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Albion College faculty vote to clarify Albion’s diversity policy and relationship to UMC

By Phillip Carlisle On Thursday, March 19, Albion College’s faculty voted in favor of a resolution presented by the Faculty Committee on Diversity (FCD). The resolution, titled “Implications of Albion’s United Methodist Affiliation,” was presented with [...]

Student Senate releases first student activity fee transparency report

This semester, the Albion College Student Senate Appropriations Committee has released their first bi-annual Student Activity Fee (SAF) Financial Report. The first report outlines the division of funds for various student organizations for the fall 2014 [...]

Albion College announces free online access to New York Times for students, staff and faculty

On Wednesday, March 4, Albion College announced in an email to faculty that it would be providing free access to the online version of the New York Times to those with an albion.edu email address. The [...]

News brief: Student Senate funds new fire pit on campus

The Albion College Student Senate has been looking for a way to bring students together who might not be involved in a club or organization. Last fall’s construction and remodeling left Albion College with unused stones [...]

Albion College selects Rev. Faith Fowler, ’81 as commencement speaker

Sources within the Albion College President’s office confirmed to The Pleiad this week that Reverend Faith Fowler, ’81 alumna, would be this year’s commencement speaker. Fowler is a community organizer and religious leader in Detroit, and [...]

An Albion perspective on the Charlie Hebdo attack

By Nick Diamond The Kouachi brothers, armed with AK-47 rifles, stormed the offices of a satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris on Jan. 7. They killed journalists, cartoonists and two police officers. The gunmen parted in [...]

Food hub and commercial kitchen hope to feed new food economy in Albion

Do the terms “food hub,” “commercial kitchen,” or “business incubator” mean anything to you? The answer is probably not – not yet, that is. This spring and summer, the Albion Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) plans to [...]

From the balcony to the podium: Albion native Dr. Ruth Holland Scott speaks at MLK Convocation

By Clare Kolenda The house was standing room only as Albion college students and city residents crowded in the historic Bohm Theatre last Tuesday night for the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation and Community [...]

City of Albion honors Ruth Holland Scott ahead of MLK convocation

In an event held Tuesday morning at the Albion United Methodist Church, Albion Mayor Joe Domingo and City Manager Sheryl Mitchell presented Ruth Holland Scott with a key to the city in recognition of her life’s [...]

Breaking: President Ditzler announces plan to provide local students with Albion College education

On Monday, Nov. 10, Albion College announced its largest investment to date in the revitalization of its host community. In a press conference in Norris Hall, Albion College president Mauri Ditzler unveiled the Build Albion Fellows [...]