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March 15, 2016
Documentary filmmaker to present After Coal at Union College

A documentary that profiles eastern Kentucky’s transition from a coal-based economy will be featured on the Union College campus on March 29. The documentary filmmaker, Tom Hansell, will host classroom discussion on the topic and be available during the showing of After Coal.

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March 10, 2016
Community Garden meeting planned for March 22

According to the “signs” around Barbourville, the Spring planting season is almost here. Local residents can sign up to join the city’s community garden on Tuesday, March 22, during an informational session held at the garden site. 

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March 03, 2016
Union College students campaign for financial aid support

Students at Union College have joined a statewide campaign urging legislators to support two key financial aid programs. In an effort led by student ambassador Danielle Cosby, several Union students are joining together to support the #Aid4Us campaign established by the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities. The campaign involves students throughout the state that are urging Kentucky legislators to provide greater support to the College Access Program (CAP) and the Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG). 

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March 01, 2016
PRIDE awards $500 to Union College

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE announced today that Union College had been awarded $500 through the PRIDE Environmental Education Grant Program, which is made possible by a grant to PRIDE from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK).  Union College will use the grant to build two monarch butterfly waystations on campus. 

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February 26, 2016

Union College’s Emily Morgan Harless has been selected as the recipient of an Appalachian College Association (ACA) Colonel Lee. B. Ledford Scholarship. Harless joins students from 14 other ACA schools who were honored with the scholarship. 

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February 24, 2016
Trinque saves professor from flood

Sean Trinque '11, Union Cycling Coach, recently sprung into action becoming a local hero. Trinque saved a Union professor from drowning in floodwaters after heavy rains covered a local roadway. 

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February 16, 2016
Union Trustee book subject of “Conversations that Matter” campus forum

“A Short Book About Killing,” a book by Union Trustee Dr. Sonya Jones, will be the basis for the first in a series of public forums at Union College – Conversations that Matter – to be held February 22. The event will also serve as a book launch for the college community. 

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February 11, 2016
U.S. Senator Rand Paul to host Town Hall at Union

U.S. Senator Rand Paul will host a town hall meeting on the campus of Union College on Wednesday, February 17. The meeting is part of a series of “Washington Update” events Senator Paul is holding throughout the region. 

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January 19, 2016
Record 225 Student-Athletes Named to AD Honor Roll

Union College Director of Athletics Tim Curry announced the 2015 Fall Athletic Director's Honor Roll on Tuesday, honoring Bulldog student-athletes who have recorded a grade-point average of 3.0 or above for the most recent semester. In all, 225 Bulldogs made the grade.

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January 04, 2016
Jackson WWS donates commercial dishwasher to Union

Jackson Warewashing Systems, a commercial dishwasher manufacturer in Barbourville, has donated a conveyor dishmachine to Union College for use in its campus dining hall. James McDowell, President of Jackson WWS, announced the gift after Union representatives reached out to him.  

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December 18, 2015
Union College announces Presidential Laureates and Dean’s List for Fall semester 2015

Union College recognized this week the students who have been named Presidential Laureates or named to the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. A total of 22 students were named Presidential Laureates. 122 undergraduates were honored with recognition among the 2015 Dean's List.

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December 14, 2015
Brock Named NSCAA East Region Coach of the Year

Union College head men's soccer coach Tyler Brock is the 2015 NSCAA East Region Coach of the Year, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced recently. Brock guided the Bulldogs to arguably their best season in program history, going 17-2-4 overall and winning the Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament.

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December 11, 2015
Union College’s accreditation is reaffirmed by SACSCOC

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges announced this week that Union College has earned its 10-year accreditation reaffirmation. The reaffirmation is a strong vote of confidence by one of the nation’s leading accrediting bodies in the quality of education Union provides. 

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December 10, 2015
Union College ranked No. 13 in final 2015 NAIA Coaches' Poll

The Union College men's soccer team wraps up its historic season with a No. 13 ranking in the 2015 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, announced Wednesday by the national office. This is the first time Union ended the season ranked since 2001 when it earned a No. 3 ranking.

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December 10, 2015
Union College now offering RN-BSN program in online format

Registered nurses working across Kentucky and beyond can now earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing completely online with Union College’s new online RN-BSN program. Dr. David Johns, Union’s Vice-President of Academic Affairs, announced the launch of the program last week. The online adaptation of the program follows the initial development of the on-campus RN-BSN degree option at Union in 2010 through the Edna Jenkins Mann School of Nursing. 


Timeline of Union's history

A timeline of Union College's history