August 2018 News Archive

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New Campus Safety building to be called the Williams Center for Campus Community Safety

A former bank building that will house Union’s Campus Safety Department will be called the Williams Center for Campus Community Safety when it opens next year.

Last June, the College agreed to purchase the Bank of America building at Nott Street and Van Vranken Avenue, directly across from one of the campus’s main entrances.

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Union to welcome Class of 2022

The college journey for the Class of 2022 officially begins Sunday, Sept. 2, when students move into their residence halls at 9 a.m.

The 581 students were chosen in the most selective admissions process in the College’s history. Union has become the school of choice for many of the nation’s top students, with a record 6,718 applicants vying to join the incoming class.

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Students create book on the millennial generation

A new book produced by students in Professor Christine Henseler’s spring class, Millennials and Social Change: The Rise of the Everyday Changemaker, is available on Amazon.

“Generation Now: Millennials Call for Social Change,” features deeply personal articles by students on topics that include poverty, pollution, mental illness, sexual abuse and income inequality.

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Union honored for commitment to community service

Last February, dozens of students, faculty and administrators donned head scarfs to support “Hijabi for a Day” to raise awareness and spark dialogue regarding religious and cultural customs.

And on a Saturday in October, nearly 500 members of the Union community helped spruce up the city and surrounding area for the 20th annual John Calvin Toll Day.