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Albion to Offer Two New Marketing-Focused Majors in Fall 2019

Robinson Hall, as seen from Hannah Street

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With an eye toward the future and a nod to the past, Albion College has established two new majors that will put a fresh spin on traditional subjects. Integrated marketing communication will be added in the Department of Communication Studies, while marketing management will be available in the Department of Economics and Management.

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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