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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 …


From Cornfields to Rio

There are a lot of incoming first-year students this year to Mount Union’s campus and many of them have achieved athletic success. However, very few have faced the adversity that Class of #Mount2020 member A.J. Digby has faced throughout his …

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.…


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 …


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 …