ABC News' Blakemore Appears on WJR Radio Ahead of Albion Visit
Veteran ABC news correspondent Bill Blakemore was the latest guest for Kirk Heinze, '70, on his "Greening of the Great Lakes" radio show. ABC's primary reporter on climate change, Blakemore discussed the significance of Hurricane Sandy and his own Northern Michigan history. Blakemore's radio appearance also previewed his upcoming visit to Albion College November 19-20. Blakemore was featured, with history professor Geoff Cocks, in the new documentary "Room 237," an exploration of the Stanley Kubrick classic "The Shining." The film will be screened November 19 on campus, and Blakemore and Cocks will anchor a panel discussion following the show.
CIE Offers Community 'International Infusion'
The Albion College Center for International Education invites Albion to “Understand and Celebrate Our Differences” in celebration of the College's Global Diversity Theme Year. The fun begins in the Kellogg Center at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27.
The event celebrates transnational cultures in order to help the Albion campus and community to understand and embrace culturally-based trends and traditions. The event features a performance of the dance craze, Gangnam Style by the BRIT and Hip Hop Dancers, a fashion runway, musical performances, cultural discussions, and opportunities to share off-campus experiences. Ethnic cuisine will be served.
The event is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, please contact student organizer Sandra Myint at
or the Center for International Education at 517/629-0307.
Jazz Ensemble Plays Goodrich Chapel
Albion College's Jazz Ensemble returns home with a concert in Goodrich Chapel on Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m.
The popular "house band" at Albion Cascarelli's for several years, the ensemble's Goodrich Chapel concert will feature many of its favorite pieces as well as music new to Albion audiences.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact ensemble director Jim Ball,
Community Invited to Albion College's Green Day
Music, crafts, and information on earth-friendly activities are all part of the fun for Albion College's fall Green Day fair, held Wednesday, November 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the college's Whitehouse Nature Center.
"There will be informational table presentations, a plant sale, refreshments and crafts for all ages.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact student organizer Noelle Scelina at
or contact the Whitehouse Nature Center at 517/629-0582.