Union Institute & University Alumni News

  • Helping Others is a Way of Life
    Welcome to the “Alumni Spotlight” series. Learn how our Union Institute & University (UI&U) graduates are living the UI&U mission of engagement, enlightenment, and empowerment.Featured this month: Pam ShannonEducation: Bachelor of Science Healthcare Management 1989Profession: Executive Director of St. Aloysius and retired health professionalGrowing up, Pam Shannon knew she...
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  • Salute to Marine Veteran and Union Institute & University alumni named Humanitarian of the Year
    Alumnus Mitch Rivas, who is also a Marine Corps veteran, was named Humanitarian of the Year by the National Association of Letter Carriers Heroes of the Year ceremony on October 30 in Washington, D.C.Mitch, a letter carrier in the Berea, Ohio area, was singled out for making an impact...
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  • Union Institute & University is Ranked No. 1 in Best Online Bachelor's in Child & Adolescent Development Major
    Union Institute & University has been ranked No. 1 in the Best Online Bachelor's in Child Development by Online Schools Report for its Child & Adolescent Development (CHAD) major. Online Schools Report ranks online higher education programs based on statistical data points. More information on the methodology can be...
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  • Alumni Spotlight - At 72, Robert W. McGee is just Getting Started
    Welcome to the “Alumni Spotlight” series. Learn how our Union Institute & University (UI&U) graduates are living the UI&U mission of engagement, enlightenment, and empowerment.Featured this month: Robert W. McGeeEducation: (Ph.D. 1993, Ph.D. 1986)Profession: Associate professorAt the age of 72, Dr. McGee continues to pursue two different pathways: his...
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  • Dr. Karen Schuster Webb Receives Highest Alumni Award from Indiana University School of Education
    Dr. Karen Schuster Webb, President of Union Institute & University, has been awarded the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Indiana University School of Education.Dr. Webb earned her bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. from Indiana University and was recognized by her alma mater for her leadership role in higher education...
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  • Faculty Honored for Excellence
    Union Institute & University’s National Commencement on Sunday, October 13, 2019 was a day of joyous celebration as more than 120 students from 21 states and Quebec in Canada earned their degrees.Dr. Rosalyn Brown Betty and her daughtersAlso, recognized were faculty members as part of the Faculty Awards program. The...
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  • Empowerment of Women Through Storytelling
    Shannon Hogan-Cohen empowers women through storytelling. Having earned a UI&U BA in 1999, she is a current Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) student. Through her website, S.H.E. Share Heal Empower ….www.sharehealempower.org, she shares inspirational and heartfelt stories from women across all ages and cultures. Shannon describes the...
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  • Union Institute & University National Commencement Announced
    Union Institute & University National Commencement is Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Hilton Netherlands Plaza in downtown Cincinnati. More than 120 students have earned degrees in the following areas: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling,...
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  • Union Graduate Taps Nature’s Tools to Benefit the Planet
    By Maurice A. Ramirez, D.O., Ph.D. (Union Ph.D. 2008, Retired Disaster/Emergency Medicine Physician)People who want to reduce their carbon footprint might shop with reusable grocery bags, drive hybrid cars, or toss their newspapers in recyclable trash bins. But Maurice Ramirez, D.O., Ph.D. 2008, and his wife, Allison Sakara, N.P.,...
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