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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Internship takes student home and to a new level of ministry

Gavin Forbes spent the fall semester away from Union College in his hometown of Apopka, Florida. It wasn’t because he wanted to trade the windy Nebraska autumn for the Florida sunshine — although he certainly…

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First-year Union student named a Daniels Scholar

Late one night last March, Regan Garman nervously looked at an unopened email from the Daniels Fund. The email would let her know if she’d been awarded a scholarship making her Union College education more…

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Tiffany Lam and family

Mayo PA’s career bends unexpectedly toward elbows

When Tiffany Lam graduated from Union College’s Physician Assistant program in 2012, she didn’t have a favorite part of the elbow. But after ten years of working with one of the top elbow surgeons at…

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Jefferson Gibson: listening for God in the cafeteria

If you’ve eaten at Union Market in the last four years, you’ve probably seen Jefferson Gibson. The senior theology major serves meals, stocks shelves and rings up purchases, all with his characteristic easygoing smile. If you…

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Kailey Erkhart: A career in compassion

“I always knew I wanted to help people,” said Kailey Erkhart, a senior from Denver, Colorado. “I just didn’t know in what way.” Halfway through her degree, she switched her major to social work, and…

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Jean-Christian Touré: Computing a calling

In theory, running a successful business is easy: find what people need or desire and provide it for a reasonable price. But reality is a lot more complicated and a lot more rewarding. Jean-Christian Touré, a 2018 Union College graduate, found this out when his side hustle became a thriving tech company providing application development, digital marketing, and IT services to businesses across Colorado and into Wyoming.

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Leif Lastine

Lastine receives Weniger Fellows Student Scholarship

Leif Lastine, a Union College theology major, will be honored with a Weniger Fellows Student Scholarship during an online ceremony on February 20 highlighting the 2021 laureates and fellows recognized by the Charles E. Weniger Society for Excellence

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Fall 2020 editing class

Editing class works with AdventHealth to publish book

During the fall 2020 semester, Union College’s editing class of 10 students worked with AdventHealth’s CREATION Life team to produce a “Wellness Journal” for young adults.

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Brian Garcia and friends

Brian Garcia: Home is where the ministry is

A winding road took Brian from his home and family in Texas to a school he’d never heard of in Lincoln, Nebraska. At Union College, he learned that the church is not a building, but a body of believers that transcends borders and cultures. He discovered a new kind of family—the family of God.

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Alex Ulrich

Alex found a calling as an occupational therapy assistant

Alex Ulrich planned to be a physical therapist. But then she discovered her calling as an occupational therapy assistant.

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Hannah Roberts: “Union is worth the money”

Hannah Roberts knew Union College was the place for her. And with hard work and some help from her Union alumni family, she is making the most of her educational experience.

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