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101 N. Superior Project to Become The Ludington Center

Rendering of The Ludington Center at 101 N. Superior St., Albion, MI
A renovated downtown Albion building that will serve as a hub for interaction between Albion College, the City of Albion and the region will be named The Ludington Center. The Ludingtons, a Midland-based family, have had a strong interest in the Albion community as well as a distinguished history at the College.

Albion Launches Second NEA Big Read Grant

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For the second straight year, the Albion community has received a National Endowment for the Arts grant for The Big Read. The grant will fund a month-long community celebration of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, and although The Big Read itself won't take place until October, English professor Jess Roberts and Madeline Drury, '15, recently kicked off preparations intended to build on the successful 2015 event.

Albion-to-Marshall Project a Finalist in Ford College Community Challenge

Kellogg Center, view from above, Albion College
Albion College is one of 20 universities and colleges nationally to be named a finalist in the 
2016 Ford College Community Challenge, which focuses on finding student-led projects that address the theme of “Building Sustainable Communities.” Albion’s project is titled “The Twelve-Mile Challenge,” connecting the communities of Albion and Marshall, and is in line to be one of up to 10 proposals that could be awarded a $25,000 grant by the Ford Motor Company Fund.

For First Build Albion Fellows, a Learning-Filled First Year

The 2015 Build Albion Fellows
The first year is over and the six members of Albion College's inaugural Build Albion Fellows group is a lot smarter – about many different things. "What surprised me was the workload," said Khaliah Roberts, '19, who is majoring in women's and gender studies."Nothing is given to you,  said Cortazia Wilson, '19, also looking toward a major in sociology. "Everything is offered to you but nothing is given to you. Sometimes you have to go through the bad to get to the good."

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