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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Psychology's Drew Christopher Recognized for Teaching by National Peers

Drew Christopher, professor of psychological science, Albion College
Drew Christopher, Albion College psychological science professor, has been honored with the 2017 Teaching and Mentoring Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. "I try to teach [students] that there are oftentimes multiple ways to solve a problem," he says of his teaching style.

Ceci Wang, '19, Puts FURSCA Focus on Self-Presentation, Social Media

Ceci Wang, '19
Like a lot of students leaving home for college, Xingzhu "Ceci" Wang was encouraged by family and friends to keep them updated via social media. Unlike a lot of students, "I stopped doing this because I was confused as to whether it helped people really know about my life in Albion," Wang says. "Even if I post everything, there can be a lot of misunderstandings."

For Zinkel, '17, a Summer of Kids, Cookies and Research

Katie Zinkel, '17
Katie Zinkel, '17, gave a lot of cookies to a lot of kids this summer, but one instance really stood out. "Once I gave kids their cookies and their mom told them, 'You need to thank the lady. It's not every day you come to a children's museum and get to participate in a psychological experiment.'"

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