The Timeless Importance of the Liberal Arts

Bindu Madhok, professor of philosophy, Albion College
"The world today is even more global than the one we lived in just a few years ago, and current and future generations of students are even more in need of a liberal arts education," writes Albion College professor of philosophy Bindu Madhok.

Albion 2016: An Action-Packed Year

Albion College students at 2016 Briton Bash in August.
For Albion, 2016 was a year for celebration. The College cheered a lot of growth: a big new first-year class, the creation of the Ludington Center and the Harrington gift that will spur neighborhood revitalization near campus. There also was the City's groundbreaking for a new hotel and planned expansion of the Bohm Theatre. We present photos of just a few highlights of student achievement, academic inquiry and innovative programs that make Albion an exemplary college and special community.

The Wall Street Journal Visits Albion

Albion sign
A feature-length article describing the vital relationship between Albion College and the City of Albion, with references to other liberal arts colleges in small towns and rural communities and their shared challenges, was published in the December 21, 2016 edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Lucas Harder, '18, Makes Waves as Investment Banking Intern

Neil Johnson, '98 (standing), with Lucas Harder, '18
"I certainly wasn't expecting to be given the level of responsibility I currently have as an intern," says Lucas Harder, '18, about his internship with Lawrence Evans & Co., a boutique investment bank in Columbus, Ohio. "This plunge into investment banking has forced me to both learn and grow quickly." The finance major with a Gerstacker Institute concentration (pictured at left with his supervisor, Neil Johnson, '98) was a Scholar All-American last year for the Albion swimming and diving team.


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