Kyle Alsheskie and Alissa Castellanos, rising seniors at Albion College, didn’t have to travel far to complete a rich experiential learning opportunity. The accounting and mass communication majors, respectively, found internships through the Chicago Center for Urban Life & Culture, and the real-world experience continued outside of work as they explored metropolitan life.
Centered on Community
Starting in Fall 2015, Albion College will annually offer 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. Read more
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"
Two of Albion College's longest-tenured faculty members—Wesley Dick, professor of U.S. history, and Geoffrey Cocks, professor of European history—share their thoughts about one of the most pivotal moments of World War II.
A November feature about Marine Corps reservist and Albion College cross country runner Theresa Hencsie has been judged as the best piece of writing in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association for the 2013-2014 academic year. Bobby Lee, who has served as sports information director at Albion since 2001, is receiving the league's Robin Hartman Writing Award for the second consecutive year.
Tom Taylor, '58, one of Albion College's most decorated student-athletes from the 1950s who later served as Britons head football coach as well as an assistant professor of physical education, passed away April 27. Taylor, who served as a military policeman during the Korean War, was a two-time All-American end and MIAA Most Valuable Player in 1958 under Morley Fraser, and guided Albion to an undefeated season and league championship in 1969.
Albion College history professor Geoff Cocks, noted for his scholarship on Nazi-era Germany and the Third Reich, offered his insight about why the Italian soccer commissioner of the time may have hidden the World Cup trophy as part of an ESPN 30 for 30: Soccer Stories documentary, “Mysteries of the Rimet Trophy.”
If the six months since Mekayla Diehl, ’11, was crowned Miss Indiana USA have been a whirlwind, she can only imagine what her lifestyle will be like if she successfully completes her quest of becoming the first Native American and Hoosier to be proclaimed Miss USA. The Albion communications studies graduate will vie for the crown live on NBC, Sunday, June 8, from 8-11 p.m. ET.
- Theatre Duo's Conference Poster Gives 'Graphic' New Look at Blood
- Biology Students Present Research at National Drosophila Conference
- A Sunny Send-off for Albion's Class of 2014
- Provost Susan Conner Announces Retirement
- Werner, ’14, Finds Students' Nutritional Knowledge Wanting
- Dr. James Curtis, '44, Honored at Michigan Commencement
- Snacking Elephants and Throwing Spears: Josh Hall's Africa Semester
- Students Recognized at 2014 Honors Convocation
- Expert Richard Alley Shares Facts, Optimism About Climate Change
- McDiarmid, '84, Powers On Isaac Symposium with Energy Update