Events under 'Lecture/Guest Speaker'
Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Symposium on Teaching and Student Learning

The Albion College Symposium on Teaching and Student Learning provides an informal venue for faculty and staff to share and discuss their particular contributions to teaching and student learning on campus. It will include poster sessions, two roundtable discussions, food and drink, and lots of time for informal conversation.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:45 am - 4:30 pm
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GLCA New Writer Winner Reads 'Love' at Albion College

"Love, In Theory" is the short story collection that won author E.J. Levy a number of awards, including the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) New Writer Award for 2014. Levy reads from this and other works in an appearance at Albion College Tuesday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m. in the Albion College Library Wendell Will Room. A book signing and reception follow the presentation
Levy’s writing has been featured in Best American Essays, Paris Review, and The New York Times, among other places, and received a Pushcart Prize. "Love, In Theory" also received the 2012 Flannery O’Connor Award and a 2012 ForeWord Book of the Year Award and will be published in French. Levy edited the anthology "Tasting Life Twice: Literary Lesbian Fiction by New American Writers, which won a Lambda Literary Award. She holds a degree in history from Yale and teaches in the MFA Program at Colorado State University.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the English Department at 517-629-0232.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 5:30 pm
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Life in International Service - Christin Spoolstra,' 11

Thursday, March 5, 2015 
7:00 pm 
Robinson 404 

Christin Spoolstra, '11 (connected via web cam) will share about her experiences in international service. 

After graduating from AC, Christin Spoolstra joined the Peace Corps in Cambodia, serving first as an English Teacher and Teacher Training Volunteer and later as Volunteer Leader. She is now the Deputy Country Director for Caring for Cambodia. 

Co-sponsored by the Ford Institute and Departments of Anthropology/Sociology, English, International Studies, and Philosophy. 

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dressage Test Clinic with Eddy de Wolff van Westerrode

Ride the dressage test of your choice in front of Eddy de Wolff van Westerrode, an FEI-5* judge from the Netherlands who judged the 2014 World Cup, the Young Horse Championships in Verden, the Adequan Global Dressage Festival and is a 2016 Olympic hopeful. Rides include a video with judge's comments and scores and 20 minutes afterwards to analyze and repeat parts that can be improved with judge's instruction. Pre-registration is required. See complete event details here:

Monday, March 16, 2015 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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"Treating Your Horses as a Business" seminar

Albion College Equestrian and Grant, Millman & Johnson, P.C. present a unique seminar led by Jacob R. Strecker, M.B.A., C.P.A.. Strecker has over 35 years of experience and is recognized for his knowledge of income tax, accounting and management issues facing horse businesses and their owners. Strecker is the director of the Equine Services of Grant, Millman & Johnson, P.C. Cost is $40 per person and includes lunch. Pre-registration is required. Full details and registration form may be found here:

Saturday, March 21, 2015 9:00 am - 10:06 am
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David H. Aldrich, '75 Speaker Forum in Law, Justice and Society

Dr. Mariah Zeisberg, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan will give the David H. Aldrich, '75 Lecture on Law, Justice and Society on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., in the Wendell Will Room.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dressage Symposium with Charles de Kunffy

The legendary Charles de Kunffy visits Albion for the sixth time to lead a unique dressage instructional symposium. Spend the first half of the day with a classroom discussion and theory session led by Mr. de Kunffy. After the lunch break, he will teach six riding lessons to demonstrate the theories discussed previously. Rider and auditor applications are being accepted currently. Discount for college students and minors under 18. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities are available as well. See full event details:

Saturday, May 02, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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