03/2015 - News Archive

Published on
March 30, 2015
Redbud Festival opens on Union College’s campus April 17

When the redbud trees begin to bloom, you know its time for the Union College Redbud Festival of Appalachian Culture in beautiful, downtown Barbourville, Ky. This year’s festival will be held April 17-18 and once again is expanding to highlight Appalachian culture.

Published on
March 27, 2015
Union College Theatre production Crimes of the Heart opens April 1

Even “Crimes of the Heart” have consequences. The 1979 hit from Beth Henley will detail each of those painful, but equally laughable, moments for audiences joining in the spring production of the Union College Theatre. The production opens Wednesday, April 1.

Published on
March 26, 2015
Union College is ranked No. 24 in the NAIA

The Union College baseball team comes in at No. 24 in this week's NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll, marking the first time on the 2015 season that the Bulldogs have been voted in the top 25.

Published on
March 26, 2015
Union College finished season ranked No. 11

The Union College men's basketball team can now add one more historic accomplishment to the list for their banner 2014-15 season, as the Bulldogs end the year with their highest ranking in program history, coming in at No. 11 in the final NAIA Division II Coaches' Poll of the year. 

Published on
March 25, 2015
Book discussion group to host final gathering on April 14

There is much more to a book than just the words on a page. A discussion group on campus has furthered this principal during the semester with several forums focused on Appalachia authors. The group will meet once more in April, closing the discussion series for the semester.

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March 24, 2015
Marcia Hawkins narrates "The Sneetches" at Lay Elementary

Union College President Marcia Hawkins, Ph.D., recently joined the Knox County education community in presentation of “The Sneetches.” The Dr. Seuss work is a collection of four short stories collectively referenced as “one of the top 100 books for children.”

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March 19, 2015
Union College's Johnson named NAIA All-American honorable mention

Union College center Deante Johnson has been named an NAIA All-American Honorable Mention for the second straight season, as the organization announced the 2014-15 Division II Men's Basketball All-America Teams on Wednesday. 

Published on
March 19, 2015
Union College placed 2 players on the WBCA All-America Team

The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced on Tuesday the 2015 WBCA National Intercollegiate Athletic Association (NAIA) Coaches' All-America Team, Lydia Nash and Haley Perkins landed on the honorable mention squad for the Bulldogs.

Published on
March 17, 2015
Union College to host online “Transfer Madness”

Help is on the way for Kentucky college students interested in transferring their credits or associate degree to a four-year university. Union College will participate in an online transfer fair and will be waiving application fees for prospective students.

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March 13, 2015
Bulldogs finish season with 30-5 record

Embry-Riddle's Dalton Barnes scored a game-high 21 points, as the No. 2 Eagles pulled away late in the second half past the No. 15 Union College men's basketball in an 89-75 win in the Second Round of the 2015 NAIA Division II National Championship in Keeter Gymnasium.

Published on
March 08, 2015
Union College swims teams excel at NAIA National Championship Meet

The Union College men's and women's swimming teams ended their 2014-15 seasons on Saturday evening, finishing off action at the 2015 NAIA National Championships at the Oklahoma City Community College Natatorium.

Published on
March 06, 2015
Union College to host Spring Open House on March 28

Union College is preparing to welcome prospective students and their families to campus with its spring Open House on Saturday, March 28.

Published on
March 04, 2015
Union College is the No. 15 seed.

For the first time in program history, the Union College men's basketball team will enter the 2015 NAIA Division II National Championship as a National Seed, as the Bulldogs are seeded 15th in the field, and will play Northwestern Ohio in the First Round Wednesday, March 11 at 9:30 a.m. EST

Published on
March 04, 2015
Union College alum Phillip Sharp to receive 2015 Othmer Gold Medal

Union College alum Phillip Sharp, Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a faculty member of the Department of Biology and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, will receive the 2015 Othmer Gold Medal at Heritage Day, May 14, at the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

Published on
March 01, 2015
Union College wins the 2015 AAC Men's Basketball Tournament Championship

Guard DeAntray Stevens scored a game-high 20 points off the bench to lead the way, as the No. 17 Union College men's basketball team captured the 2015 Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament Championship in a 84-63 victory over Milligan (Tenn.) on Saturday afternoon.

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