MAY 2019
Class of 2019 Celebrates Commencement
More than 330 Britons completed their Albion College journey at Commencement on May 4. During the ceremony, a trio of speakers described how the newest alumni are capable of making a difference in the world. Read more »
Barbara Weiskittel, ’83, Returns Home
The Albion native and alumna returned to her hometown and alma mater to talk to graduating Britons at Commencement about making a difference. “Remember Albion. Treasure it. Come back and visit it,” Weiskittel encouraged. “And, importantly, be a part of it.” In her own ways, she continues to do just that. Read more »
Distinguished and Young Alumni Honored
The Albion College Alumni Association Board of Directors celebrated remarkable Britons who represent the College with distinction at its recent ceremony in April. View photos of the event »
Coming Soon: Back 2 Campus
Take back campus on Saturday, May 18, with fellow Brits Of the Last Decade! We hope you will join us for all meals and activities. Registration is open until May 10. Learn more »
English Department Celebrates the Legacy of Charles Crupi
Charles Crupi taught the first class Andrew Kimball, ’09, attended at Albion College and Kimball never forgot him. Kimball was one of several speakers during the annual Charles Crupi Memorial Poetry Celebration. Read more »
Two New Marketing Majors Available This Fall
Starting this fall, integrated marketing communication (IMC) will be added to the Department of Communication Studies. Additionally, a new major in marketing management will be available in the Department of Economics and Management. Learn more »
Students, Faculty, Staff Embark on Holocaust Studies Service-Learning Project
A group from Albion College headed out May 5 to Poland for the biennial Holocaust Studies Service-Learning Project. Read more »
Ikpemesi Ogundare, ’20, Soars in Her Opera Pursuit
The native of Westerville, Ohio, came to Albion College intending to go to medical school after graduation. Things changed and now she’s following her passion–opera. She’s been accepted to a world-renowned summer program in Austria that will intensify her musical pursuit. Read more »
Justin Kapke, ’21, Experiences What It’s Like to Be a Physician Assistant
Justin Kapke, ’21, interned this semester at The Philadelphia Center’s Methodist Hospital Emergency Department, shadowing physician assistants to learn about the position he aspires to hold one day. “I have learned many things about healthcare that I otherwise wouldn’t learn at school,” said Kapke, who is a member of Albion’s Lisa and James Wilson Institute for Medicine. Read more »
Britons in the Media
Drew Harm, ’19, featured in Detroit Free Press. The new grad didn’t let a brain tumor stop him from playing on the men’s lacrosse team this season. He recently told a reporter the story of his recovery and return to the team, and the fact that he isn’t letting a second tumor stop him either. Read more »

Bishop Rev. Mark D. W. Edington, ’83, became the 26th bishop in charge of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris. Read more »

David Barrett, ’77, is interviewed on the origins of his song, “One Shining Moment,” which has been called “the greatest sports song of all time.” Read more »
Milestone Reunions - Campus Is All Yours This Spring
Revisit your Albion days back on campus, and reconnect with classmates you haven’t seen in years! This event is specifically designed for classes between 1957–76 and 2009–18, with accommodations on campus or in local hotels. Learn more »
Join the Briton Network!
Share your experience and expertise with current Albion students! It only takes a few minutes to join The Briton Network, where students can message alumni and request contact to learn more about life after Albion College—from careers and the job market to graduate school and more. Learn more »
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