Alumna, Suffragist Anna Howard Shaw Gets Her Day in New Book

Trisha Franzen, professor of women's and gender studies, Albion College
A pioneer girl who put herself through college, seminary and medical school, eventually rising to the national stage as a suffragist, is the focus of a groundbreaking new book by Trisha Franzen (left), professor of women’s and gender studies. Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage examines the life and work of one of Albion College’s most distinguished alumnae.

On 'Anna Howard Shaw Day,' a Birthday Story

Anna Howard Shaw
Trisha Franzen, professor of women's and gender studies, recounts a painful yet fortuitous event for Anna Howard Shaw (left), suffrage leader and Albion College alumna, on her February 14 birthday 100 years ago. Franzen has written a biography on Shaw that is scheduled to be published in March.

Sherry Penney, '59, Brings 'Next Generation Leadership'

Distinguished Albion alumni Sherry Penney, '59, shares her expertise on "Next Generation Leadership" with a presentation Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in Norris Science Center Room 104. Penney's visit to Albion is a highlight event of the College's Women's History month celebration.

Wildcat Garden Takes Root With Students in Albion

Rachel KeenerRachel Keener“Seeds planted by an Albion College professor and student have blossomed into a community of young women who aren’t afraid to get a little dirty or try new foods,” was the lead paragraph in R.J. Walters’ story in the Aug. 5 edition of the Jackson Citizen Patriot.

The story features the work of Women’s and Gender Studies Professor Trisha Franzen and sociology major Rachel Keener, ’12. Click here for the story on the Web site.

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