A traditional event with ceremonial pomp will graciously acknowledge the past, then turn its focus to an envisioned future during the inauguration of Mauri A. Ditzler as Albion College’s 16th president on Friday, September 12, at 2 p.m. on the steps outside Kresge Gymnasium, Members of the Albion College and city of Albion communities will gather on campus for the occasion, along with alumni, friends, and college delegates from across the U.S.
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
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"
Researching the age of craters on the far side of the Moon one year into a college experience is one thing. Focusing on a specific crater named decades ago for a 19th-century alumnus of the same college is something else. Marina Baker, ’17, had that unique opportunity this summer, and made initial inroads with physics professor Nicolle Zellner toward determining the age of the Moulton crater, named for 1894 Albion graduate Forest Ray Moulton, a leading American astronomer during the first half of the 20th century.
The value of an Albion College education is in the national spotlight with the release of Washington Monthly’s 2014 College Guide. Albion ranked 17th nationally among liberal arts colleges the magazine deemed a Best Bang for the Buck, "based on the economic value students receive per dollar."
Skiing before sunrise may one day be part of the job for Kyle Griffin, '14, who's currently interning with Hotham Ski Company in Australia's Victoria province. A member of Michigan's all-state ski team while in high school, Griffin is working with Hotham's marketing department as well as coaching young members of its race squad.
"Our right fielder was making a play which eventually took him into the wall and onto the ground. The head coach sprinted past, waving me onto the field, and the players yelled my name," recalls Morgan Benham, '17, of one day on the job this summer as a Battle Creek Bombers athletic training intern.
Grosse Pointe native Ross Muniga, '15, will soon wrap up a busy summer at Mercedes-Benz's U.S. headquarters in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. Since May he's been a part of the cross-functional team that supports operational buyers in the Americas, corresponding with staff around the globe. He was able to secure the competitive internship in part through the efforts of Brooke Kaltz, '05, a strategic projects manager for the German automaker. Both are members of Albion College's Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management.
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