Eryn Star, '21, Works for Disability Rights Through Washington Internship

Eryn Star, '21

Eryn Star, '21
"When I began embracing my autistic identity and getting involved in disability rights, I didn’t know what I wanted to contribute and where my place should be," writes the sociology and English double major and Brown Honors Program and Ford Institute member. "This summer, the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) ended up being the perfect place for me to explore those questions."

Visiting Scholars Bring Their Unique Perspective on Polling, Immigration

Visiting scholar Angela Maria Kelley with Andrea Sanchez

Nationally renowned pollster Peter Hart and immigration lawyer and advocate Angela Maria Kelley brought their expertise to Albion College over a two-week period in March as part of Albion College's Visiting Scholars series. Their message? There's a lot we need to talk about as a country.

For Craig Kirby, '85, a Public Service Career Has Fit Him to a Tee

Craig Kirby, Albion College Class of 1985

Craig Kirby, Albion College Class of 1985
Dayton, Ohio, native Craig Kirby became interested in public service at Albion College, and that interest has taken him to Washington, D.C., where he has worked for a president, a vice president and senators, as well as rubbed elbows with international figures. Now he has brought his love of helping to the golf course. "I bet on myself and on an idea that I believe in," he said.

The Remarkable Betty Ford Revealed at Calvaruso Speaker Series Event

Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin

Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin
Michigan is understandably proud of Gerald R. Ford, but on October 4 Albion got a better understanding of the importance of Betty Ford. Lisa McCubbin, author of a 2018 biography of the former first lady, along with former Secret Service agent Clint Hill, who served under five presidents and wrote three best-selling memoirs with McCubbin, shared historical facts and personal insights during Albion College's Joseph & Donna Calvaruso Speaker Series event at the Bohm Theatre.

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