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Holocaust Studies' Poland Trip Adds Context to Coursework

Cameron Voss, '20
During a College-sponsored trip to Poland last month, Cameron Voss, '20 (left), noted an incident that underscores the trip's importance. "Rachael Vitale uncovered a gravestone that really excited the cemetery curator. He told us a family was coming the next week to look for this grave," Voss said. "We couldn't lift that stone, but we were able to prop it up so the family could see it."

CSE Trip to Northwest Offers Hope for Environment's Future

Center for Sustainability and the Environment's May 2017 trip to Washington State
In May, geology professor Tim Lincoln led his 17th, and likely final, Center for Sustainability and the Environment (CSE) trip to explore a part of America and its local environment, a journey that over the years has proven enriching and disturbing, often at the same time. Whether it’s wetland destruction in New Orleans or mountaintop mining in Appalachia or forestry in New England or habitat loss on the Chesapeake Bay, Lincoln, in his role as director of CSE, has taken students across the country to face the environmental issues head on.

Albion College, Central Michigan University Forge Medical Education Partnership

Albion College shield
A new cooperative agreement signed earlier this month will grant Albion College premedical students early assurance of admission to the Central Michigan University College of Medicine through the College of Medicine's Early Assurance Program (EAP). The program provides an enhanced opportunity for admission to medical school for up to three Albion premedical students annually who demonstrate a desire to practice medicine in Michigan with an emphasis on rural and underserved regions. The EAP is in effect for the student cohort beginning their medical-school studies in fall 2018.

Jason Moritz: Education's Man Behind the Scenes

Jason Moritz, certification officer, Albion College Education Department
"For the anniversary edition [of Gladiator on DVD] I pulled some images of costumes and I ended up with a 'Special Thanks,'" says Jason Moritz about his only film credit. That was long ago and far away for Moritz, who after six years as a movie studio archivist and librarian has marked 10 years at Albion College as the Education Department's teaching-certification officer, serving as the department's liaison with the state of Michigan.

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