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Encyclopedia > Union College (Kentucky)

There are also Union Colleges in Schenectady, New York and Lincoln, Nebraska and a Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. None is related, except in coincidence of name, to this institution. Schenectady is a city located in Schenectady County, New York, of which it is the county seat. ... Lincoln is the capital city of the State of Nebraska, in the United States of America. ... Union University is a four year institution located in Jackson, Tennessee. ... Jackson is a city located in Madison County, Tennessee. ...


Union College is a four-year private college located in Barbourville, Kentucky. The college, founded in 1874, is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college sponsors athletic teams which compete in the NAIA's Mid-South Conference. Barbourville is a city located in Knox County, Kentucky. ... Events January - April January 1 - New York City annexes The Bronx January 23 - Marriage of the Duke of Edinburgh, second son of Queen Victoria, to Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia, only daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia. ... The United Methodist Church is the largest Methodist denomination, and the second-largest Protestant one, in the United States. ... The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ... The Mid-South Conference (or MSC) is an athletic conference affilated with the NAIA. Member institutions are located in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. ...


External links

  • Union College webpage (http://www.unionky.edu)

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Kentucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1160 words)
The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a state of the United States of America and was the 15th state admitted to the Union.
Kentucky and its residents are probably most well known for thoroughbred horses and horse racing, local whiskey distilleries, and enthusiasm for basketball (The two principal basketball rivals in the state are the University of Kentucky (blue, Wildcats) and the University of Louisville (red, Cardinals)).
The largest cities in Kentucky in terms of geographic area are the two merged city/county governments of Lexington-Fayette and Louisville Metro, although Louisville and its metropolitan area both have a much larger population than Lexington and its metro area.
Union College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (450 words)
Union College is known as the birthplace of fraternities as the first greek organisation in the United States (Kappa Alpha) was founded there.
Union College is also referred to as 'the mother of fraternities' because many fraternities, including the first three in America were founded there.
Despite suffering a decline in membership and chapters due to actions of the college's administration at the end of the 20th century and the very beginning of the 21st century, greek life continues to flourish and be a powerful positive influence on the campus and community.
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