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Published on
February 27, 2018

After a 15-year hiatus, Union College will once again offer a Bachelor of Arts in Music beginning in the Fall of 2018.

“I could not be more pleased we are once again offering the opportunity for students to pursue their love of music at Union College,” said Dr. Virginia Gay Gandy, Department Chair and Director of Choirs at Union College. “Although Union has a long history of musical excellence, the addition of the BA in Music will better serve our current and prospective students.”

Published on
February 07, 2018
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Union College is proud to announce their recent partnership with the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. 

Published on
January 25, 2018
Centennial Hall

Union College has recognized the students who have been named Presidential Laureates or named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester.

Published on
January 17, 2018
Microscope that connects to a smartphone.

Thanks to the generosity of the Mills-Tannenbaum Foundation, Union College has secured materials to advance the on-going development of a STEAM Education Resource Center in the Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library.

Published on
January 02, 2018
New Board Chairman Don Jones

New officers were elected at the Fall meeting of Union’s Board of Trustees on October 20, 2017. 

Published on
December 19, 2017
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Union College is excited to announce that it is now a Nurse Aide Training Center, offering a certificate program for Medicaid Nurse Aide.

Published on
September 22, 2017
Edna Jenkins Mann School of Nursing Pre-Licensure Class Welcomes 33 into Program

The Union College Nursing Program inducted 33 new students into its Pre-Licensure Class this past Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 6:00PM in the Conway Boatman Chapel. The Pre-Licensure Program is designed for those who aspire to enter the profession with a baccalaureate degree.

Published on
September 06, 2017
Students Turn to One Another for Success This School Year

Barbourville Middle School and Union College students are teaming together once again to participate in the Partnership for Student Success (PASS) program during the 2017-18 academic year. In its second year, the initiative unites a mentor and mentee to help young people thrive inside and outside of the classroom.

Published on
September 05, 2017
Union College presents Big Sonia with filmmaking team Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at Rector Little Theatre, Barbourville, Ky., on Monday, Sept. 11

Union College presents Big Sonia with filmmaking team Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at Rector Little Theatre, Barbourville, Ky., on Monday, Sept. 11.

Published on
August 15, 2017
The Union College Educational Studies Unit (ESU) kicks off the 2017-18 academic year

The Union College Educational Studies Unit (ESU) kicks off the 2017-18 academic year celebrating historic achievements from the 2016-17 academic year. For the academic year beginning July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017, ESU teacher candidates have earned a 100% first time percent pass rate on the Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) Praxis II certification exams for the second consecutive year in a row.

Published on
June 12, 2017

Union College will host a three-week summer learning program for Knox County children ages 6 through 13. Dr. Marcia Hawkins, Union College president, announced that this program represents Union’s introductory affiliation with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

Published on
June 06, 2017

Union College has recognized the students who have been named Presidential Laureates or named to the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester.  A total of 40 students were named Presidential Laureates. 166 undergraduates were honored with recognition among the spring 2017 Dean's List. 

Published on
May 31, 2017
Masters of Science in Athletic Administration

Union College is encouraging students to apply for its new online Athletic Administration program offered to graduate students through the Division of Online and Graduate Studies. The program is the newest masters level program established by the division, which also hosts a fully online administration and business administration program. The Master of Science in Athletic Administration (MSAA) degree is offered to students through a delivery model that is completely online. Classes are available on eight week schedules with the first classes beginning August 22. The program can be completed in less than two years. 

Published on
April 21, 2017
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Union College celebrated the academic achievements of more than 30 students during the annual Honors Day Convocation, held Thursday on the college’s Kentucky campus. Honors Day awards acknowledge high scholastic averages of students by class year and discipline, including literature, computer programming, business, accounting, history, psychology, the sciences and others. Special scholarships and other recognition, including a distinguished professor award, were also presented during the event. 

Published on
April 12, 2017
Spring Concert

April showers will bring May flowers to the Union College campus during the spring choral concert on April 18. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the Conway Boatman Chapel. Dr. Virginia Gay Gandy, Director of the Union College Choral Program, says she is excited to continue the spring concert tradition at Union College. The event is one of the premier concerts hosted by Dr. Gandy and the choral program. 

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