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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.


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Upcycle That!

Posted on June 8th, by University of Mount Union Students in Expert Voices, Nature Center. Comments Off on Upcycle That!

Flower BouquetsBy Jamie Greiner

Upcycling is taking an item that is no longer needed or wanted and transforming it into something that is either useful or creative.  Here are examples of what some upcycle companies are doing.  Terracycle collects specific difficult …

Trip to Cuba Becomes a Life Changing Experience

Posted on June 7th, by University of Mount Union Students in Hands-on Experience, Professors, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Trip to Cuba Becomes a Life Changing Experience

by: Stephen P. Dages ’18

CUBA - Revolution squareI’ve never really been someone who has shown any interest in social studies or politics. I would be the first to admit that I’m somewhat uneducated and maybe even ignorant in regards to such subjects, …

Making Mount Union Home

Posted on May 23rd, by University of Mount Union Students in Campus, Service. Comments Off on Making Mount Union Home

By Rebecca Cooper ’18

The first time I stepped onto Mount Union’s campus, it seemed huge and unnavigable. I was only sixteen years old, fumbling around a world that I felt was meant for people much older and more mature …

Not All Criminal Justice Majors Want to Be Police Officers

Posted on May 9th, by University of Mount Union Students in Career Path, Classes, Hands-on Experience, Internships. Comments Off on Not All Criminal Justice Majors Want to Be Police Officers

By: Alexis Gram ’16

My junior year of high school, I attended a CSI Camp at Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania, and from that moment forward I knew I wanted to work within the criminal justice system. I have always had …

Lighting the Way With Music

Posted on March 31st, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Alumni Success, Career Path, Research, Return on Investment. Comments Off on Lighting the Way With Music

By: Alicia (Bousner) Hrubey ’10, M.M.

The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. – from To A Mouse by Robert Burns

This post is about MUSIC THERAPY. Don’t know what music therapy is? Check out …


Leading Through the Wilderness

Posted on March 29th, by University of Mount Union Students in Alumni Success, Classes, Hands-on Experience, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Leading Through the Wilderness

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By Laura Klingler ’03

I have the unique privilege of remaining connected to Mount Union in a very special way. I’ve been an alumni leader for the Mount Union Wilderness Experience every summer since 2008. This experience has allowed me …

Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone to Find New Opportunities

Posted on March 24th, by University of Mount Union Students in Community, Events, Service, Student Organizations. Comments Off on Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone to Find New Opportunities

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By Caitie Shimp

Hello Everyone! My name is Caitie Shimp and I am junior psychology major at Mount Union. As a woman of UMU, I have gotten involved in many aspects of campus involving diversity, academics, mentorship and, most of …

Kappa Phi Stands Together to Help Others

Posted on March 17th, by University of Mount Union Students in Community, Events, Service, Student Organizations. Comments Off on Kappa Phi Stands Together to Help Others

By Brooke PowellKP 1

Kappa Phi is a national Christian service organization open to all female college students, and here on Mount Union’s campus, the organization has blossomed over the past several years. Our purpose is to unite Christian College women …

Finding a Passion for Helping Others

Posted on March 16th, by University of Mount Union Students in Community, Hands-on Experience, Service, Student Organizations. Comments Off on Finding a Passion for Helping Others

194By Jenna Miller ’16

Throughout my entire life, I have valued the importance of being the type of person who would always be kind and willing to help others. I was raised in a closeknit community by two …

High School Students are Smarter than You

Posted on March 15th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Alliance, Community, Hands-on Experience. Comments Off on High School Students are Smarter than You

By Adam Infantino

I recently had the opportunity to be a judge for a little thing the Incubox Business Incubator put on in coordination with the University of Mount Union and Junior Achievement called “Duke Tank.” This was an adaptation …