Award-winning author Rita Williams-Garcia used personal experiences and her great gift of storytelling to help Albion celebrate the end of its 2016 community Big Read on November 1.
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
One by one, they came up to the blue and red sign with the words "Albion Chooses Love" and signed it. From longtime community members to college students to children, the signatures were a thunderous message and a definitive answer to an incident that stunned and galvanized the Albion community. "These symbols speak loud," Rev. Donald Phillips of the Albion Ministerial Association and chaplain of Albion College told the gathered crowd. "But we're coming together as a community to speak louder."
President Mauri Ditzler's email to the Albion College community about the vandalism on Superior Street.
Alice LaLone, ’16, became excited about the City of Albion's future as the Albion Economic Development Corporation's first intern working for the community’s Food Hub. Now, the biology graduate who minored in geographic information systems and lettered in women’s soccer is continuing to stoke that excitement in Albion as part of the first class of AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) to work with the City and College to boost economic development, education and health initiatives.
Sydney Roeder, '17, was able to tap into her passion for the Middle East thanks to the Kim Tunnicliff Endowment and studied for an academic year in Jordan. While there, she began learning Arabic and helped develop projects like a model farm and hiking trails. She recently made a campus presentation of her work and made it clear her job has just begun.
The new Randi C. Heathman Indoor Arena was formally unveiled at Homecoming in an October 15 ribbon-cutting ceremony. The riding surface was enlarged, new powerful fans were installed and a new, state-of-the-art surface was laid down. And now, the center aims to become, in time, one of the premier equestrian facilities in the country.
- Ludington Center Dedication Links College, Community
- Through Personal Journey, Williams, '77, Salutes Football Teammates
- Math Meets Art in Student's FURSCA Project
- Two Albion Students Contribute to Liver Cancer Research
- Albion Wins Donor Relations Video of the Year Award
- Trip to Smithsonian African American Museum Opening an 'Amazing' Experience
- Dr. Carl Hart, Common Reading Experience Author, Visits Campus
- Albion College Dedicates Davis Athletic Complex
- After 20 Years, Albion's Sister City Program Still Flourishes
- Albion College Statement Regarding Early Thursday Morning Incident