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February 25, 2015
Hendrix Memorial

Dr. Sarah Hendrix, a beloved member of the Union College family, lost her life on February 11, 2015, along with her husband Kevin, daughter Gracie and son Jason, in a family tragedy that remains difficult to understand.

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February 23, 2015
Lydia Nash

Union College center Lydia Nash was named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Women's Basketball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

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February 13, 2015
Dr. Bruce Cory outlined Union College's Quality Enhancement Plan

Plans for academic improvements developed under Union College’s Quality Enhancement Plan were presented to the student body during the 2015 Spring Convocation.

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February 09, 2015
Union College's Valentine Concert is Saturday, February 14, at 8 p.m.

The Union College music program will present its annual Valentine Concert on Saturday, February 14 at 8 p.m. in the Conway Boatman Chapel. The event, which is a presentation of romantic melody, is free and open to the public.

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January 28, 2015
The Blue Crawdads are to perform on February 7

The Blue Crawdads prove that getting the blues can be an awful lot of fun. The Barbourville-based band brings its mix of blues, roots, and rock & roll to Union College’s Rector Little Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 7.

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January 27, 2015
Mary Stanton addresses the crowd at the 2015 spring convocation

Union College alum and Pulitzer Prize nominee Mary Stanton likened one’s course through life to that of an eagle “riding the winds of change” and urged students to take flight in the world.

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January 22, 2015
Union College brings Appalachia Service Project to local community

Union College has established a campus chapter of the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) that will lend student hands to help families of the local community.

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January 21, 2015
Union College receives high marks in Teacher Preparation report

Union College is among the top institutions in the state for preparing teachers for the workforce, according to a report recently released by the Kentucky Center for Education.

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January 20, 2015
Union College is establishing a local chapter of the ASP

Union College will announce the establishment of a campus chapter of the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) that will lend student hands to help families of the local community at a special ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 21.

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January 20, 2015
Mary Staton

Union College is pleased to welcome Mary Stanton, a 1999 Pulitzer Prize nominee and the featured speaker during the Spring Convocation.

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January 14, 2015
Douglas Olenik is the new Director of Bands at Union College

Union College President Marcia Hawkins, Ph.D., along with Vice-President of Academic Affairs Dr. David Johns, has announced the addition of Douglas Olenik as Director of Bands to the college’s Department of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts. Olenik will enter into his duties this month.

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January 14, 2015

Union College released this week its list of Dean’s List students and Presidential Laureate students for fall 2014.

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December 11, 2014
Union College adds archery as an intercollegiate sport, and Cody Kirby is the program's first head coach.
The Union College Department of Athletics will grow their sport offerings in 2015-16, as Men’s and Women’s Archery will be added to the school’s slate of intercollegiate athletics, Director of Athletics Tim Curry announced on Thursday. With the addition of the men’s and women’s archery programs, Union will now offer 25 intercollegiate athletic programs.
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December 04, 2014
Union College President Marcia Hawkins will participate in a special White House event today.

Today, Union College and President Marcia Hawkins, Ph.d., will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. 

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December 03, 2014
Members of the Knox County Farmers' Market Committee

The City of Barbourville is one of eight Appalachian communities among 26 to receive technical support to integrate local food systems into community economic development action plans, announced Wednesday by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Delta Regional Authority (DRA).


Timeline of Union's history

A timeline of Union College's history