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The Best Things to Know When Applying for Scholarships

Posted on May 2nd, by University of Mount Union Staff in Scholarships and Financial Aid, Value. Comments Off on The Best Things to Know When Applying for Scholarships

by: Angela Duraine, Financial Aid Representative at UMU

Do you want free money to help you pay for college? Outside scholarships are a great way to get help paying for school and the best part about them? They don’t have …


Ways to Avoid (and Lose) the Freshman Fifteen

Posted on April 9th, by Kristin Werstler in Facilities, Food, Helpful Offices. Comments Off on Ways to Avoid (and Lose) the Freshman Fifteen

It happens to the best of us. Even when we come to college with those oh-so-good intentions of using the workout center and eating clean at the glorious salad bar in the dining hall, so many of us loose track …

Bike-Riding Through Amsterdam

Posted on March 7th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Hands-on Experience, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Bike-Riding Through Amsterdam

AT trip to Europe days 5–6: Amsterdam, Regks museum, Gunther von Hagens Bodies World: The Happiness Project

Hello, my name is Cody Herman and I am a junior in the Athletic Training Program at Mount Union. During out time in …


How Lucky Are We to Have This Experience?

Posted on March 3rd, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Hands-on Experience, Study Abroad. Comments Off on How Lucky Are We to Have This Experience?

AT trip to Europe days 3–4: visit to WWII cemetery, Maastricht, ultrasound diagnostics, Lindt Chocolate Factory

Hi everyone, my name is Mary Claire Chester and I am a sophomore in the athletic training program at the University of Mount


Tips for Living in a Dorm for the First Time

Posted on February 26th, by Kristin Werstler in Campus, Residence Halls. Comments Off on Tips for Living in a Dorm for the First Time

Cardboard boxes and piles of clothes cluttered the dorm room, while plastic bins teetered haphazardly atop the wooden dressers. The Saturday that kicked off move-in weekend called for equal parts disorganization and anticipation. I looked around the 12 by 13-foot …


The 4 Best Ways to Make Your Essay Spectacular

Posted on February 25th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Finals, Studying. Comments Off on The 4 Best Ways to Make Your Essay Spectacular

by Megan Waterfield

Ah, a student’s favorite assignment—research papers, reflections, creative writing assignments, lab reports. Every college student has to do one of these probably, at least, twenty times during their college career, whether we like it or not, but …

Mary Costlow Celebrates 50 Years Working in Mount Union’s Dining Hall

Posted on September 18th, by Kristin Werstler in Campus, Food. Comments Off on Mary Costlow Celebrates 50 Years Working in Mount Union’s Dining Hall

The Hoover Garden Room of Mount Union’s cafeteria is warmed by the afternoon sun. Mary Costlow sits in a bright orange chair, her back to the bustling cafeteria – taking a break from the commotion to talk about her 50 …


#myUMUhome contest

Posted on September 11th, by Justin Lepley in Residence Halls, Social Media. Comments Off on #myUMUhome contest

Hey guys my name is Justin Lepley and I’m a part of the UMU Social Team! We are all excited for this year and can’t wait to bring you guys some cool social campaigns. The first one of the year …


I Bleed Purple

Posted on August 13th, by Cody Rohaley in Value. Comments Off on I Bleed Purple

I have been a Purple Raider since fifth grade.

Little fifth grade me probably didn’t walk into school predicting that he’d be starting and ending his college search that day. I was more than likely worried about what I was …


Mount Union’s Snapchat Game is Strong

Posted on July 30th, by Cody Rohaley in Campus, Social Media. Comments Off on Mount Union’s Snapchat Game is Strong

We have our own geofilter. That’s pretty cool.

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In case you don’t know what Snapchat is, it’s an app that allows users to send photos, videos, and texts that are viewable for a set amount of time. It enables you …