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President Ditzler blessed by community faith leaders

On Saturday, Sept. 13, Albion College President Mauri Ditzler and his wife Judith were blessed in an ecumenical ceremony by a group of Albion religious leaders at Lewis Chapel. The blessing was part of a series [...]

Photos: New community park opens

On Saturday, Sept. 13, members of the Albion community and representatives from Albion College gathered to celebrate the opening of Collaboration Corner, Albion’s newest park. The park, located at the corner of Michigan Ave. and Monroe St., [...]

President Ditzler’s reflections on the last day of summer

A guest column by Albion College President Mauri Ditzler In many ways, this afternoon is like so many others since I arrived on campus in late June. From my window I can see the spire of [...]

Benefit concert rocks Victory park

Victory park was full of energy on Saturday evening when Albion College and the Albion Elementary and Middle School teamed for The Art of Noise: Nothing but Talent Benefit Concert. During the two-hour show, the audience [...]

Students fundraise for Albion community

Here at Albion College, it’s not uncommon to attend unusual fundraising events – synchronized swimming competitions, paying to throw a pie at your friends’ faces or smashing cars with sledgehammers certainly come to mind. This past [...]

Students join the fight against hunger

The first thing that stood out at the Kids Against Hunger packaging event on Saturday, March 29 was the hairnets. Every participant in the Albion College Student Volunteer Bureau’s annual Kids Against Hunger event donned one [...]

Five ways to participate in philanthropy week

Casey Hoffman, ’12 alumnus and Albion College Board of Trustee member March 18-21 marks Albion College’s yearly celebration of “philanthropy week” — a time when the campus community rallies around the importance of financially supporting the College [...]

College wins Senator Paul Simon award

Albion College has won the Senator Paul Simon Award for campus internationalization. The city of Albion and Albion College have developed strong ties with the French cities of Noisy-le-Roi and Bailly.  The National Association of Foreign [...]

Q&A with Andrea Walles

The Bohm Theater is an anticipated addition to the Albion downtown district. Andrea Walles, The Woodlands, Texas, junior, is currently interning at the theater for the Spring 2014 semester. She is working with the Albion Community [...]

Incoming president plans to live on campus

Incoming Albion College president Mauri Ditzler is looking to engage directly with students, staff and faculty in his upcoming term, and plans to do so by living among them on campus. Ditzler lives on campus at [...]