Shakespeare at the Castle is back with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
The seventh season of Shakespeare at the Castle (SATC) returns this year and kicks-off with four performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Alliance’s historic Glamorgan Castle, Thursday, August 5 – Sunday, August 8.
Mount Union Exercise Science Students Conduct Research Alongside Faculty
Nick Dye ’22, of Massillon, Ohio, Rachel Hawk ‘22, of Medina, Ohio, and Hayley Maher ‘22, of Greenville, Ohio are undergraduate students at the University of Mount Union who study in the Department of Exercise, Sport and Nutrition Sciences. They serve as Dr. Lonnie Lowery’s faculty research assistants and are involved in multiple research projects related to coffee consumption and health, one of which they are hoping to present at the International Society of Sports Nutrition conference this summer.
Mount Union Nursing Program Earns 10-Year Reaccreditation
The University of Mount Union is pleased to announce its Department of Nursing, which includes in direct-entry and second-degree accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing pathways, has been granted a 10-year reaccreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
Professor Courtad Featured in Wall Street Journal for Renovation of Home on Underground Railroad
Dr. Gregg Courtad, professor of Spanish at Mount Union, was profiled in the Wall Street Journal for the renovations he's done on his Salem home, which was a former stop on the Underground Railroad. Photo Courtesy | Ross Mantle (Note: Article may be behind a paywall for non-subscribers.)
Sarratt, Tucker ’15 Graduate from United Way DEI Program “Project Blueprint”
University of Mount Union employees Carla Sarratt, director of libraries, and Darnell Tucker ’15, communication and event manager, recently graduated from the Project Blueprint program as part of the United Way of Greater Stark County.
Nature Center Participates in Innovative Nationwide Ecological Survey
In September and October of 2019, the University of Mount Union’s Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center participated in a first-of-its-kind camera trapping project known as Snapshot USA. With the cooperation of 150+ collaborators from all 50 states, a nation-wide mammal survey using standardized methods and a common data repository was conducted for the first time.
Spinell Named National Collegiate Esports Director of the Year
The National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors (NAECAD) announced that Derek Spinell, director and head coach of the University of Mount Union’s esports program, has been named the National College Esports Director of the Year for 2020-2021.
Mount Union Civil Engineering Seniors Construct Bridges at Nature Center
Seniors in the Civil Engineering Capstone course taught by Dr. Xi Wang, assistant professor of engineering at the University of Mount Union, recently designed and constructed timber bridges in the south-western area of the Brumbaugh Woods Trail at the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center.
Mount Union’s Exercise Science Program Recognized Nationally for Strength and Conditioning
The University of Mount Union’s exercise science program was recently approved and recognized through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP), for a period of three years.
Mount Union Nursing Student, Alumna Earn Awards
Abigail Morey ’20, a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Aultman Alliance Community Hospital, and Krysten Castenir ’21, a nursing major of Brook Park, Ohio, were recently named the Stark Carroll District Nurses Association Nurse and Student Nurse of the Year, respectively.
Mount Union Breaks Ground on Expansion for Business, Engineering Facilities
The University of Mount Union held a groundbreaking on Monday, May 10 to signify the beginning of an approximately 7,000-square-foot expansion to Oak Hall, which houses programs in the University’s Department of Business and School of Engineering.
Sport Business Students Get Unique Volunteer Experience at NFL Draft
Continually afforded with opportunities for hands-on experiences, students in the University of Mount Union’s sport business degree program had the chance to volunteer at the NFL Draft, hosted in Cleveland in April.