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Sarah Kilbreath, '20, at The Philadelphia Center: 'Not Just a Good Little Intern'

Sarah Kilbreath, '20

Sarah Kilbreath, '20
In deciding to attend Albion College, Sarah Kilbreath, '20, assumed she would give up her dream of working in media production. But thanks to The Philadelphia Center, Kilbreath spent the fall semester on shoot sets, in editing rooms and drinking a lot of 5 a.m. coffee, getting valuable experience in a field she hopes will become a career.

Zachary Hall, '18, Helps Peers Deal with Diabetes and Discrimination

Zachary Hall, '18

Zachary Hall
“People with a disability like diabetes are often viewed as unable to do certain tasks, and this stereotype can cause issues during employment," says Zachary Hall, '18, who is interning with the national College Diabetes Network (CDN) while simultaneously finishing his senior year at Albion College. His work focuses on the CDN "Off to Work" guide, which gives practical advice to young people with diabetes in the job market.

Wittland, '19, Making Strides in Health-Focused Social Media Internship

Luke Murray, '13 (left), and Andrew Wittland, '19

Luke Murray, '13 (left), and Andrew Wittland, '19
Andrew Wittland, '19, has lofty goals for the upcoming cross country season and for his career after college. That's why, in addition to logging the miles necessary to run near the front of the pack this fall, he is gaining an experiential learning opportunity this summer as a social media intern for the Spectrum Health sports medicine and orthopedic group based in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Mich. An added bonus: Wittland is working under the direction of Albion athletic training alumnus Luke Murray, '13.

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Survey Helps Comm Studies Professor Find Silver Linings in Dark Clouds

Bethany Mutter, visiting assistant professor of communications, Albion College

Bethany Mutter survey seeks to find answers to tough questions
Bethany Mutter, visiting assistant professor of communication studies, conducted a survey over the entire 2016-17 academic year to learn how people handle difficult experiences in their lives. The results are proving to be an eye-opener for her and have provided a voice for those who need someone to listen.

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