Christina Khim has found a home in America, along with nearly 2,000 other Myanmar natives who have come to this part of Michigan for a second chance, and in some cases, a final chance. The associate director of the Burma Center in Battle Creek still remembers everything about the day in 2009 when her life changed forever.
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
A holiday shopping guide—for Albion? Students in English professor Glenn Deutsch's Professional Writing class, including Julia Malecke, '17, and Julian Vandenberg, '17 (left), have launched bringithomebrits.com, a website highlighting Albion businesses, giving future customers an idea of what—and where—to buy local.
Professor Ian MacInnes, chair of Albion College's English Department, was named the 2015 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Michigan Professor of the Year. He was honored November 19 in Washington, D.C., at an awards luncheon at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, followed by an evening reception at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
International Education Week began on a somber note, as students painted the Rock in response to the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris. Five French students are currently on campus: a teaching assistant for the French program, plus four exchange students from the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ), about 20 miles southwest of Paris.
There are heroes and then there are heroes. For the 17 students in Carrie Booth Walling's First-Year Seminar titled simply "Heroes," the distinction is dramatic. "We look at ways ordinary people do extraordinary things," said Booth Walling, associate professor of political science, during a Hometown Heroes Breakfast event in Upper Baldwin that brought together 11 Albion community members who have done the extraordinary things ordinary people do.
Over the years, Mark Bollman has taught just about everything that involves numbers. But the professor of mathematics enjoys doing even more than that. He has researched new card games, tested theories of probability, created eight-side dice and even written a textbook about his new favorite subject, gambling, called Basic Gambling Mathematics: The Numbers Behind the Neon. "Gambling has been my primary interest for five years," says Bollman. "I've always had an interest in elementary probability."
- Men's Lacrosse Players Team Up for Victory Park Project
- Gift Will Transform Munger Place Into Reimagined Living-Learning Community
- Bueck, '17, Is Ready to Take Her Passions on the Road
- 'Modern American Prints' Showcases Treasures in Albion Collection
- McKoy, '16, Featured in NCAA Video Profile
- Competitors, Alumni Gather for College Piano Festival
- Anagama Kiln Still Fires Imagination of Shenstone, '84
- Albion to Zombies: This Is 'Thriller'
- For Josh Cassada, '95, Homecoming Proves Truly Special
- Ferguson, '52, Former Albion Trustee and Acting President, Passes Away