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Published on
March 25, 2019
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The Union College Educational Studies Unit (ESU) has been notified that it has been awarded an AT&T Foundation Aspire Grant to support computer coding training for current and aspiring teachers as a means to integrate workforce training skills across content areas for P-12 school students. 

Published on
March 12, 2019
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Dr. Jason Reeves, Professor of Education and Dean of Educational Studies has been named a recipient of the 2019 Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award. 

Published on
March 05, 2019
Photo of the Jazz Collection in the Fine Arts building

The Union College Department of Fine Arts recently received an extensive collection of jazz recordings that is sure to entertain generations of students. The collection includes 191 records, 108 CDs, 50 VHS tapes, 45 cassettes, 16 DVDs, and a professional shelving system. The estimated value of the collection is over $4,000. 

Published on
March 05, 2019
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Union College is proud to announce the recent partnership between the Division of Online and Graduate Studies and Baptist Health Corbin.

Published on
February 28, 2019
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Dr. Stephanie Lang and Dr. Patrick Lewis, scholars from the Kentucky Historical Society, visited Union College on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The pair came to Barbourville from Frankfort to share the various programs, historical materials, and intern opportunities at Kentucky’s premier history research library with students in Dr. Joseph Pearson’s HIST 212: Historical Research & Methods class.

Published on
February 26, 2019

Union College is pleased to announce the recent partnership with the Virginia Research Institute. Union College President Marcia Hawkins, Ph.D., and Virginia Research Institute President Eugene de Silva, Ph.D., signed the memorandum of agreement on Friday, February 22.

Published on
January 25, 2019
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Kaitlyn Graham’s hard work and determination will soon pay off as she prepares to perform in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Band (KIB) at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference.

Published on
January 18, 2019
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Union College has released its fall 2018 Dean’s List and list of Presidential Laureates.

A total of 54 students were named Presidential Laureates. 268 undergraduates were honored with recognition among the Dean's List.

Published on
January 15, 2019
Sonny Lawson and Dr. Marcia Hawkins signed the five-year lease on January 10, 2019.

At a meeting on January 10, Union College President Dr. Marcia Hawkins and Sonny Lawson executed a five-year lease agreement, naming Union College as operator of Indian Springs Country Club. Over the course of the lease, Union will manage Indian Springs and will expand offerings at the site. 

Published on
January 10, 2019
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Union College alum and Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp was recently featured on Kentucky to the World on KET.

Published on
January 09, 2019
Steve Hoskins in cap and gown

It is with a heavy heart that Union College announces that Vice President Steve Hoskins has passed away Tuesday, January 8. Details for the service here.

Published on
December 14, 2018
From left: Jasmine Felder, Madison Meyer, and Cecilia Roberts present their research findings at the ATP Conference in Washington, D.C.

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) hosted 11 students from Union College at the 18th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Conference in Washington, D.C. from November 30 to December 1.

Published on
December 04, 2018
Photo of the Board of Trustees and members of Senior Staff with President Hawkins

The Union College Board of Trustees has approved an extension to the contract of Union College President Marcia Hawkins. Dr. Hawkins became the 19th president of Union College on July 1, 2012.

Published on
November 20, 2018
Photo of Union College and KY Harvest Southeast representatives in front of donated food items

The Union College community has risen to the challenge in the Pursuit of the Golden Can, a food drive initiative by Kentucky Harvest Southeast. 

Published on
November 06, 2018
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Union College is pleased to announce the recent corporate partnership between the Division of Online and Graduate Studies and Appalachian Regional Healthcare. 

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