Chaddock '19 and Werner '16 Named to Stark County Rookie Teachers of the Year
Ellie Chaddock '19, a teacher at Carrollton Exempted School District, and Megan Werner '16, a teacher at Osnaburg Local School District, were named to Stark County's Rookie Teachers of the Year listing for 2019-2020. Those teachers withe less than three years of experience qualify for the honor.
President Speaks: Course-sharing can help small colleges weather the pandemic
Former Mount Union President Dr. Dick Merriman and Dr. Bryan Boatright, assistant vice president and university registrar, co-authored a piece for Education Dive on Mount Union's successes with online learning through a consortium with the Council of Independent Colleges.
OAC Announces Fall Sports COVID Response Plan
The Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC), the nation’s third oldest collegiate athletic league, has announced plans for fall sports in 2020. The Conference is excited about providing a bounty of athletic opportunities for student-athletes at its 10 member campuses.
Mount Union Offering Free Pop-Up Courses to Incoming Students This Summer
The University of Mount Union is committed to warmly welcoming incoming first year and transfer students by providing unique academic experiences. Thus, the institution is offering new, week-long pop-up courses to first-year and transfer students this summer at no cost.
Mount Union President’s Rescue Fund Named for Departing Merriman, Kelman
During its recent spring meeting, the University of Mount Union Board of Trustees announced that the institution’s President’s Rescue Fund was being renamed in honor of retiring President Dr. W. Richard Merriman Jr. and his wife, Dr. Margot Kelman, in honor of their service to the institution.
Mount Union’s Schulte Named National Esports Player of the Year
The National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors (NAECAD) announced that Jared Schulte, a recent University of Mount Union exercise science graduate of Strongsville, Ohio, has been named the College Player of the Year for 2019-2020.
Mount Union Receives CASE 2020 Educational Fundraising Award
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) announced the names of more than 100 U.S. educational institutions being recognized with 2020 Educational Fundraising Awards, with the University of Mount Union among thirty-two institutions being highlighted for the first time.
Mount Union Hires Sarratt as New Director of Libraries
The University of Mount Union is pleased to announce that Carla Sarratt has been selected to serve as its next Director of Libraries.
Mount Union’s Prosthetic Leg Design Takes 2nd in National Competition
A group of senior University of Mount Union students took home second place in the national Undergraduate Design Competition as part of the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C).
Record-Breaking Day of Giving Totals Nearly $500K for Mount Union
Raiders Give saw an extraordinary level of generosity from the Mount Union community in 2020.
Alumni Cugini ’13, McIlvain ’10 Named to yStark “20 Under 40” for 2020
The young professionals branch of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, yStark, has announced its “20 Under 40” winners for 2020. Included in the recognition were University of Mount Union alumni Christopher Cugini ’13 and Niki McIlvain ’10.
Mount Union Professor Appointed to Ohio Educator Standards Board
The Ohio Department of Higher Education and its Chancellor, Randy Gardner, has announced that Dr. Melissa Askren-Edgehouse, associate professor and chair of the Department of Education at the University of Mount Union, has been appointed to serve on the Ohio Educator Standards Board (ESB).