Union College recognized this week the students who have been named Presidential Laureates or named to the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. A total of 22 students were named Presidential Laureates. 122 undergraduates were honored with recognition among the 2015 Dean's List.
Union College head men's soccer coach Tyler Brock is the 2015 NSCAA East Region Coach of the Year, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced recently. Brock guided the Bulldogs to arguably their best season in program history, going 17-2-4 overall and winning the Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges announced this week that Union College has earned its 10-year accreditation reaffirmation. The reaffirmation is a strong vote of confidence by one of the nation’s leading accrediting bodies in the quality of education Union provides.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.