Alumni/ae Profiles

Union Alumni Respond to COVID-19

Monday, May 4, 2020

Some weeks ago, Union students living on campus opened their mailboxes to a surprise – a personal hand sewn mask accompanied by a letter from President Jones. The letter shared that the masks were made and donated by Union alumni in an effort to support students who had remained on campus. I was curious where

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Tabatha Holley ’19

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Who is Tabatha, tell us a little about yourself? I am 25, a very recent graduate of Union (finished in December 2019), and a fourth-generation preacher from the rural South (which means I’m really church-y). I enjoy cooking, coloring, and traveling. What brought you to Union? What was your concentration? Can you share an experience,

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Carolyn Shadle ’64

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

What do you do? Provide training and consultation in interpersonal and organizational communication. How did Union prepare you for this? I learned the power of empathy. My course in Group Dynamics (T-Group) was a launching pad for an eventual Ph.D. in communication. What is the best thing about your job? Hearing from people how effective

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Learning to Listen to God and One Another

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Union alumni/ae embark on a diverse range of vocations, from ordained ministry to law to non-profit leadership. In our Alums in the World profiles, we explore our graduates’ professional lives. Hannah Mills received her M.Div. from Union in 2019, and is doing a CPE residency in Brooklyn. Tell us about what you’re doing. I’m serving

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Ministry with Migrants

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Union alumni/ae embark on a diverse range of vocations, from ordained ministry to law to non-profit leadership. In our Alums in the World profiles, we explore our graduates’ professional lives. Gabrielle Sclafani received her M.Div. from Union in 2019, and is presently studying migration in Germany.  Tell me about what you’ll be doing next year.

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The Faith Space

Monday, September 23, 2019

Union alumni enter a wide variety of vocations after leaving seminary, from ordained ministry to law to non-profit leadership. We sat down with two recent graduates, Kate Newell ’17 and Dylan Doyle-Burke ’15 to hear about their new company, The Faith Space. Tell us about The Faith Space. Kate: We’re a leadership development organization. We

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Living the Gospel

Thursday, June 27, 2019

We interviewed Rev. Bonnie Perry ‘88, the Bishop-elect of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, and the first openly-gay woman to be elected to that post. You’re stepping into a new position, which gives you the opportunity to think about the future direction of the church and what you would like to bring. What do you

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Studying African Traditional Religion at Union

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Katilau Mbindyo MDiv ’19 graduates this spring and will go on to study African Traditional Religion under the mentorship of Dr. Jacob Olupona at Harvard University’s African and African American Studies Program. Could you tell me about the journey that led you to choose this program? I came to Union in search of a way

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