Union News


Union Mourns George Landes

Monday, April 18, 2016

Union Mourns the Rev. Dr. George M. Landes, Sr. Davenport Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Cognate Languages When he retired in 1995 he had taught at Union for 39 years.  He is remembered with admiration and affection by countless alumni/ae, particularly for his Dead Sea Scrolls course.  He was also Assistant Dean of Auburn Theological

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Union Mourns David Parker

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

David Lecour Parker lived a life filled with faith, music, and love. Along with his twin brother, he was born on December 20, 1923. David and Allan lived with their older sister, Eleanor, and their parents, Eleanor and James, in Brooklyn and then moved to Ridgewood, N.J., when he was 7. Music was always central

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Union Welcomes Allan Golden

Thursday, March 31, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joey Longley, jlongley@uts.columbia.edu, 419-953-5495 Union Welcomes Allan Golden Read Allan’s resume A statement from Union’s Executive Vice President Fred Davie: “I’m pleased to announce that Union has hired Allan Golden to serve as our interimVP for Finance and Operations. Allan is a seasoned professional with decades of experience in higher education

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Katie Cannon and C.T. Vivian to Receive Union Medal

Thursday, March 31, 2016

KATIE CANNON AND C.T. VIVIAN TO RECEIVE UNION MEDAL  This year’s Commencement Union Medal recipients will be Katie Cannon ’83 and C.T. Vivian. Both Cannon and Vivian will give a short charge to our graduates at Commencement. You can find short bios of both Cannon and Vivian below. Click the links to read more of their bios.

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Union Mourns Alum Anika Gibbons

Monday, January 11, 2016

UNION MOURNS ALUM ANIKA L. GIBBONS, M.A. 2013 The Union Seminary community mourns the death on January 5, 2016 of alumna Anika Gibbons, MA ’13. She was 42 and had recently entered hospice care. Friday, January 15th, 2016 – Reposing (Viewing) at Unity Funeral Chapel – 2352 8th Avenue @ 126th Street, NY, NY 10027

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A Statement on Union’s Facilities

Friday, December 11, 2015

  December 17, 2015 A Statement on Preserving Union’s Facilities To The Union Community, I would like to update you about our plan to revitalize Union’s campus. I know it is of great interest to all, and I thought it would be helpful to explain the basic facts about our plan as it stands now.

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Hal Fales

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Haliburton Fales 2nd. Former UTS Board 1986-1994, Hal was a partner at White & Case 1959-1988 and Of Counsel 1988-1990 before retiring in 1991. Hal chaired the Nominating Committee of Union’s Board, which met at White & Case for several years. Here is the death notice from the New York Times, with info for memorial

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Maria Marta Arís-Paúl

Thursday, October 29, 2015

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, November 7th, beginning at 11 a.m., at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 163 Main Street, New Paltz, NY. In lieu of flowers, the Maria Marta Arís-Paúl Fund has been established to assist the renovation efforts of the San Bartolome Church in Chichicastenango, Guatemala – a small Episcopal church

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