Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Dylan Neal, a senior on the Albion men's lacrosse team, learned that sports isn't the only way to tour the country. Though his summer internship with Cotswold Industries, a leader in technical textiles, lasted only three and a half weeks, Neal tackled a marketing project in New York, learned about the manufacturing supply chain in South Carolina, and job-shadowed a sales-and-trade-show assignment in San Francisco.
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Monday, September 28, 2015
"I'm very involved in Relay for Life at Albion and raising cancer awareness is very important to me," says Kassy Kneen, '16. For a lot of students, this level of effort in the fight against cancer is all they can do. Kneen, however, spent this past summer in one of the country's premier research centers, the Cleveland Clinic, helping to expand scientific understanding of cancer in order to combat it.
Friday, September 25, 2015
These days, Jim Whitehouse, '69, is all about tying, and untying, knots. “I could spend all day tying knots for people,” he said earlier this week as the guest speaker, and lover of all things nautical, at Albion College’s monthly Odd Topics Society Luncheon. The knot analogy has become even more prominent with his return to the College's Institutional Advancement team in a part-time role as major gift relationship officer for Michigan. “I’m going to try to retie some of those knots [at the College],” he said.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Flint-area native and documentary filmmaker Mike Ramsdell (left) has made it something of his life's work to chronicle and inform viewers about what is occurring in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as an odd combination of civic responsibility, economics, politics and simple common sense all collide. "Technically this is the worst human atrocity on the planet Earth since World War II," Ramsdell told students in a Towsley Hall talk that was coordinated by political science professor Carrie Booth Walling.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Chuck Carlson brings four decades of experience as a writer and editor to Albion College as its new director of media relations. He comes to Albion from the Battle Creek Enquirer after five years as assistant managing editor, Connections page editor and local storyteller/columnist.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Albion distance runners Mitch Clinton, '16 (left), and Jon Wylie, '17, found a new path to work on their academic and athletic journeys this summer. With cross country and track competitions keeping them busy during the academic year, the Britons waited until summer to journey to London to participate in a study-abroad program sponsored by the University of Rochester.
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