An 8.9-magnitude earthquake set off a tsunami, causing death and destruction in Japan.
The extent of the damage in Japan is not fully known, but thousands, likely tens of thousands, died, countless homes were destroyed and the damage has been estimated in excess of $30 billion, making it one of the worst natural disasters of all time.
In these difficult times we, as Christians, should pray for the suffering people of Japan. We should also seek to be the hands and feet of Christ, doing what we can to help the Japanese people in their time of need.
POSTED: Mar 13, 2011 - Broadcasting  Digital Media  Journalism  Public Relations/Advertising  Theatre  Photojournalism  Film Studies  Advertising  Media Communications  

 “Get inside! Get inside the building now!”

 Katie Shatzer and I are practically shoved into a building on Belmont University’s campus by a security guard, as we hear warnings of a blast in three minutes in the big hole on campus that will one day be their Pharmacy school. Barely inside the building, we suddenly hear a loud boom and feel the building shake under our feet. We look incredulously at each other and start laughing, clutching our bags to our sides. Just another great memory from the Southeastern Journalism Conference 2009.


 The SEJC Conference, which was Feb. 12-14 on Belmont’s campus in Nashville, Tenn., brought together hundreds of journalism students from several colleges throughout the Southeast. As a college in t... READ MORE
POSTED: Mar 15, 2009 - Journalism  Public Relations/Advertising  Photojournalism  

Congratulations to the Union students who submitted their work to the Baptist Press Collegiate Journalism Conference, Oct. 11-13. It was an excellent conference and our students represented Union well, earning honors in a number of the award categories. Here's the list of winners:

 Column Writing
Kyle Kurlick, 1st place, “Coin links father and son”  Feature Article
Allison Hayes: 2nd place, “Deaf population lost in translation”
Tyler Whetstone: 3rd place, “Autism challenges whole family”

 News Photo
Kyle Kurlick, 1st place, “Freshman come from near and far”
Stephanie Schroeder, 2nd place, “GOP retains Tennessee”

 Feature Photo (B&W)
Stephanie Schroeder, 1st place, “Illusionist dispels stereotypes”

 Feature Photo (Color)
Kyle Kurlick, 1st place, “Virtue and vengeance brew in Union’s rendition of Tempest”

 Portrait Personality (Color)
Stephen Beckham, 1st place, “Tattoos not taboo”

POSTED: Nov 13, 2007 - Journalism  Photojournalism  

Union's Association of Photographers
Open to all faculty staff and students of Union University who enjoy photography on any level.
Advisor: Jim Veneman
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Scholarship Banquet with Tony Blair Oct 3, 6:00pm: Carl Perkins Civic Center, Jackson, Tennessee
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will be the keynote speaker for Union University’s 14th annual Scholarship Banquet Oct. 3 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson, Tenn. : more event info

Fall Classes Begin Aug 23, 8:00am

Fall Convocation Aug 26, 10:00am: G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel

FOCUS: New Student Orientation Aug 19, 9:00am

Freshmen Registration Jun 20, 9:00am

Communication Arts Awards Banquet May 10, 5:00pm: Grant Events Center
Come out to enjoy a great dinner and celebrate the end of the 2010-2011 school year with all of the Com. Arts faculty and staff. Tickets are $5.00 and will go on sale at the end of April.

Southwest Photojournalism Conference Mar 3, 8:00am: Ft. Worth, TX
Conference is being held March 3-6, 2011 at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX

Southeast Journalism Conference Feb 17, 6:00pm: Troy University
Conference held February 17-19 at Troy University in Troy, Alabama

Union Scholarship Symposium May 4, 9:00am: Jackson Campus

Southeastern Journalism Conference Feb 11, 12:00pm: Southeastern Louisiana University