Dan Goswick ‘15

Dan Goswick ‘15

Major: Marketing
Hometown:Amherst, Ohio

The students definitely set Mount Union apart from other colleges and universities. It was something I noticed the first time I was on campus, how inherently nice everyone was by doing the littlest things

Campus News

Jeff Bell to Present Mental Health Awareness Talk April 2

March 27, 2008

The Mount Union College Department of Psychology will hold its annual Mental Health Awareness Talk on Wednesday, April 2 at 6 p.m. in Campus Grounds of the Hoover-Price Campus Center.The speaker for the event is Jeff Bell. Bell will be speaking about his experiences living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.Bell, a long-time veteran of radio and television news, currently co-anchors Afternoon Drive at KCBS-AM, the CBS Networks San Francisco flagship and one of the most successful all-news radio stations in America.Actively involved with the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, for which he recently served as a national conference keynote speaker, Bell also serves as national spokesperson for Mental Health America’s Real Lives Campaign. He is a 2007 recipient of MHA’s prestigious forWARDS Award for "moving the cause of mental health forward."This event is free and open to the public.

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Mount Union Plans Events for Women's History Month

March 06, 2008

Mount Union College will celebrate Women’s History Month in March with speakers and events that will recognize the progress of women’s achievements and help raise awareness about of the rights of women. On Monday, March 3, attorney Amy Reinshagen will speak about her role as a prosecutor with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office at  7 p.m. in Tolerton and Hood Hall, Room 101. This event is free and open to the public.The Women’s History Month featured speaker, Dr. Gail Dines, will present “Sex(ism), Identity, and Intimacy in a Pornographic Culture” on Thursday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mount Union Theatre. Dines is professor and chair of American Studies at Wheelock College in Boston.  She is well-known for her lectures and publications on sexuality and pop culture.  Her lecture will explore the ways in which pornography and images in the media affect gender perspectives and our daily lives.  She will also discuss awareness and prevention of sexual violence.  This lecture is free and open to the public, but is recommended for a mature audience.Preceding the lecture will be the recognition of the 2008 Jane Weston Chapman Award winners. These awards will are presented for outstanding contributions in promoting coeducation through dissemination of women’s history, addressing women’s issues, and enhancing the climate for women’s participation in Mount Union College community life activities. For more information, contact the Office of Public Affairs and Marketing at (330) 823-6063.Other events being planned on campus include celebration of the 35th anniversary of Title IX with an invited dinner at Haupt House for Mount Union coaches and outstanding athletes in women’s sports and Coretta Scott King Day of Service, to be held Tuesday, March 25, and National Girls and Women in Sports Day, which will be held Sunday, April 6 from 2-5:30 p.m. in the Timken Physical Education Building.

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Nature Center to Hold Walk with a Naturalist

March 14, 2008

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Annual Student Art Show on Display in Crandall Art Gallery

March 18, 2008

Works by Mount Union College students will be on display during the Annual Student Art Show in Crandall Art Gallery from March 17 through April 3. The students, representing a number of major fields of study, designed the pieces displayed in the exhibit, which include drawings, paintings, photographs, prints and sculptures. The student artists include Andy Smith, a senior art major from Reynoldsburg; Nichole Hare, a sophomore art major from Massillon; Kelli Paugh, a sophomore art major from Barberton; Alyssa Hamilton, a sophomore art major from East Canton; Sarah Mickley, a senior art major from Carrollton; Kurtis Herchler, a freshman accounting major from Vermilion; Tia Smith, a sophomore art major from Ravenna; Ryan Bowers, a sophomore art major from Beach City; Barbie Jones, a junior psychology major from North Ridgeville; Lauren Dennis, a junior art major from Sagamore Hills; Kathe Kovarik, a senior art major from Copley; Joel Price, a junior from Aurora; Meghan Brammer, a senior art major from Lisbon; Andy McFarland, a senior Geology major from Strongsville; Masateru Konno, a junior from Japan; and Evan Tierney, a sophomore media computing major from Kent.A reception will be held Tuesday, March 25 from 5-7 p.m. in Crandall Art Gallery in honor of the students and their accomplishments. Crandall Art Gallery is located within Cope Music Hall on the corner of Simpson Street and Union Avenue on Mount Union's campus. The Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1-6 p.m.  All events are free and open to the public.

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Mount Union College to host Solaris Wind Quintet April 7

March 24, 2008

Mount Union College will be hosting the Solaris Wind Quintet on Monday April 7 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.Solaris has established a reputation as one of the most innovative and musically compelling woodwind quintets in the United States. Along with their regular concert series at the University of Akron, Solaris has played throughout Northeast Ohio and toured Italy, Brazil and Sweden as well as other areas of the United States.Quintet members include George Pope, Cynthia Watson, Kristina Belisle, William Hoyt and Barrick Stees. Pope is professor of flute at The University of Akron and instructor of flute at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory. Principal flute of the Akron Symphony from 1978-2002, Pope has been principal flute of the Blossom Festival Orchestra since 2005.  Watson is principal oboe of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and a new member of the acclaimed IRIS Orchestra.  She teaches at The University of Akron and spends summers teaching at the Masterworks Festival in Indiana.  Belisle is associate professor of clarinet at The University of Akron and principal clarinetist of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Blossom Festival Band and the Blossom Festival Orchestra. Hoyt is professor of horn at The University of Akron.  He performs regularly with the Paragon Brass Quintet, the Jazz Unit and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra.  Stees is assistant principal bassoonist of the Cleveland Orchestra. He teaches at The University of Akron and the Cleveland Institute of Music. The concert will include works by Igor Stravinsky, Karel Husa, Alec Wilder, Luciano Berio and George Gershwin.The event is free and open to the public. Presser Recital Hall is located within Cope Music Hall, which stands on the corner of Union Avenue and Simpson Street, across from the Campus Lakes. For more information, contact the Department of Music at (330) 823-2180.

