Award-Winning Teacher Rick Straughen, '03, Finds His Home in the Classroom

Rick Straughen, Albion College Class of 2003
Rick Straughen, '03, thought he was going into a career as a computer programmer. But he changed his mind at Albion College and is now impacting the lives of high school students in Michigan's Utica Community Schools as an award-winning computer science and math teacher.

Albion College Announces 2018 Alumni Award Recipients

Baldwin Hall, Albion College
Eight Britons will be honored at an event on Friday, April 20, in Upper Baldwin Hall—four will receive the College's Distinguished Alumni Award, and four will receive the College's Young Alumni Award.

HBCUs and Albion: Teachers' Personal Stories Cap Black History Month

Albion's Bohm Theatre
Personal histories of some beloved Albion educators merged with a national documentary earlier this week in a community-centered conclusion to Albion College's 2018 Black History Month celebration. On February 27, Tell Them We Are Rising, a film about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) was shown at the downtown Bohm Theatre; it was followed by a "talk back" from three local HBCU alumni and Albion Public Schools educators.

Campus Community Honors Parkland Shooting Victims in Candlelight Vigil

February 27 Albion College candlelight vigil for victims of Parkland, Fla., school shooting.
Some 70 Albion College students gathered around The Rock on the evening of February 27 for a somber, emotional candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of the February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

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