Patrick McLean Named New Ford Institute Director at Albion College

Patrick McLean

Patrick McLean
Albion College is pleased to announce the appointment of a new director for its Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service. Patrick McLean takes the Ford Institute helm beginning August 13 and brings a wealth of policy and leadership experience from Washtenaw County, Michigan; Toledo, Ohio; and Ohio state government.

Ford Institute Seniors Visit Washington, D.C.

Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow with Ford Institute students in Washington, D.C., April 2013.
Thirteen seniors from the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service visited the District April 6-9 as part of their Ford Senior Colloquium. The trip included visits with legislators, an insider's view of the Supreme Court and C-SPAN, and discussions and networking with alumni.

Ayotte, '16, Hits the Street as Second Albion Community Intern

Mallory Ayotte, '16

Mallory Ayotte, '16"Albion is my home! What better way to give back to this wonderful community than interning with community leaders who are committed to improving the economics and quality of life right here in Albion?" That enthusiasm and dedication is typical of Mallory Ayotte, a first-year student at Albion College and the newest Albion Community Intern, named through the College's Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service.

Reed, '16, Rewarded for Service in Public Arena

Andrew Reed, '16, is a member of Albion College's Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service
Andrew Reed, '16, got more civics lessons during his senior year at Swartz Creek High School than many citizens gain in a lifetime.

Now a first-year student at Albion College and a member of the College's Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service, Reed recently received three awards for the work he performed as an intern in Michigan's Legislature even before attending his first lecture at Albion.

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