"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.
Centered on Community
Albion College offers four-year tuition, room and board to as many as 10 first-year students who are Albion residents and attended Albion Public Schools in grades 6-8. Learn about the Build Albion Fellows Program
President Ditzler talks about the initiative on WBCK-FM
Reopening the Bohm: Read about a landmark internship for Andrea Walles, '15
Albion College's Sister City efforts earn a national award
Watch an expert panel discuss "Albion Tomorrow"
Listen to the Town & Gown podcast series
"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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Author Rita Williams-Garcia Closes Albion Big Read 2016
- Community Comes Together to Decry Hate
- College Statement on Vandalism Downtown
- AmeriCorps VISTA's LaLone, '16, Excited About Albion's Future
- Tunnicliff Fellow Roeder, '17, Discusses Her Jordan Journey
- Revamped Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center Passes Its First Test
- Ludington Center Dedication Links College, Community
- Through Personal Journey, Williams, '77, Salutes Football Teammates
- Math Meets Art in Student's FURSCA Project
- Two Albion Students Contribute to Liver Cancer Research