Support for School Playground Benefits Albion Community
A $31,500 grant from the Albion Community Foundation (ACF) for new playground equipment at Albion Community School was cheered as "a great initiative for the children of our community" which "adds to the value of our schools," according to Albion Public Schools (APS) Superintendent Jerri-Lynn Williams-Harper in the February 13 edition of the Albion E-News.
Steven J. Klein Appointed to Head Albion Enrollment Team
Albion College's next vice president for enrollment brings a 17-year track record of executive-level success in the Great Lakes region and beyond, and more than a quarter-century overall in higher-education admissions. Steven J. Klein will officially move into Albion's top post overseeing the offices of Admission and Student Financial Services on July 1. He will consult with the staff of each office on an interim basis through the end of June. Most recently, he led a 20-person enrollment team as dean of admissions and financial aid at Wabash College.
Lunar New Year
February 11, 2015
Albion celebrates the biggest holiday in Asia! There will be free food from New China Buffet in Jackson as well as a Taiko drum performance by Raion Taiko.
When: Wednesday, February 18 at 6:00 PM
Where: Kellogg Center Stack
Sponsored by the Asian Awareness Group
GLCA Grant to Provide Albion an Environmental Dashboard
Albion College—in partnership with Antioch College, DePauw University, Hope College, and Oberlin College—has been awarded a grant from the Great Lakes Colleges Association as part of its “Expanding Collaboration Initiative,” funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will go toward the implementation of an Environmental Dashboard, a communication technology that will combine real-time display of water and electricity use in buildings, organizations, and the community as a whole with photographs and words meant to inspire sustainability efforts.