NOVEMBER 2017
Instant Impact: Murray and Jean Swindell, ’56 ’58, Create $1 Million Scholarship
The gift will support bright students with financial need and aim to enhance Albion’s recognition as a national leader among liberal arts colleges. Read more…
Albion College Assumes Management of The Philadelphia Center
“This exciting partnership is an important development for Albion College,” said Mauri Ditzler, president of the College. “For many of our students who completed a semester through The Philadelphia Center, it remains a highlight of their Albion experience as alumni. Our deeper association with the Center—and our new, direct connection to Philadelphia and the Northeast Corridor—will result in more people in more places learning about and becoming familiar with Albion College.” Read more…
Professor Emeritus William Gillham Passes Away in Albion
Over his 40-year tenure at Albion, Gillham helped design key parts of the College's evaluation and accreditation practices, including the unit-based grading system, student course evaluations and a formal faculty tenure process. Read more…
Walk of Scholars to Highlight Important Connection of Scholarship and Giving
The new feature on the Quad, funded by three generations of Petherick family alumni, will serve multiple purposes and will be built to fit the classic look of adjacent buildings. Read more…
BRITx Talks Event Adds New 'Meaning' to Albion Homecoming
The theme was "Meaning" but the keyword was "opportunity" for Albion's first BRITx Talks event, held October 20 as part of Homecoming 2017 festivities. Read more…
Molly Hancock, ’18, Reflects on Her Summer Research Experience
Last summer, Molly Hancock, ’18, participated in summer undergraduate research at the University of Michigan developing breast cancer treatments. “Everything was difficult at first… you just keep progressing until you reach the best place, the best drug you can get.” Read more…
New to Equestrian, Alicia Espinoza, ’20, Is Enjoying the Ride
As a Chicago native, Alicia Espinoza, ’20, didn't plan for equestrian in her future. That doesn't mean she wasn't intruiged by the idea. After a little encouragement during her first year on campus, she has since come a long way in her skills, and even uses the sport as her favorite stress reliever. Read More…
New Way to Give: Recurring Payments
The Albion College online giving form is now enabled to collect scheduled payments and perpetual gifts. Alumni and friends can schedule monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, or annual gifts as well as designate fund recipients—Albion College Fund (area of greatest need) and/or specific programs. Thank you for your support of Albion College's current and future generations! Give now…
Alumni Event Highlights
Homecoming
It was great seeing all of our alumni back on campus for Homecoming 2017! View our Flickr album of all the fun.
Cheers to Chicagoland Britons! More than 40 alumni joined us at Untitled Supper Club for the local chapter's Autumn Happy Hour.

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