Reed, '16, Rewarded for Service in Public Arena

Andrew Reed, '16, is a member of Albion College's Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service
Andrew Reed, '16, got more civics lessons during his senior year at Swartz Creek High School than many citizens gain in a lifetime.

Now a first-year student at Albion College and a member of the College's Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service, Reed recently received three awards for the work he performed as an intern in Michigan's Legislature even before attending his first lecture at Albion.

MLK Convocation Marks 50th Anniversary of King's Visit to Albion

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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.

Albion College Receives Replica of U.S. Capitol Rotunda's President Ford Sculpture

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Susan Ford Bales stands alongside the President Ford maquette.

The decades-long relationship between President Gerald Ford and Albion College entered a new chapter March 7 with the unveiling of a bronze sculpture of the President that will be permanently housed at the College's Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service.

The event at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum featured Susan Ford Bales, daughter of Gerald and Betty Ford, and Albion College President Donna Randall revealing the one-third-size replica, or maquette, of the life-size statue that was dedicated in May 2011 in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington.

Ford Institute Students Get Firsthand Look at Romney Campaign

Caster Concepts owner Bill Dobbins, '74, talked with Ford Institute students at the event.
Caster Concepts owner Bill Dobbins, '74, talked with Ford Institute students at the event.

Providing a real-world experience to its mission of exploring public policy issues more fully and preparing future leaders in all fields, students in Albion College’s Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service made the short trip to the Caster Concepts manufacturing plant Monday, Feb. 27, to see Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney in person.

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