Isaac, '48, Remembered as Legend, Mentor

Elkin R. Isaac, '48, in a March 2010 photo.

Elkin Isaac, '48, in a March 2010 photo.
The Albion community received word of the passing of Elkin R. "Ike" Isaac, '48, on Tuesday, Aug. 13. A three-time all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association performer on the basketball court, Isaac went on to coach four sports and serve as athletic director at his alma mater. The College's annual student research symposium has been named in his honor since 1997.

Albion College Celebrates 2013 Young Alumni 'Top 10 in 10'

The Rock on Albion College's Quad.

The Rock on the Albion College Quad.
From the arts, business, medicine and more, Albion College's fourth group of "Top 10 in 10" Young Alumni Award winners returned to campus April 19 for a celebration of their remarkable achievements in the College's Science Complex atrium.

The award recognizes noteworthy and distinctive achievements made by alumni who have graduated within the past ten years.

Herschend CEO Joel Manby, '81, to Offer 2013 Albion College Commencement Address

Manby graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Albion College with a degree in economics and management

Albion College is pleased to announce that Joel Manby, its 1981 valedictorian, will deliver the Commencement address to the Class of 2013 on Saturday, May 11. The graduation procession begins at 12:45 p.m. in the College Quadrangle. Manby will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree during the Commencement ceremony.

Albion Recognizes Five Distinguished Alumni at Homecoming

daa1Kicking off Homecoming 2012, alumni gathered with current students, faculty and staff to celebrate the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards. In acknowledging his award, recipient Richard "Rick" Jones, '71, noted some important things he had gained as part of his Albion education. "I learned that the Rock started as a pebble and the rest is just paint," he said. " learned that not every idea worth entertaining is worth embracing. And I learned that when you build a school around great themes, great projects and great people, students will go about creating more just, healthy and self-fulfilling lives …. and in the process, will advocate for the same. Lessons learned … the Albion way."

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