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Angela Sheets speaks about $1 million donation

Towards the end of Mauri Ditzler’s inaugural ceremony, it was hard not to feel stirred by the enthusiasm and hopeful energy that radiated off the Quad. The announcement of a $1 million donation by Albion College [...]

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 [...]

Albion College inaugurates 16th president Mauri Ditzler

On Friday, Sept. 12, Albion College inaugurated its 16th president, Mauri Ditzler.  Ditzler, who officially assumed the duties of college president July 1, came to Albion after serving as president of Monmouth College in Illinois. The [...]

Dispatch: Pleiad from Senegal

Pleiad from Senegal is a guest column by former Pleiad editor-in-chief Nicholas Diamond. Nick is abroad in Senegal, studying public health, French and Wolof.  He’ll be reporting about health challenges and cultural experiences while in Dakar.   Every morning, [...]

Albion College joins Kalamazoo Promise

The last thing most college students want to think about is student loans: that haunting, gruesome, ugly lump of money just waiting to get paid back after college. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, [...]

Q&A with Senator Randy Richardville

Randy Richardville, ’81 alumus, is the Senate Majority Leader for the Michigan State Senate.  Richardville then spent time in the private sector, working at both furniture manufacturers La-Z-Boy and Herman Miller before first running for the [...]

Documentary shows importance of hula as art

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May), Albion College screened the documentary Holo Mai Pele or Pele Travels, which tells the story of an ancient Hawaiian myth. The event was sponsored by Intercultural Affairs, [...]

It’s not what you know, but who you know

The Albion experience continued for more than 40 alumni at a networking event on Thursday, March 27 at Granite City Food and Brewery in Troy, Mich. This was the second of two events coordinated by the college’s [...]

Pleiad recognized at Leadership Dessert

Yesterday, on April 8, The Pleiad‘s editor-in-chief recognized four student journalists for contributions to the staff at the Sleight Leadership Dessert.  The Albion College office of campus programs and organizations honored student achievement with funding from the Sleight [...]

Organizational culture and leadership lecture

Last Thursday, April 3, Albion College students and faculty alike poured into the Norris Auditorium. They gathered at 7 p.m. to listen to a lecture hosted by the Gerstacker Institute and psychology department. Together, these collegiate [...]