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The University of Mount Union, founded in 1846, is a four-year, private institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union offers an array of broad-based and career-specific undergraduate and graduate programs to its 2,200 students who experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation. Among members of the 2012 graduating class, 98% of survey respondents started a degree-required career or were accepted to graduate school, all in an average of 20 days after graduation. Ranked as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the University is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, as evidenced by its mission to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work and responsible citizenship. The University’s 115-acre campus is located in Alliance, Ohio, 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh, and more than $100 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities throughout the course of the past decade.


Posts from University of Mount Union:


Summers at Mount Union

By Rebecca Cooper ’18 

This summer, I don’t miss Mount Union. I have none of the sadness of leaving our second home for four months and I’m not wishing I could see Chapman’s beauty any given day. That’s because I

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 …

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 …

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 …

Adventuring to the USA On My Own

By Yuka Adachi ’17, Marketing and Human Resource Management

A New Journey, Alone

It feels like just yesterday that I started my adventure at Mount Union.

I started my study abroad experience at Mount three years ago and am now …