Where Exceptional Begins

Category: Community

10 Things NOT to Do on Your First Day of College

So, you got in, you accepted the offer, you went to Target with your mom and bought the shower caddy, the desk organizer, the fresh sheets, maybe even a new pair of jeans or two. You’re moved in, you have …

8 Things You Didn’t Learn at Preview

There are things you probably weren’t told while on a tour or at Preview. You’ll learn them after being on campus for a little bit. Hi, I’m Cody Rohaley ’17 and I’m a marketing major, leadership and economics minor, brother …


“I want to be a doctor because I want to help people.”

Kate_GonczySounds cliché, right? Well, those are the words that medical school admissions teams will be looking for in my interview (hopefully stated more eloquently, of course). Sure, my GPA and MCAT score are important, but after doing some research, I’ve …

4 Things to Consider When Picking a College

Looking for a college can be stressful. When you go on a college visit, your tour guide is obviously going to show you the best parts of their respective colleges, so it can be hard to decide what exactly you …


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 …

Make a Difference That Matters; Get Informed on 2016 Presidential Election

Posted on February 27th, by Kristin Werstler in Community, Events. Comments Off on Make a Difference That Matters; Get Informed on 2016 Presidential Election

Across America, television screens flash Meet the Press, the longest-running broadcast in television history. Airing on NBC, Meet the Press is a program dedicated to providing insights and analysis into all aspects of politics. During such a controversial presidential …


New To Alliance? Check Out These Local Places!

Posted on February 3rd, by Brandon Lucas in Alliance, Community, Food. Comments Off on New To Alliance? Check Out These Local Places!

Being in a new city can be scary. You are in a foreign place, not knowing where to go, but soon enough you will know Alliance like the back of your hand! From landmarks to restaurants, here are some local …