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The University of Mount Union, founded in 1846, is a four-year, private institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union offers an array of broad-based and career-specific undergraduate and graduate programs to its 2,200 students who experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation. Among members of the 2012 graduating class, 98% of survey respondents started a degree-required career or were accepted to graduate school, all in an average of 20 days after graduation. Ranked as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the University is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, as evidenced by its mission to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work and responsible citizenship. The University’s 115-acre campus is located in Alliance, Ohio, 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh, and more than $100 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities throughout the course of the past decade.


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The Importance of a Campus Visit

Posted on June 5th, by University of Mount Union Students in Campus, Uncategorized. Comments Off on The Importance of a Campus Visit

BY: Eric Young, Director of Admission, University of Mount Union

As the school year winds down and students begin to make summer plans, one activity that should be on your mind is to schedule campus visits to a few colleges …


A Coffee for Your Thoughts

Posted on April 26th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Alliance, Campus, Food, Studying. Comments Off on A Coffee for Your Thoughts

BY: Cheyanne Gonzales ’18

With finals week starting here at the University of Mount Union, there is no escaping the stress-induced late nights spent in the library. The last of our assignments are due and the glimmer of light at …

Financial Literacy Month Blog 3: Establishing S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Posted on April 18th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Classes. Comments Off on Financial Literacy Month Blog 3: Establishing S.M.A.R.T. Goals

By Rachel Brumenschenkel ‘18 

Do you find yourself spending too much money on coffee or food? Would you like to start saving more of your paycheck? 

Establishing financial goals is one of the first steps you can take to create …

Financial Literacy Month: Should You Lease or Buy a Car?

Posted on April 11th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Classes, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Financial Literacy Month: Should You Lease or Buy a Car?

By Rachel Brumenschenkel ‘18

Would you like a brand new car? How are you going to finance this purchase? For the second blog post for Financial Literacy Month, I wanted to share strategies when looking into purchasing a car and …

Educating Campus During Financial Literacy Month

Posted on April 9th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Classes, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Educating Campus During Financial Literacy Month

by Rachel Brumenschenkel ’18

On college campuses, the month of April can be a busy time of the year. Seniors are preparing to graduate, students are getting ready to take exams, and there are many on-campus events that wrap up …

Get Noticed with Merit Pages

by Rachel Brumenschenkel ’18

I have been a student worker at the Office of Marketing for three years, and one of my duties is to work on Merit pages. Merit is a website used by universities and students to recognize …

Time Efficiency Tips from National Champions

Posted on March 27th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Athletics and Intramurals, Classes, Studying. Comments Off on Time Efficiency Tips from National Champions

BY: Mallory Glenn ’19

Mount Union Purple Raiders don’t just dominate on the football field. As you’ve probably already discovered, Mount Union recently earned national titles in track and field and wrestling.

The Mount Union men’s indoor track and field …


A Whole New World in Washington, D.C.

Posted on March 22nd, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Career Path, Classes, Hands-on Experience, Internships, Political Science, Value. Comments Off on A Whole New World in Washington, D.C.

By Jessica Calhoun ‘18, NSFIA major

It’s very scary to begin a new chapter in life, especially when you are unfamiliar with the territory. You are forced into a situation where you need to become familiar with how things operate …


Giving Back and Being a Dedicated Scholar

Posted on March 15th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Alliance, Campus, Community, Involvement, Return on Investment, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Service, Value. Comments Off on Giving Back and Being a Dedicated Scholar

BY: Cheyanne Gonzales ’18

“What is an Investment Alliance Scholar?” This is a question I have been asked since beginning my college career nearly four years ago. While many people may know one of the 36 Investment Alliance Scholars, some …

Get Rich With Philanthropic Donations

Posted on March 9th, by University of Mount Union Students in Alliance, Community, Hands-on Experience, Involvement, Student Organizations, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Get Rich With Philanthropic Donations

BY: Mike Sovak ’18

Philanthropic endeavors are an important part of making a societal difference.  Whether you’re an affluent influence leader, or a college student with a beginner’s bank account, there is a way for you to become a master …