TEA invites students to explore themed entertainment industry TEA invites students to explore themed entertainment industry
Project honors Gray’s legacy, supports musicians Project honors Gray’s legacy, supports musicians
Alumna serves in Nairobi, Kenya at shelter for homeless boys Kristen Sayres with ten of the boys rescued from the streets at Naivasha Children's Shelter. | Image courtesy of Kristen Sayres
Rogers selected as chairman by Board of Trustees Lisa Rogers is the first woman to be elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees. | Submitted photo by Kristi Woody
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TEA invites students to explore themed entertainment industry

A panel of five members from the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) spoke to a crowd of mostly engineering students about working in an industry that includes theme parks and casinos. Union’s department of engineering hosted a TEA Experience Café that included a presentation, question and answer session and refreshments. Among those on the panel were Steven Birket, TEA International President; […]

Arts & Entertainment Project honors Gray’s legacy, supports musicians

Project honors Gray’s legacy, supports musicians

“[Music] won’t save the world, but it makes the wounds, the hunger, the bombs, the racism, the prejudice, the negligence, a little easier to fight against.  We are all human. We all experience the same feelings and emotions, though there may be different things that make us feel these emotions, and we may express them in different ways. Yet, this […]

Sports Baseball and softball teams to take on West Georgia at home

Baseball and softball teams to take on West Georgia at home

The Union University baseball and softball teams will each host the University of West Georgia teams in a series this weekend. The Bulldogs will face the University of West Georgia Wolves on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and again on Monday at 2 p.m. “They’ll be a very good team, just like the others that we’ve […]

Life Kristen Sayres with ten of the boys rescued from the streets at Naivasha Children's Shelter. | Image courtesy of Kristen Sayres

Alumna serves in Nairobi, Kenya at shelter for homeless boys

After college graduation , life offers endless opportunities. For some, that means going into a job right away, for others it means taking a break for self-discovery. For 2006 Union graduate Kristen Sayres, life took many turns that ultimately led to her living and working in Nairobi, Kenya. Initially Sayres wasn’t sure what she wanted to pursue or where her […]

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Baseball and softball teams to take on West Georgia at home
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Baseball and softball teams to take on West Georgia at home

The Union University baseball and softball teams will each host the University of West Georgia teams in a series this weekend. The Bulldogs will face the University of West Georgia Wolves on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and again on Monday at 2 p.m. “They’ll be a very good team, just like the others that we’ve […]

Union's debate team finished strong at nationals in Boise, Idaho March 27 | Submitted Photo
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Union debate team brings back national title

On the weekend of March 27, the Union University debate team brought home the national title from the International Public Debate Association national championship at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. The team won first place in the novice and professional divisions, the team sweepstakes and the overall season long Founders Award, the season-long championship. “It was a really great feeling at the tournament,” […]

Previous students from Kelly Elliott's camping and outdoor recreation class pose for a picture before rafting down the Ocoee River. | Submitted photo by Kelly Elliott.
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Camping and recreation class travels to the Ocoee River

On Saturday, April 26, Kelly Elliott, assistant professor of physical education, wellness and sport, will lead her camping and outdoor recreation class on a rafting trip down the Ocoee River near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Elliott has been teaching the class for the past three years and has incorporated the trip into the curriculum each year. This year the trip will consist […]

Men’s and women’s golf teams compete in GSC Championships
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Men’s and women’s golf teams compete in GSC Championships

The Union men’s and women’s golf teams traveled to Tunica, Mississippi, on April 20 and 21 to compete in the Gulf South Conference Championships. The 54-hole event started Monday morning, April 20. The women’s team goal going in to the tournament was to play smart, to not let the windy conditions and muddy courses affect their play and to give […]

Starbucks to open on perimeter of Union University
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Starbucks to open on perimeter of Union University

A new Starbucks is planned to open at 8 Lanese Dockery Drive next to Bancorp South on the outer perimeter of the Union University campus. According to Mike Gardener of MG Construction, the building is planned to begin construction within the next two weeks. The store will be completed between three and four months after construction of the building begins. […]

Union garden offers rest, hard work and healthy food
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Union garden offers rest, hard work and healthy food

Almost three years ago, Cody Curtis, assistant residence director for the men’s quads, and his wife Melody, assistant director of the community music center, decided to invest in the Union garden to create a space that built community and brought glory to God. The garden, located next to Luther Hall, is a place for people to go on Union’s campus […]

Women’s soccer seeks spring-season improvements
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Women’s soccer seeks spring-season improvements

The women’s soccer team is using their spring season as a transition period prior to the upcoming fall season. The women have competed in games against other schools during the “off” season, including a home game on Wednesday, April 22, against Trevecca Nazarene University. “I am excited to play in our spring game,” said Honeye Heydari, junior nursing major and center […]