JUNE 2018
Deanna McCormick Named Vice President for Finance and Administration
Using 30 years of experience, McCormick plans to hit the ground running and hopes to assimilate the model President Mauri Ditzler brought with him—that the College and community can and must work together for each to be successful. Learn more…
Albion Grieves Loss of Chemistry Professor Emeritus Dan Steffenson
A member of Albion College's Chemistry Department from 1967 until 2008, Steffenson was legendary for his professional devotion on a campus rife with passionate instructors. Dr. Steffenson passed away May 16 in Saline, Michigan, at the age of 77. Learn more…
Sharing Culture, Growing Together in Albion's Spanish LLC
Albion College's Spanish Living-Learning Community was created by six seniors who used Albion's LLC program during the 2017-18 academic year to simultaneously share a common language and diverse experiences related to it. It was something of a student-driven outgrowth of the Modern Languages and Cultures Department’s Fiske House, the small size of which limits participation to one semester per student. Learn More…
Albion Joins Select Group to Help Faculty Prepare Students for Careers
Albion is joining 25 other colleges in the inaugural national Consortium for Instructional Excellence and Career Guidance, thanks to a $1.2 million grant from Strada Education Network and in partnership with the Council of Independent Colleges and the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). Learn More…
Albion College, Oaklawn Enter Partnership to Expand Health Services
A new clinic intended to improve access to medical services for both Albion College students and Albion residents is expected to open early next year on the ground floor of the College's Munger Place Apartments in central Albion. Learn more…
Advancing Albion: Creating Opportunities for Current and Future 'Fordies'
To celebrate 40 years of the Ford Institute, alums launch effort for a career-development fund. Learn more…
$600k in 60 Days
Gifts to the Annual Fund create scholarships that attract the next incoming class, continue the inspiration and preparation of our students for success, and provide relief to the College's areas of greatest need. Join the challenge today… let's raise $600k in 60 days! Join the Challenge.
We were delighted to host the Classes of 1968 and 1973 for their 50th and 45th reunions, respectively, as well as alumni from the Classes of 1966-1975 and the Brits of the Last Decade at our Back2Campus event in May. Relive the fun through the Flickr album.
Alumni Regional Events
As part of their trip to Washington DC for the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, several students met with alumni at Pi Pizzeria.
Junior Build Albion Fellows met with alumni at Italia Gardens in Flint during their multi-day community and civic leadership program.
Gerstacker students had the opportunity to network with Columbus-area alumni. A special thank you goes to Robert Shenton, ’89, who graciously hosted students at his home for the PGA Memorial Tournament.
There are plenty of exciting opportunities for alumni gatherings over the next few months. Reminisce, hear updates on the College and network! See what's happening in your region.
  • Save the date! 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!
  • Introducing BritConnect: Have you ever wondered if there are other Britons working in a similar career field? Well, we can help! Introducing BritConnect, our all-new 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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