Recent graduate Genevieve Kukurugya-Rabaut heads for France later this year, at the invitation of the French government. Kukurugya-Rabaut was accepted to the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), a program of the national government that provides American English teachers for the public school system. She will spend seven months teaching in the Versailles area, near Albion's sister cities of Noisy-le-Roi and Bailly.
Recent graduate Mitch Pender spent the end of his last Albion semester making a tough decision—which of six graduate school offers to accept. Pender's choice is Cornell University, where he'll enroll as a doctoral student in the biomedical engineering program. The graduate research fellowship will cover tuition and living costs for the five-year program, and is valued at more than $300,000.
Warm wishes and not-too-cool weather suffused the campus as the 320 members of the Class of 2013 celebrated Commencement on May 11. It was the last Commencement for President Donna Randall, who will begin her off-campus duties as Albion College Chancellor in July.
Melissa Walton, a senior associate athletic director for Albion College, has taken on a new challenge during this spring semester—coaching the Special Olympics Area 19 volleyball team from Jackson County as it prepares for the state games at the end of the month.
While technology has changed the way Dan Barcheski, ’83, leads Axios, the company he founded to deliver employment solutions to small and mid-sized companies 25 years ago, the importance of personal networking has remained constant.
That’s why he approached his management team to see if there was an internship available when he learned that current Albion junior Brett McCarty was looking for professional work experience.
Albion students Eric Fink and Alissa Reddy were recently awarded internships with the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program, part of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The DAAD/RISE program will pay Fink and Reddy, both majoring in chemistry and German, while they live in Germany for three months, working with German doctoral candidates on chemistry research.
- Rao, '13, Set to Embark on New Adventure in Athletic Training
- Tom Dukes, '13, Named Fulbright Scholar
- Albion College Celebrates 2013 Young Alumni 'Top 10 in 10'
- McCall Smith Delights Audience to Cap 2013 Isaac Symposium
- Mike Harrington, '85, Presents 2013 Isaac Alumni Lecture
- Chaplain Reflects on Boston Tragedy
- Michael Frandsen Named Albion College's Interim President
- Nelson, '13, Headed to Chiropractic School
- Ayotte, '16, Hits the Street as Second Albion Community Intern
- President Randall to Become Chancellor, National Presidential Search Launched