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Category: Alumni Success

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 …

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 …

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 …

What Does it Mean to Be a Regula Scholar?

If you have ever participated in a community service event through Mount Union, then you have probably heard of the Regula Center. The Ralph and Mary Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement at the University of Mount Union, …

What is Transgender Communication and Why Did I Co-Edit a Book About It?

Laverne Cox. Chaz Bono. Caitlyn Jenner. Chelsea Manning.
Unique on Glee. Maura on Transparent. Cole on The Fosters.

These are just a few of the names of transgender people from news headlines and trans characters from popular television …

A Chat with April Mason

Name: April Mason, PhD
Major: Biology
Graduation Year: 1977
Original Hometown: Akron, Ohio
Where Living now: Manhattan, Kansas
Job Title/Employer: Provost and Senior Vice President of Kansas State University

Professional Life
When I graduated from Mount, I got a master’s …

6 Ways to Find (Awesome) Internships

Whether you’re a seasoned senior or a first year student, internships are essential to having a fun and successful career.  Not only do internships help you build your resume and let you gain hands-on experience, they also let you see …

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.…

Lighting the Way With Music

Posted on March 31st, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Alumni Success, Career Path, Research, Return on Investment. Comments Off on Lighting the Way With Music

By: Alicia (Bousner) Hrubey ’10, M.M.

The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. – from To A Mouse by Robert Burns

This post is about MUSIC THERAPY. Don’t know what music therapy is? Check out …

Leading Through the Wilderness

Posted on March 29th, by University of Mount Union Students in Alumni Success, Classes, Hands-on Experience, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Leading Through the Wilderness


By Laura Klingler ’03

I have the unique privilege of remaining connected to Mount Union in a very special way. I’ve been an alumni leader for the Mount Union Wilderness Experience every summer since 2008. This experience has allowed me …