New AAUW Student Organization Set for Impactful Year

Albion College AAUW students in Washington, D.C., June 2017

Albion College AAUW students in Washington, D.C., June 2017
Earlier this summer, 12 Albion College students and two staff members attended the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park. The conference, organized by the national office of the American Association of University Women, has a legacy of more than 30 years and annual attendance of about 1,000 participants from around the country and world.

Fordies at Work: Kevin Opple, '93

Kevin Opple, '93, borough manager, Edinboro, Pennsylvania
After a two-decade career in the Navy, Kevin Opple recently retired from the military and has begun a second career in public service as the chief administrator for the Borough of Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Hear from more Fordies at Work in the Spring-Summer 2017 issue of Io Triumphe! magazine.

Letter from Washington: Nick Panourgias, '17, on His Senate Internship

Nick Panourgias with Senator Gary Peters

Nick Panourgias (right) with U.S. Senator Gary Peters of Michigan.
"Working in Senator Gary Peters' office in Washington, D.C., has given me quite a few odd stories," writes Nick Panourgias, '17, about his fall-semester Ford Institute internship. "My favorite happened just two weeks into my internship. I lost my cell phone going to a briefing on the tram that connects Senate buildings. When the car I was riding in came back, Senator Barbara Boxer was in it."

Tunnicliff Fellow Roeder, '17, Discusses Her Jordan Journey

Sydney Roeder, '17, at Petra in Jordan.

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Sydney Roeder, '17, was able to tap into her passion for the Middle East thanks to the Kim Tunnicliff Endowment and studied for an academic year in Jordan. While there, she began learning Arabic and helped develop projects like a model farm and hiking trails. She recently made a campus presentation of her work and made it clear her job has just begun.

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