As a middle-school student, history and English education major Logan Woods randomly chose the country of Romania for a social studies project. It's the kind of story that warms a teacher's heart: From that assignment, Woods gained an abiding interest in the country. Now, as the recipient of a 2014-15 Fulbright Student Award, Woods will spend nine months in Romania, teaching English in a school setting.
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Richard Longworth, senior fellow of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an expert on globalization's impact on the Midwest, spoke with WMUK in Kalamazoo leading up to his participation on the September 11 "Albion Tomorrow" panel discussion.
Spending a portion of the break between fall and spring semester in Honduras with Global Medical Brigades each of the last three years has given Alex Yaw the perspective to overcome the most difficult day. The second baseman for the Albion College softball team is quick to say she wouldn’t be happy if she didn’t produce a base hit in a doubleheader, but the conditions she has witnessed while working to provide health care and development assistance to poor communities in Central America are enough to cure any negative feelings.
Michael L. Frandsen, who since 2004 has served Albion College as an administrator and faculty member, will leave Albion at the conclusion of his interim presidency June 30. Oberlin College announced today that Frandsen will become vice president for finance and administration effective July 1.
Albion College professor of history Marcy Sacks was quoted in today's edition of The New York Times in a story describing what writer Rachel L. Swarns calls a "mostly forgotten slice of history" following one of New York City's—and America's—ugliest civil disturbances: the 1863 draft riots.
Albion College caps its Sustainability Theme Year with Commencement speaker Fedele Bauccio, co-founder and CEO of Bon Appétit Management Company. Commencement will be held Saturday, May 10.
Albion's Sister City Committee recognized its founding chair, Sue Marcos, in a special ceremony Tuesday, March 4. "Without Sue Marcos … hundreds of Albion College students would never have traveled to France as part of their education, and Albion College would not have gotten a Simon Award," said French professor Dianne Guenin-Lelle.
- Alumna, Suffragist Anna Howard Shaw Gets Her Day in New Book
- E&M Emeritus Maurice Branch Passes Away
- College Wins 2014 Simon Award for International Initiative
- Moon, '13, Cracks Yankees' Athletic Training Lineup
- On 'Anna Howard Shaw Day,' a Birthday Story
- Shanton, Albion Connect with Costa Rican Graduate Students
- Student-Athletes Host Special Olympics Basketball Tournament
- English's Nels Christensen on 'Greening of the Great Lakes'
- Bond Examines 'Dream' Successes, Challenges at MLK Convocation
- History Professor Dick Hailed for Community Involvement