Good Soil Growhouse Adds to Student Farm Sustainability
Even autumn had a good time as the Albion College Student Farm dedicated its new hoop house October 27. The crowd included the family of Linda and Rich Baird, '78, who presented the Good Soil Growhouse in honor of daughter Jessie Baird, '11, one of the Student Farm founders.
Phillips Completes Fulfilling Albion Career
Josh Phillips completed two comebacks during his career with the Albion College football program. While his goal of returning to win a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship with the Britons didn’t materialize, Phillips graduated at the end of the fall semester with a fulfilling student-athlete experience that taught him valuable communication skills and produced lifelong relationships.
Melzer Offers Insight After Connecticut School Tragedy
Scott Melzer, associate professor of sociology, wrote an opinion piece in the days after the Newtown, Conn., school-shooting tragedy titled "A History of Violence" for The Conversation blog on The Chronicle of Higher Education's website. Melzer, who also serves as chair of Albion's Department of Anthropology and Sociology, is the author of the 2009 book Gun Crusaders: The NRA's Culture War, and was featured in the 2011 HBO documentary "Gun Fight."
Read Melzer's piece on The Chronicle's website
Albion College Welcomes KCC's Brightest into Honors Program
The rewards of a community college education are now even greater as Albion College and Kellogg Community College announce their new honors program agreement. This initiative allows KCC honors students to transfer into Albion College's Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program and eventually graduate with Albion College honors.