News Articles

January 3, 2017

The Ludington Center, Albion College’s latest connection between the College and the City of Albion, officially opened January 3. Located at 101 N. Superior St. in a renovated building constructed in 1900 that is adjacent to Albion City Hall, the Ludington Center will be the new home for several College organizations as well as a community career and internship center, and includes classroom and meeting space.

December 21, 2016

A feature-length article describing the vital relationship between Albion College and the City of Albion, with references to other liberal arts colleges in small towns and rural communities and their shared challenges, was published in the December 21, 2016 edition of The Wall Street Journal.

December 14, 2016

Nathan Horsman has worked with horses all over the country, and now he’s brought his expertise to Albion College as its new Western coach and instructor.

December 9, 2016

“Studying Spanish and living in a Spanish-speaking country are two different things entirely, and I cannot stress enough how important it’s been to spend this past semester in Spain,” writes Kailey Henderson, ’18, who has studied abroad this fall in an intensive Spanish language and culture studies program at the University of Alicante.

December 7, 2016

“In November, our first-year seminar, A Sense of Place: Albion & the American Dream, traveled to Washington, D.C. to discover America’s history,” writes professor Wesley Arden Dick. “On November 5, our students were exploring the national ‘World War II Memorial’ when we encountered a gentleman who was wearing a hat with the insignia USS West Virginia. Hoping to talk with a World War II veteran, we introduced ourselves and he identified himself as Adone ‘Cal’ Calderone from Canton, Ohio.”

December 6, 2016

Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post, will bring his unique insights on life in America to Albion’s 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community Celebration. He will present “We’re Someplace We’ve Never Been: Race, Diversity, and the New America” as part of the Monday, January 30, event, scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Bohm Theatre in downtown Albion.

December 2, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29, 333 donors generously gave $113,057.53 to Albion College as part of international giving day. It’s the fourth straight year the College has taken part in the event and the fourth straight year donors have surpassed the previous year’s total.

November 28, 2016

For the sixth straight year, Albion College has been recognized for its commitment to promoting civic engagement, volunteerism and service learning. Albion was one of 86 colleges and universities named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its collective 2015 efforts.

November 22, 2016

An English and French major at Albion College, Dana Lee, ’02 (far left), decided to try something new three years ago and the result was becoming part of a team that developed The Founders, a documentary about the early years of the Ladies Professional Golf Association that is screening at film festivals around the country. “It was one of those times in my life when you raise your hand and say, ‘I’ll try to help,'” she said.