Events under 'Featured Events'
Monday, September 26, 2016

Event Name

Date

Albion's Big Read Parade

What better way to get FIRED UP than a parade?! Join Albion's Big Read Leaders and a host of local organizations for a parade on October 1 at 1:00 PM. The parade will proceed down Cass Street from Albion City Hall (112 W. Cass St) to Holland Park/West Ward (100 N. Albion St.). At Holland Park/West Ward, you will find our Kick Off Event celebration with live music, circus performers, activities, food, and more!

If you or your organization is interested in walking in the parade or hosting an information table, contact us at our website: www.albionbigread.org.

Saturday, October 01, 2016 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Albion's Big Read Kick-Off

This free, outdoor event officially marks the beginning of Albion's Big Read month! It will feature circus performers, face painters, live music, food vendors, a photo booth, and countless community organizations. Join us rain or shine in Holland Park starting at 1:00 PM. This event is open to the public.

Saturday, October 01, 2016
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Big Read Book Discussion

Please join us at 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 2 at the Gardner House Museum (509 South Superior St.) as we read aloud together from Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 and discuss the pages as we go. This event is hosted by the Albion Historical Society and is open to the public. 

Sunday, October 02, 2016 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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The Coy James Endowed Lecture and Inaugural Big Read Concert

Join us at the Washington Gardner Auditorium at 7:00 PM as the amazing old-time string musicians in the Dom Flemons Duo give us access to a history they have long been recovering: the rich history of African-American old-time music. For a taste of what they are about, check out Dom Flemons at https://theamericansongster.com. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 06, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Last day to change academic advisor prior to academic advising. Mid-term grades due, Mid-semester

Friday, October 07, 2016
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Fall break - no classes

Monday, October 10, 2016
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Homecoming

Homecoming is a fantastic time to reconnect with classmates, friends, and former faculty. But this year alumni also had a chance to connect with current students. Alumni can talk informally with students about their career paths, professional rewards, and current employment opportunities at our Briton Career Connections event.

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Friday, October 14, 2016 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Every Day until October 15, 2016

Athletic Hall of Fame

The purpose of the Albion College Athletic Hall of Fame is to recognize those individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the achievements and prestige of Albion College in the field of athletics. Men and women are honored either by virtue of their performance on athletic teams representing the College, or by meritorious efforts in years after graduation. An athlete must have earned two letters in one sport or one letter in three or more sports.

Learn more

Friday, October 14, 2016 6:00 pm
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Homecoming

Homecoming is a fantastic time to reconnect with classmates, friends, and former faculty. But this year alumni also had a chance to connect with current students. Alumni can talk informally with students about their career paths, professional rewards, and current employment opportunities at our Briton Career Connections event.

Learn more

Saturday, October 15, 2016 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Every Day until October 15, 2016

Academic Fair

Join us in the Science Atrium and learn more about your major, minor, and career interests! Talk with faculty from all departments. Learn about internship opportunities.

Prepare for your academic and future career. Win prizes!

Open to all first-years, sophomores and anyone needing to select or thinking of changing a major.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Albion's Big Read Keynote Speaker and Celebration

Join us at 7:00 PM at the newly renovated Bohm Theater to celebrate our Big Read leaders, our town, and the work of books in our world with Rita Williams-Garcia. Coretta Scott King Award Winner, NAACP Image Award Finalist, and National Book Award Finalist, Ms. Williams-Garcia will be talking about the power of books to help us remember and recover our past and to help us live more joyfully, more ethically, more fully in the present.

For her most recent Coretta Scott King Award acceptance speech, please visithttp://www.hbook.com/2016/06/news/awards/2016-csk-author-award-acceptance-by-rita-williams-garcia/

This event is entirely free and open to the public. We hope you will celebrate with us.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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No classes. Residence halls close for Thanksgiving @ 10am. Last contract meal - BREAKFAST

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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Final Exams

Monday, December 05, 2016
Every Day until December 08, 2016

Final Exams

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Every Day until December 08, 2016

Final Exams

Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Every Day until December 08, 2016

Final Exams

Thursday, December 08, 2016
Every Day until December 08, 2016

Residence Halls Close - 7pm; last contract meal - DINNER

Thursday, December 08, 2016
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Degrees awarded for December graduates - no commencement ceremony

Saturday, December 31, 2016
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Recommended FAFSA filing deadline for entering students

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
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Last day to change academic advisor prior to academic advising. Mid-term grades due, Mid-semester. Spring Break begins at 5pm; last contract meal - DINNER. Residences close at 7 p.m.

Friday, March 03, 2017
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