Retired Michigan 37th Circuit Court Judge James C. Kingsley, '63, an Albion resident whose 32-year tenure on the Calhoun County bench was longer than any other judge, passed away early Saturday morning, August 1. He was 74. A service to celebrate the life of Judge Kingsley is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, at 11 a.m. in Goodrich Chapel.
English professor Hal Wyss passed away July 28 after a short illness at the age of 75. During his 35-year tenure (1970-2005) with Albion College's English Department, Wyss also worked as an administrator, serving at different times as the assistant, interim or acting dean of the faculty. He also was named the College's Advisor of the Year and was also a recipient of the Student Senate's Teacher of the Year award.
Assistant professor of anthropology Brad Chase is back in India this summer (he was also there in 2013), and his research into the agricultural and culinary practices of the ancient Indus Valley civilization is the subject of a July 29 feature in The Hindu, the second-largest English-language newspaper in India, with a daily print circulation of more than 1.3 million.
A $1 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, announced earlier this week, clears the way for a four-story, 72-room boutique hotel to be constructed at the corner of Superior and Porter streets downtown.Nearly $1 million in additional funds will come from the City of Albion Brownfield Redevelopment Authority to prepare the site for the build."The hotel is another important step forward for our city, less than a year after the reopening of our beautiful landmark Bohm Theatre across the street," said Albion College President Mauri Ditzler.
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