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Trip to Smithsonian African American Museum Opening an 'Amazing' Experience

Part of a large contingent from Albion College and the City of Albion to visit Washington, D.C., Sept. 23-25 to celebrate the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Albion College students, staff and faculty, in cooperation with the Albion NAACP, took a bus trip to the just-opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., and the event was unforgettable and emotional.

Dr. Carl Hart, Common Reading Experience Author, Visits Campus

Columbia University's Dr. Carl Hart discusses his 2013 memoir High Price in Goodrich Chapel as part of the 2016 Richard M. Smith Common Reading Experience.
Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart brought hard science—and sometimes harder conclusions—to an attentive audience in Goodrich Chapel for the 2016 Richard M. Smith Common Reading Experience lecture. The first tenured African-American in the sciences at Columbia University, Hart is the author of High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery that Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society.

Albion College Dedicates Davis Athletic Complex

Albion College President Mauri Ditzler, Bud Davis and Athletic Director Matt Arend (left to right)
Albion College Athletic Director Matt Arend stood before a crowd of more than 100 people Sunday afternoon and watched as the dream became reality. Thanks to the generosity of longtime Albion residents Bud and Olivia Davis, who provided the lead naming gift, the Davis Athletic Complex represents the start of a new era for outdoor Briton athletics.

After 20 Years, Albion's Sister City Program Still Flourishes

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The Albion Sister City program is celebrating its 20th year by welcoming a delegation from the French communities of Noisy-le-Roi and Bailly to this weekend's Festival of the Forks celebration. It's an opportunity to share a culture and a friendship that continues to grow. “This relationship runs through every part of Albion, Michigan, and Albion College," said Albion College professor of French Dianne Guenin-Lelle.

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