The nine-year-old, nationally known college scholarship program for Kalamazoo Public Schools students is extending its reach beyond Michigan's public universities and colleges through a partnership with the Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA) that begins in fall 2015. Albion is one of the 15 leading independent, liberal arts-focused four-year colleges and universities that make up the MCA.
Conversation on Community
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.
A returning member and a new alumnus have been invited to join Albion College's Board of Trustees. James Wilson, '77, and Don Strite, '14, will begin active service with the board beginning July 1.
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.
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.
- History's Geoff Cocks Adds Insight to ESPN World Cup Documentary
- Miss Indiana USA Mekayla Diehl, ’11, Prepares for Big Stage
- 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