Academics

E&M Class Consults on Community Food Hub Launch

Robinson Hall
Economics and Management professors Vicki Baker and Joy Nakfoor focused on the soon-to-open Albion community Food Hub as a case study for a consulting class this fall. Students worked on ordinances and zoning, determined healthy food availability in Albion, and gauged local restaurant interest in local ingredients, as well as farmers' interest in a year-round market.

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Theatre Production to Compete in Kennedy Center Regional

Megan Bortle and Tyler Moylan, mother and son in Albion's world-premiere production of Thread of the Warp by Sean Michael Welch
Albion College Theatre received its first-ever invitation to compete for a spot in the national Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Albion's production of Sean Michael Welch's Thread of the Warp will have three performances at the 2015 Region III KCACTF competition, January 8-10 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Vive la France: Another Albion Experience in Paris for Wood, '16

Julie Wood, Albion College Class of 2016
Farmington Hills native Julie Wood, '16, a member of the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management and a women's lacrosse team captain, has become rather familiar with Charles de Gaulle Airport. Her initial visit to Paris, in 2012, was part of a first-year seminar exploring the connection between the city of Albion and its Sister Cities. This fall, she crossed the Atlantic again to begin work on a Gerstacker international entrepreneurship project with students from Ecole Supérieure de Vente (SDV), a French business school.

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Lessons and Carols to Set Tone for Season

Goodrich Chapel steeple, Albion College
Albion College's 49th annual Festival of Lessons and Carols takes place Sunday, December 7, at 7 p.m. in Goodrich Chapel. New this year is the collection of personal comfort items (hats, gloves, toiletries) and monetary donations for Albion Interfaith Ministries and the Albion/Homer United Way. The performance will also be broadcast live on the College's Ustream channel.

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