Athletic Facility Upgrades

The Need Make a Gift

The Albion Athletic Campus is part of what provides a campus buzz. Nearly all Britons—those who compete and those who support them—have memories that hearken back to Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium, the Dow Recreation and Wellness Center or the Kresge Gymnasium.

Prospective students–those who compete for the Britons and those who will cheer them on–place a premium on top-tier athletic facilities and excellent facilities will place Albion in a strong competitive position among its peers.

And finally, a rich athletic community and the memories it creates is part of the college experience that unites Britons across generations. The College's goal is to ensure that continues for all Britons–current, future and past.

The Vision

Imagine stepping into a walkway of champions that connects current Albion students and student-athletes to our successful history.

Within the gates will be two competition complexes, both integrated within the existing facilities. It will be welcoming and accessible to past, current and future Britons as well as other community members.

A revamped softball and baseball complex and a brand-new soccer and lacrosse competition facility will position Albion College as a leader in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and will emobdy the spirit of the Briton family.

The Opportunity

A gift to support the future of the Davis Athletic Complex will enable new generations of Albion student-athletes to compete even more successfully and it will ensure that all Britons today have meaningful experiences of their own.

A gift to the Davis Athletic Complex can help ensure success, tradition and community.

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Gifts to support the future of the Davis Athletic Complex will be permanently recognized on the property. Specific naming opportunities exist for gifts of $10,000.

To learn more, please contact the Development Office at , or call 517/629-0402.

Stockwell-Mudd Library

Cutler Commons, inside Stockwell Library

The Need

Historically, libraries have been hubs for discovery. They are buildings that invite and encourage quiet individual learning as well as more boisterous group thinking. They are environments that help set the tone for the campus learning community and help provide the heartbeat for liberal arts education.

Albion College, for all that a library can mean to student growth and learning, needs a library that is prepared to respond to today's ever-changing educational landscape.

The Vision

Preserving a building that has been a central landmark on the Albion College quadrangle is important to the history of the campus. More importantly, the Library must blend the new with the old in a way that connects current generations of Britons with learners who have come before them.

Imagine a future for Stockwell-Mudd Library that will accomplish exactly that while creating a space for students that can be adapted to their needs over time. 

Infrastructure upgrades critical to the efficient operation of the building, renovated interior spaces to encourage both group thinking and private study, and robust technological capabilities will ensure that the future of Stockwell-Mudd Library is also rooted in its history.

The Opportunity

A gift to support the revitalization of Stockwell-Mudd Library will help ensure that the history of Albion College lives on for future generations of Britons. It will also ensure that the campus library will remain a vibrant, adaptable space where students will congregate. 

Your gift will contribute to critical infrastructure upgrades and go toward the creation of new, engaging spaces for students' hands-on learning.

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Gifts to support the revitalization of Stockwell-Mudd LIbrary will be permanately recognized on the property. Specific naming opportunities exist for gifts from $5,000 to $250,000.

To learn more, please contact the Development Office at , or call 517/629-0402.

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Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center

Reimagining the Equestrian Center as an economic driver for Albion and the region.

Albion College Equestrian Center

The Need

Albion College is committed to an integrated, multifaceted role in the community, and the Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center is one of the key strategies in achieving that.

The Held Equestrian Center creates a learning environment that exists beyond the traditionally defined classroom. For both veteran equestrians and those who are trying something new, the center provides experiences that enhance their learning. Further, the center is a resource to community members who are interested in equine sports and it provides a venue for the College and surrounding communities to intersect.

The Vision

Albion envisions a future where the Held Equestrian Center is both a central component of the campus experience for all students and an economic engine for the community. An expanded center would:

  1. Create more opportunities for Albion College students to engage with the Equestrian Center through classroom extension learning, service-learning and community service, and through extracurricular, recreational, and athletic activities.
  2. Foster College-community interaction by providing more riding space for members of the College and town communities, who are either veteran equestrians or first-time riders.
  3. Breathe economic energy into the community by attracting large-scale horse shows to Albion that draw hundreds of competitors and family members.

Additionally, it will help us attract new students, and help to create a sustainable community throughout Albion.

The Opportunity

A gift to support the expansion of the Held Equestrian Center will position Albion – the College and the town – as a community that plays to its strengths. Your gift will signal your belief not only in the rewards that the equestrian world can provide, but also your belief that, by working together, the College and town can offer meaningful educational and engagement opportunities for all who call Albion home.

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Gifts to support the expansion of the Held Equestrian Center will be permanently recognized on the property. Specific naming opportunities exist.

To learn more, please contact the Development Office at  , or call 517/629-0402.

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101 North Superior

Meeting, making, and learning space. Downtown.

101 North Superior

The Need

For both Albion College and the town of Albion to be sustainable and vibrant, we must create a forging of experience, expertise, effort, and energy.

And that means a physical space where students, faculty and staff from Albion College can interact with members of the community, along with other scholars, business leaders, and alumni from around the country, to help forge a powerful partnership.

At the intersection of Cass and Superior streets, the physical representation of this idea will stand as an example of progress for all of Albion.

The Vision

Imagine a space where Albion College students, alongside professors and staff from the college and members of the community, can dissect complex community level problems together.

Imagine a building that will provide learning spaces for the Albion College institutes – The Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service; The Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management; the Institute for Healthcare Professions; the Center for Sustainability and the Environment; and the Shurmur Center for Teacher Development – in the heart of Albion’s business district.

And imagine a makerspace that provides a creative environment where new business ideas can be created and developed collaboratively. This is the vision for 101 North Superior.

The Opportunity

We will create a building, currently owned and being renovated for occupancy by Saginaw businessman Sam Shaheen, ’88, to suit the needs of both Albion College and the community. Beyond the physical structure, we will build programming to support student engagement with community development projects, the Build Albion Fellows program, and business start-up and growth efforts.

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Gifts to support the completion of 101 North Superior will be permanently recognized on the property. Specific naming opportunities exist for gifts from $5,000 to $3,000,000.

Gifts for programming will help forge the intentional partnership between the town and the college – creating a hub for one Albion. The Build Albion Fellows program, initiatives geared toward launching and helping new businesses grow and relocate in Albion, public policy and city administration information sharing, and internship programs - among others - will have a permanent home in the Superior building.

To learn more, please contact the Development Office at , or call 517/629-0402.

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