March 18, 2014 - Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett visited Union University’s Hendersonville, TN campus today to learn about the work that is being accomplished as a part of Union’s presence in middle Tennessee. Hargett was provided a tour of Union’s Hendersonville, TN campus, as well as given an opportunity to meet and interact with faculty and staff on the campus.The faculty and staff at Union University’s Hendersonville campus found the Secretary of State to be very p... READ MORE
February 17, 2014 - Faculty from Union University’s School of Education recently participated in a local Chamber of Commerce event to extend appreciation to local educators. Teachers and administrators from the surrounding area attended the event that was held in their honor, obtaining an opportunity to win a door prize and receive free giveaways from area businesses.
School of Education faculty distributed Golden Apple lapel pins to educators in attendance at the event. The pins were just a ...
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) first approved Union's Professional Education Unit at both the initial and advanced levels in 2000. This national accreditation supported the unit's state approval that had stood since the mid-1950's. In March 2013 the NCATE and State boards of examiners visited Union's campus for the purpose of confirming facts stated in the Unit's Institutional Report and exhibits. The decision for reaffirmation by both NCATE and the State were determined by NCATE's Unit Accreditation Board and the Tennessee Teacher Education Council fall 2013. This reaffirmation is effective until spring 2020. LEARN MORE