'Modern American Prints' Showcases Treasures in Albion Collection
Modern American Prints from the Albion College Collection is the latest in a series of books created from the History of Prints course developed by Art and Art History Department professors Bille Wickre and Anne McCauley. The pair, along with Jason Martin, '12, edited the book, which was released earlier this fall.
McKoy, '16, Featured in NCAA Video Profile
Psychology major Mikal McKoy, '16, a wide receiver on the Albion football team, is the subject of an October 30 in-depth video profile on NCAA.com, produced by Turner Sports. According to the piece, "When financial troubles forced Mikal McKoy to withdraw after his second semester from Albion College, he moved back home and went to work with an uncertain future. After the loss of a friend and soul-searching he made it back to become one of Albion's brightest Britons."
Watch the video on NCAA.com
Competitors, Alumni Gather for College Piano Festival
Among thousands of similar events worldwide, Albion's International Piano Festival stands out for its focus on beginning and intermediate young players. And this year the festival is even more distinctly "Albion." Its opening concert, on October 28, features four early graduates of music professor David Abbott and adjunct instructor Lia Jensen-Abbott's program.
Anagama Kiln Still Fires Imagination of Shenstone, '84
This week, a small group of friends will raise a glass in celebration and anticipation. Then Ken Shenstone, '84, will take a wooden match from a 25-year-old box of matches and light a pile of wood that will bring a unique kiln to life. Then the fiery beast, 960 cubic feet in all, made up of more than 7,000 bricks and fed for the next 10 days by a nonstop supply of wood, will heat to over 2,400 degrees and eventually create the kind of ceramics you just can't find anywhere.