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They Heard MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ in Person. It Changed Them for Life


With Albion's Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration coming up on January 30, Rosemary Smith Zander and Denny Kime, both from the Class of 1964, share their recollections of August 28, 1963, when they took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and listened firsthand to one of the seminal speeches in U.S. history. 

Through Personal Journey, Williams, '77, Salutes Football Teammates

Darrell Williams, '77
"Not only were they champions on the football field, but these men went on to become champions to me in my life," writes Detroit dentist Darrell Williams, '77 about the 1976 Britons. "On December 5, 2014, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Needless to say this news took my wife and me by surprise, as it does most people, and it shook us to our very being. We were devastated, but we knew that a battle would have to be fought to overcome this disease."

Albion College Celebrates Its Class of 2016 at Commencement

Candace Cullens, '16
A glorious spring day provided the perfect backdrop as Albion celebrated Commencement for the 260 members of its Class of 2016. "For four years, we led organizations; we made the connection with the community stronger; we challenged our ways of thinking," said senior speaker Candace Cullens, '16, (left). "We learned many hard lessons through late-night studying, countless meetings and early morning practices. And now it's time to apply those lessons learned, Class of 2016. It's not going to be easy, but it will be great."

Dr. Robert Bartlett, '60, to Address Class of 2016 at Commencement

Dr. Robert Bartlett, '60 will deliver the Commencement address to Albion College's Class of 2016.
Dr. Robert H. Bartlett, '60, professor emeritus of surgery at the University of Michigan and whose groundbreaking surgical treatment has saved the lives of thousands of babies over the years, returns to campus Saturday, May 7 to deliver the Commencement address to Albion College's Class of 2016 from the steps of Kresge Gymnasium on the College Quadrangle. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m, with the Processional starting at 12:45 p.m.

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