CIE Offers Community 'International Infusion'
The Albion College Center for International Education invites Albion to “Understand and Celebrate Our Differences” in celebration of the College's Global Diversity Theme Year. The fun begins in the Kellogg Center at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27.
The event celebrates transnational cultures in order to help the Albion campus and community to understand and embrace culturally-based trends and traditions. The event features a performance of the dance craze, Gangnam Style by the BRIT and Hip Hop Dancers, a fashion runway, musical performances, cultural discussions, and opportunities to share off-campus experiences. Ethnic cuisine will be served.
The event is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, please contact student organizer Sandra Myint at
or the Center for International Education at 517/629-0307.
Alumnae Receive Fulbright Teaching Fellowships
Recent graduates Katie Kirsch, '12, and Sarah Julian, '09, are the latest in a streak of Albion graduate Fulbright winners. As 2012 recipients of Fulbright Teaching Scholarships, Kirsch heads to Rwanda in early 2013 to teach English, while Julian will teach English in Austria.
Taking on Tokyo: Emilee Studley's Off-Campus Experience
There are times when I am walking through Tokyo, talking to my host-family in Japanese, or ordering local cuisine from a privately owned business, that I truly cannot believe that I’m half way across the world on an island called Japan … it seems that this country, no matter how long I stay, will continue to surprise me with more things to learn and discover.
Ethnic Studies Students Discuss 'Genesis of Hip-Hop'
Albion College's Ethnic Studies Scholars discuss "The Genesis of Hip-Hop" with a panel and discussion Wednesday, April 4, at 6 p.m. in the Bobbitt Visual Arts Center.
The event will cover the origins of hip-hop, its social and political context, and original purposes. The presentation will focus on 1970-80s development, but presenters include current student researchers and performers.
This presentation is free and open to the public. For more information contact event organizer Calvin Walds (
) or Demetrius Washington (