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Leadership Awards

Barnabas Leadership Award

In Partnership with the Moore and Barney II Foundations, Union established the Barnabas Leadership Award to recognize students who have demonstrated leadership in the area of community and ministry service. Juniors who have demonstration significant leadership skills and a willingness to serve the campus and community are nominated by faculty, staff or students. To confirm the eligibility of a junior, please contact Jared Dauenhauer at jdauenhauer@uu.edu. Two recipients are named by the Barnabas Award Selection Committee and are awarded $500. The recipients are asked to give at least $100 of their award to a charitable agency of their choice.

2014 Barnabas Leadership Award winners:

2013 Barnabas Leadership Award winners:

The Presidential Homecoming Cup

The Presidential Homecoming Cup is also awarded each year during Homecoming. This award honors the student organization with outstanding service. To apply, download and submit the application by the appropriate date. PDF | Word

2014 Homecoming Award Winners:

2013 Homecoming Award Winners:

2011-2012 Homecoming Award Winners:

2010 Homecoming Award Winner:

Upcoming SGA Events
  • Oct 29, 2014 - SGA: Student Senate Meeting - 9:30 p.m.
  • Oct 30, 2014 - SGA: Trunk or Treat - 6:00 p.m.

    Sophomore Council is hosting "Trunk or Treat" for all students! Stop by the sidewalk between the Quads to get free candy and enjoy fellowship.
  • Oct 31, 2014 - SGA: Executive Officer Petitions Due - 8:00 a.m.
  • Nov 4, 2014 - SGA/Senior Council: Bulldog Olympics - 9:00 p.m.

    This fun competition between student organizations is a mix of silly, athletic, messy, and competitive games that anyone, regardless of athletic skill, can participate in.
  • Nov 12, 2014 - SGA: Student Senate Meeting - 9:30 p.m.
  • Nov 13 - Nov 17, 2014 - SGA: Executive Officer Elections - 8:00 a.m.

    Cast your vote, online through the portal, for your SGA Executive Officers!
  • Nov 21, 2014 - SGA: Vacated Class Officer Petitions Due - 4:00 p.m.
  • Feb 3, 2015 - SGA: Holla Back Party - 7:00 p.m.

    Join the Student Government Association as we welcome everyone back for the spring semester in the Bowld Commons Gym! Free snacks!
  • Feb 11, 2015 - SGA: Student Senate Meeting - 9:30 p.m.
  • Feb 25, 2015 - SGA: Student Senate Meeting - 9:30 p.m.
Upcoming Leadership Program Events
  • Dec 1 - Feb 16, 2015 - Student Leadership & Engagement: Focus Leader Applications Available - 8:00 a.m.

    Apply to be a 2015 Focus leader! Applications and letters of recommendation are due by February 16 at 4:00pm. Complete the online application here: http://www.uu.edu/studentservices/orientation/focusleaders.cfm
  • Feb 3, 2015 - Student Leadership & Engagement: New Student Orientation - 5:00 p.m.
  • Feb 16, 2015 - Student Leadership & Engagement: Focus Leader Applications Due - 4:00 p.m.

    Apply to be a 2015 Focus leader! Applications and letters of recommendation are due by February 16 at 4:00pm. Complete the online application here: http://www.uu.edu/studentservices/orientation/focusleaders.cfm
  • Feb 20, 2015 - Student Leadership & Engagement: Student Organization Fair - 12:00 p.m.

    Come find out how to get involved in student organizations on campus! Stop by the SUB hallway to become familiar with many of the student organizations.
Upcoming SAC Events
  • Nov 3, 2014 - SAC: Homecoming Bonfire - 8:00 p.m.

    Location: Near Hope Quad

    Help us kick off Homecoming Week and celebrate our new president and first lady, Dr. Dub and Susie Oliver. The whole student body is invited and encouraged to attend. We will have FREE hot chocolate and treats!

  • Nov 13 - Nov 20, 2014 - SAC: Escape Rooms!!! - 5:00 p.m.
  • Apr 18, 2015 - SAC: Variety Show - 7:00 p.m.
  • Apr 25, 2015 - SGA & SAC: Cardinal Ball - 8:00 p.m.

    SGA and SAC invite all students to a campus wide formal on April 25th, 2015. The Cardinal Ball will be held at The New Southern Building in downtown Jackson at 118 E Baltimore Street.
Office Contact Information
  • Office phone: 731.661.5094 or 731.661.5244
  • Office fax: 731.661.5017
  • Mailing address:
    Campus Box 1806
    1050 Union University Drive
    Jackson, TN 38305

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