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AUTHORS OF UNION – July ’21

Welcome to Authors of Union, highlighting our many published authors who are transforming lives and communities. A Leaf in the Wind Poems by Jaro Majer, Artwork by Rose Marie Prins…

Union Institute & University National Commencement Announced

Union Institute & University’s in-person national commencement is Sunday, July 25, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. Pacific time at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, California. More than…

Alumna receives Utah Valley University Presidential Faculty Award

Recent Union doctoral graduate Liz DeBetta, Ph.D. (2020) has earned the Presidential Faculty Award at Utah Valley University, where she is a professor in the Department of English and Literature.…

NEW! Free Mental Health Counseling Services Available to Students

Union Institute & University students now have free, unlimited access to therapists and on-demand crisis counseling anytime, anywhere, from any device. “Through a partnership with the Virtual Care Group, our…

Authors of Union – June ’21

  Strategic Advocacy for the French Language in the U.S. Alumna Kathy Stein-Smith, Ph.D.2011, recently released her sixth book, “Strategic Advocacy for the French Language in the U.S.,” published by…

Pride Month – Free of Labels

Sara Daise is working toward a world free of labels. A current Ph.D. student and M.A. History & Culture 2019 alumna, she describes herself as a Black, queer, fifth-generation Gullah…

Reflecting on Juneteenth and Its Significance Today

Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865, to take control of the state and announce that all enslaved people be…

Doctoral Alumnus Named University President

Mark A. Roberts, Ph.D., 2007 has been named the president of Reinhardt University. Founded in 1883, Reinhardt is a private, comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts located in Waleska,…

National Police Week Spotlight – Chief of Police Sekou Millington Dedicated to Protect and Serve

As Chief of Police in the city of Tracy, California, Sekou Millington lives by the motto, “Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.” The 21-year law-enforcement veteran is an innovative leader…

Institute for Social Justice is Launched

The Institute for Social Justice (ISJ) has been launched by Union Institute & University to promote social justice and equity. The mission of ISJ is to apply theory to practice…