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.

Albion College, Central Michigan University Forge Medical Education Partnership

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A new cooperative agreement signed earlier this month will grant Albion College premedical students early assurance of admission to the Central Michigan University College of Medicine through the College of Medicine's Early Assurance Program (EAP). The program provides an enhanced opportunity for admission to medical school for up to three Albion premedical students annually who demonstrate a desire to practice medicine in Michigan with an emphasis on rural and underserved regions. The EAP is in effect for the student cohort beginning their medical-school studies in fall 2018.

Men's Basketball Team Reflects on Tour of Albion's Sister Cities

The Albion College men's basketball team visited France in May 2017.
The Albion College men's basketball team traveled to France in May to continue the longstanding Sister City relationship between the towns of Noisy-le-Roi and Bailly (located near Versailles, just outside Paris), and the city of Albion. Corey Wheeler, '18, a history major from Detroit and the Britons' leading scorer and rebounder last season, recounts the trip, which included sightseeing as well as basketball clinics and exhibitions.

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'I'm Just Michael': Issues of Identity Drive Dixon's Art

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Michael Dixon, associate professor and chair of art and art history, has drawn from personal experience to create the kind of art he wants, and needs, to create. His recent residency at the prestigious Yaddo retreat in upstate New York allowed him to explore his work in an even deeper way.

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