In Nicaragua, Brugnoni, '17, Gains Perspective Through Service
Over winter break, 27 students belonging to the Global Medical Brigades group at Albion College traveled to Nicaragua on an eight-day mission trip. Among them was sophomore softball player Monica Brugnoni (left), who is studying to become an orthopedic physician's assistant. The native of Saint Clair Shores, Mich., joined Global Medical Brigades last spring because she wanted to broaden her experience in the medical field.
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Albion College, Indiana University Formalize Law School Initiative
President Mauri Ditzler has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law to enter into a partnership to establish an Albion Law Scholar opportunity at the Indianapolis-based institution. One Albion student or alumnus will be nominated by an Albion-based committee for admission to McKinney each year, beginning with McKinney's fall 2016 entering class. Upon acceptance of an admission offer, the Scholar will receive a minimum of a half-tuition scholarship from McKinney.
NCAA Features Fornetti, '06, and Her Research
Four months into her post-doc at the Oklahoma Medical Research Facility, Jaime Fornetti is searching for a route to target breast cancer bone metastasis. At 31, she has already worked in some of the most influential labs among some of the greatest leaders in this realm of research. That path included her success at Albion, as a biology major and a member of the women's basketball and track teams. "She reallly embodied the true meaning of student-athlete," women's basketball coach Doreen Carden told NCAA.org's After the Game, which shares Fornetti's story.
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Beyond Albion Post Graduate Fair: April 9
"Beyond Albion" (formally known as Serving the People) is a post-graduate fair focusing on the fields of public service, non-profit, law and business and management. Schools, organizations and agencies have the opportunity to recruit from Albion College’s pool of talented students with strong liberal arts backgrounds.