AUGUST 2018
Ninth Annual Grand Getaway
Grand Getaway is one of Albion College’s premier events that brings together Britons from across generations to Mackinac Island. Join us September 28-30 at Grand Hotel for a weekend full of activity while we celebrate legacy, tradition and leadership. Learn more…
CMU Med School Early Assurance Program Admits First Albion Grads
Class of 2018 members Phoebe Dodge, Garrett Mason and Megan Reilly are the first Albion College graduates to earn admission to the Central Michigan University College of Medicine as part of the new cooperative agreement between the two institutions. "It's a big win for Central and it's a big win for Albion," says Brad Rabquer, associate professor of biology and the director of Albion's Institute for Healthcare Professions. Learn more…
Mark Stuart, ’89, Helps Bring San Diego Zoo Teacher Workshop to Albion
“As a Michigan native and Albion graduate, I am very excited to bring our talented educators and their wildlife-centered curricula to benefit teachers from all over the state,” says Stuart, president of the Foundation for San Diego Zoo Global, which is presenting a conservation-science workshop for 32 sixth- through 12th-grade Michigan teachers July 30 to August 2 at Albion College. Among the participants is Detroit math and science teacher Rolanda Matthews, ’92. Learn more…
Albion Recognized for On-Campus and Alumni Success
Albion College is among a select group of institutions featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2019. The publication, now in its 35th edition and considered one of the best independent college guides available, mentions that Albion "attracts an ambitious, involved group of students" while touting the College's "top-notch academic and career counseling." Learn more…
 
Albion was also recognized by the career site Zippia.com for having the highest-earning graduates in Michigan among small colleges. Learn more…
An Alumni Musical Duo Reborn as F I N K E L
The four-year wait for new music from Jane, ’14, and Brian Spencer, ’13, is over. The married couple, now based in Los Angeles, have also seen their journey go from indie/folk to electronic soul/pop. Three new songs in 2018 will be followed up with F I N K E L's first full-length album in 2019. Learn more…
Student-Athletes Reflect on Their American History Research
"I pulled The Liberator when I was in Philadelphia, the most well-known abolition newspaper published from 1831-1865, and seeing the old worn-out pages is something I will never forget," said Nathan Kellum, '19, who along with Shane Mills, '19, pored over books and documents earlier this summer deep within the archives of libraries in Boston and Philadelphia. Learn more…
Mary Baker, '20, Connects as Ohio Department of Agriculture Intern
"For most people, agriculture can mean planting crops and taking care of animals," writes Mary Baker, a junior political science and Spanish major with a concentration in public policy. "For me this summer, it meant learning how politics and the industry come together, and communicating through social media." Baker is also a member of Albion College's Ford Institute and Honors Program, as well as a member of the equestrian dressage team. Learn more…
Scaling Up in Support of Albion
“This is another way to increase our family connection to campus,” says Mary Brown Lenardson, ’85, about the recently created Sanford-Brown Family Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Music. “We were all on board with this idea as a way to honor our mom. It’s been a very comforting way of thinking about her.” Learn more…
 
Continue building your legacy at Albion by giving to the Annual Fund today.
Alumni Regional Events
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Austin Baidas, ’92, hosted Chicagoland Class of '22 students and their families, current students, alumni, faculty and staff at a rooftop party.
There are plenty of exciting opportunities for alumni gatherings over the next few months. Network, reminisce and hear updates on the College. See what's happening in your region.
MyAlbion | The Official App of Albion College
Albion College is a special place, so we built an app specifically for Brits with hundreds of resources. By downloading the MyAlbion app, you'll have everything Albion College right in your hand! Continue to stay connected with classmates and friends by hearing the latest news and events around campus. Download now and choose the Alumni persona.
  • Teeing off tomorrow! The Briton Classic golf outing will take place on Friday, August 3. We look forward to seeing you tee it up for our student-athletes!
  • Homecoming Weekend is happening October 5-7. Learn more…
  • BritConnect: Have you ever wondered if there are other Britons working in a similar career field? We can help with BritConnect, our online alumni directory. Connect today!
  • Are you involved with your local alumni chapter? Would you like to start a chapter in your area? Visit our alumni chapters page to learn more.
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