Undergraduate SpotlightsSee All
Ryanne Goodman '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
There’s a spirit of oneness at Mount Union, where not only am I invested in my doing well, but the professors and other members of the staff also provide encouragement and root for my success.
Gian Steele ‘21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Getting the privilege to sing with an incredibly intelligent, empathetic and musical ensemble is such an amazing gift to be a part of, and I love to sing along with such an amazing team and with such an amazing choral director.
Megan Donegan '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I love the fact that my professors know me by name and they care for my well-being.
Alyssa Adams '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
My strong point has always been in the science field, but taking classes such as economics and art have helped me develop skills outside of my major and I now feel more comfortable writing and researching about subjects that I didn't know much about before coming to Mount.
Tristan Bender '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I want to be a nurse who can make a difference is someone’s day to day life. Mount Union is supplying me with the knowledge and skills to do just that.
Samantha Martin ‘20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I believe that pursuing a liberal arts education helps in producing a well-rounded student possessing knowledge that extends beyond their field of choice.
Makenzie Grayson ‘20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Through the liberal arts you become well-rounded and step outside of your comfort zone. No matter what occupation one acquires, I believe everyone will have to step outside of their comfort zone to become successful.
Emily Hoffer ‘20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I have always had trouble opening up and making friends, but the people here are so kind that they made it easy.
Matthew WeingartSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
There are many great things about Mount Union, but I really enjoy the small class size and the individual attention from professors when you need it. UMU creates a strong learning environment that is effective yet friendly.
George WangaSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
My ultimate goal is to own my own business overseas. With the National Security and Foreign Intelligence Analysis major, I am learning how to research different countries, which will ultimately help me decide where I want to be after graduation.
Destinee ThompsonSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
I am confident that, wherever I end up, Mount has prepared me with the critical thinking and written and oral communication skills to succeed.
Stephanie Macrinos '18See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I love Mount Union’s small, beautiful campus. It really is a haven.
Jackie CusterSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
College goes by so fast so don’t spend all of your time stressing over the future, live in the now.
Marisa StoverSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union feels like home because the students here are just one big family. Everyone is there for you whenever you need them and that’s something that you can’t find at every school.
Marlee PeckSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
When you go to Mount Union, your professors know your name and what you are involved in. Often times, professors have come to my games to support me!
Ben SchrothSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
I was really impressed with the facilities, faculty, and my coaches, which ultimately made the decision to choose Mount Union easier.
Adrienne Bock '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
After I graduate I would like to be a professor and teach ecology. Mount Union has helped me get closer to this goal by helping me prepare for graduate school.
Emily InaSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
By combining a liberal arts education and professional preparation, Mount Union has helped me in getting a diverse education that I would not be able to get anywhere else.
Natalie EngleSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount has really helped me explore my options after graduation. My advisor has offered me invaluable insights as to what is happening in the interfaith community and has discussed how my interests and dreams fit into this context.
Jonas SeufertSee Spotlight Opens in new tab
I love the fact that you can really be a part of Mount Union, you feel welcome and people at Mount Union quickly managed to integrate international students like me to the family.
Brittany Besancon '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The liberal arts make you study different material outside of your comfort zone. In turn, you might fall in love with something you might have never tried or gain knowledge that will make you a more well-rounded individual.
Hector Cardenas '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The professors here are really your biggest fans here! I love that they encourage you to get above and beyond by challenging yourself or seeking opportunities.
Kayla Bowyer '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I may be a little biased, but the easily accessible Nature Center is not something I would expect to find anywhere else. It is an amazing resource.
Sarah Stefancin '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
What really sealed the deal was my admissions representative. He called me several times to make sure I was on track with scholarship applications and visit days, and once he reached out just to see how senior year was going.
Bailey Martin '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
After my initial visit to Mount Union, I went back to meet one of the computer science professors...After speaking with him, I knew that I had found the right program for me.
Monic Kiconco ‘21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The Mount Union system is set up in a way that just gets everybody rooting for you to succeed and be prepared for life after graduating.
Shizuka Kuramitsu '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Association of International Students (AIS) has many events that both international students and domestic students can have fun together, hoping members share intercultural experience.
Sneha Bhandari ‘23See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount has helped me grow as a person and my favorite experiences at Mount are talking to new people and making friends, as everyone at Mount is very friendly, accepting, and easy to talk to.
Adrian Vasu '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
At Mount, I’ve learned more than just what I’m taught in class. I’ve learned that being able to communicate effectively is a must for the technical fields that I hope to enter.
Sarah Moore '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Everyone is friendly and accepting to all types of indiviuals. I feel like the people here, in a way, are a second family .
Aurelia Incristi '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount is preparing me for this field by having challenging rigor, advising students for medical school, and offering experiences in the medical field through the health coach program.
