'The Voice' Winner Javier Colon Gives Free Concert at Albion College
The first winner of NBC's smash hit 'The Voice" Javier Colon brings his infectious brand of "acoutstic soul" to Albion Friday, February 22, at 8 p.m. in Goodrich Chapel. Colon's performance is one of Albion College's Black History Month events.
MLK Convocation Marks 50th Anniversary of King's Visit to Albion
Voorhees College President Cleveland Sellers recalls his relationship with Martin Luther King, Jr., as part of Albion's MLK Convocation and Community Celebration Monday, January 28, at 7 p.m. in the College's Goodrich Chapel. The 2013 Convocation marks the 50th anniversary of King's visit to Albion in March 1963.
Hilo to Honolulu: First-Year Students Study Hawaiian Culture, Education
January isn't so cold for several Albion College students who took education professor Suellyn Henke's first-year seminar "Mauka and Makai: A Sense of Place and Education in Hawai’i." Five students (along with upperclass mentor Elaine Starkey and registrar Drew Dunham) toured parts of Hilo and Oahu, visiting a school, national parks, and other places, learning about Hawaiian culture and educational opportunities offered by the unique community and environment.
Drag Show Benefits District Library
Albion College students strut their stuff with the annual Drag Show, to be held Thursday, October 11, at 8 p.m. in the Kellogg Center. This event is part of the College's Coming Out week series of events intended to promote awareness and understanding of citizens with different sexual orientations.
The show features members of the College's LGBriTS, an organization that promotes acceptance of differences among all members of the Albion College community.
This year's Drag Show will also raise funds for the Albion District Library's young adult literature collection, in order to add books addressing LGBT themes and including lesbian and gay characters. "This is an outreach for our community and youth in the area," said Rainbow Weldon, global diversity student leadership coordinator for the College.
This event is free although donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Weldon at 517/629-0501 or