Richard Longworth, senior fellow of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an expert on globalization's impact on the Midwest, spoke with WMUK in Kalamazoo leading up to his participation on the September 11 "Albion Tomorrow" panel discussion.
Albion Students Win Regional 'Fed Challenge' Competition
Demonstrating their understanding of the workings of the Federal Reserve, a team of Albion economics and management students recently won the Chicago District College Fed Challenge. The group now heads for the Fed Challenge national finals, November 29 in Washington, D.C.
The Albion College Department of Theatre stages a modern adaptation of the Greek tragedy 'Antigone' Wednesday-Saturday (Nov. 16-19), in the Herrick Black Box Theatre. All performances will begin at 8 p.m. Effrem Grettenberger, '12, who plays the role of King Creon in the production, produced a video preview.
E&M Majors Bring Toughness to Albion's Defensive Line
Jason Bajas, Jacob Heinrich, and C.J. Carroll are economics & management majors with an emphasis in accounting. Carroll and Heinrich rank among the MIAA leaders in tackles for loss and sacks. Photograph by Dave Lawrence, Albion College Communications.Albion College defensive linemen Jason Bajas, C.J. Carroll, and Jacob Heinrich are on a mission to change the perception of accountants from pocket protecting, pencil sharpening, adding machine punching, tax preparing workers in a cubicle to tough guys who are smart, too.
The three ‘tough’ economics and management majors with an emphasis in accounting have helped Albion’s defense rank first in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association in rushing defense – the Britons are yielding a shade more than 100 yards a game on the ground – and sacks. In addition to stopping opponents, Carroll and Heinrich were nominees for Capital One Academic All-America consideration in voting by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Albion Art Student Wins Prize at Michigan Mud Biennial
Junior Soe Yu Nwe took one of the top four student awards at the biennial Michigan Ceramic Art Association Michigan Mud conference held in October. The honor is even more impressive given that she knew nothing about art when she arrived in Albion in the fall of 2009.