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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 …

Feeding Stomachs to Feed Minds

by Rebecca Cooper ’18, double-majoring in math and accounting

On October 14, I, alongside fellow Mount Union students Brianna Boehlke, Chris DiRando, Corbin Hershberger, and Brianna Whittaker, attended the second annual Propel Ohio Collegiate Leadership Summit. The purpose of this …

Food Waste in a World with Cafeteria Trays

By:  Sophie Ramsey, Green Raider

Everybody loves a good buffet. When we get out of class, it’s natural to feel giddy about the many options AVI has to offer. Sandwich? Might as well. Homestyle station has cheesy potatoes? Let’s go. …

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 …

The Scary Truth About PLASTIC

By Mallory Glenn, Green Raider

Did you know that during the last decade, we have produced more plastic than the amount that was produced throughout the entire 20th century? Statistics show that the typical American throws away nearly 200 lbs. …

“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 …

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 …

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 …