25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
- Book by Rachel Sheinkin; Music and Lyrics by William Finn; Conceived by Rebecca Feldman
- Oct. 10-14, 2012
- Robert Starko
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|The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee by Rachel Sheinkin||October 10-14, 2012||Robert Starko|
|Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen (adaptation by Jon Robin Baitz)||November 15-18, 2012||Senior Kamara Miller|
|The Fox on the Fairway by Ken Ludwig||February 28-March 3, 2013||Mark Hoffland|
|The Way of the World by William Congreve||April 18-21, 2013||Robert Starko|
|Anthony Moon, ATC||Athletic trainer with the Staten Island Yankees, farm team for the New York Yankees|
|Luke Murray, ATC|
|Lauren Rao, ATC||Assistant athletic trainer at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne (IPFW)|
|Elaine Starkey, ATC||Beginning an internship at Mary Free Bed Hospital|
|Anthony Wash||Attending Wayne State University to pursue a master's degree in exercise physiology|
|Daniel Bloom||Assistant baseball coach at Muskegon Community College; hitting and catching coach for Extra Innings; facilities manager for Marsh Baseball Field|
|Angela Fracassa||Attending the Pennsylvania College of Optometry|
|David Garr||Exercise specialist with Advanced Physical Therapy Center|
|Ross Hall||Personal trainer and speed and agility coach with Hype Athletics|
|Kristin Nelson||Attending Chiropractic School at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL|
|Shane O'Mara||Attending physical therapy school at Central Michigan University|
|Kaitlin Sharp||Working on her bachelor's degree in nursing at Oakland University|
|Samantha (Stanek) Underwood||Attending physical therapy school at the University of Michigan-Flint|
|Amanda Weaver||Earning her master's degree in clinical exercise science at Ball State University in Muncie, IN|
In 2013-2014, Albion College will celebrate the 130th anniversary of its 8” Alvan Clark refracting telescope and observatory building. Dedicated in 1883 and completed in 1884, the observatory is one of the few original surviving examples of nineteenth century astronomical buildings and instruments, which include the Alvan Clark refracting telescope and a Fauth and Company sidereal clock and transit telescope. Several times each year, the telescope is open to the public and to the campus community for public observing events.
To kick off anniversary celebrations, Bart Fried, president of the Antique Telescope Society, presented a talk about our telescope’s place in astronomical observation history in September. The talk is the first celebratory event for the year, and will be followed in October by the college’s Homecoming weekend themed “Albion and Beyond”, in homage to our students, our alumni, and our telescope. Also planned are public observing nights throughout the year, tours of the observatory, a steampunk ball for students, and another lecture in the spring to celebrate the 210th anniversary of the birth of Alvan Clark himself.
Nicolle Zellner (Physics) and Nicole Garrett Smeltekop (Library) had an article about the Alvan Clark telescope published in HAD News, the newsletter of the Historical Astronomy Division of the American Astronomical Society. The article can be found on page 6 at http://had.aas.org/hadnews/HADN83hires.pdf.