Extraordinary accomplishments by extraordinary individuals—and a reminder that supporters are important, too—were a big part of Albion College's 27th Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, held April 20-21. Former NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous (left) and humanitarian and social entrepreneur Mallory Brown, '08, brought compelling personal stories to the Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote and Isaac Alumni Lecture, respectively. In between those talks, more than 130 Albion students presented their research, scholarship and creative activity.
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
Marilyn Snodgrass lived a life of quiet determination as an elementary school teacher, traveler and lover of genealogy. But her gift to Albion College has shown that even those who live unobtrusively can indeed make the biggest impact.
Rebekah Snyder, '14, was recognized by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin as one of four 2016 state honorees during National Crime Victims' Rights Week for her advocacy work. Snyder was commended for her efforts with Day One, a 24-hour help line offering confidential support, information and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.
A project that was months in the making came together April 5-6 on campus as a celebration of Canada, Canadians and the intricate, sometimes complicated, relationship America has with its northern neighbors.
Piggybacking on a Michigan Works! career fair, Albion citizens gathered in Washington Gardner School for a public announcement of the City/College recent AmeriCorps VISTA grant. This summer, 11 VISTA members will arrive in Albion to work with City and College departments to boost economic development, education and health initiatives in 2016-17.
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.
- Flint Pediatrician Discusses Water Crisis with Albion Audience
- Albion College Announces 2016 Alumni Award Recipients
- College, City of Albion Receive Major AmeriCorps VISTA Support
- Canada Trip Highlights Cultural Differences, Similarities
- Keena Williams, '09, Promoted to Director and President's Special Advisor for Global Diversity
- Albion College Celebrates Women's History Month
- Teagle Grant Connects Albion Classes with Other Liberal Arts Colleges
- Schauer, '84, Has a Message for Albion Students: 'We Are the Government'
- For Streu, '04, Cancer Fight Is a Team Game
- Harrington Gift to Build, Sustain Albion Ties