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Albion NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

The Albion branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Upper Baldwin Hall on campus

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Photo includes;(l-r) Robert Dunklin, President, Albion Branch; Mae Ola Dunklin, Executive Committee, Albion Branch; keynote speaker Michgian State Representative from Detroit, Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, Albion College history professor Wesley Arden Dick, second-vice president, Albion Branch and Master of Ceremonies for the 2015 Albion NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet.and Sherry Gay-Dagnogo's mother, 

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Department Faculty, Students Honored at 2015 Honors Convocation

Wes Dick recognized at the 2105 Honors Convocation.
Wes Dick was recognized at Albion College's 2015 Honors Convocation with the United Methodist Church Exemplary Teaching Award. This honor is given annually at each Methodist-affiliated college, to a teacher who recognizes excellence in teaching, civility and concern for students and colleagues, commitment to value-center education, and service to students, the institution and the community.

Wes Dick on Transforming Holland Park

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The History Professor Describes the Significance of an Upcoming City Renovation Project

Dr. Wesley Dick (left), longtime Albion College professor of U.S. history, Albion resident, and one of several key forces behind the recently awarded grants slated for Holland Park improvements, offers a commentary that frames the transformation effort within a larger historical context.

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2015 Coy James Lecture: Clark 'Bucky' Halker and the '1913 Massacre'

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The film 1913 Massacre brings back some hidden Michigan history on Tuesday, February 24 at 7 p.m. in Albion’s recently restored Bohm Theatre. The tragedy inspired a Woody Guthrie song, which will be performed by musician-historian Clark “Bucky” Halker (left), who will simultaneously present Albion College's 2015 Coy James Memorial Lecture.

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