Whether the organization is the men’s soccer team, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee or the Sigma Nu fraternity, Andrew Bobowski desires to be a leader at Albion College. The sophomore from Rockwood, Michigan, also got to role-play a leader—a Bolivian general—as part of Albion's Model UN club that recently traveled to New York for a competition.
Centered on Community
Starting in Fall 2015, Albion College will annually offer four-year tuition, room, and board to as many as 10 first-year students who are Albion residents and attended Albion Public Schools in grades 6-8. Read more
President Ditzler talks about the initiative on WBCK-FM
Reopening the Bohm: Read about a landmark internship for Andrea Walles, '15
Albion College's Sister City efforts earn a national award
Watch an expert panel discuss "Albion Tomorrow"
Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) recently recognized 25 Albion College students for outstanding dedication to community service. Several of these students accepted their awards in person at MCC's annual program on April 12.
Nobel laureate Richard Alley presents a thought-provoking look at climate change as the 2014 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote speaker, capping Albion College's 25th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium. Alley takes the Goodrich Chapel stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24. The symposium also features the Isaac Alumni Lecture, to be given by the Michigan Environmental Council's Hugh McDiarmid, '84, on Wednesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Towsley Lecture Hall, and presentations from nearly 100 Albion students throughout the day on April 24.
From space research to market research, city planning, pediatric medicine and mathematics education, Albion College's 2014 Young Alumni Award recipients represent diverse fields of endeavor open to Albion graduates. A ceremony to honor this year's awardees takes place Saturday, April 26.
The New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC) and United Social Services, Inc. (USS) has named its first public service award in honor of Albion alumna Phyllis Harrison-Ross, '56 (left). Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins will be its inaugural recipient at an April 3 benefit that will include tributes from NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, New York Yankees President Randy Levine and National Medal of Arts recipient Harry Belafonte, Jr.
Albion alumnus Dave Camp, currently serving his 12th term as a Michigan congressman, announced earlier this week that he will not seek re-election this fall. Since 2011, the Midland native has served as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, traditionally considered among the most powerful positions in Washington.
- Stephanie Sanders, '15, Awarded Goldwater Scholarship
- The Substance of Sustainability: Sara Sample's Semester in France
- Logan Woods, '14, Receives Fulbright Award
- Alex Yaw, '14: Promoting Healthy Lives, Transforming Hers
- After 10 Years of Service, Frandsen to Leave Albion on July 1
- History Professor Sacks Quoted in NY Times
- Bon Appétit CEO Bauccio to Speak at 2014 Albion Commencement
- Sister City Committee Honors Founder
- Alumna, Suffragist Anna Howard Shaw Gets Her Day in New Book
- E&M Emeritus Maurice Branch Passes Away