The Albion College community gathered in the Kellogg Center living room on Monday, March 23, to celebrate exactly 180 years since the institution's establishment, which became official with the signature of Michigan Territorial Governor Stevens T. Mason in 1835. President Mauri Ditzler cut the first piece of the "birthday cake," kicking off five days of Philanthropy Week activities.
Centered on Community
Albion College offers 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. Learn about the Build Albion Fellows Program
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"
Listen to the Town & Gown podcast series
On March 18, Albion College Professor of History Wes Dick met with Albion Community School students and members of Sisters Influencing Society, a local mentoring program. Dick spoke with the group about Selma—the events of 50 years ago, the recent anniversary march, and more—in advance of the students' trip to the Bohm Theatre to watch the Oscar-nominated film Selma.
Josh Cassada, '95, part of NASA's eight-member astronaut candidate class of 2013, describes his training experience to date in a recent video feature the space agency released on YouTube.
Albion College, in partnership with DePauw University, Grinnell College, Hope College, Lawrence University and Wabash College, has been awarded a $335,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation to design and teach hybrid courses, an approach to online learning designed to combine the best of classroom teaching and digital technology.
Take 6—the most awarded vocal group in history—brings an iconic a cappella sound to Albion on Saturday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Albion College's Goodrich Chapel. Renowned for its mastery of gospel, jazz, R&B and soul, Take 6 has a worldwide fan base and has performed with such diverse artists as Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, the Manhattan Transfer, Ladysmith Black Mombazo and the Boston Symphony.
Greg Saltzman, E. Maynard Aris professor in economics and management, was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant for spring 2015 and is currently a faculty visitor at the Hanyang University School of Business in Seoul, South Korea. He is teaching a course on negotiation and conflict resolution in the global MBA program and a course on labor-management relations to seniors in the undergraduate business program.
- Steavenson, '15, Pursues Paris for Next Chapter
- As First Tunnicliff Fellow, Utrata, '15, Studies Sustainability in South Africa
- Albion College Celebrates Women's History Month
- Accounting Students Stalk 'Crooks' to Study Tax Fraud, ID Theft
- Championship Anniversary Football Video Wins Award
- In Nicaragua, Brugnoni, '17, Gains Perspective Through Service
- Albion College, Indiana University Formalize Law School Initiative
- NCAA Features Fornetti, '06, and Her Research
- Fowler, '81, to Address Class of 2015 at Albion Commencement
- Horstman Researches Belief in 'Thoughtful' Look at Christianity