loved it so much I never wanted to leave! I hope all you new bulldogs come to love your UC as much as I do!
Cameron CampbellHi y'all my name is Cameron Campbell, but everyone calls me Cam. I'm from Maryville, Tennessee where sweet tea and smiles are always welcome. I am a biology major hoping to become a pediatric dentist when I grow up. I am a Student Ambassador here at Union. I play softball and have been since I was 4. I'm in love with the game. Union has many things that I love, but my favorite thing is how everyone is so welcoming. Everyone greets you with a smile. The family orientated part of Union is what keeps me from being home sick. Union really is my home away from home.
Jamie CozensMy name is Jamie Cozens, I am from Southampton, England. I am a member of the men's varsity soccer team and am majoring in Sports and Business Management. Something I love about Union is that it is a home away from home. I obviously don't have the chance to go back to England often and the Union family has taken good care of me right here.
Hello, my name is Michael Davenport and I am a Sophomore here at Union College. My hometown is Delaware, Ohio and I am a biology major. I am a member of the bowling team, a peer mentor and I am involved in Common Partners and Student Ambassadors. I love Union College and Barbourville because we are truly one big family. Whether it be with your athletic team, club, organization, or community, there is a place for you at Union. We can't wait for you to join our Union College family!
Hi, I’m from Freeport, Bahamas. My major is Athletic Training; I am proudly a member of the Union College Student Ambassadors, The International Club and the Women’s Swimming Team. My favorite thing about Union would have to be the smaller class size. Professors really take the time to help you succeed in their class. We would love to see you and hope you become a member of our Union Family!
I'm Rebekah Griffith and I am from Barbourville, KY! I am currently a sophomore here at Union and I am working toward a double major for English and Education. I participate in the Common Partner's Program and Student Ambassadors. There are a lot of things about Union that I love but what I love the most is the atmosphere of a small campus; I always feel welcome to talk to the staff on campus and I always see someone I know walking across campus! Hope to see you here!
I am Kelli Hensley and I am from Berea, KY. I am majoring in Nursing. I am involved in Common Partners, Union College Singers, and Union Harmony. I am also a Student Ambassador and I am on the Lady Bulldogs Golf Team! My favorite thing about Union is the family environment, and that I know I can count on any faculty or staff member to help with anything I need. Students are counted as students and not just a number! Come visit us.
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Hi! I am Robin Kinman. I am a junior from Norwalk, Ohio. I am studying secondary education and math. Not only am I an Union College Student Ambassador I am a Bonner Scholar. The one thing I love most at Union is the one to one experience you receive here. Come see for yourself!
I'm a self-proclaimed world traveler, from nearby Corbin, Ky. I'm a Junior majoring in History/Political Science and International Business. I prioritized remaining civically engaged by immersing myself in a number of clubs and organizations. I am currently serving as Student Government Association (SGA) President, and a member of Oxfam, BCM, Common Partners/AmeriCorps, and Model UN. I have served as a Henry Clay Intern for Congressman Rogers, Senator McConnell, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and Oxfam America. My favorite thing about Union and Barbourville is the people who compose the canvas of opportunity for education and leadership growth.
Hey! My name is Aaron McCollum from Berea, Kentucky. I'm a fifth-year senior majoring in Sports Management and Business Administration with a minor in Spanish. I've been involved in numerous clubs and organizations including the Honors Community, Common Partners, SGA, Campus Activity Board and Student Ambassadors. I've been here for a while and consider myself to be knowledgeable about both the college and the local community, so feel free to ask me anything!
My name is Amanda Merida and I am from right here in Barbourville, Kentucky. I am a junior majoring in Elementary Education with a math emphasis. Along with being a Student Ambassador, I am a member of the Kentucky Education Association and I also work at Hibbett Sports in Barbourville. One of my favorite things about Union College is the warm atmosphere. I always feel like I'm always at home when I'm on campus. We are like a family here at Union and we hope to add you to our family.
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Hey all! I’m Caity Merrit and I am from Abingdon, Virgina. I play volleyball here at Union. I am currently studying Clinical psychology. Organizations I am involved are Student Ambassadors, Student Support Services and play Volleyball. My favorite thing about Union is my small classes and of course Student Ambassadors!
