English

April 25, 2019

From teaching in South Korea to analyzing energy policy in Boston, “the education I got here helped me get to where I wanted to go,” said Kimball in remarks April 22 during the English Department’s annual Charles Crupi Memorial Poetry Celebration.

November 9, 2018

Rebecca McLaughlin, ’14, has wanted to be a novelist since she was a kid. Through hard work, trial and error and a belief in herself, she is on her way. Her young-adult fantasy book The Nameless Queen is set to be published by a major publishing house next year. “It blew me away,” she said.

September 13, 2018

The 2018 – 2019 Albion College Reading Series will kick off on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, with readings by three of our adjunct professors.

September 11, 2018

Scholars and researchers sometimes say that the process is as important as the discovery—but Mackie Black, ’19, who spent the summer untangling a 400-year-old map puzzle, says discovery is pretty darn satisfying.

December 18, 2017

Beau Brockett, ’19, was one of 12 Michigan college students to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship earlier this month by the Michigan Press Association (MPA) Foundation. The English-Creative Writing major from Richmond is the managing editor of The Pleiad, the Albion College student newspaper.

July 19, 2017

Mick McCabe, who spent 46 years carving out a special niche at the Detroit Free Press, didn’t attend Albion College. But his respect and love for the school runs deep nonetheless thanks to the fact that two of his kids graduated from Albion. And that’s why, at his retirement roast in May, McCabe earmarked the $3,500 in proceeds to Albion’s journalism program. “I really liked everything about Albion,” he said.

February 8, 2017

Emerita professor of education Nancy Held passed away February 4 at Providence Hospital in Novi at the age of 84. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, February 11, at 10:30 a.m. in Albion College’s Goodrich Chapel.

November 22, 2016

An English and French major at Albion College, Dana Lee, ’02 (far left), decided to try something new three years ago and the result was becoming part of a team that developed The Founders, a documentary about the early years of the Ladies Professional Golf Association that is screening at film festivals around the country. “It was one of those times in my life when you raise your hand and say, ‘I’ll try to help,'” she said.

August 22, 2016

Class of 2016 member Audrey DeGroot will soon begin a two-year adventure in the West African country of Guinea as Albion’s first Peace Corps volunteer since Christin Spoolstra, ’11. “I don’t want a 9-to-5 job and an apartment, I want an adventure,” she says, listing some of the “million and one” reasons she decided to apply for the position

March 6, 2013

A renowned scholar of American literature and a lion of the Albion College English Department for nearly three decades, Dr. John Edward Hart, professor emeritus, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2011 at the age of 94.