On January 23 at the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids, two Albion alumni conducted statewide high school honor choir concerts before a packed house of more than 2,000 in DeVos Performance Hall. Associate Professor Clayton Parr, '80 (far left), and Wendee Wolf-Schlarf, '83, who teaches in the Traverse City Public Schools, were selected by a statewide ballot of their vocal music teaching colleagues across the state of Michigan.
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
Both subtle and dramatic, change is coming to Albion College in the form of several new construction and renovation projects. In particular, the renovation of Munger Place into a new student "living-and-learning" community as well as reimagined and revamped outdoor athletic facilities to be collectively called the Davis Athletic Complex are planned to be ready by the time students return to campus for the fall semester.
Failure and success live on different sides of the same coin and Laurel Draudt, who on July 1 will become the new director of Albion College's Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management, believes it’s best to show students that in many cases, one side needs the other.
The recipient of a highly competitive Andrew W. Mellon Foundation internship in conservation, Mallory Fellows Bower, '10, spent much of this past fall in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture as it prepares to open its doors later this year.
Nicolle Zellner still remembers those perfect Wisconsin nights when, as a kid, she'd look up to the sky and into the endless darkness full of possibility and uncertainty, and wonder what else was up there.
Much of what makes Albion an exemplary liberal arts college lies in the smaller, everyday details and unique quality of life on campus and in the community. Through this lens we offer a slide-show snapshot of 2015 at Albion College.
- Witkowski, '17, Finds New Neighborhoods in Rome and at Home
- Fales, '06, Has a Business That Fits to a Tee
- Civil Rights, Peace Activist Diane Nash to Speak at MLK Convocation
- Albion to Become Key Hiking, Biking Hub
- Kneisel, '17, Lines Up Successful Internship with Parade Company
- Donors Take Giving Tuesday to Next Level
- Christina Khim, '14, Has Found Her Home Away from Home
- Bring It Home, Brits! A Gift Guide for Holiday Shopping in Albion
- MacInnes Earns National Award for Doing What He Does Best
- Paris Attacks Catalyze Peace Demonstration at The Rock