Academics

Albion E&M Students Partner with Harvard Business School Online

Robinson Hall

Robinson Hall

Albion College, along with four other schools in the Michigan Colleges Alliance, collaborated with Harvard Business School Online this spring to work on a research-based business project in a blended learning program. "This is what a liberal arts education is. ... It was a perfect fit," said Vicki Baker, professor of economics and management.

Wes Dick: Judge Damon Keith's Life Was an American Dream Story

Judge Damon Keith (left) and Albion College history professor Wesley Arden Dick, September 2012

Judge Damon Keith (left) and Albion College history professor Wesley Arden Dick, September 2012

Despite the obstacles, indignities and insults he faced throughout his life, Judge Damon Keith, a longtime friend of Albion College and valued member of the Albion family, became an icon for justice and a crusader for the disadvantaged. One of the 20th century's most significant members of the federal bench, Judge Keith passed away April 28. Professor of history Wes Dick (pictured with his friend) offers a tribute.

Jasmine Maddox, '20, Wins National Disability Advocacy Award

Jasmine Maddox, '20

Jasmine Maddox, '20
Being in college, struggling with a disability, and advocating for a change in campus climate seems just about impossible—until you meet Jasmine Maddox, '20. This semester, Maddox was one of two undergraduates nationwide to receive a 2019 Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) Scholarship. The award recognizes Maddox's work as a disability advocate on Albion's campus, and provides support for her final year of college.

Students, Faculty, Staff Head Out on Holocaust Studies Service-Learning Project

Albion Holocaust Studies trip to Poland

A tombstone in the New Jewish Cemetery, Wroclaw, Poland

In an effort to bring the dead back to history, Albion's 10th biennial trip to Poland, capping the College's Holocaust Studies Service-Learning Project, is a chance for students to uncover and restore graves of Holocaust victims as well as learn about Polish Jewry in an experience many students have called unforgettable.

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