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A Granddaughter's Portrait of a General and President Caps 28th Isaac Symposium

Mary Jean Eisenhower delivers the 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address to conclude the 28th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium.
An appreciative audience got a unique, behind-the-scenes look at history as presidential granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower presented the 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address on April 20. The evening capped Albion's 28th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, which saw approximately 100 students present original work on topics ranging from equine aromatherapy to cancer cell death, and Great Lakes sailing songs to sustainability and climate change.

First Two Albion Students Selected for National Intercollegiate Honors Band

Will Anderson and Grace Talaski
Earlier this spring, music students Grace Talaski, ’17, and Will Anderson, ’19, became the first two Albion students ever accepted to the College Band Directors National Association Intercollegiate Honors Band. The pair spent three days in Kansas City, Missouri, attending the national conference and performing with 60 other musicians chosen from small-college programs nationwide.

Burdine and McConnell Alumni Committee Tribute

Robinson Hall
There is a bond that still holds fast with many Albion College students who were part of what was then known as the Professional Management Program, and which evolved and was renamed the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management. It was a new and different step for Albion, and the students who joined in knew they were doing something special that could change their lives. And leading the way were Frank Burdine, ’68, who returned to his alma mater in 1977 to run what was known then as Pro Man, followed in 1978 by John McConnell, an Albion economics professor, who coordinated the program until 1980.

At Albion Commencement, the Power of the Classroom Becomes Wisdom on the Quad

New graduates at Commencement 2017
A beautiful spring afternoon on the Albion College campus formed the backdrop for 2017 Commencement and its celebration of education on Saturday, May 6. Along with recognizing some 280 graduates, Albion gave honorary degrees to educators Michael Milkie and Linda (Carmitchel) Yonke, '75, and retired Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Inspector General Jess Womack, '65.

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