Albion is a small town, but visiting each city park twice a day is no small task. "There are 17 city parks, which per capita might be the most in the United States,” says Alena Farooq, '18, who found herself charmed by a lot of Albion while completing a summer public policy research project.
Centered on Community
Albion College offers four-year tuition, room and board to as many as 10 first-year students who are Albion residents and attended Albion Public Schools in grades 6-8. Learn about the Build Albion Fellows Program
President Ditzler talks about the initiative on WBCK-FM
Reopening the Bohm: Read about a landmark internship for Andrea Walles, '15
Albion College's Sister City efforts earn a national award
Watch an expert panel discuss "Albion Tomorrow"
Listen to the Town & Gown podcast series
Seven recent graduates of KIPP Atlanta Collegiate will matriculate together this fall as members of the Class of 2019 at Albion College. One of their high school science teachers—Doug Richmond, '06 (left)—and Albion admission counselor Trevor Markovich played key roles in the group's decision. "Albion has created quite a buzz," Richmond says. "At the end of the day, it’s about what’s the best fit, and for these seven, it is Albion."
Albion College has a full-fledged astronaut among its alumni. Last week, Josh Cassada, '95, was one of eight men and women to complete two years of training as a candidate and become an official member of the NASA astronaut corps.
Zach Hubbell is known for making a twirling motion with his index finger when he scores a goal for the Albion College men's lacrosse team. He scored 39 of them during the spring as Albion won its first league championship. This summer, the twirling is coming from the spinning of a DNA dryer as part of the pre-engineering student's summer research work.
One of the Class of 2015's most accomplished members, Johanna Schulte, has been appointed as recent graduate trustee to Albion College's Board of Trustees. She began in the role July 1.
Albion College is again recognized as one of the nation’s best higher education institutions with its inclusion in the 2016 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges.
- Wilch Appointed NSF Antarctica Program Director
- Ford Institute, City Welcome 120 for Week of Volunteering
- Albion Community in Focus on Detroit's WJR Radio
- For Potoczak, '15, an Environmental Blog Becomes a Thesis
- Thurner, '17, Attacks Field Research This Summer
- Michigan Athletic Trainers Honor Albion's Bob and Carol Moss
- Visiting Fulbright Scholar Strengthens Albion-Costa Rica Ties
- Albion Receives NEA Grant for 'The Big Read'
- Next Pitch for Rinkinen, '11: Harvard Medical Residency
- Chemistry's French Takes On New Community-Focused Role