Jack Wyman (left) is balancing an academic path toward a business major, an athletic path as a notable contributor on the Albion baseball team, and a service path through his commitment to the Reserve Officer Training Program at Western Michigan University, 50 miles away. "Jack has a confidence and an ability to relate with teammates that makes him a leader in his own right," says Briton baseball head coach Scott Carden about the first-year first baseman and pitcher from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. No wonder his teammates are calling him Captain America.
Centered on Community
Starting in Fall 2015, Albion College will annually offer 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. Read more
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"
First-year student Matt Kribs (left) is a violinist and plans to major in music performance, but part of his early Albion experience has included looking at lunar samples direct from NASA as part of a planetary astronomy class. "It's not every day you get to look at samples from the moon, from the Apollo spacecraft," said Kribs, who is also a member of the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service and the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program.
Albion College professor emeritus Doug Goering and Albion civic leader Mae Ola Dunklin were recently appointed to the College's Board of Trustees. The two begin active service with the board beginning July 1.
As Albion—the City and the College—awaits word from the National Endowment for the Arts on its Big Read grant application, centered around the classic young-adult fantasy novel A Wizard of Earthsea, an English class’ journey is a tale all its own.
Lined up among rows of tables in the Kellogg Center's Gerstacker Commons, hairnets securely fastened, more than 80 students packed 10,000 meals last Saturday for the Albion College Student Volunteer Bureau's Kids Against Hunger effort. The meals, each of which packs a day's worth of nutrition, will be distributed locally and sent to Sierra Leone to help meet increased food-supply needs in the wake of the Ebola epidemic.
As executive director of the College and Career Access Center (CCAC) of Jackson, Nancy Peters-Lewis, '96, connects with students and families throughout the community, providing them resources for college and career planning as well as for scholarships and financial aid. On March 19, CCAC organized a Kids2College event that saw more than 230 Jackson eighth graders visit Albion College and get an extended early look at what it means to be a college student.
- Founders' Day Marks Albion College's 180th Birthday
- History's Wes Dick Discusses Selma with Local Mentoring Group
- Video: Cassada, '95, on His Astronaut Candidate Experience So Far
- Albion Partners in Hybrid Learning Project Funded by Teagle Foundation
- Take 6 to Bring World-Class Vocals to Albion
- Fulbright Recipient Saltzman Departs for South Korea
- Steavenson, '15, Pursues Paris for Next Chapter
- As First Tunnicliff Fellow, Utrata, '15, Studies Sustainability in South Africa
- Albion College Celebrates Women's History Month
- Accounting Students Stalk 'Crooks' to Study Tax Fraud, ID Theft