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February 10, 2017

Albion College anthropology professor Alli Harnish has a question. And she really wants an answer. “I moved here in 2013 and I saw all these signs around the state with the name Cass,” she said. And then she began to list them off in rapid succession.

February 8, 2017

Emerita professor of education Nancy Held passed away February 4 at Providence Hospital in Novi at the age of 84. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, February 11, at 10:30 a.m. in Albion College’s Goodrich Chapel.

February 3, 2017

Donald Trump’s presidency has impacted many things, according to Eugene Robinson, including his own job. That was one of many insights The Washington Post opinion writer and MSNBC commentator shared with a Bohm Theatre full house January 30 for the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration.

February 2, 2017

Dr. Mauri A. Ditzler shares his thoughts about the recent White House executive order pertaining to national immigration policy.

January 30, 2017

“Working in Senator Gary Peters’ office in Washington, D.C., has given me quite a few odd stories,” writes Nick Panourgias, ’17, about his fall-semester Ford Institute internship. “My favorite happened just two weeks into my internship. I lost my cell phone going to a briefing on the tram that connects Senate buildings. When the car I was riding in came back, Senator Barbara Boxer was in it.”

January 26, 2017

Theatre, music and art along with two culturally based dinners give Albion College’s 2017 Black History Month Celebration an entertaining and thought-provoking flair.

January 24, 2017

With Albion’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration coming up on January 30, Rosemary Smith Zander and Denny Kime, both from the Class of 1964, share their recollections of August 28, 1963, when they took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and listened firsthand to one of the seminal speeches in U.S. history.

January 20, 2017

Albion College’s national reputation continues to shine with a strong placement earlier this month on The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. On their list of the country’s best liberal arts colleges, Albion was ranked No. 65.

January 5, 2017

Kenny McCosh, ’17, and Monica Brugnoni, ’17, will be part of a group of 26 Albion students who will volunteer their time and efforts for the Global Medical Brigades to help needy residents in Nicaragua. “It’s almost a cliché to say that this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” McCosh said.

January 3, 2017

For Albion, 2016 was a year for celebration. The College cheered a lot of growth: a big new first-year class, the creation of the Ludington Center and the Harrington gift that will spur neighborhood revitalization near campus. There also was the City’s groundbreaking for a new hotel and planned expansion of the Bohm Theatre. We present photos of just a few highlights of student achievement, academic inquiry and innovative programs that make Albion an exemplary college and special community.