Men's Basketball Team Reflects on Tour of Albion's Sister Cities
The Albion College men's basketball team traveled to France in May to continue the longstanding Sister City relationship between the towns of Noisy-le-Roi and Bailly (located near Versailles, just outside Paris), and the city of Albion. Corey Wheeler, '18, a history major from Detroit and the Britons' leading scorer and rebounder last season, recounts the trip, which included sightseeing as well as basketball clinics and exhibitions.
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Blues at the Bohm Finds Red-Hot Groove
Blues at the Bohm, the monthly blues concert and jam at the downtown Bohm Theatre, has been a two-year labor of love for professor of chemistry Cliff Harris (left). And now, with continued enthusiastic support from the community, it's starting to break through beyond the Albion area, as more acts pour in from farther afield to perform. Harris talks about it in an interview with The Daily Yonder website and in a recent video.
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College Introduces Build Albion Fellows Class of 2021
The nine incoming first-year students, introduced at an April 27 evening event in Upper Baldwin Hall, represents the largest group of Fellows yet as the program prepares to enter its third year. They will receive four-year tuition, room and board from the College in exchange for engagement in service projects that will benefit the Albion community.
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Albion AmeriCorps VISTA Program Receives Support from State Farm
Thanks to a $5,000 grant from the State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants Program, the Albion-area AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) group will have the resources to better serve the community. The grant will help fund five workshops to be conducted by VISTA volunteers that focus on educating community members in the areas of financial literacy and pathways to homeownership.
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