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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 …


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…Just Say Yes

By Will Clay ’19

If I was a betting man, I would bet that very few of you have heard of the Oatey Company. Now, I challenge you to go take a walk around your house. Go on, do it! …

The Only 15 Black Friday Tips You’ll Ever Need

If anyone knows Dan Yard, assistant controller here at the University of Mount Union, they know he loves a deal – especially on Black Friday. From Thanksgiving afternoon into the wee hours of #SmallBusinessSaturday, you can find Dan either looting …


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 …

5 Things to Remember in Your Senior Year of College

Posted on September 9th, by Ryan Smith in Career Path, Finals, Return on Investment. No Comments

Before we get really into this, I would like to offer you seniors in college congratulations for two reasons:

  • You made it through three years of some of the toughest academic work of your lives to date.
  • You and your

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 …


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 …


The 4 Best Ways to Make Your Essay Spectacular

Posted on February 25th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Finals, Studying. Comments Off on The 4 Best Ways to Make Your Essay Spectacular

by Megan Waterfield

Ah, a student’s favorite assignment—research papers, reflections, creative writing assignments, lab reports. Every college student has to do one of these probably, at least, twenty times during their college career, whether we like it or not, but …