Dr. Karen Schuster Webb Appointed Sixth President of Union Institute and University

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Union Institute & University’s Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Dr. Karen Schuster Webb as the university’s sixth president, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Webb succeeds Dr. Roger H. Sublett, who is retiring after serving Union as president since April 2003. A Board-appointed transition committee will assist Dr. Sublett and President Elect Webb in the coming months.

Union Institute and University Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by CACREP

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Union Institute & University’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, saves New Richmond Schools nearly $705,000 in energy costs over a three-year period

TIPP CITY, Ohio — Three years after engaging Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency in its buildings, New Richmond Exempted Village Schools has shaved nearly $705,000 from its utility bills. In 2013, Energy Optimizers, USA, began making energy efficient improvements to the district’s lighting, HVAC, and controls systems.

Union Institute and University Master of Arts Online Health and Wellness Program Earns Programmatic CAAHEP Accreditation

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Union Institute & University’s Master of Arts Online Program Health & Wellness Lactation Consultant Distance Degree Program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.

Belamere Suites Hotel Wins 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Hotels

PERRYSBURG, Ohio — Belamere Suites Hotel today announced it has been recognized as the overall winner in the Romance category of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for Hotels, ranking #1 in America two years in a row. Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, saves Shawnee Local Schools more than $394,000 in utility costs over three years

TIPP CITY, Ohio — When Shawnee Local Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, on an extensive energy management project in 2013, the district expected to save about $117,500 annually. The numbers are in, and they show the district has outperformed expectations by more than $40,000 over a three-year period.

Tipp City Public Library expects to cut utility expenses by $5,700 through partnership with local firm Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio — The Tipp City Public Library is partnering with local energy management firm Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LED, a move that is expected to generate an annual savings of $5,700. The savings will be gained through both improved energy efficiency and lower maintenance costs.

Beavercreek High School earns milestone award in Energy Optimizers, USA-sponsored Healthy Schools Challenge

TIPP CITY, Ohio — Beavercreek High School earned the first milestone award in the Healthy Schools Challenge, a component of the Bring Your Green Challenge 2.0 that is sponsored in part by Energy Optimizers, USA. More than 207 locations, including businesses, school districts, nonprofits and other organizations, are participating this year.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, is expected to save the NCR Country Club more than $36,000 annually

TIPP CITY, Ohio — NCR Country Club has retained Energy Optimizers, USA, for an energy improvement project that is expected to save more than $36,000 a year in utility bills. Energy Optimizers, USA will replace all of the clubhouse’s interior and exterior lighting with high-efficiency LED lighting systems. The project also includes energy-saving upgrades to the kitchen’s exhaust systems and temperature controls.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to net more than $30,000 in utility savings for Fort Recovery Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio — Fort Recovery Local Schools expects to save more than $30,000 a year by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to make energy efficiency improvements to its buildings. The district will retrofit all interior lighting with LED systems, replace its boilers and boiler controls with state-of-the-art energy efficient equipment, and make energy-saving enhancements to its kitchens and transportation garage.