Cameroon Trip Challenges First-Year Students' Thoughts About Africa

cameroon-2012-125Kayla Gustitus and Alyssa Heilman were among a small group of first-year students from Albion College who traveled to Cameroon for two weeks in January. Led by Emmanuel Yewah, professor of French and the Howard L. McGregor Endowed Professor of Humanities at Albion, the trip challenged the students' original conceptions about Africa.

A Year in Argentina: Katie Stephens' Off-Campus Experience

Katie Stephens, '12"... After four days of being in Córdoba, I was already getting invited to friends-of-friends’ houses for dinner, going to the park to drink maté (a cultural experience in itself) and being helped by people on the streets before getting lost. I now find myself greeting everyone with a kiss on the cheek and quickly giving up my seat on the bus … things that seemed so foreign to me when I first arrived ..."

 

2010-2011 News and Events

ANNUAL APPRECIATION AND RECOGNITION LUNCHEON
Friday, April 29, 2011
Lunch at 11:30am
Program starts at 12noon
Albion Room, Mary Sykes Room level
(invitation only)

ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DIINNER
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Upper Baldwin
Sponsored by the I-Space, Modern Languages & Cultures Dept. and the Center for International Education. A limited number of free dinner tickets are available by calling 629-0207.


THE 9TH ANNUAL SPANISH POETRY CONTEST
Thursday, March 31, 2011
7:00pm
Bobbitt Visual Arts Auditorium

JAPANESE MEGA CULTURAL EVENT
Thursday, March 24, 2011
7:00 - 8:00pm
Kellogg Center Stack
For more information, contact

SPANISH MEGA CULTURAL EVENT
Thursday, March 3, 2011
7:00 - 8:00pm
Kellogg Center Stack

BE A PART OF THE I-SPACE FOR THE HOME COMING PARADE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2010. For more details, contact Mark Hymes at


TRIP TO JAPANESE FESTIVAL IN NOVI, MICHIGAN (space is limited)
Sunday, October 3, 2010
10:00am - 6:00pm
To reserve a seat on the van, contact


GERMAN MEGA CULTURAL EVENT

Thursday, Ocrober 28, 2010
7:00 - 8:00pm
Kellogg Center Stack
For information, contact


FRENCH MEGA CULTURAL EVENT
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
7:00 - 8:00pm
Kellogg Center Stack
For information, contact