The Concordiensis

Ainlays bid farewell to College

James Segee

June 11, 2018

-Wright and Talha Janjua At of the end of this term, President Ainlay will be departing from Union and welcoming the 19th president of the College, President-Elect David R. Harris. President Ainlay has served as Union’s preside...

Karoline Sears takes job at NYSED

Alex Appel

June 7, 2018

Director of Student Activities Karoline Sears will be leaving Union next year to work for the New York State Education Department (NYSED) in the Office of Higher Education. Sears has worked at Union for five years in Student Activ...

First TEDx conference held in College history

Jonas Lobe

May 31, 2018

“Picture in our mind someone who has a political view opposite of your own. Ask yourself this simple question. Can you listen to this person speak?” With these three sentences, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering A...

Students take on sexual harassment

Chris Bendix

May 30, 2018

Take Back the Night, a two-hour two-part discussion presented by the Union College Women’s Union about sexual assault and domestic violence, took place on May 24. The first part took place in the Nott Memorial and consisted of ...

Admission profile on the class of 2022

Megan Brown

May 29, 2018

As this year comes to a close, Union is preparing to welcome the class of 2022. This past year, admissions received 6,716 applications, surpassing the class of 2021 by hundreds of applications and setting a record for the most...

World Around U Showcases Diverse Student Body at “Pangea”

Ha An Nguyen

May 25, 2018

Every year, Union’s international student association, World Around U, celebrates cultures and diversity with a fair featuring food and artifacts from all around the world. This year, the event was called “Pangea,” named after the su...

Students display research, art, at 28th Steinmetz Symposium

Kyle Miler and Alex Appel

May 17, 2018

Students presented and displayed their work as part of the annual Steinmetz Symposium on Friday, May 11. The day also included performances of music and dance. Classes for that day were cancelled so students could present their...

DNCE, Luke Christopher and Badfish Perform at Annual Springfest

Megan Brown

May 11, 2018

The annual Springfest Concert for Union College included performances from DNCE, Badfish and Luke Christopher. The festival was held on Saturday, May 5 next to Richmond where all students, faculty and members of the communit...

Activist Nikki Giovanni speaks at Nott

Chris Bendix

May 11, 2018

Nikki Giovanni is, in her own words, “a Black American, a daughter, a mother, a professor of English.” She has published 30 books, received 25 honorary degrees and was honored as the first recipient of the Rosa L. Parks Awar...

Jewish son of Nazi speaks at Old Chapel

Chris Bendix

May 6, 2018

Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger was born in 1958 in Germany to a mother who had been forced out of Czechoslovakia during the war and a father who had been a highly decorated Nazi tank commander. During Wollschlaeger’s life, he converted ...

Nineteenth Annual Denim Day March

Alex Appel

May 6, 2018

The nineteenth annual Denim Day took place on Wednesday, April 25. Denim Day is a day in which people are encouraged to wear denim to raise awareness of sexual assault. In honor of that day, the Women’s Union led a march aro...

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