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Vocatio Center for Life Calling and Career

Vocatio Center for Life Calling and Career Romans 12

Our purpose is to help students understand more clearly who God has uniquely created them to be and to assist them in discovering opportunities to live out their life calling in service to others.

Spotlight Event

Top Undergraduate & Graduate Five Star APPs Selected for 2014-2015!
Five Star Application

The Top UU students who were selected as part of the Five-Star Aspiring Pre-Professionals [A.P.P.s] Program are announced below. Students were evaluated based on the following areas: Academics, Leadership/Community Service, Life Calling & Career Focus, Skills/Abilities, and Character. Other key factors included faculty recommendations, on-going professional development with and through the Vocatio Center, and a formal interview process with professional staff within the Center. Please congratulate these students when you see them!

  • Bien-Aime, Melissa (Gr) Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Carroll, Sarah (Jr) Political Science
  • Clement, Stephen (Sr) Computer Science
  • Clemmons, Zachary (Jr) Christian Thought and Tradition
  • Cotton, Kristie (Jr) Christian Ministry and Missions
  • Ellerbrook, James (Gr) Business Administration
  • Guthrie, Joshua (Sr) Engineering
  • Hawthorne, Rachi' (BSOL) Organization Leadership
  • Hernandez, Alma (Sr) Biology
  • Gooch, Brittany (Gr) Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Johnson, Holly (Jr) Business
  • Kramer, Melody (Sr) Nursing
  • Leon, Rebecca (Sr) Social Work
  • Louth, Wilson, (Jr) Economics
  • Murphy,Terrence (Jr) Biblical Studies-Languages
  • Paige, Angela (Gr) Business Administration
  • Pietenpol, Naomi (Sr) Mathematics
  • Pulliam, Allison (Jr) Broadcast Journalism
  • Ramirez, Eric (Sr) Engineering, Mechanical
  • Richardson,Hannah (Jr) Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Spicer,William (Sr) Political Science
  • Tan, Andrew (Sr) Engineering
  • Williams, Clare (Jr) Int. Studies
  • Williams, Robin (Gr) Doctor of Pharmacy

PACE Course offered by the Vocatio Center!

Give us just 8-weeks to put you on … PACE (Personalized Academic & Career Exploration) - UNI 295

Stop by the Vocatio Center booth for more information or call 731.661.5421 TODAY!
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Campus-Wide Events

  • College 2 Career (and Coffee) in GEC Banquet Hall - Monday, Feb 2, 2015 - 3:00–5:00 p.m.
  • Momentum: Strategies for Success - Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 - 3:00–3:45 p.m.
  • Spring On-Campus Recruiting Begins in PAC Vocatio Center Conference Room - Thursday, Feb 12, 2015
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Discipline-Specific Events

  • College 2 Career (& Coffee) in Carl Grant Events Center - Monday, Feb 2, 2015 - 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Student Teacher Seminar: Career Development for 21st Century Educators in Continuing Studies, Room 114 - Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 - 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • PEWS Myers-Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI) Interpretation, Part 1: Assessment in PAC A11 - Monday, Feb 9, 2015 - 8:00-8:50 a.m.
  • Servant Leadership Award (SLA) Spring Orientation in PAC A7 - Monday, Feb 9, 2015 - 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Servant Leadership Award (SLA) Start of Service (Spring) in Various Work Assignments - Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 - 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • PEWS Myers-Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI) Interpretation, Part 2: Results in PAC A11 - Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 - 8:00-8:50 a.m.
  • Momentum: Strategies for Success in TBD - Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 - 3:00-3:45 p.m.
  • Spring On-Campus Recruiting Begins in Vocatio Center Conference Room - Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 - 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • College 2 Career, Part 2 (Career Development and Networking Seminar) in PAC A7 - Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 - 3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Computer Science Seminar: What Can I Do with a Major in Computer Science? in PAC C13 - Friday, Feb 20, 2015 - 12:00-12:50 p.m.
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Recent News

Union announces Vocatio Center for Life Calling and Career

To better reflect the nature of the services it provides to students, Union’s career services office has changed its name to the Vocatio Center for Life Calling and Career.

“Our goal is to teach students holistically through a model that emphasizes vocation as ministry,” said Jacqueline Taylor, assistant dean of students and director of the Vocatio Center. “Our true hope is to instill in our students the necessity for pursuing God’s call through a transformed and renewed mind in service to others.” (READ MORE)

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About the Vocatio Center
  • The Vocatio Center is available to all students and alumni of Union University.
  • We are located in the west end of the Penick Academic Complex, down "A/B" hall.
  • We are open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Contact Us
  • Jacqueline Taylor
    Assistant Dean of Students &
    Director of the Vocatio Center
  • Reneé Jones
    Associate Director of the Vocatio Center
  • Ben Burleson
    Programming Coordinator
  • Esperanza Aguilar
    Secretary/Student Success Advocate
  • Phone: 731-661-5421
  • Fax: 731-661-5187
  • Email: vocatiocenter@uu.edu
  • 1050 Union University Drive
  • Jackson, TN 38305

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