Where Exceptional Begins

Category: Career Path

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


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 …

What I Learned From a Team of NBA Champions – And What They Learned From Me

By Riley Schenk ’18, sport business major double-minoring in business administration and psychology

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When I first started my college career at the University of Mount Union, I never thought I would be working with The Cleveland Cavaliers Organization as directly …

A World of Service: Mount Union Celebrates the Social Responsibility Trip’s 25th Year

This story appears in the Exceptional Education section of the Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the Mount Union Magazine. 

image5When Dr. Steve Kramer, semi-retired professor of psychology at the University of Mount Union, finished college, he decided to dedicate his first …

What Does it Mean to Be a Regula Scholar?

If you have ever participated in a community service event through Mount Union, then you have probably heard of the Regula Center. The Ralph and Mary Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement at the University of Mount Union, …

Ralph Regula’s 92nd Birthday Celebration – A Regula Scholar’s Perspective

This past Friday, December 2, I had the unique opportunity to attend the 92nd birthday celebration for retired Congressman and Mount Union alumni, Ralph Regula. As a member of the Regula Scholars, a collection of students modeled off of Ralph …

What is Transgender Communication and Why Did I Co-Edit a Book About It?

Laverne Cox. Chaz Bono. Caitlyn Jenner. Chelsea Manning.
Unique on Glee. Maura on Transparent. Cole on The Fosters.

These are just a few of the names of transgender people from news headlines and trans characters from popular television …


A Chat with April Mason

Name: April Mason, PhD
Major: Biology
Graduation Year: 1977
Original Hometown: Akron, Ohio
Where Living now: Manhattan, Kansas
Job Title/Employer: Provost and Senior Vice President of Kansas State University

Professional Life
When I graduated from Mount, I got a master’s …

A Tale of “Big Kid” Beginnings: The Diary of an Internship Expert Part One

As the job market grows more and more competitive, internships are becoming a very valuable asset to any resume. Many employers want potential applicants to have a few years of experience before they’ll hire them, and internships are a great

6 Ways to Find (Awesome) Internships

Whether you’re a seasoned senior or a first year student, internships are essential to having a fun and successful career.  Not only do internships help you build your resume and let you gain hands-on experience, they also let you see …