Sandberg Clinches Double Wins and Regionals Spot (November 22, 2014)
Nine teams came to compete in a double-header show hosted by Ferris State University on November 22 at the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center in Augusta. The Albion College stock seat riders wound up as reserve high point team in the morning and third place in the afternoon.
At the end of the day, five more Albion women cemented spots at the IHSA regional championships, which will take place in the spring semester: senior Morgan Carey (Hemlock/Saint Charles Community), co-captain Allison Voorhess (Mount Clemons/ Lutheran North), and freshmen Taylor Sandberg (Spring Lake/Spring Lake) and Danielle Townsend (Springport/Springport).
The morning blue ribbon winners included Sandberg, Townsend, and sophomore Kristine Mussell (Midland/H.H. Dow). Sandberg had another win in the afternoon, as did co-captain Elle Root (Alpena/Alpena).
Exploring, discussing, celebrating – because it's about all of us.
Each year, Albion College plans a number of events, learning opportunities, and other program offerings around a central universal theme, providing enriching experiences to those both within and beyond the campus community.
The Wellness Theme Year is a celebration of healthy behaviors, from being physically active to fiscally responsible! To achieve those healthy behaviors, sometimes the first step is a shift toward positive and healthy thinking and attitude.
For the Sustainability Theme Year, Albion College focuses its collective attention on sustainability as part of an interdisciplinary education that is designed for those who will be engaged in solving today's and tomorrow's social, environmental and economic challenges.
The Global Diversity Theme Year focuses our attention on the interdependence of international, transnational, and local phenomena in order to understand how we shape and are shaped by systems and values.
Reserve Champion Finish for Hunt Seat Team
The fall semester ended on a high note for the Albion hunt seat team who won reserve high point team on the final show day of the doubleheader weekend.
The following remarks were offered during President Mauri Ditzler's inauguration September 12, 2014. Joining Dr. Ditzler on the program were John Churchill, national secretary of Phi Beta Kappa, and Richard Longworth, senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
Since arriving at Albion, Dr. Ditzler has worked on developing strong relationships with the City of Albion and local residents and identifying projects that will enhance both the College and the community. The emphasis on "building community" was a central theme of the inaugural ceremony.
Inaugural Address: ‘Unless a College’
President Mauri A. Ditzler
What a remarkable view from here, atop the steps of Kresge Gymnasium. Behind me is one of the oldest competition gyms in the NCAA. In front of me is one of this country's finest colleges. And in between are so many dear friends. Some of us go back four or five decades, others only a few weeks…
It is an honor and a pleasure to be with you all today, on the happy occasion of the inauguration of Mauri Ditzler as the sixteenth president of Albion College. I have known Mauri Ditzler for a long time, as a scholar, provost, president, friend, farmer, and discussion partner. I can tell you that you have made a superb choice…
When I was doing my research on the Midwest, I was astonished to discover that not one college or university in the Midwest even taught a class on the Midwest. The University of Michigan teaches the history and economics of Michigan, and the University of Illinois has its experts on the state of Illinois…