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Blues at the Bohm Finds Red-Hot Groove

Cliff Harris, professor of chemistry, Albion College and founder, Blues at the Bohm
Blues at the Bohm, the monthly blues concert and jam at the downtown Bohm Theatre, has been a two-year labor of love for professor of chemistry Cliff Harris (left). And now, with continued enthusiastic support from the community, it's starting to break through beyond the Albion area, as more acts pour in from farther afield to perform. Harris talks about it in an interview with The Daily Yonder website and in a recent video.

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Keith Moore Math Competition Equals Fun for Regional High Schoolers


Students from seven high schools in southern Michigan recently got a day off from school to compete in Albion College's second annual W. Keith Moore Math Competition. The students competed both as individuals and teams, with pencil-and-paper quizzes, the "Pony Express" math relay, and even a math scavenger hunt that took them across campus.

For Aspiring Teachers, Albion's Maymester Proves Learning Goes Beyond Books

 Albion College's Boundary Crossing Maymester program is in its 11th year.
Albion College's Maymester education program, formally called Boundary Crossings and now in its 11th year, features 18 juniors and seniors who want to pursue a career in the classroom. It is under the guidance of associate professor Suellyn Henke and Karen Hoaglin, liaison for the Fritz Shurmur Center for Teacher Education. For many, it's an eye-opening experience that provides the first opportunity to see what it's truly like to teach a class.

Albion Mourns the Passing of Frank Bonta, ’49, Dean of Admissions, Emeritus

Frank Bonta, '49, in 1982 during his time as Albion College's dean of admissions.
From 1951 to 1995, Frank Bonta represented the College to prospective students and their families. "It's hard to put into words what Albion College meant to Frank," said Chuck Frayer, '77, about his father-in-law, who died May 20 after a long illness at the age of 92. "Although Frank had a long, distinguished career at Albion, the College was always more than a place to work. The relationships he formed at Albion continued beyond his retirement and remained at the center of his life."

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