Albion College Receives Replica of U.S. Capitol Rotunda's President Ford Sculpture
The decades-long relationship between President Gerald Ford and Albion College entered a new chapter March 7 with the unveiling of a bronze sculpture of the President that will be permanently housed at the College's Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service.
The event at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum featured Susan Ford Bales, daughter of Gerald and Betty Ford, and Albion College President Donna Randall revealing the one-third-size replica, or maquette, of the life-size statue that was dedicated in May 2011 in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington.
Ford Institute Students Get Firsthand Look at Romney Campaign
Providing a real-world experience to its mission of exploring public policy issues more fully and preparing future leaders in all fields, students in Albion College’s Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service made the short trip to the Caster Concepts manufacturing plant Monday, Feb. 27, to see Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney in person.
From Z(uni) to A(coma): Gabby Vezzosi's Research Changes Albion Art Collection
It's a news story that rarely fails to snag headlines and the public's attention: a graduate student, working in an archive, uncovers a treasure the institution didn't know it had. Gabby Vezzosi, '12, can identify with it—except, of course, that she's not a graduate student. The art and political science major began with the need for a Ford internship, and ended up helping Albion's Art Department redefine part of its collection.
Cloutier took two trips during Albion’s recent break between semesters. The first was a weeklong December journey to Honduras with a group from Global Medical Brigades where she worked in a temporary clinic that saw more than 450 patients in three days. Her second weeklong experience was closer to home as she got an intensive look at revitalization efforts in Detroit along with 19 other Albion students in the Sleight Leadership Program.