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The Bigger Read: A Powerful Partnership Makes Magic

From left: Tess Haadsma, '15; Madeline Drury, '15; and Diana Gomez, '15, students in English professor Jess Roberts' Practical Persuasion class last fall.
As Albion—the City and the College—awaits word from the National Endowment for the Arts on its Big Read grant application, centered around the classic young-adult fantasy novel A Wizard of Earthsea, an English class’ journey is a tale all its own.

Albion College Students Pack 10,000 Meals in Kids Against Hunger Event

Student Volunteer Bureau's Kids Against Hunger event, Albion College, March 21, 2015
Lined up among rows of tables in the Kellogg Center's Gerstacker Commons, hairnets securely fastened, more than 80 students packed 10,000 meals last Saturday for the Albion College Student Volunteer Bureau's Kids Against Hunger effort. The meals, each of which packs a day's worth of nutrition, will be distributed locally and sent to Sierra Leone to help meet increased food-supply needs in the wake of the Ebola epidemic.

Peters-Lewis, '96, Gets Middle Schoolers Thinking About College

Nancy Peters Lewis, '96

As executive director of the College and Career Access Center (CCAC) of Jackson, Nancy Peters-Lewis, '96, connects with students and families throughout the community, providing them resources for college and career planning as well as for scholarships and financial aid. On March 19, CCAC organized a Kids2College event that saw more than 230 Jackson eighth graders visit Albion College and get an extended early look at what it means to be a college student.

Video: Cassada, '95, on His Astronaut Candidate Experience So Far

Josh Cassada, '95, from his March 2015 astronaut-candidate profile video (courtesy NASA)
Josh Cassada, '95, part of NASA's eight-member astronaut candidate class of 2013, describes his training experience to date in a recent video feature the space agency released on YouTube.

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