For Josh Cassada, '95, Homecoming Proves Truly Special
"I'm incredibly fortunate," says Albion College physics alumnus Josh Cassada, who returned to Albion for his 20th reunion at 2015 Homecoming and talked about his journey to becoming one of NASA's newest astronauts—both on campus as well as at Albion Community School. "I love doing this. I like explaining and doing something new and novel. I think this is an exciting time to be in NASA."
Competitors, Alumni Gather for College Piano Festival
Among thousands of similar events worldwide, Albion's International Piano Festival stands out for its focus on beginning and intermediate young players. And this year the festival is even more distinctly "Albion." Its opening concert, on October 28, features four early graduates of music professor David Abbott and adjunct instructor Lia Jensen-Abbott's program.
McKoy, '16, Featured in NCAA Video Profile
Psychology major Mikal McKoy, '16, a wide receiver on the Albion football team, is the subject of an October 30 in-depth video profile on NCAA.com, produced by Turner Sports. According to the piece, "When financial troubles forced Mikal McKoy to withdraw after his second semester from Albion College, he moved back home and went to work with an uncertain future. After the loss of a friend and soul-searching he made it back to become one of Albion's brightest Britons."
Watch the video on NCAA.com
Albion NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet
The Albion branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Upper Baldwin Hall on campus
Photo includes;(l-r) Robert Dunklin, President, Albion Branch; Mae Ola Dunklin, Executive Committee, Albion Branch; keynote speaker Michgian State Representative from Detroit, Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, Albion College history professor Wesley Arden Dick, second-vice president, Albion Branch and Master of Ceremonies for the 2015 Albion NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet.and Sherry Gay-Dagnogo's mother,