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A Publication of Union University Monday, November 11, 2002

Union Sustains Damage in Tornado:
No One Injured - Clean Up Currently Going On

Union University community shines in midst of crisis - classes back in session tomorrow

An Update from Dr. Dockery

Important Information

Updated: 11/11/2002 - 3:00 p.m.

  • All classes are cancelled for Monday - day, evening and seminary
  • All classes will return to their normal schedule on Tuesday - exams scheduled for Tuesday have been moved to Thursday, Nov. 14th
  • All power & water is up & running in the residence life complexes
  • Currently the Welcome House on Walker Road is the only entry to the campus
  • Donations of clean-up items or other materials may be brought to Watters Residence Commons, which is being used as the central contact center
  • If you are a residence student and were off campus this weekend and have a place to stay, do not return to campus before Monday night
  • All vendors are to receive approval from Union administration before solicitation - there is to be no direct student soliciting
  • Alternative housing assignments have been made for displaced students whose dorm rooms suffered minor to extensive damage
  • Lifeway Christian Store will be closed on Monday

Director of Computing Services John David Barham helps cart off the mass of debris blown off of residence life complex roofs by the tornado. John David and the rest of Union community are currently working hard to clean the campus up.

Tornado Damage Photos
Tornado Damage Clean-Up Photos

A Letter from President Dockery

Dear Parents,

On Saturday night (November 9, 2002), the Union campus received damage from the storm that came through Jackson. We were blessed that no one was hurt for which we are quite grateful. We did, however, experience damage to the dorms, the parking lots, and Hammons Hall.

Temporary arrangements have been made until full power can be restored to the campus.

Classes will be cancelled Monday (Nov. 11). We will have a campus workday to begin to clean up the damage.

Please be assured that all efforts are being made to assure the safety of your students. Please pray for us at this time.

Additional information will be regularly communicated through Union's website.

Thank you for your support for us during this time.

David S. Dockery
President



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