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Albion College: Celebrating 175 Years


Albion College was founded in 1835, and we observed our 175th anniversary in 2010 with special events designed to honor and remember our rich history.

Students, alumni, and friends of the College enjoyed many opportunities to engage with our great heritage and build further excitement about our bright future. Watch the video that celebrates our 175 years, read about alumni connections to the alma mater, and continue to share your Albion connections. Io Triumphe!

Io Triumphe!

The magazine for alumni, parents, and friends of
Albion College

Io Triumphe! spotlights alumni and captures Albion highlights from both on and off campus. Enjoy our online edition below. You’ll find features and photos from the most recent issue, along with campus and Alumni Association news.

To submit your information update, please submit them through our class notes form.

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Current Edition: Fall-Winter 2016-17


Fall-Winter 2016-17 Online Extras

Philosophy’s Bindu Madhok on the Timeless Importance of the Liberal Arts

Religious Studies Emeritus Johan Stohl on Teaching the 1973 ‘Senior Seminar’

Richard and Marilyn Vitek, ’56 ’56, Honor Their Class’ Vintage

Commencement Tickets and Seating

Commencement is on May 6, 2017 and begins at 1 p.m. Please note that the Processional begins at 12:45 p.m.—all guests must be seated by 12:30 p.m.

The ceremony generally lasts about two hours and is held on the Campus Quadrangle, rain or shine. In the case of severe weather, before or during the ceremony, announcements about a delay or change in location will be made.

Commencement Tickets

Seating is unlimited and tickets are NOT required if the ceremony is held outdoors on the Campus Quadrangle.

If the ceremony is held indoors (Goodrich Chapel), Tickets will be required for any family members or friends who will be attending Commencement.

Each student will receive three tickets via their campus mailbox.

Why do we have to have tickets if Commencement is held inside?

The College must abide by the fire code regulations for the number of people allowed in Goodrich Chapel. Therefore, tickets are necessary if the ceremony is held indoors.

We do not have replacement tickets for lost tickets.

Handicapped and Special-Needs Seating and Parking

Handicapped-accessible parking and special seating is available.

A Sign Language interpreter will be located near the Commencement platform.

Please call the Office of Campus Safety at 517/629-1234 to make arrangements for any guests needing barrier-free entrances or with other special needs.

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