Austin Baidas, '92, Finds His Way Home as an Albion Visiting Scholar
Austin Baidas, '92, recently shared his experience and background in business and politics with Albion students as a visiting scholar. He is the first alumnus to participate in a budding College initiative known as the Visting Scholars Program, and it seemed to resonate with the students. “Two decades or so ago, I was sitting in their position," he said.
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Britons in the Media
Dec 7 - Obama Foundation Chairman Marty Nesbitt, ’85, Speaks at City Club of Chicago (WGN Radio) Dec 7 - Guardian of Green: Attorney Susan Sadler, ’77, Holds LEED Accreditation (LegalNews.com) Dec 6 - Elaine Wood, ’74, Receives Award From Traverse City Chamber of Commerce (Traverse City Record-Eagle) More Stories
Studying Abroad, Makenzie Frederickson, '18, Checks In From Spain
"I did not expect that I would gain another family here in Spain," says Makenzie Frederickson, '18, a Spanish and accounting major who is studying this semester in Alicante, Spain. "Being immersed in a new culture is an amazing way to learn more about yourself, others, and gain perspective," says the native of Lowell, Mich., who is a defender on the Albion women's lacrosse team and a three-time Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Honor Roll student.
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Albion College Assumes Management of The Philadelphia Center
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.
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