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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!

Posted on March 14th, by University of Mount Union Students in Campus, Community, Involvement, Student Organizations, Uncategorized. Comments Off on 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 …

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

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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 …

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 …

Off the Grid: The Wilderness Trip Celebrates its 41st Year

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

screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-10-52-42-amThis year marks the 41st anniversary of the wilderness trip and the associated class, an experience many students and alumni hold near …

The Only 15 Black Friday Tips You’ll Ever Need

If anyone knows Dan Yard, assistant controller here at the University of Mount Union, they know he loves a deal – especially on Black Friday. From Thanksgiving afternoon into the wee hours of #SmallBusinessSaturday, you can find Dan either looting …


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 …

How a Jersey Patch Costs More Than Your Tuition

The world of professional sports is a $1.5 trillion industry across the world – yeah that’s trillion, with a “T.” North American sports alone make up a third of that at an estimated $498 billion, according to Plunkett Research, Ltd.…


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 …

Here’s to all my Freshmen…

Posted on May 14th, by Lauren Reihl in Uncategorized. Comments Off on Here’s to all my Freshmen…

1. Stay on campus on the weekends.

  • You miss out on a lot by going home on the weekend. You may miss your family, your boyfriend from home or your puppy, but by staying on campus during the weekend you