Tom Dukes, '13, Named Fulbright Scholar
Tom Dukes, ’13, enjoyed the experience of studying off-campus at the University of Tübingen so much he knew he had to get back to Germany someday.
Luckily for Dukes, he won’t have to wait long. The international studies and German major from Midland will return to Germany next year under a Fulbright Scholarship, teaching English to middle- and high school students.
Sanders, '15, Recognized in 2013-14 Goldwater Scholarship Competition
Stephanie Sanders, ’15, a double-major in chemistry and mathematics at Albion College, was recognized this spring as an honorable mention in the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Education.
Briton Pets Photo Contest
Thanks to some creative members of our incoming Class of 2017 (starting with Nick Viazanko's dog, Beau, at right), Albion is hosting a pet photo contest on Albion College's Facebook Page.
Take a photo of your pet wearing Albion College gear, and share it with us. We'll collect the photos into one Facebook photo gallery, and the photo with the highest number of "Likes" gets featured as our page profile photo for one week!
Submit your photos from July 26-31, 2013, to enter into the contest. Judging (or "Liking") will take place from August 1-4.
- Take a photo of your pet (any animal) wearing Albion College-related gear. Hats, shirts, glasses - as long as it's clearly Albion gear (and not just purple and gold), it counts.
- Post your photo to Albion College's Facebook page wall with your pet's name and a caption.
- Not on Facebook? You can also share a photo via Twitter or Instagram, using the hastag #britonpets, or email the photo to
- Submit your photos from July 26 to July 31, 2013. All photos must be submitted by midnight July 31. We will then post all the photos in a Facebook photo gallery for "Liking." Voting will take place from August 1 until midnight August 4, 2013.
- The photo receiving the most "Likes" in our Facebook photo gallery will be the winner. Send your friends, family, and other pets to vote in the official photo gallery through August 4.
- On August 5, 2013, Albion College will announce the winner and make the winning photo the College's Facebook Page profile picture for one week.
View the Briton Pets photo gallery on Facebook
Congratulations to Lincoln and the rest of the winning pets!
Booth Walling Weighs In on Syria Debate in Detroit Free Press
Carrie Booth Walling, assistant professor of political science, authored an op-ed piece in the Sept. 10 Detroit Free Press in advance of President Obama's evening address to the nation regarding the situation in Syria. She also provided her analysis on two area TV news programs—on WWMT (channel 3, Kalamazoo) and WLNS (channel 6, Lansing)—before and after the president spoke.