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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 …

Remembering Freshman Year…

Posted on November 28th, by University of Mount Union Students in Campus, Involvement, Studying, Uncategorized. Comments Off on Remembering Freshman Year…

by Rachel Brumenschenkel ’18

If I had to give one piece of advice to freshmen, I would say, “If you think you don’t have homework, you’re wrong.” 

As a senior graduating in May, I have recently been reflecting on my …

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Internship

Posted on November 13th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Career Path, Hands-on Experience, Internships. Comments Off on How to Make the Most of Your Summer Internship

By Rachel Brumenschenkel ’18

My name is Rachel Brumenschenkel, and I’m a senior marketing and management double major and communication minor. For the second time, I completed an internship at Cooper Enterprises in Shelby, Ohio. Cooper Enterprises is a manufacturer …

Selling Tickets and Memories: Interning for the Monsters and Gladiators

By Matt Jones ’18

At the start of the spring semester, I woke up early in the morning to walk from a hotel in downtown Cleveland to Quicken Loans Arena. The Q was hosting the Mount Union Sports Sales Workshop, …

From Ohio to Yellowstone: Nick Hendershot’s PA Wilderness Rotation

By Nick Hendershot ’15, M ’17 

Yellowstone National Park, America’s first national park and one of the largest parks in the world, attracts more than 4 million visitors from all over the country to enjoy its wonders. While many experienced …

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 …

Summers at Mount Union: UMU Meets CLE


The City of Champions, The Land, CLE, the 2-1-6, however you say it, we all love Cleveland. Every day I help promote Cleveland businesses to the world such as the West Side Market, the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, Corner Alley and …

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 …

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 …