Kaguri Sheds More Light on Nyaka Project in Albion College Visit
An evening lecture by the author of this year's Richard M. Smith Common Reading Experience illuminated Goodrich Chapel with more details on his life and the school he founded in his native Uganda for children who have lost parents to HIV/AIDS.
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri chronicles the creation of The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project in A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka. At Albion, he described how his thirst for education at a young age coupled with AIDS-wrought tragedy—in his family, his community, his country—spurred him to launch the project in 2001.
Keith Gets Personal in Stirring Stoffer Lecture at Opening Convocation
Albion College and Albion High School students joined community members, College faculty, and alumni for an inspiring address by Damon Keith, U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals judge and the William K. Stoffer Lecturer at Albion's 2012 Opening Convocation. With warmth as well as forcefulness, the nonagenarian Keith gave his mostly teenaged audience a uniquely personal look at his defense of civil rights and their charge for the future.
Global Diversity Theme Year Previews Events
With dozens of events on the horizon, Albion College's Global Diversity Theme Year (GDTY) Committee provides a "sneak peek" of 2012-13. Global Diversity is the third major focus of Albion College's Strategic Plan, and will be celebrated throughout the year.