English professor makes literature relevant to our time

Union College is excited to welcome Deanne Sparks to campus as a member of the English faculty. She is coming to us from Portland Adventist Academy, where she taught English and drama classes. Before that,…

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Angie Wheeler smiles at the camera, sitting on the brick Union College bench

A New Face in Union’s PA Faculty

“My coworkers have been amazing,” Angie Wheeler said. “They’ve been very generous and genuinely supportive of me here.” Wheeler recently joined Union’s PA faculty as the clinical director after spending the past few years as…

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Photo of Frankie and Ellen Rose with their children.

Saying goodbye to Dr. Rose

“If I impacted lives, that’s all that matters,” said Dr. Frankie Rose. “It’s very important to have high quality academics, operational procedures, business practices—I’ve spent a lot of time focusing on those things. But Union…

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Pastor Kabanje: God’s Heart for Others

“Every time I step on campus, it just feels like home,” said David Kabanje, Union’s new chaplain and vice president for spiritual life. “Seeing people who you love and knowing they love you back; I…

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Photo: Drs. Barry and Lisa Forbes

Dr. Barry Forbes to retire

After more than 30 years at Union College, Dr. Barry Forbes has decided to resign his position as professor and chair of the Division of Business and Computer Science due to lingering effects from his…

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Beloved office manager hospitalized, prayers requested

Union College once again asks for your prayers as a member of our campus family is in need of God’s healing. Sandy Tallman was calmly working at her desk and talking with colleagues in the…

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Jonathan Shields smiles and talks with Stan and Angie Hardt about the joys of upcoming retirement.

Jonathan Shields retires after 14 years of service

“My favorite thing about working in Union’s administration was that I got to meet every new hire. I loved hearing about their calling and how God led them to Union,” said Jonathan Shields. “But I’ve…

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Violinist plays music.

The Golden Chords share their love of music with Midwest churches

Do you love beautiful music brought right to your doorstep? The Golden Chords is a small string ensemble from Union College that play hymns and contemporary worship music both in Lincoln and at churches all…

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Pastor Rich Carlson being joined in honoring the fallen police officers

Longest-serving chaplain prays for fallen officers’ families on National Peace Officers Memorial Day

On May 15, 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed a special day for police officers called National Peace Officers Memorial Day. It was made to honor all police officers—especially those who lost their lives in the line…

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Drs. Barry and Lisa Forbes receive President’s Award

Drs. Barry and Lisa Forbes have been the anchors of Union College’s Division of Business and Computer Science for more than 20 years—where Barry serves as the chair of the division and Lisa is a…

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Stan hardt's retirement

Stan Hardt retires after bringing a little heaven to earth

Stan Hardt looked around his Campus Ministries office. It’s a couple of days after graduation and his last day as a Union College employee. He’s worked for 23 years at Union with his wife, Angie, and his mission has been…

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Preparing to be an U.S ambassador

Senga Rutebuka, a senior international relations major, has always wanted to work for the United Nations. Rutebuka got two steps closer this year by representing Union College at the United Nations Association USA Leadership Summit…

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