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Lead Gift to Establish Vitek Center for Musical Arts

Richard and Marilyn Vitek, '56 '56
Richard and Marilyn Vitek, '56 '56, have shared their lives together for more than 60 years. Part of that sharing has come in the form of years-long generosity to their alma mater. Now, the couple is celebrating the timelessness and universality of music through their largest gift to the College. The Viteks have formally made a significant gift commitment—the biggest by an individual or couple in Albion College’s 182-year history—that will result in a new campus building to be called the Richard and Marilyn Vitek Center for Musical Arts.

Laura Newbury, '18, Goes Inside Intel With Corporate Finance Internship

Laura Newbury, '18
"It's a huge legal document with a lot of SEC regulations," says Laura Newbury, '18, of Intel's annual report. "I wasn't breaking them or going over the line, but sometimes nudging what we could do within those rules." An intern who "nudges" SEC guidelines sounds like a supervisor's worst nightmare, but Newbury says her work was about best practice. She spent the summer with Intel's external reporting headquarters in Portland, Oregon, following the company mandates to "rock the boat" and "change something."

Modern Languages and Cultures 2017-2018 Events

Students in the Kellogg Center

A listing of events in the Modern Languages and Cultures Department for the academic year; for more information, contact the department at 517/629-0207 or stop by the department office in Vulgamore 207.

Diversity, Inclusion Highlighted in Campus-wide Discussion

Trisha Franzen, professor of women's, gender and sexuality studies, Albion College
Diversity, inclusion, free speech and respect were the topics of discussion at a September 28 campus-wide forum where students were challenged “to be open-minded and be willing to change your own mind.” In Goodrich Chapel, a faculty panel answered student-submitted questions amid the backdrop of recent events on campus.

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