Whitehouse Nature Center

Jason Raddatz, '91, Returns to Albion as Whitehouse Nature Center Director

Jason Raddatz, Albion College Class of 1991 and director of the Whitehouse Nature Center

Jason Raddatz, Albion College Class of 1991 and director of the Whitehouse Nature Center

Jason Raddatz, '91, has worked as a nurse, a fund accountant, a marketing coordinator, a card dealer and a professional musician. But he truly loves education and his lifelong devotion to nature, and he gets to combine both as the new director of Albion College's Whitehouse Nature Center.

Whitehouse Nature Center Fosters Conversation on Kalamazoo River's Future

The Kalamazoo River running through downtown Albion.

The Kalamazoo River running through downtown Albion.

Albion College will host "RiverTalk Albion: Connecting the Kalamazoo River Community,” one of two community conversations centered on linking resources, lives and livelihoods to the river, which remains a valuable and vital part of Michigan. It will be held February 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ludington Center.

Nicole Wood a Natural Fit as Whitehouse Nature Center's New Director

Nicole Wood, director, Whitehouse Nature Center, Albion College

Nicole Wood, director, Whitehouse Nature Center, Albion College
There is something about the natural world that has always spoken to Nicole Wood. So when the opportunity arose to become director of the Whitehouse Nature Center, she jumped at the opportunity. Now she wants the center, tucked away just off campus, to find a new identity.

Mark Stuart, '89, Helps Bring San Diego Zoo Teacher Workshop to Albion

Mark Stuart, '89

Mark Stuart, '89
“As a Michigan native and Albion graduate, I am very excited to bring our talented educators and their wildlife-centered curricula to benefit teachers from all over the state,” says Stuart, president of the Foundation for San Diego Zoo Global, which is presenting a conservation-science workshop for 32 sixth- through 12th-grade Michigan teachers July 30 to Aug. 2 at Albion College. Among the participants is Detroit math and science teacher Rolanda Matthews, '92.

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