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Kind Eyes, Holistic Care

“There was no question in my mind that Union was the place to be,” Tabitha Fleming said. She graduated from Union’s nursing program in May 2021, but she recalls how different Union was from the…

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An education to match her passion

When Sandra Elizondo, a 2020 Union graduate, lost her half-brother DJ to gang violence ten years ago, a passion sparked inside her to help struggling youth. “I remember he always said people just don’t get it,”…

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Hannah Roberts: “Union is worth the money”

Hannah Roberts knew Union College was the place for her. And with hard work and some help from her Union alumni family, she is making the most of her educational experience.

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Student teaching in a pandemic

Being in charge of a classroom for the first time is a daunting responsibility—the intellectual and social development of so many students in your hands. Leading a class during a pandemic has taken that challenge…

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In tough times, relief funds keep students on track

Student scholarships made if possible for Alexis Richardson to attend Union College—a place where she found her life calling.

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Red Cross Club provides emergency relief in southeast Nebraska

The American Red Cross is often a first responder to emergencies, with volunteers handing out food and necessities, finding lodging, and taking care of immediate needs of survivors. When disasters like house fires or tornadoes…

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Health class leads to 60-pound life change

by Emily Roque Cisneros, Union graduate and freelance writer When Jared Dittmer enrolled in Union College’s education program, he felt he had discovered his calling. But upon taking the Concepts of Wellness course, Dittmer became…

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Union student wins international film contest

Caleb Haakenson did not produce a video until he arrived at Union College, but his growing creativity with a camera and passion for evangelism helped him develop the winning entry in Adventist Mission’s recent My Story,…

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Kettering Health Network builds a pipeline for Union nurses

When Aaron Snelgrove graduated from Union with a nursing degree in May, finding a job was the last thing on his mind. He already had a dream job waiting for him at Kettering Hospital in…

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A college course disguised as a vacation with friends

It’s one thing to learn important lessons from history. But for Union students Kayla Miller and Natasha McWilliams-Nasser, seeing history firsthand means those lessons will last a lifetime. This summer, 10 Union Scholars students took…

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Smoothie baristas lead a rebranding campaign

Lincoln summers are pretty hot. And Nicholas Morrison thinks a nuVibe smoothie could save your life. The senior business and graphic design major is a little biased, though, because he started working as a barista…

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Union’s aspiring leaders get a glimpse of the world stage

For aspiring leaders, there is no better place to find examples of leadership—both good and bad—than in Washington, D.C. That’s why Dr. Linda Becker, director of Union’s leadership minor program, and eleven aspiring leaders in…

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