Reagan Lovelace '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The professors really have your back, and even if it isn't something academic they are more than willing to help you and be there for you. They take care of you here.
Amanda Hegidus '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
It's very much a community here where you will be accepted no matter what.
Quinnlan Crowe '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Last fall, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Pau, France...I was able to travel to 6 different countries where I was constantly out of my comfort zone. It was amazing to see how different people can live their lives.
Alec Barker '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I have become a better writer and public speaker through the Integrative Core, and my professors have taught me a lot about software development and various programming languages.
Ashley Hill '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union was the first and last university that I visited - it was exactly what I was looking for.
Ethan Griffith '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The university is so special because it gives you a personalized experience when it comes to learning and it is designed to help you succeed.
Joshua Davidson '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The faculty at Mount is everything I could have hoped for. Each professor in the Department of Computer Science has always been happy to give me their time whenever I have asked.
Gabby Cataloni '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union has become my home because the professors I have had, the friends I have made, and the staff I have met here have become my family.
Jakub Zimnoch '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I chose intervention specialist as my major so I can make an impact on kids’ lives who can get the help they need and may not have the opportunity to get it elsewhere.
Kathryn Dhayer '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I have been in schools every semester for field work, and I am currently placed in a resource room for part of the day during my pre-clinical teaching. This experience has helped me feel confident in what I want to do.
Megan Hoover '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The relationships you form here are what make this place feel like home.
Masashi Nishiguchi '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
After I got acceptance letters from seven schools in the U.S., Mount Union was the best school in terms of scholarship and facilities.
Hayley Maher '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I have had the opportunity as an undergraduate student to assist my academic advisor, Dr. Lonnie Lowery, with research, which is an amazing opportunity as an undergrad student.
Chase Filicko '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Taking classes outside of your major allows for new learning concepts, opportunities, and new ways of thinking. Being able to put everything together, instead of just focusing on one area, makes a person more valuable.
Brandon Duktig '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
My experiences and education here at Mount Union will give me the advantage of coming from a university that is known across the country for excellence.
Michaela Velichka '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
My favorite experience so far was at Minerva Elementary School with Mrs. Zifer. She gave me many opportunities to lead lessons on the spot, which helped to push me out of my comfort zone and to become more confident in my abilities.
Robert Walker '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union opened my eyes, allowing me to grow holistically as an individual.
Austin Hindley '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Having the opportunity to do research and work closely with a professor is an amazing opportunity to learn how being an engineer in the real-world works.
Adrianna Rogers '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The professors and other peers make you feel like you belong and want to see you be successful, for yourself and this campus. I have opened up so much during my time here and I am grateful for Mount Union.
Ryleigh Jones '23See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I was hearing remarkable stories about the nursing program, so I decided to attend a visit on a night designated for potential nursing majors. From my first visit, I was sold.
Corenna Maynard '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I want to take my major in the direction of improving nutrition with the biomedical experience I gain, or I will go the prosthetics route of biomedical engineering to help people and animals live a new life.
Katie Wilson '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Through the small class sizes and one on one experiences with the professors, I have been able to succeed in the classroom.
Dana Lucas '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
After meeting with engineering faculty here, I realized the importance of the small classes and the many opportunities to get involved hands-on in every class and activity I join.
Kyle Spencer '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Whatever I chose to do in the long run, I know Mount Union will prepare me for whats to come.
Alyson Kantor '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Everyone here is so welcoming and willing to offer you help with anything.
Keila Martinez '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
My professors make the subjects enjoyable and help me to strive for better.
Tia Swallow '19See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I chose Mount Union because both the classroom and extracurricular environments met what I needed. I really liked the small class sizes because I felt I could really connect with the professor and the material.
Alyssa Hatton '18See Spotlight Opens in new tab
At Mount Union, we have the privilege to learn nursing from all angles, and we are being trained to critically think and to provide next-level care to our patients.
Emily Keller '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I have worked at internships pertaining to my major the past two summers which have allowed me to gain knowledge of different future jobs I could possibly pursue. I also did a semester-long research project on sustainable agricultural practices, focusing mainly on hydroponics.
Sarai Bodine '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
A sense of belonging is important, and I feel that I have found that at Mount Union.
Samuel Atkinson '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I knew I wanted to try my hand at engineering and music and Mount Union was one of the few universities to gladly say I can do both.
Santino Diaz-Palma '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The deciding factor for me was not only the rigorous yet fulfilling pre-med track, but the community atmosphere that I instantly experience every time I walk onto campus!
Samantha Vetrick '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount is a second home because of all the amazing and friendly people here. I have never met a single person who hasn't genuinely cared about how I'm doing.
Gretchen Koken ‘23See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Get comfortable being uncomfortable. There’s a lot of different things to do on campus and if you get over the mental aspect of being uncomfortable, you’ll have so much more fun!
