Brown Mentors Management Students for Consulting Project
When Michael Brown, ’87, was a student at Albion College, creating a brochure for Albion’s Downtown Development Authority put him on the path that led to his current position as interactive director with Full Circle, a marketing and interactive agency in Grand Rapids.
Nearly 25 years later, Brown’s career has completed the full circle. This time, he’s mentoring a group of economics and management majors in a consulting project as the city of Albion evaluates the redesign of its website. In a management course taught by Vicki Baker, the students have broken into five teams working with Brown.
Albion Team Earns Honorable Mention in Fed Challenge National Finals
Teamwork and preparation paid off for Albion's "Fed Challenge" team, as the group took an honorable mention in the national College Challenge hosted by the Federal Reserve on November 29.
Albion Students Win Regional 'Fed Challenge' Competition
Demonstrating their understanding of the workings of the Federal Reserve, a team of Albion economics and management students recently won the Chicago District College Fed Challenge. The group now heads for the Fed Challenge national finals, November 29 in Washington, D.C.
E&M Majors Bring Toughness to Albion's Defensive Line
Jason Bajas, Jacob Heinrich, and C.J. Carroll are economics & management majors with an emphasis in accounting. Carroll and Heinrich rank among the MIAA leaders in tackles for loss and sacks. Photograph by Dave Lawrence, Albion College Communications.Albion College defensive linemen Jason Bajas, C.J. Carroll, and Jacob Heinrich are on a mission to change the perception of accountants from pocket protecting, pencil sharpening, adding machine punching, tax preparing workers in a cubicle to tough guys who are smart, too.
The three ‘tough’ economics and management majors with an emphasis in accounting have helped Albion’s defense rank first in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association in rushing defense – the Britons are yielding a shade more than 100 yards a game on the ground – and sacks. In addition to stopping opponents, Carroll and Heinrich were nominees for Capital One Academic All-America consideration in voting by the College Sports Information Directors of America.