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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 …

Sharing the Love

Posted on February 12th, by University of Mount Union Students in Alumni Success, Classes, Involvement, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Sharing the Love

By Rachel Brumenschenkel ’18

What better day to celebrate what we love than Valentine’s Day? Many students fall in love with Mount Union when they step foot on campus. Some students also fall in love at Mount Union. I spoke …


My Campus Job Took Me to Texas

Posted on February 6th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Career Path, Expert Voices, Hands-on Experience, Internships, Social Media, Student Organizations, Value. Comments Off on My Campus Job Took Me to Texas

By: Mallory Glenn ’19

I walked into the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Antonio, Texas and was greeted by sky high ceilings and sparkling glass elevators. A pool in the main lobby, flanked by lush greenery, extended outside onto the …


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, …

Interviewing for PA School 101:

Congratulations! Being selected for an interview is a great step forward in achieving your goal of becoming a Physician Assistant (PA).  PA programs conduct interviews in order to get a more in-depth look at their applicants. You may ask, “What …

RecycleMania 2017

By:  Mallory Glenn

Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.52.08 PMWhat if I told you that you could improve your recycling habits for eight easy payments of $0.00?

RecycleMania begins on February 5th and will span 8 weeks, concluding on April 1st. Mount Union …

Face Your Fears: Mount Students Calm Anxiety While Riding Roller Coasters

Posted on December 22nd, by University of Mount Union Faculty in Academics, Campus, Classes, Expert Voices, Hands-on Experience, Involvement, Professors, Research, Return on Investment, Studying, Value. Comments Off on Face Your Fears: Mount Students Calm Anxiety While Riding Roller Coasters

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

dsc_6390By Dr. Kevin Meyer, Associate Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Development

As I write this, I am ten days from arriving …

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 …