Academics

Major Grant from Gerstacker Foundation to Enhance Community-Based Learning

Ludington Center, front entrance awning, downtown Albion

Ludington Center, front entrance awning, downtown Albion
Albion College’s institutes, faculty and course development are among the key areas of support in a recently awarded $500,000 grant from the Midland, Michigan-based Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation. As one example of how community-based learning will benefit, grant funds will facilitate the completion of the move of the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management and the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service into the downtown Ludington Center by fall 2019.

Author Hilary Plum Visits April 8th

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Author Hilary Plum visits on Monday, April 8, 2019, for the Albion College Reading Series

Award-Winning Author Jennine Capó Crucet to Keynote 30th Isaac Symposium

Jennine Capó Crucet (left) and Natalie Dubois, '97

Jennine Capó Crucet, Natalie DuBois, '97

An award-winning author and an environmental researcher will offer a wealth of ideas during Albion College's 2019 Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium. Natalie Dubois, '97 (pictured near left), will present the Isaac Alumni Lecture on Wednesday, April 17, while Make Your Home Among Strangers author Jennine Capó Crucet (far left) will deliver the Symposium Keynote Address on April 18.

Dr. Gregory Eastwood, '62, Examines End-of-Life Issues in New Book

Dr. Gregory Eastwood, '62

Dr. Gregory Eastwood, '62

Gregory Eastwood knew since he was young that he wanted to be a doctor. Now, a career that has included work as a gastroenterologist and a bioethicist has led him to write a book about the issues involved with the end of life. "I think it is important to be aware of the process of dying and how it plays out in contemporary America," he says.

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