Mona Hanna-Attisha, a Flint pediatrician, never thought her job would entail convincing parents and their kids that the water they drink won't kill them. "Parents tell me they turn on the water and their kids cry. Kids now fear water," said Dr. Hanna-Attisha, the guest speaker Wednesday night for Albion College's Anna Howard Shaw Lecture inside Towsley Lecture Hall. Speaking out, and educating, has become the new normal for Hanna-Attisha, who for nearly a year has been at the center of the Flint water crisis.
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
Albion College's Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually to alumni who have demonstrated excellence in career achievements and contributions to community and humanity. The Young Alumni Awards are presented each year to recognize exceptional achievement within 10 years of graduation. This year's recipients will be honored in an award ceremony on Friday, April 22.
Albion College and the City of Albion will get a national boost for local community building when 11 full-time AmeriCorps VISTA service members arrive this summer. A public presentation of this award is scheduled for Tuesday, April 5, at 4:30 p.m. at Washington Gardner School, 401 E. Michigan Ave., in conjunction with a Michigan Works-sponsored career and internship fair.
Patrick McLean has long been fascinated with our neighbors to the north. “In 1985, I did my undergraduate honors thesis on Nova Scotian provincial politics,” says the Ford Institute director. From there he was hooked on a country whose culture and people are in so many ways similar to the U.S. but, in other key ways, are so different. This semester, he has taken his love of all things Canada to the classroom, teaching an honors class for first-year and sophomore students called Canada: More than Snow, Hockey and Maple Syrup.
One of Albion’s own, Keena Williams, will become the director and president’s special advisor for global diversity at Albion College. Williams, a 2009 Albion College alumna and a graduate of Albion High School, is currently the College’s interim director for intercultural affairs and has been a part of the Office of Intercultural Affairs staff for nearly four years. The promotion is effective April 1.
For National Women's History Month, Albion College presents three events that explore unique and universal female experiences.
- Teagle Grant Connects Albion Classes with Other Liberal Arts Colleges
- Schauer, '84, Has a Message for Albion Students: 'We Are the Government'
- For Streu, '04, Cancer Fight Is a Team Game
- Harrington Gift to Build, Sustain Albion Ties
- Garmo, '19, Warms Up Campus with 'Fleece and Thank You'
- Mike Turner Still Helping Any Way He Can
- Nash Champions Nonviolence at 2016 MLK Convocation
- Albion Celebrates Black History Month 2016
- McCulloch, '93, Finds Niche at Phi Beta Kappa
- Alumni Conduct High School Honor Choirs at Michigan Music Conference