Over winter break, 27 students belonging to the Global Medical Brigades group at Albion College traveled to Nicaragua on an eight-day mission trip. Among them was sophomore softball player Monica Brugnoni (left), who is studying to become an orthopedic physician's assistant. The native of Saint Clair Shores, Mich., joined Global Medical Brigades last spring because she wanted to broaden her experience in the medical field.
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"
President Mauri Ditzler has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law to enter into a partnership to establish an Albion Law Scholar opportunity at the Indianapolis-based institution. One Albion student or alumnus will be nominated by an Albion-based committee for admission to McKinney each year, beginning with McKinney's fall 2016 entering class. Upon acceptance of an admission offer, the Scholar will receive a minimum of a half-tuition scholarship from McKinney.
Four months into her post-doc at the Oklahoma Medical Research Facility, Jaime Fornetti is searching for a route to target breast cancer bone metastasis. At 31, she has already worked in some of the most influential labs among some of the greatest leaders in this realm of research. That path included her success at Albion, as a biology major and a member of the women's basketball and track teams. "She reallly embodied the true meaning of student-athlete," women's basketball coach Doreen Carden told NCAA.org's After the Game, which shares Fornetti's story.
A Detroit impact-maker at the individual and community levels for nearly 30 years, particularly in the fight against poverty, Rev. Faith Fowler, ’81, will deliver the Commencement address to Albion College’s Class of 2015 on Saturday, May 9, at 1 p.m. from the steps of Kresge Gymnasium on the College Quadrangle.
"You don't have to check your brain at the door when you go to church," says history professor emeritus Allen Horstman of his most recent work: explaining controversial and contradictory parts of the Bible. Using ancient texts and contemporary scholarship in fields as diverse as history, anthropology, psychology, and political science, Horstman compiled research and reflection into 498 pages of Christianity: A Guide for the Thoughtful (Skeptic or Believer).
Albion College's next vice president for enrollment brings a 17-year track record of executive-level success in the Great Lakes region and beyond, and more than a quarter-century overall in higher-education admissions. Steven J. Klein will officially move into Albion's top post overseeing the offices of Admission and Student Financial Services on July 1. He will consult with the staff of each office on an interim basis through the end of June. Most recently, he led a 20-person enrollment team as dean of admissions and financial aid at Wabash College.
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- Wes Dick on Transforming Holland Park
- First-Year Students Connect with Volcanoes, Hawaiian Culture
- College, Community Discuss, Share, Celebrate MLK's Dream
- Pre-Vet View: Darby Williams, '16, on Her Sydney Semester