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February 25, 2016
Founders Day a time to celebrate, reflect
Campus community gathers to mark the 221st anniversary of the College’s charter

January 27, 2016
Record numbers of students seek to join Union
Applications top 6,000 for first time

November 5, 2015
Union College changes motto after 220 years
Motto now reads (“Under the laws of Minerva, we all become brothers and sisters."

November 5, 2015
Union’s age-old motto gets a modern makeover
the College will modify its centuries-old motto to add the French word for “sisters.”

November 2, 2015
Bees, bottle, bridge: College awards Presidential Green Grants
Now in its eighth year, the program supports environmentally sustainable projects at Union, and is open to faculty, staff and students

September 15, 2015
Union honored for diversity efforts, STEM leadership
Insight Into Diversity magazine highlights programs, faculty

September 8, 2015
Convocation opens next chapter in Union’s remarkable history
College celebrates start of its 221st academic year

September 8, 2015
President Stephen C. Ainlay's 2015 Convocation Address
College celebrates start of its 221st year

June 15, 2015
Pride and joy at Union College commencement
Nearly 500 students receive degrees

June 14, 2015
eBay executive bids graduates sage advice
Devin Wenig '88 spoke to nearly 500 members of the Class of 2015 at Union’s 221st Commencement

May 15, 2015
Union to host annual symposium on liberal arts and engineering
In 1845, Union became the first liberal arts college to offer engineering

April 17, 2015
Union again among nation’s top “green” colleges
College's sustainability efforts cited by the Princeton Review

April 8, 2015
President Ainlay speaks to class on College history
Ainlay spoke about several Union figures influential in the Civil War era.

April 8, 2015
Chapel bells to ring in remembrance of Lincoln and the Civil War
The College will pay homage to one of the nation’s greatest leaders and the millions of Americans affected by the war by ringing the campus bells.

April 1, 2015
$11 million gift from Feigenbaum Foundation will have far-reaching impact on Union campus
The foundation will provide the lead gift that will allow the College to transform the Visual Arts building, completing a vibrant arts corridor

March 10, 2015
Top play: Head of ESPN’s SportsCenter to speak at Union
Rob King's talk part of Presidential Forum on Diversity series

February 26, 2015
President Stephen C. Ainlay's 2015 Founders Day greeting
College celebrates 220th anniversary of its charter

January 29, 2015
‘Karp is a coup’: Renovated building draws high praise
After being closed for a year-long major renovation, the former Humanities building has reopened as Karp Hall

January 28, 2015
Applications to Union approach 6,000, a new record
Pool is one of the strongest and most diverse in the College's history

January 15, 2015
Noted champion of the liberal arts and the humanities to speak at Founders Day
Event commemorates the 220th anniversary of the College's charter

January 15, 2015
Union’s economic impact on region nearly $300 million annually
Downtown businesses cite the Union College effect

January 8, 2015
Union honored for commitment to community service
College again named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

December 31, 2014
Union College ranked among most beautiful campuses
Campus honored by Princeton Review