Where Exceptional Begins

Every Little Girl Grows Up Wanting to Sell Metal, Right?!

By Katlin (Gainer) Biehl ’14

Okay, probably not… however, maybe by the end of this blog you will be inspired to consider things outside of your normal dreams. 

I am Katlin Biehl, and I graduated from the University of Mount


Accents, Starbucks, and a Love for Burgers; An International Perspective on Living in the U.S.

Posted on May 1st, by University of Mount Union Students in Alliance, Community, Food, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Accents, Starbucks, and a Love for Burgers; An International Perspective on Living in the U.S.

By Yuka Adachi ’17: Marketing and Human Resource Management


Own Your Accent and Name

It is hard for international students to not have accents. It is not just about if we can speak English or not. We just keep the …

The Implications with Russia from Recent U.S. Airstrikes on Syria

by Preston Myers ’20

On April 6, 2017, the United States had fired 59 missiles at a Syrian airfield that was said to be the place where the recent attacks of the chemical weapons had emerged from (Sengupta, Macfarquhar, & …

How to Save Money Abroad: Tips and Tricks

By Yuka Adachi ’17: Marketing and Human Resource Management and Carly Federico ’20: Japanese and Integrated Media Major

Has anyone thought that traveling is not worth spending money? Nowadays, you can use google maps to see famous places, you can …

EARTH DAY 2017

By Darren Krolikowski

Hello Raiders! This month, in honor of Earth Day, the Green Raiders are promoting and hosting some events that you all should know about:

  • April 17 – Stark Parks is hosting a clean-up on the Mahoning Valley

From Ohio to London

BY: Rachel Brumenschenkel ’18

In previous years, my spring breaks have usually consisted of going home, applying for internships, working on class projects and spending time with my family. Never did I think that this past spring break would be …


Spring “Greening”

By: Sophie Ramsey

Hey ‘Ders! We’re used to being Purple all year, but we also have a chance to be Green Raiders all year round and take care of our planet, too! It can be difficult being a student, sibling, …

What’s What? Get the Inside Scope on Different UMU Organizations!

By: Brandon Lucas ’18

College is a time to diversify yourself. You have four years to try and learn and experience new activities. Whether it’s in your field, or not, attending a liberal arts university, and having over 80 plus …

Interviewing for PA School 101:

Congratulations! Being selected for an interview is a great step forward in achieving your goal of becoming a Physician Assistant (PA).  PA programs conduct interviews in order to get a more in-depth look at their applicants. You may ask, “What …

It’s About Who You Know

Posted on March 7th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Career Path, Hands-on Experience, Internships, Professors, Uncategorized. Comments Off on It’s About Who You Know

BY: Madison Filipiak ‘19

Madison Filipiak | Photo Courtesy – McConnell Marketing

Often, you’ll hear people say, “it’s not about what you know, it’s about who you know.” Normally I would have to disagree with that claim, however after meeting …