Building an exit strategy

Frank (’39) and Evelyn Roll ’41 Rice had a problem—their business was too successful. After a lifetime of building their forklift sales and service business, Rice Equipment Company, in St. Louis, Mo., Frank and Evelyn…

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Connecting in the CORDless Times

As a Mid-America academy in  in the early 1990s, I had no intention of attending Union College. Just coming out of the worst of the debt years, Union suffered from a shrunken enrollment and a…

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Campus facelift continues with ad building entrance and lobby

For more than two years, heavy equipment and construction-orange barriers have become a common sight at Union as new construction and renovations have made a significant impact on the look and layout of campus. This…

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Expanding the virtual classroom Shared classrooms between sister colleges help improve academic offerings at Union.

Since discussions began between Union College, Southern Adventist University and Southwestern Adventist University about forming the Adventist Educational Alliance two years ago, the three schools have sought ways to collaborate to not only save money,…

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ForeSight Enriches Union College’s Future Union College receives more than $4 million in estate gifts in less than a year

In 2014 Union College received more than $4.2 million through estate gifts. These gifts were given by generous alumni who felt Union had made a significant impact on their lives, and wanted to ensure students…

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Union’s president answers questions about goals and growth

Now concluding her first school year as president of Union College, Dr. Vinita Sauder has been able to get to know the school and the people who help shape the college’s future. We recently asked…

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Every opportunity is a learning experience.

“It’s been a fun and exciting journey,” Maggard said, “and I’m very grateful to Union for the educational and experiential foundation.” After completing majors in business administration and communication with emphases in marketing and journalism,…

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THINKING BIG: (Union alum on ‘Being a hoot!’)

“I believe in the ABC’s of life: always be curious,” said Steve Johnson. “If you’re a lifelong learner the best roles and future are not necessarily going to involve a promotion, but rather something you…

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Union graduate finds dream job with BNSF Railroad

At first, there is only the plaintive echoing cry of the whistle. Then a faint shudder begins underfoot. Soon the engine chugs into view, a plume of smudge gray smoke unfurling like a diaphanous ribbon…

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Business owners Paul and Christy Prevo use lessons from Union to run thriving early childhood education centers

Growing a business from start-up to successful requires more than luck. It takes hard work, dedication and the right education. For Paul (’94) and Christy Bales Prevo ’97, the trajectory to their current successes started…

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DESIGN BY NUMBERS

For Cid Coto ’14, the digital world isn’t just about ones and zeros, or servers, networks and hardware. As Union College’s first computer major to graduate with the new web design emphasis, he understands that…

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