Recorded Events

Albion in Athletics

Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 7:30 p.m. ET

Miss sports? We do too.

Join us as an all-star Briton lineup looks back on great moments in Albion athletic history and highlights the impact of Albion alumni on the sports industry. Host and legendary Albion men’s basketball coach Mike Turner, ’69, will welcome several special guests, including:

  • Cedric Dempsey, ’54, former NCAA President, and his wife, June Dempsey ’54;
  • Kyle Klein, ’97, quarterback of the 1994 NCAA Division III championship football team;
  • Lara Juras, ’91, vice president of people and culture for the Minnesota Vikings;
  • Craig Kirby, ’85, founder and CEO of Golf. My Future. My Game.
  • Duncan Beagle, ’70, and Kirk Heinze, ’70, who will describe the 1970 baseball team’s victory over Michigan State 50 years ago;
  • Caden Ebeling, ’21, who will talk about the men’s basketball 2019-20 MIAA championship season.
  • Mary Anne Egnatuk, ’76 Title IX era swimmer and longtime coach.

Celebrating President Ditzler

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 7:30 p.m. ET

Join us on Wednesday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. as we celebrate President Ditzler and hear his reflections in his final month as President. We hope to highlight his incredible vision for our campus and show our appreciation for his leadership.

We would love to take this time to discuss all that has been accomplished in the last 6 years, including:

Meet Dr. Johnson and Dr. O'Neill

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 7:30 p.m. ET

Join us on Wednesday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET as we welcome Dr. Johnson, incoming President, and his partner, Dr. O’Neill, to the Albion community. After their first few weeks in Albion, hear what drew them to the College and community and why they moved across the country to lead here.

Enjoy this sneak peek before Dr. Johnson officially takes office on July 1.

Commencement Speakers, Speeches & Traditions

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
7:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Join us to celebrate alumni gradiversaries and this year's graduates, by looking back on historic commencement speakers, speeches and traditions. Archivist Elizabeth Palmer, '10, will be back with Library Co-Director Michael VanHouten to share notable stories from past commencements. Hear about Albion's better known and unique keynote speakers such as at the time Vice President George HW Bush. They will also share about the senior horn tradition and other past commencement traditions.

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