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Student Profile – Janay Salcedo-Kinsey

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

What were you doing before coming to Union?  Before coming to Union I was working in child-care, something I’d been doing for about five years. I worked primarily with children who had experienced trauma or families that were interracial. This looked like working alongside biracial children and helping them understand their identity, its complexities, and

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Gathering of Grace

Friday, November 20, 2020

Please join us for Union’s Gathering of Grace on Thursday, November 26th. Many holiday gatherings will be impacted this year and Union wants to help our community stay in touch. The Gathering of Grace is an opportunity for people all across the Union family to form new and stronger relationships with one another through short one-on-one

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Student Profile – Emma Gritsch

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

 Emma, could you share what you were doing before coming to Union? I graduated from William Paterson University in May of 2020, where I studied psychology and public health. During undergrad, I worked part-time at an orthodontist’s office while living at home in Northern New Jersey, so this is actually my first time living away

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EDS at Union Newsletter | October 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020

Having problems viewing this email? View online. Dear Friends,  I pray that you are safe and well during this challenging election season. This fall, we have focused on the importance of the vote and the ongoing struggle to assure the right to vote for all. Why such a focus for a seminary? In many respects,

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Covid-19 October 16 Update: Remote Learning Extended through June 2021

Friday, October 16, 2020

Dear Union Community,   Let me offer yet another welcome to 2020 Fall Semester at Union.  We are glad to see our returning students and excited to welcome the new incoming class. Given all the pressures students are required to manage as they learn, it is remarkable to me that each of you has taken

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Remembering RBG

Saturday, September 19, 2020

In February, Union hosted Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for the Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture. It is believed to have been one of her last public appearances before the COVID-19 pandemic ended most public events. It was a special evening for the community, as her brilliant mind and sense of humor

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Covid-19 August 13 Update: Safety and Wellness Community Guide

Thursday, August 13, 2020

INTRODUCTION In planning for the Fall 2020 semester, a Return to Campus Committee was created in response to the COVID‐19 health crisis, tasked with ensuring that campus is ready to welcome students, faculty and staff in a safe manner according to state and New York City guidelines. As previously announced, Fall 2020 begins with a

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The True Meaning of Adam-(m)adam

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Lizzie Berne DeGear is a Union Alumni/ae who received her PhD in 2013. As Union-trained theologians find creative ways to do their work in this virtual world, we share with you today, the powerful story of Lizzie’s 6-minute animation film (m)adam: Adam’s Rib Reframed. The Viva Film festival in Sarajevo, an international documentary film festival

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Covid-19 August 8 Update: Arriving on Campus Guidelines

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Dear students,   The faculty and staff at Union are looking forward to welcoming you to campus this fall, whether you are a new student, a current student returning to the residence halls, or living locally and planning to join us in the academic building for community activities. It is important for you to know

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