Notable alumni

Union alumni are world-changers. They come from different backgrounds, follow varied educational paths and go forth to make a real difference — as educators, authors, public servants, social activists and more. It's truly inspiring to see how many of them have used their Union education as a springboard for achieving great things. We are proud of each and every one. Here, we share some of their accomplishments.

  • All
  • Art
  • Social Justice
  • Education
  • Writing
  • Public Service

Christina Corpus


  • 2023 - Present
  • San Mateo County
  • San Mateo, California

Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D.

Author of "Women Who Run with the Wolves"

  • Ph.D. '81

Clayton Valli, Ph.D.

Author of "Linguistics of American Sign Language: A Resource Text for ASL Users"

  • Ph.D. '92

Dan Goehring


  • 1977-1992
  • Flaming Rainbow University
  • Stilwell, Oklahoma

Dave Westrick

Chief of Police

  • 2013-Present
  • Hollister Police Department
  • Hollister, California

David Robinson


  • 2010-Present
  • County Sheriff's Department
  • Kings County, California

Dean Capelletti

Chief of Police

  • 2020-Present
  • Oakley Police Department
  • Oakley, California

Dean Growdon


  • 2010-Present
  • County Sheriff's Department
  • Lassen County, California