Administrative Divisions

Computer Camps

August 6-10, 2018

Video Game Design: Level Up!

Ages 7-9

Kids will design video games with exciting challenges, innovative gameplay, and fun characters using Kodu from Microsoft. Kids will play each other's games, offering compliments, suggestions, and encouragement along the way. Video games created in this camp will be saved on a complimentary USB drive, to share with friends and family, and all video games are playable on Windows computers.

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 PM, Monday-Friday.


LEGO Robotics: Jungle Bricks

Ages 7-9

Kids apply engineering principles by building animal-themed robots with Lego WeDo technology, code using basic visual programming, and gain an understanding of environmental science by bringing their LEGO animal creations to life. Kids construct and program LEGO robots to move with motors, react with sensors, and emit sounds. LEGO roots remain at camp; pictures of robots and LEGO creations are sent home after camp.

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday


Video Game Design: Arcade Generation

Ages 10-14

Kids are lead through the full process of creating a video game, including developing characters, rooms, adding backgrounds, music, sound effects, and other great techniques. Kids are provided access to a copy of the GameMaker software and a library of graphics and music files to continue to develop the video games they make in camp and create new ones. Video games produced in camp will be saved on a complimentary USB drive, to play with friends and family on Windows Computers.

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday-Friday


Minecraft Coding: Rule the World

Ages 10-14

Kids will learn how to code with a block-based visual programming language inside MinecraftEdu using if-then and while-do statements, variables, and loops. With these tools, they'll automate processes inside the game, such as farming and mining. Redstone will be used to create circuits and switches to control objects. Kids will customize their tools and weapons to rule the world!

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday


Accounting Staff

Kimberly Beiswanger
Accounting Supervisor
Phone: 517/629-0218

Cheryl Lutz
Accounts Payable Processor
Phone: 517/629-0202

Natalie Koopman
General Accounting Processor
Phone: 517/629-0470

Karen Alexander
Accounting Cashier
Phone: 517/629-0204

Harrington Neighborhood Incentive Program

The Harrington Neighborhood Incentive is a unique opportunity for Albion College faculty and staff to find their home and make an immediate impact on the community. Thanks to a generous gift by Mike and Judy Harrington, ’85 ’86, faculty and staff have the opportunity to help revitalize the neighborhood connecting campus and downtown Albion. Participants will not find a better home-ownership opportunity through any other channel!

Two ways to participate:

Incentives to build

  • Free lot
  • Up to $50,000 (not to exceed 30% of total cost) to begin building
Get started today


Incentives to renovate

  • College-provided updates for code compliance
  • $25,000 for owner to use for their own renovations or down-payment
  • An additional $15,000 in College-provided updates of the buyer's choosing also available (will be added to total cost of home)
Get started today



Contact Catherine DeFazio at to discuss details, see interior pictures and make your home a reality!

Michael and Judy Harrington

More about Mike and Judy Harrington, ’85, ’86

Mike Harrington is a current Board of Trustees member, and is the senior vice president and general counsel for global operations for Eli Lilly & Company. Judy worked as a labor and delivery nurse for many years after graduating from Albion. They currently reside in Zionsville, Indiana with their children David, Ellen and Jacob. This gift, to them, is one of many steps being taken to bring Albion faculty and staff closer to the students and the community they serve.

"I think there’s a compelling need to continue to bring the College and community together to advance the interests of both the College and the city… We’ve started to do it in the last couple of years. I think it’s a powerful idea. It says that Albion is America—it resonates." - Mike Harrington, ’85

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