Trisha Franzen, professor of women's and gender studies, recounts a painful yet fortuitous event for Anna Howard Shaw (left), suffrage leader and Albion College alumna, on her February 14 birthday 100 years ago. Franzen has written a biography on Shaw that is scheduled to be published in March.
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
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Three graduate students from Costa Rica abandoned the tropics for Albion's frosty first week of February. The students' visit marks the next step in a relationship between their school and Albion, begun by education professor Kyle Shanton.
More than 230 Special Olympians descended upon the Albion College campus Feb. 8 as the Britons' Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted a regional basketball tournament. “Working with Special Olympians reminds me of why I love the sport I play, and why I love athletics in general,” said Jalyn Ingalls, ’14, volleyball middle hitter and SAAC president.
Nels Christensen, associate professor of English, was a guest during the Feb. 9 edition of the Greening of the Great Lakes radio program on WJR 760-AM, Detroit. The hour-long program airs Sundays at 7 p.m. and is hosted by Dr. Kirk Heinze, '70.
A capacity crowd braved the snow and cold January 30 to hear NAACP Chairman Emeritus and civil rights activist Julian Bond deliver the keynote address during Albion College's Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration at Goodrich Chapel.
Recently, the Albion NAACP presented Albion College history professor Wes Dick with its Branch Leadership Award, while Substance Abuse Prevention Services Executive Director Harry Bonner organized a dinner simply to note Dick's importance to the Albion community.
- Heartwell, '71, Named to Obama Task Force
- Trombley, '14, Rewarded for Community Journalism
- For Leapheart, '15, Internship in Midland Changes Hometown View
- Alumni in the News: Bill Sweeney, '98; Sarah McNitt, '02
- First-Years in Hawaii: Above the Clouds, Connected with Culture
- Basques and Bilbao: Emily Walker's Semester in Spain
- Albion College's 2013: A Look Back
- Melpolder, '14, Reflects on Practical, Athletic Experiences
- CIC NetVUE Grant to Support Student Career Exploration
- Ingalls, '14, Connects Leadership Skills, Physical Activity