Carson Ciesinski '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The most vital learning I have experienced at Mount went beyond the classroom. I have been able to travel to the Appalachian Mountains to look for fossils and sedimentary features, and multiple locations in Ohio in order to do lab work.
Natalie Dubaj '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The Nursing Department and the Mount Union community supported me at every stage of learning.
Mallory Sanders '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I chose Mount Union because I could tell when I stepped on campus that it was more than a University, it was a community.
Michelle Kissane '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The staff and faculty will do anything to help students at Mount Union. There is always someone in your corner whether it relates to academics or life in general.
Beverly Prendergast '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union is preparing me by helping me improve upon my writing, as well as providing me with skills that can be applied to various jobs so that I am not limited in the kind of career I can enter after graduation.
Maggie Galentine '23See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union offers a variety of psychology courses that have allowed me to find my niche.
Alexis Smith '23See Spotlight Opens in new tab
It never feels like you don't have someone to pick you up if you fall, no matter who you are or where you're from.
James Hach '20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
A study abroad experience is in my opinion, one of the most beneficial things you can do for your personal character. I would STRONGLY encourage any student, language degree or not, to take a semester to study in a foreign country.
Lauren Currie '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
From my friends, teammates, sorority sisters, classmates, and faculty, Mount has also given me people who help me achieve my best, stay positive, and support me no matter what is thrown my way.
Brittany Bolevich '23See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Being able to observe teachers at the middle school and high school level has been my favorite experience because I got to see the different ways classrooms are set and different ways that teachers teach.
Allysa Malone '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I know that in every aspect of my life on campus, I am surrounded by people who will encourage and support me.
Kaylyn Bennett '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I love that every single professor that I've had knows me well by the end of the semester, and that I am never just another face in the crowd.
Joshua Palmer '22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
More than anything, Mount Union feels like a second home because of the people and the relationships I have formed over the course of my college experience.
Samuel Darrin '24See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union is definitely setting me up for success. Not only am I provided the necessary resources, including a beautiful music facility, a very knowledgeable and talented music faculty, and a wide variety of music classes, but the degree track is also specifically designed to get me hands on experience!
Molly McGinnis '21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The small school environment creates a family feel no matter where you are involved on campus, from academic programs to clubs and beyond. These connections have allowed me to succeed and reach my goals during my time at Mount.
Graduate SpotlightsSee All
Rizwan Ibadat M '12See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The curriculum, friendly environment and dedicated staff set Mount Union's program apart from other graduate programs that I considered.
Matt Ziders M '17See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Being able to take on a new job immediately after completing the program has shown how impactful my Mount Union experience was. Furthering your education is always an investment that is worthwhile.
Ivan Haggins D'19See Spotlight Opens in new tab
This program stood out to me because it is innovative in its approach to teaching PT...
Taylor Sowers '11 M'17See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Choosing Mount for education leadership was truly a choice that was a no brainer.
Joshua Chadima '13 M'18See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union not only has passionate professors that are unlike any others but they also offer an online masters degree. This allowed me to keep my full time teaching and coaching jobs while pursuing my dream to be an administrator.
Crysal Sabik M'20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The projects that I've completed in my first three classes have helped me to understand education from a different point of view and have energized me in my teaching
Shawn Collins '15 M'19See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I felt that I could still do the day-to-day tasks required of a college football coach (ie: travel, game prep, recruiting etc) as well as continue my educational goals and earning a masters degree.
Abby Daley '13 M'17See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union gives you the tools necessary to take your degree to any district in any state and apply it immediately.
Jasmine Bentley '13, M' 15See Spotlight Opens in new tab
My major in exercise science helped prepare me with prerequisites needed to obtain a master’s degree and gave me real life experience with patients.
Shaun Fontaine M'20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
The field of education is changing, and I believe that this degree puts me in a great position to work and adapt to the evolving environment.
Maggie O'Brian M'20See Spotlight Opens in new tab
This program provides the flexibility for a full-time working parent, while allowing the rigor and support needed to grow as a professional.
Marissa Cvelbar M'21See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Overall, Mount Union is an amazing program and there is not just one thing that this program does to help prepare us for our careers.
Kayla Young M'22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Professor Kunes recognized my nerves, made eye contact that made it feel like he was looking into my soul, and said 'It's okay to be nervous, we understand. Just remember that we are here to get to know you, but you are also here to get to know us.'
Ryan Milush D'23See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union's program was an easy choice for me. From the very start they made me feel like I was a part of the Raider family and have only progressed ever since.
Natalie Fishman D'23See Spotlight Opens in new tab
I loved the idea that Mount Union was a fairly new program because of their innovative approach to teaching PT and state-of-the-art facilities.
Victoria Van Cura D'22See Spotlight Opens in new tab
Mount Union's DPT program is so different from the rest because the professors are so dedicated to the students and it shows. I am from Illinois, and I didn't really want to go far from family, but I knew this was the place for me!