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“Check out everything on campus… you might see something you never knew Albion had.”
In Shaun’s words:
On career preparation:
“The College’s dedication to preparing students for employment or graduate school is outstanding.”
On being part of Albion:
“As a recent college graduate, I know how transformative the college experience can be. I am very excited to work with students and families to create memories and successful futures.”
His favorite read:
Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner: “It’s thought-provoking and will leave you wanting more!”
Makes sure to mention:
“We have the only on-campus equestrian center among private schools in Michigan.”
His Olympic event:
100 meter dash“It would be cool to be crowned World’s Fastest Man.”
His lifelong dream: To attend a baseball game at every Major League stadium.
“We have over 100 active clubs and organizations on campus. You’ll discover that you can make a real difference at Albion.”
In Kristin’s words:
On making an impact on campus:
“A student of mine completely revamped WLBN, Albion’s radio station. He recruited 10 on-air personalities and facilitated the donation of thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment.”
Can’t-miss Albion activities:
Best admission advice:
“Step out of your comfort zone. Visit small and large schools, and meet as many students as you can.”
On the sidelines. Go Brits! Her husband is a football coach.
The first thing she tells a prospective student about: Internships and job-shadow experiences with alumni.
Her dream destination: Thailand.
A favorite Albion tradition: Paddling the Kalamazoo River.
A favorite Albion tradition:
British Eighth marching band performances before each game.
Director of Admission
“We take great pride in our athletics, and it shows. Coaches at Albion care about the development of their students in and out of the classroom. Our student-athletes are academics, volunteers, and mentors.”
In Mandy’s words:
On career preparation:
“You will get a job! Excellent academic preparation—along with internships, study abroad, mentoring, job shadowing, and research—lay a solid foundation for employment.”
Best college search tip:
“Start early! Don’t wait until the last semester of your senior year. Give yourself plenty of time to visit colleges. We’re here to help, so take advantage of that.”
Favorite admission memory:
“Watching the first class of Albion students I recruited walk across the stage at graduation.”
Favorite Albion moment:
“Watching Michael Thomas hit a game-winning three-pointer to beat John Carroll and send Albion to the 2005 sectional finals.”
Let’s stay together. She has a soft spot for Al Green. She’s also the founder of Soup Sundays, when Albion faculty and staff gather for a weekly meal.
Where you’ll find her on her day off:
Anywhere near the water. (Did we mention the Kalamazoo River winds right through campus?)
Never Misses: The newest theatre production on campus.
One of her favorite things about Albion:
“Plan a visit to Albion. And when you’re here, ask questions everywhere you go.”
In Heather’s words:
On an Albion education:
“Our students study abroad and intern around the country. In the classroom, Albion students discuss pressing issues and conduct meaningful research with their professors.”
On faculty-student relationships:
“Albion is a place to learn and grow. The individual attention students receive sets Albion apart.”
Can’t-miss Albion activity:
“There are plenty of year-round outdoor activities. The Kalamazoo River, the Nature Center, and Victory Park are all just a short walk away.”
The first thing she tells a prospective student about:
The Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service.
Never Misses: Move-in day.
Her dream destination: Australia.
Favorite Albion moment:
Watching her little sister play on the Briton women’s soccer team.
Her hidden talent:
“Make a list of the top things that you want from a college or university. Then visit, visit, visit! Every school is going to tell you that they are great. The better schools are able to prove it.”
In Lloyd’s words:
On the campus environment:
“We have a small campus, and I love that. You can walk from one side to the other in 10 minutes, but after stopping to talk with people along the way, it will probably take you at least 20 minutes.”
On Albion students:
“Our students are passionate about academics, athletics, and their campus organizations. They love what they do and the college they represent.”
Favorite Albion tradition:
“Move-in day. As students arrive on campus, faculty, staff, current students, and even the president of the College are there to help you unload your possessions and direct you to your dorm. It’s pretty cool.”
His other car is a canoe.
Wouldn’t Miss: A Brits home game.
Favorite Albion memory:
“My wife and I were married on campus.”
He plays in a slow-pitch softball league with Albion faculty and staff —trust us, he’s good.