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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 …

Along for the Ride: Life as a Commuter

Posted on February 19th, by Abbey Schlanz in Campus, Community, Involvement, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Along for the Ride: Life as a Commuter

While most undergraduate students live on campus, Mount Union also has a fairly large number of commuters. A lot of students who live nearby question whether they should commute. It definitely saves money, but does it also cut down on …

Internships Are a Major Key

What do you mean I have to write something longer than 140 characters? Fine. Alright, I’ll try it.

Hey there. I’m Cody Rohaley, a senior Marketing & Management major, and I do social media and outreach for the Alliance Country …

Accents, Starbucks, and a Love for Burgers; An International Perspective on Living in the U.S.

Posted on May 1st, by University of Mount Union Students in Alliance, Community, Food, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Accents, Starbucks, and a Love for Burgers; An International Perspective on Living in the U.S.

By Yuka Adachi ’17: Marketing and Human Resource Management


Own Your Accent and Name

It is hard for international students to not have accents. It is not just about if we can speak English or not. We just keep the …

How to Save Money Abroad: Tips and Tricks

By Yuka Adachi ’17: Marketing and Human Resource Management and Carly Federico ’20: Japanese and Integrated Media Major

Has anyone thought that traveling is not worth spending money? Nowadays, you can use google maps to see famous places, you can …

EARTH DAY 2017

By Darren Krolikowski

Hello Raiders! This month, in honor of Earth Day, the Green Raiders are promoting and hosting some events that you all should know about:

  • April 17 – Stark Parks is hosting a clean-up on the Mahoning Valley

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!

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 …

What I Learned From a Team of NBA Champions – And What They Learned From Me

By Riley Schenk ’18, sport business major double-minoring in business administration and psychology

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When I first started my college career at the University of Mount Union, I never thought I would be working with The Cleveland Cavaliers Organization as directly …