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2017 Economics and Management Award Winners

Economics and Management Outstanding Major
The Department of Economics and Management would like to recognize the following students for excellence in scholarship and research. These students were recognized at the Honors Convocation April 20, 2017.

Survey Helps Comm Studies Professor Find Silver Linings in Dark Clouds

Bethany Mutter survey seeks to find answers to tough questions
Bethany Mutter, visiting assistant professor of communication studies, conducted a survey over the entire 2016-17 academic year to learn how people handle difficult experiences in their lives. The results are proving to be an eye-opener for her and have provided a voice for those who need someone to listen.

At Albion Commencement, the Power of the Classroom Becomes Wisdom on the Quad

New graduates at Commencement 2017
A beautiful spring afternoon on the Albion College campus formed the backdrop for 2017 Commencement and its celebration of education on Saturday, May 6. Along with recognizing some 280 graduates, Albion gave honorary degrees to educators Michael Milkie and Linda (Carmitchel) Yonke, '75, and retired Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Inspector General Jess Womack, '65.

Burdine and McConnell Alumni Committee Tribute

Robinson Hall
There is a bond that still holds fast with many Albion College students who were part of what was then known as the Professional Management Program, and which evolved and was renamed the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management. It was a new and different step for Albion, and the students who joined in knew they were doing something special that could change their lives. And leading the way were Frank Burdine, ’68, who returned to his alma mater in 1977 to run what was known then as Pro Man, followed in 1978 by John McConnell, an Albion economics professor, who coordinated the program until 1980.

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