Top 10 Photos and Moments of 2018

At the end of each year, we post our top ten photos that sum up the past year. These photos are chosen based mostly on the moments they represent in the life of the university. We hope you enjoy reliving a little of 2018 through these moments!

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Dub Oliver, president of the university, and Lisa Rogers, former chair of the board of trustees, cut the ribbon for the new Writing Center.

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The Lady Bulldogs celebrate together after winning their game against Valdosta State and advancing to the Elite Eight in the NCAA DII Tournament.

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Bob Goff (far right) and his wife Maria pose with students during a book signing in Lifeway Christian Store. Goff was the featured speaker at the Union Auxiliary Banquet.

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New students for Fall 2018 learn cheers for athletic games during the Welcome Week spirit rally.

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Caleb Stookey, accounting major, gets a donut from the popular donut truck during a break from Union’s first-ever Assessment Day.

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Union students and their families enjoy Union Night during Family Weekend, one of our favorite events each year.

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Christian band MercyMe performs as the featured guest at the 2018 Scholarship Banquet.

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Anthem Lights brings Caroline Clements, music education major, onstage to perform with them during the Homecoming concert. (photo by Nikki Grim)

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Union University is covered in a blanket of snow in November.

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Ceciley Blanchard, studio art graduate, looks out at her friends and family after receiving her diploma during Fall Graduation.

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Photos from Union University Summer Graduation

The 2013-14 academic year came to an official close July 26, as 186 students received degrees at summer commencement. We were privileged to hear from Provost Emeritus Carla D. Sanderson, who retired May 31. Please enjoy these photos taken throughout that morning, and read more about the service in our news release.

Dr. Dub Oliver chats with colleagues prior to Summer Commencement.
Graduates celebrate prior to Summer Commencement.
Dr. Dub Oliver files into Summer Commencement.
Ben Williams files in with fellow graduates at Summer Commencement. As graduates file in, Justin Barnard, faculty member of the year, stands next to his colleagues and speakers at Summer commencement.
Dr. Dub Oliver greets graduates and their guests at Summer Commencement.
Carla Sanderson delivers the commencement address. Dr. Dub Oliver gives his very first Union diploma at Summer commencement.
A graduate proudly displays her diploma for nearby family members. A doctoral graduate receives her hood at Summer graduation. Friends and Family of graduates gather in West Jackson Baptist Church for Summer Commencement.