“[In South Africa], it’s in many ways more of a social focus,” rather than one that centers on business operations, says David Utrata, '15, about differing approaches to sustainability efforts. Last fall, Utrata completed a semester in the CIEE Stellenbosch Sustainability and Community program as the first Albion student supported by the Kim Tunnicliff Endowment. The fund was created following the passing of the international-education advocate and former 14-year director of the then-named Gerald R. Ford Institute for Public Service.
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"
From poetry to pizza, Albion College's 2015 Women's History Month events celebrate and examine a wide range of issues.
From responding to an Albion Public Safety traffic stop to putting a suspect in handcuffs, accounting students recently got a unique career perspective thanks to Albion alumnus Stephen Moore, '83, an IRS criminal investigation supervisory special agent in the Detroit field office. Assisted by several active IRS colleagues, Moore led the students through simulations of the real-life criminal investigations they pursue on a daily basis.
A documentary released this past fall celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Albion College football team’s road to the 1994 NCAA Division III national championship received a Gold Award at the 2015 West Michigan ADDYs, part of the American Advertising Awards series, during a February 26 ceremony in downtown Grand Rapids. Full Circle Marketing and Design, whose principal is Steve Harney, '97, created the film, which can be seen on albion1994.com.
Over winter break, 27 students belonging to the Global Medical Brigades group at Albion College traveled to Nicaragua on an eight-day mission trip. Among them was sophomore softball player Monica Brugnoni (left), who is studying to become an orthopedic physician's assistant. The native of Saint Clair Shores, Mich., joined Global Medical Brigades last spring because she wanted to broaden her experience in the medical field.
President Mauri Ditzler has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law to enter into a partnership to establish an Albion Law Scholar opportunity at the Indianapolis-based institution. One Albion student or alumnus will be nominated by an Albion-based committee for admission to McKinney each year, beginning with McKinney's fall 2016 entering class. Upon acceptance of an admission offer, the Scholar will receive a minimum of a half-tuition scholarship from McKinney.
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- Fowler, '81, to Address Class of 2015 at Albion Commencement
- Horstman Researches Belief in 'Thoughtful' Look at Christianity
- Steven J. Klein Appointed to Head Albion Enrollment Team
- GLCA Grant to Provide Albion an Environmental Dashboard
- Gronseth Scholarship Helps Students Write Their Futures
- In First Year, Tostado Engineers Fast Start
- Albion Celebrates Black History Month
- Holocaust Survivor Miriam Brysk Shares Her Story, Art
- Will, '50, Expands Efforts to Attract Students from Coast to Coast