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Teagle Grant Connects Albion Classes with Other Liberal Arts Colleges

Marcy Sacks, professor of history, Albion College
Albion College and five other Great Lakes Colleges Association institutions are coming together to design and teach hybrid courses, with an emphasis on digital teaching, thanks to last year's $335,000 grant from the New York-based Teagle Foundation. This semester, history professor Marcy Sacks (left) is collaborating with a counterpart from Hope College; in the fall, exercise science professor Heather Betz will team up with a faculty peer from DePauw University.

Schauer, '84, Has a Message for Albion Students: 'We Are the Government'

Mark Schauer, Albion College Class of 1984
On a snowy Super Tuesday, Mark Schauer found a ray of sunshine. "Empathy in politics is alive," said the former U.S. congressman and 2014 Democratic Michigan gubernatorial candidate. "But with a faint pulse." Schauer, '84, who developed his love of public service in Albion's Ford Institute, spoke to about 40 people Tuesday in Bobbitt Auditorium, offering a sober look at politics in perhaps one of the strangest election years America has ever seen.

Mikaela Falsetti, '16, Lands Job Through LinkedIn Networking

Mikaela Falsetti, '16

For Mikaela Falsetti, ’16, all it took was a little initiative – and a bit of LinkedIn networking – to get her first career. “I knew when it came time to my job search, LinkedIn was an avenue I could pursue for additional support,” she says.

For Streu, '04, Cancer Fight Is a Team Game

Craig Streu, '04, assistant professor of biochemistry, Albion College
Craig Streu, '04, won't say the words. No one can say the words. Not now. Not yet—that maybe, possibly, a cure for cancer awaits somewhere just around the corner. And while Streu—in his first year as an assistant professor of biochemistry at his alma mater—won't say those words, he will allow himself the next best thing. "It could be one of the tools of the arsenal to cure cancer," he says with all of the diplomacy he can muster.

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