2010-11 News

Archer, '13, Set to Study Business in London

Alex Archer, '13It took a special opportunity to pull Alex Archer, ’13, off the golf course for a year. Archer, a student in Albion College’s Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management, will leave his clubs behind in September when he begins taking four classes at the London School of Economics and Political Science for the entire academic year.

Second Grandparents College Seen as Great Success

Albion College Grandparents CollegeNearly 50 participants spent June 22-24 on Albion College's campus, participating in classes chosen to appeal to grandparents and grandchildren ages 8 to 12. The 15 classes offered by Albion faculty and staff ranged from constructing bat houses and conducting chemistry experiments to writing original doo-wop songs and developing baseball skills.

Former Ford Institute Director Tunnicliff Dies in Auto Accident

Former Ford institute director Kim Tunnicliff, 1995The Albion College community was deeply saddened to learn of the death of former staff member Kim Tunnicliff on Thursday, June 16, 2011, following a car accident in Ohio. He was the director of off-campus studies at the College of Wooster.

Albion Offers Day and Night Stargazing to Public

Albion College physics professor Nicolle Zellner will open the Baird Astronomy Observation Deck’s telescope on the roof of the Palenske Hall to the public for solar and night observing on June 22 and 23.

The telescope will be available from 3-4 p.m. for solar observing and from 10-11 p.m. for night observing, weather permitting. Interesting objects in the night sky include Saturn, the binary star Albireo, and the globular cluster M13, among others. Zellner noted that the International Space Station is scheduled to fly overhead on one of the days, as well.

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