Union Institute & University Creates Business Partnership with Academy for Addictive Disorders


Union Institute & University and the Academy for Addictive Disorders have joined hands in a partnership that will allow students from the academy to transfer in credits towards earning their bachelor’s degree. In addition, the Academy will utilize classroom space in Union’s new Hollywood Academic Center. Julian Frank Rodriguez, Director at the Academy for Addictive Disorders, is an alumnus of Union Institute & University, earning both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Union.

“Community Partnerships are vital to our mission of transforming lives within the communities we serve. Julian is a great example of how our alumni continue to use their degrees for the greater good of helping others.” said Toni M. Soldano, Director of Enrollment, Union Institute & University Florida Academic Center.

The mission of the Academy for Addictive Disorders works together with the State Board of Addictions Professionals to keep our educational curriculum to its highest standards, and our faculty continue working in their chosen fields so they can deliver innovative & relevant education to the student body.??

 Union offers multiple degree programs that help students grow into careers centered around recovery and addition, including a bachelor’s program in Psychology as well as a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.

About Union Institute & University

Union Institute & University is a non-profit, regionally accredited university specializing in providing quality higher education degrees for adults nationwide. Founded in 1964, Union’s academic programs and services are the result of more than five decades of identifying and refining ways to structure and deliver education to meet the needs of adults. Distinguished as the pioneer in adult education, Union perfected the concepts now common in higher education such as the hybrid model, a blend of online and traditional classroom instruction, interdisciplinary studies, and student centered education with socially relevant and applicable learning outcomes in its undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs. The university is guided by its core mission to educate highly motivated adults who seek academic programs to engage, enlighten, and empower them to pursue professional goals and a lifetime of learning, service, and social responsibility.

Union is a national university with five academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, California, and Vermont.

For more information about Union Institute & University, visit www.myunion.edu or call 1- 800-861-6400. 

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