Albion College Mourns Passing of Melvin Vulgamore, 13th President

Dr. Melvin L. Vulgamore, Albion College's 13th president
With deep sadness, Albion College shares the news of the passing of Dr. Melvin L. Vulgamore, the College's 13th president, on Friday, Aug. 12 in New Hampshire. He was 81. Vulgamore served as the College's president from 1983 until his retirement in 1997.

West Ward School History Display Debuts at Holland Park

The public is invited to the grand opening of the newly installed West Ward School History panels in Holland Park at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. As part of the Holland Park Transformation, a Michigan Humanities Council Heritage grant was awarded to the City of Albion and Albion College to display the West Ward School story.

Guenin-Lelle's Historical Study of New Orleans Is All Relative

Dianne Guenin-Lelle, professor of French, Albion College
The history of New Orleans has long fascinated Albion College French professor Dianne Guenin-Lelle. After all, she was born and raised there, and lived there for the better part of 30 years. Her recent book, The Story of French New Orleans: History of a Creole City, describes the fractious, diverse, unusual history of the city and how, in many ways, it is so different from most other American cities. And during her research, she came across an unexpected connection.

Langston, '18, Makes Tracks with Race4Autism Internship

Queana Langston, '18
"When I first heard that there was a 16-year-old autistic race car driver, I was amazed," says Queana Langston, '18, whose recent Ford Institute internship was inspired by the story of driver Armani Williams. Langston first learned about Williams and the Race4Autism Foundation through her uncle, who was hired to shoot a documentary about the nonprofit. "I wanted to work there out of the goodness of my heart," Langston says, realizing later that an internship would both benefit her Albion studies and allow her to apply certain skills on behalf of the foundation's goals.

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