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Category: Involvement

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 …

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 …

8 of the Best Blogging Tips Ever

Posted on February 13th, by University of Mount Union Staff in Social Media. No Comments

1 – Grab the readers’ attention immediately
Time is limited, so be sure to lead off with something that will grab your readers’ attention quickly.

2 – Breakup your text with bullets and numbered lists
Everybody loves lists! (And let’s …

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 …

RecycleMania 2017

By:  Mallory Glenn

Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.52.08 PMWhat if I told you that you could improve your recycling habits for eight easy payments of $0.00?

RecycleMania begins on February 5th and will span 8 weeks, concluding on April 1st. Mount Union …

How You (and Peanut Butter) Can Help The Local Community

By: Rachel Brumenschenkel

As the holiday season comes to a close, it is still important to remember to give to others. That’s why Mount Union’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is giving the campus community …

Face Your Fears: Mount Students Calm Anxiety While Riding Roller Coasters

Posted on December 22nd, by University of Mount Union Faculty in Academics, Campus, Classes, Expert Voices, Hands-on Experience, Involvement, Professors, Research, Return on Investment, Studying, Value. Comments Off on Face Your Fears: Mount Students Calm Anxiety While Riding Roller Coasters

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

dsc_6390By Dr. Kevin Meyer, Associate Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Development

As I write this, I am ten days from arriving …