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Published on
May 16, 2019
Dan Sullivan at the Ribbon Cutting

Sullivan was a Hall of Fame Member and Former Trustee of Union College. He is also the namesake of the Dan L. Sullivan Indoor Hitting Facility.

Published on
May 16, 2019
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Union College has recognized the students who have been named Presidential Laureates or named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester.

Published on
April 29, 2019
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With the release of results for the 2017-2018 New Teachers Survey from the Kentucky Educational Professional Standards Board (EPSB), the Union College Educational Studies Unit is once again being recognized for excellence in preparing educators for service in classrooms across the state.

Published on
April 23, 2019
Dr. Belle S. Wheelan

Union College will honor the 2019 graduating class during the 126th annual Commencement ceremony on May 4. Dr. Belle S. Wheelan, President of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, will serve as guest speaker for the event.

Published on
April 23, 2019
Dr. Kathleen Flynn receiving the SGA Distinguished Professor award

Union College recognized students for outstanding academic achievement at the annual Honors Convocation ceremony on Thursday, April 18, at 9:30 a.m. in the Conway Boatman Chapel on the college’s campus

Published on
April 22, 2019
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With feelings of pronounced sorrow, Union College announces the passing of Bobbie Hamilton, a long-time assistant in the Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library.

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
Photo of representatives from the Kentucky Historical Society with Union College student

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
Image of Kaitlyn Graham playing the French Horn

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. 

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