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Albion College Celebrates the Life of Professor Emerita Nancy Held

Nancy Held
Emerita professor of education Nancy Held passed away February 4 at Providence Hospital in Novi at the age of 84. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, February 11, at 10:30 a.m. in Albion College's Goodrich Chapel.

Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers: Albion Scores Well in Ratings

Albion College sign
Albion College once again scored well in the 2016 Educator Preparation Institutions Performance Score Reports that included 33 Michigan colleges and universities.

Maymester's Message? 'I Want to Be a Teacher'

Bess Pelton, '17, at the 2016 Maymester Showcase
"I always knew I wanted to work with kids and this just solidified it," said Bess Pelton, '17 (left), an English major with an elementary education concentration from Bloomfield Hills. Education, it seems, can come from all directions and perhaps that was never more in evidence than at the 10th annual Showcase Learning Fair on May 26, hosted by Albion College's Education Department and Fritz Shurmur Center for Teacher Development.

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Strengthens Albion-Costa Rica Ties

Fulbright visiting scholar Susana Murillo

Coming to Albion as a visiting Fulbright scholar, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA) professor Susana Murillo was delighted by a truly unique experience: playing in the College’s Jazz Ensemble all year. "We played at Cascarelli's, Goodrich Chapel and the Hillsdale-Albion Jazz Festival, and I don't think they expected to see their Fulbright scholar doing that.”

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