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Volunteers needed for Ohio District 13 Science Day on March 29

March 18, 2008

Top science students from grades 7-12 from Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties will attend the Science Day and Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held in the Timken Physical Education Building at Mount Union College on March 29.Volunteers are needed to serve as judges, sponsors or in other volunteer capacities.  For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact Charleen Race in the Department of Biology at (330) 829-8161 or by email at racech@mountunion.edu or register online at www.mountunion.edu/organizations/scienceday. A confirmation postcard will be sent upon registration.The Science Day and Science and Engineering Fair are made possible through support from local sponsoring organizations and affiliation with The Ohio Academy of Science (Ohio District 13) and Intel Science and Engineering Fair (Ohio Region 13).

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Mount Union College to Host Ohio District 13 Science Day March 29

March 25, 2008

More than 200 top science students in grades 7-12 from Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties will attend the Science Day and Engineering Fair on Saturday, March 29 at Mount Union College. The day will begin with judging from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Peterson Field House. A public viewing will follow from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. The day will conclude with the awards ceremony at 2 p.m. in the Mount Union Theatre.The Ohio District 13 Science Day is open to students in grades 7-12 who receive a “superior” rating at their school district’s science fair. Sixth grade students may display their projects and compete for special awards only. Projects that have followed Ohio Academy of Science Standards from students who are home-schooled or come from schools where local science fairs are not held are also welcome to be submitted to the District 13 Scientific Review Committee for possible entry to the Ohio District 13 Science Day fair. The Ohio Academy of Science is dedicated to encouraging and assuring the discovery, understanding, dissemination and practice of science, mathematics and engineering. Each year in Ohio, there are more than 1,000 local Science Days, progressing to 16 district Science Days and culminating with the State Science Day where more than $150,000 in scholarships and awards are presented. The Science Day and Science and Engineering Fair is made possible through support from local sponsoring organizations and affiliation with the Ohio Academy of Science (Ohio District 13) and Intel Science and Engineering Fair (Ohio Region 13).

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College Life Through the Eyes of a Blind Student

March 28, 2008

How do you learn to get around campus? How do you receive and read the books for classes? How do you take notes and complete class assignments? These are just a few of the questions that I have been asked as I make my way through college.

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Dr. Rebecca Stevens Presents “Crime 101” at LINC Luncheon

March 20, 2008

Dr. Rebecca Stevens was the featured speaker for the fourth session of LINC, the college-community luncheon series featuring Mount Union College professors and community members discussing current topics, held Tuesday in the Hoover-Price Campus Center.“People today must learn to think like a criminal so they do not become victims,” said Stevens. “The faces of criminals have changed.”Stevens highlighted the age of persons at risk and challenged the audience to be more aware of their surroundings. She gave helpful hints on how to protect yourself and others from becoming victims. “Be alert to your surroundings at all times,” said Stevens. “Don’t be a hero, and be careful how you carry your money. By thinking more proactively, we can end this problem.”According to Stevens, criminals justify their behaviors in order to accommodate their needs. “Drugs and crime go hand in hand,” she said. “A drug addict will not think twice before committing a crime.”A 1980 graduate of Mount Union College, Stevens earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and psychology.  She then earned master of arts and doctoral degrees from the University of Akron. She has been a member of the faculty at Mount Union since 1996 and was named the College’s Great Teacher in 2001. Stevens, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and director of the criminal justice program, has been instrumental in the growth of the department at the College.The next LINC luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 15 in the East Room of the Campus Center. This final session of the 2007-2008 academic year will feature Dr. William Cunion, assistant professor and chair of the Department of Political Science who will speak about “The President Election: At What Cost?”LINC sessions are open to the public and run from noon until 1 p.m. For further information or to make a reservation contact Diane Thomas, assistant director of public affairs at (330) 823-6063 or e-mail thomasdl@muc.edu. The cost for the lunch is $9 and payment will be accepted at the door, but space is limited so call to reserve your spot today.

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LINC College-Community Luncheon Featuring Dr. Rebecca Stevens to be Held March 18

March 13, 2008

Dr. Rebecca Stevens, professor of sociology and chair of the Department of Sociology at Mount Union College, will be the featured speaker for the next session of LINC, the college-community luncheon series featuring Mount Union professors and community members discussing current topics, on Tuesday, March 18 at noon in the Campus Grounds of the Hoover-Price Campus Center.Stevens’ topic will be “Crime 101,” which will be an interactive presentation to demonstrate the myths and truths about safety. She is the coordinator of the new criminal justice major at Mount Union.A 1980 graduate of Mount Union College, Stevens earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and psychology. She then earned master of arts and doctoral degrees from the University of Akron. She has been a member of the faculty at Mount Union since 1996 and was named the College’s Great Teacher in 2001. LINC (lunch, information, networking and conversation) was conceived to take advantage of the local expertise that exists in Alliance, in light of the College’s exceptional academic reputation. “In this era of Homeland Security and claims that we are safer, we look forward to Dr. Stevens’ presentation to shed light on this issue, said Paidas. The sessions are open to the public and will run from noon until 1 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the months during the academic year. Sessions are chaired by Scott Ingledue, chairman of the Board of Directors of Alliance Community Hospital, with comments and updates from Dr. Richard F. Giese, president of the College and Paidas.For further information or to make a reservation contact Diane Thomas, assistant director of public affairs at (330) 823-6063 or e-mail thomasdl@mountunion.edu. The cost for the lunch is $9 and payment will be accepted at the door, but space is limited so call to reserve your spot today.

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