Albion College Welcomes Biggest First-Year Class in 12 Years

A new Albion College student arrives on campus during Move-In and Matriculation Day, August 18, 2017.
The enrollment growth of the past two years continues in 2017 for Albion College, which welcomed nearly 570 new students at today's Matriculation ceremony, 130 more than a year ago. Along with 525 first-year students, the College expects an additional 44 transfer students, an increase of more than 25 percent over last year, when classes begin on Monday, August 21.

Athena Balcoff, '18, Builds Art Project on Bee Colony Collapse

Athena Balcoff, '18
Students learn a lot of interesting things while doing research, and Athena Balcoff, '18, is no exception. "I found out you can order dead bees online," she says. "I'm not really sure what other people use them for, but I wanted to use them for my art."

College Viewing Hopes to Shed Light on Solar Eclipse

Antoniu Fodor, Albion College Class of 2018
The first total solar eclipse to make its way across the length of the United States in 99 years is set for, coincidentally, the first day of the 2017 fall semester at Albion (August 21), and the College—with help from Antoniu Fodor, '18 (left), and other students in the astronomy club, as well as the backing of physics professor and planetary scientist Nicolle Zellner—will chronicle it all.

Albion Is a Princeton Review 'Best College' for 2018

Albion College observatory
Albion College has again been named one of the nation’s top undergraduate educational institutions with its inclusion in The Princeton Review’s new 2018 edition of its college guide, The Best 382 Colleges.

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