Students Gain Valuable Insights at National Leadership Conference

Albion College Ford Institute students at 2016 NCCWSL.
Six Albion College students and one staff member attended the recent National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), hosted by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at the University of Maryland, College Park. The three-day conference June 2-4 included keynote speakers, personal development workshops, a Women of Distinction awards ceremony, career and graduate school fairs, and an evening to explore Washington, D.C.

Albion Students Engaged, Politically Diverse, Says Website

Robinson Hall
In the current supercharged red vs. blue political climate, color Albion College students a calm shade of purple. At least that's according to Collegestats.org, which analyzed 2.4 million tweets originating on or near college campuses across the country to determine Republican and Democratic leanings. Albion ranked No. 2 in tweets using Democrat keywords and No. 9 using Republican keywords, prompting the site to conclude that "Albion College can easily boast the most diverse set of politically engaged students on social media."

Canada Week Helps Educate Albion About Neighbors to the North

Canadian flag
A project that was months in the making came together April 5-6 on campus as a celebration of Canada, Canadians and the intricate, sometimes complicated, relationship America has with its northern neighbors.

Schauer, '84, Has a Message for Albion Students: 'We Are the Government'

Mark Schauer, Albion College Class of 1984
On a snowy Super Tuesday, Mark Schauer found a ray of sunshine. "Empathy in politics is alive," said the former U.S. congressman and 2014 Democratic Michigan gubernatorial candidate. "But with a faint pulse." Schauer, '84, who developed his love of public service in Albion's Ford Institute, spoke to about 40 people Tuesday in Bobbitt Auditorium, offering a sober look at politics in perhaps one of the strangest election years America has ever seen.

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