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Hey Guys! My name is Joey and I'm from Cincinnati, Ohio. I major in Health and Human Performance. I'm a part of the Union College Football team and proudly a part of UCSA. My first love of Union is that it feels like home and everyone is accepted into the family!
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My name is Daniel Phipps, born and raised in Barbourville Ky. I am a secondary education major (social studies). I will be entering my junior season of intramural basketball (Go Disciples) and this will make my third year being a Student Ambassador. The UCSA program has provided me with the best experience while I have been at Union. Union feels like home to me and I hope it can for you as well!
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My name is Derrick Phipps and I'm a student ambassador here at Union College where I am majoring in Education with a minor in Math and History. I've lived in Barbourville, KY almost all my life and when it came time to go to college, Union just seemed like the place for me. I love the closeness of Union College, it isn't like you're just a face in the crowd, you're actually a person. I enjoy walking on campus and knowing most of the people I see rather it be other students, faculty, or staff. I believe many students look at Union and think that since it is a smaller private college it doesn't have much to offer, but I believe there's a place for everyone at Union. So go ahead schedule your tour today and come check us out.
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Hey, I'm Marah! I'm from Scottsville, KY. I play basketball here at Union and I'm a Mass Communications major. I love God, music, sports, and my awesome student ambassador family! I love Union and the friends I've made here and I know you will too!
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HI!! I'm Caitlin Scheidt and I’m from Florence, KY. "Florence Y'all!" I'm a Senior biology major at Union. I'm involved in many clubs and organizations at Union from SGA to Student Ambassadors. Being at Union has allowed me to grow into the individual I've always wanted to be. There are many opportunities at Union College and I hope that you take advantage of these!
I'm Noel and I'm from just over the stateline, Jellico Tennessee. Majoring in Atheltic Training and a member of the Women's Softball team. Union is an amazing place that truly has the small hometown feel. I love Union because everyone knows everyone and everyone is just so welcoming and nice. Your classes are small and you truly get the 1:1 treatment!
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My name is James Tripp and I am from Cincinnati Ohio. I am majoring in Secondary Education here at Union and I am part of the Varsity Football team as well. Coming to Union was a big step in my life and one I will never regret. Union has such a friendly and welcoming atmosphere to it that it becomes easy for everyone to be comfortable in its surrounding. All the way from professors to students everyone is kind and open to you. It is one thing to say this, but another to experience it so please schedule a visit here on campus and come see everything Union has to offer.
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Hi... My name is Jennifer Vanover. I am from Whitley City kentucky. I am a sophomore, a biology major, and a CVAULT Scholar at Union college and I play on the softball team. Union is amazing it truly feels like home to me.
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I'm from Burlington Kentucky. I am majoring in health with a psychology minor. I love going to school at Union because I feel like I'm a part of a huge family. Everyone makes you feel welcome. I encourage every new student to get involved and be more than just a student.
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Hello! My name is Krystal Webb and I'm a Mass Communications/English major from Paris, Kentucky. When I was trying to decide on a college, I had only two things in mind. I wanted a small school somewhere in the mountains. Union offered both of these things and I quickly became involved on campus. Along with being a Student Ambassador, I'm a peer mentor, the yearbook editor, and a member of the Honors Community. Allons-y!
My name is Ashley Wojnowski. I am from Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. I play softball at Union and my major is Athletic Training I am a part of the best club on campus, Union College Student Ambassadors!! My favorite thing about Union is the professors and staff here on campus. They are so nice and help you out with anything you need.
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Hi I'm Johnna Yeager and I love sports! I love watching sports as well as playing them. I love sports so much I am an athletic training major. I am also an outfielder for the softball team. I am from Barbourville and I grew up around Union College. I became a Student Ambassador to introduce the new students to my Union College family. I love being able to meet the new students and showing them they can have fun!
Hi my name is Glenna! I am from Lexington, KY and am majoring in psychology. I am involved with Student Ambassadors and the Peer Mentors here at Union. What really brought me to Union was the small campus and feeling like an individual rather than a number. Union College is really an amazing school so come check it out and become a part of the Union family!