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Albion to Host Liberal Arts Jazz Festival

Robert Hurst
Albion College will host the 2014 Liberal Arts Jazz Festival on Saturday, February 15 in Goodrich Chapel. The all-day festival, which welcomes big bands and jazz combos from Oakland University, Hillsdale College, Spring Arbor University, Hillsdale High School, and Albion College, will be adjudicated by famed bassist Robert Hurst (left), who has collaborated with Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr, Tony Williams and Steve Coleman.

Shanton, Albion Connect with Costa Rican Graduate Students

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica graduate education students Laura Cristina Murillo Quesada, Yarina Paniagua Cortés and Carolina Tapia Loría.
Three graduate students from Costa Rica abandoned the tropics for Albion's frosty first week of February. The students' visit marks the next step in a relationship between their school and Albion, begun by education professor Kyle Shanton.

Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Keynotes MLK Convocation and Community Celebration

Julian Bond with Albion College history professor Wes Dick
A capacity crowd braved the snow and cold January 30 to hear NAACP Chairman Emeritus and civil rights activist Julian Bond deliver the keynote address during Albion College's Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration at Goodrich Chapel. Bond drew from his experiences as a history professor and history maker to offer an insightful understanding of the past and future of the civil rights movement.

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