Albion College Assumes Management of The Philadelphia Center

The famous LOVE sculpture in the Center City section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Since 1967, The Philadelphia Center has provided thousands of college students with a compelling semester of off-campus study—highlighted by a significant and meaningful internship experience with a top-flight employer—in one of the country’s largest, most diverse and most historic cities. Launched by the Great Lakes Colleges Association, the Center remains firmly rooted with the GLCA and its member colleges. This semester, a new chapter of that partnership has begun, as Albion College is now the official administrator of the program.

Public Enemy

Public Enemy

By Henrik Ibsen | In a version by David Harrower | Directed by Zach Fischer

A new adaptation of Ibsen's timeless story of political corruption, poisoned water, and the cost of speaking out.

November 9 - 12 and 16 - 18, 2017

  • Thursday, November 9: 8 p.m.
  • Friday, November 10: 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 11: 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 12: 2pm
  • Thursday, November 16: 8 p.m.
  • Friday, November 17: 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 18: 2pm & 8 p.m.

Albion College Herrick Theatre

Anna Moore, '19, Connects With Local Youth Through Albion's Big Read

Albion Big Read 2017 youth leaders
Now in its third year, Albion's Big Read is a program that inspires young people to love reading and brings the community together through shared reading experiences and arts and humanities programming throughout October. The book discussions are led by local eighth through 10th graders who are part of Albion's Big Read Youth Leadership Program, and among the College volunteers who trained the youth leaders during the summer was psychology major Anna Moore, '19, a member of the Briton swimming and diving team who achieved all-MIAA status in her first two seasons.

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BRITx Talks Event Adds New 'Meaning' to Albion Homecoming

John Burks, '03, spoke at Albion College's BritX Talks event at the Ludington Center in downtown Albion as part of Homecoming 2017.
The theme was "Meaning" but the keyword was "opportunity" for Albion's first BRITx Talks event, held October 20 as part of Homecoming 2017 festivities. A rebellious student, a failed partnership, a lucrative-but-unfulfilling job, and a career-changing discovery made on an exercise bike—each gave the alumni presenters an unlikely opportunity to clarify the values and passions that have led to success.

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