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Columnist Rochelle Riley Addresses MLK Convocation: 'Let's Fix This'

Rochelle Riley, award-winning newspaper columnist

Rochelle Riley, award-winning newspaper columnist

Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley brought both criticism and inspiration to a full house February 26 at the Bohm Theatre in a powerful address at the 2019 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration. The annual event, co-presented by Albion College and the Albion Branch NAACP, was originally scheduled for January 30 but was postponed due to the state-declared cold weather emergency.

New Health Clinic Opens at Munger Place for Albion Students, Community

Oaklawn Express Care - Albion sign at corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street.

Oaklawn Express Care - Albion sign at corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street.
The February 11 opening of a new primary and express health clinic is the realization of a longtime plan that will benefit both Albion College students and the Albion community at large. Oaklawn Express Care – Albion is the result of a partnership, first announced in summer 2018, between the College and Marshall-based Oaklawn Hospital. Says President Mauri Ditzler: “The new clinic comes at just the right time.”

MLK Convocation and Community Celebration Rescheduled for February 26

Rochelle Riley

Rochelle Riley
After postponement due to extremely cold weather January 30, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration, featuring Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley as guest speaker, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 26, at the Bohm Theatre, 201 S. Superior St. The event will begin at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. 

Taking a Cue from Albion: A Pennsylvania College and Town Get a Firsthand Look

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A contingent from Geneva College and the community of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, visited Albion October 10-11 to find out how Albion College and the City of Albion are maximizing their partnership. "I saw that Albion was doing the kinds of things we wanted to do," said Geneva College President Calvin Troup.

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