SEPTEMBER 2018
Coach Craig Rundle, ’74, to Retire at Football Season's End
Rundle will step down as Albion College's longest serving football coach. Learn more…
Albion Broadens National Scope with Class of 2022
A number of appealing features continue to attract students from across the country to Albion College, as demonstrated by the Class of 2022. Of the 431 first-year students and 35 transfer students, more than 30 percent come from states other than Michigan. Learn more…
 
Relive the excitement of move-in day with Anna Watson, ’19, as she captures accounts from alumni, staff and parents about what makes Albion special.
 
What are your Albion College move-in day memories? Share your stories with social@albion.edu.
Home at Last: Sacred Zuni Artifact Returns to Where It Belongs
A two-foot-long wood carving known as an Ahayu:da, a sacred object to the Zuni people of New Mexico, was formally repatriated August 30 as part of a visit to campus by a three-person Zuni delegation. The day capped a three-year journey for art history professor Bille Wickre, who found the artifact deep within the College's art collection, where it had been largely unnoticed since it was given to the College in 1973. Learn more…
Astronaut Josh Cassada, ’95, Gets His First Spaceflight Assignment
Cassada will fly the first mission of a Boeing-manufactured commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station. Learn more…
Nicole Wood a Natural Fit as Whitehouse Nature Center's New Director
“I’d always take my books and find a place to hang out that was just mine,” she says, recalling her own college days. “There is always something very calming about nature.” Learn more…
Call for Nominations: Distinguished and Young Alumni Awards
Each year we recognize outstanding alumni during the spring Distinguished and Young Alumni Awards ceremony. This is a special opportunity to celebrate the unique accomplishments of alumni and our shared love for Albion College. Nominations are due October 1, 2018.
Princeton Review Counts Albion Among Its Best 384 Colleges
The quality of an Albion College education is being recognized again by The Princeton Review as among the nation’s best, evidenced by Albion’s inclusion in The Best 384 Colleges, the 2019 edition of the test-prep company’s popular guide. Learn more…
Advancing Albion: Teeing Up a Tribute
To honor their Delta Sig brother, a group of alumni have established the Peter Radowick, ’80, Student Assistance Fund. The endowed scholarship will benefit a full-time Albion College student who, due to the death or permanent disability of a parent or legal guardian, would be at risk of not completing their Albion education. Learn more…
 
Continue building your legacy at Albion by giving to the Annual Fund today.
Homecoming: October 5-7
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Homecoming is a fantastic time to reconnect with classmates, friends and former faculty. This year alumni have the chance to connect with current student, current faculty and community members at the many events offered throughout the weekend. Register today.
Albion College Day at Comerica Park
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Join President Ditzler, fellow Briton alumni, including Detroit Tigers CFO, Steve Quinn, ’89, current students and friends of the College to celebrate our first-ever Albion College Day at Comerica Park as the Tigers take on the Kansas City Royals. Register today.
Alumni Regional Events
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Grand Rapids-area alumni enjoyed cycleboating around Kalamazoo Lake in Saugatuck.
 
There are plenty of exciting opportunities for alumni gatherings over the next few months. These are great opportunities to network, reminisce and hear updates on the College. See what's happening in your region.
Town & Gown: A Liberal Arts Podcast
Town & Gown is now available on major podcast apps. Subscribe today to hear new episodes on iTunes and Spotify.
  • 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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