HeartScan: a uniquely Union approach to mentorship

Last year, occupational therapy assistant major Hailey Erickson took biology from Professor Kelly McWilliams and loved the experience — so much, in fact, that she decided to ask McWilliams to be her Heartscan mentor.  HeartScan…

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Castro couldn’t break our pizza man

If he’d followed the plan Fidel Castro’s government had for his life, Reinier Camejo Carmona would not be making pizzas for Union College students. The leaders of the Kansas-Nebraska Conference of Seventh-day Adventists also wish…

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Daniel Klein: discovering a passion for dentistry

When he first came to Union, senior Daniel Klein knew that he wanted to go into medicine. “I wanted my college experience to prepare me to get a professional degree one day,” he said. “Since…

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A Heart for the unhoused

It can be easy to make generalizations about people without permanent housing. But for Ashira Campbell, sophomore communication major at Union College, each unhoused person is an individual she has an opportunity to serve. “They…

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How to be the perfect leader

“As a leader, you are constantly being watched by other people,” said Union College sophomore Milka Mendoza Sanchez. “You have to think about how you present yourself. How will people see God in you?”  As…

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HeartScan: not just a way to avoid worship credits

When Agustin Castillo heard about HeartScan as a new student at Union College, it seemed like an easy way to simplify his life. “All the uWorships and uGathers seemed like a lot,” he explained. “I…

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Building a life-changing culture at Union: an interview with Pastor David Kabanje

This interview was originally published in Outlook Magazine. Pastor David Kabanje arrived at Union College as the new chaplain and vice president for spiritual life in the fall of 2021. Kabanje — or “PK” as…

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Students respond to Hurricane Ian

Helping those who need it most When a natural disaster tears through communities, it doesn’t discriminate based on affluence, race, or socioeconomic status. Anyone in its path is affected. When disaster response teams arrive on…

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VIDEO: Humility is everything

Once a month, nursing and physician assistant students volunteer to provide foot care to the homeless and working poor in Lincoln. Begun in 1993, the foot clinic is part of Union College’s tradition of service.…

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Global Health Nursing: a new perspective on patient care

As the departure date for the Union College Global Health Nursing trip grew closer, Olivia Jacobs began to consider backing out. The level five nursing major felt overwhelmed as she prepared for her finals and…

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Faith soars over the tumbling floor

“My life doesn’t have purpose without God in it,” said junior business administration and mathematics major Devin Schlisner. “I can study all I want. I can get good grades. I can do well in sports.…

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Ready to serve: internships set graduates on the path to success

Most college graduates leave school with one pressing goal: find a job. But that stressor was one Josemiguel Marin, a 2021 graduate, didn’t face. He was hired in January of his senior year by the…

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