Albion College

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>Albion College students teach Albion Public Schools students lessons ‘beyond the walls of the classrooms’

>On May 7, Melissa Shaw turned her tassel at Albion College’s graduation ceremony. By May 9, she played “fitness bingo” and taught second-graders at Harrington Elementary School how to use pedometers as part of the Maymester Boundary Crossing program. As one of 30 Albion College students who implemented interdisciplinary lessons as full-time interns with Albion … Continue reading

>Muslim Student Association member at Albion College shares feelings after death of Osama bin Laden

>Ifrah Majeed has reacted with the same hope and relief as many young Americans following the death of Osama bin Laden. Only the Albion College junior is a practicing Muslim American. “When I first heard the news, I was really glad we finally got him and it was basically a period of reflection for me,” … Continue reading

>Albion College professors receive $121,000 research grant from NASA Astrobiology Institute

>While examining how asteroids and comets might have played a role in the origin of life, Albion College professors Nicolle Zellner and Vanessa McCaffery caught the attention of NASA officials. Impressed with the duo’s creativity and Zellner’s devotion to a pilot study of shock chemistry, the NASA Astrobiology Institute granted them $121,000 to continue research … Continue reading

>Albion College swimming coach and his sons honored for saving two lives while on vacation in Hawaii

> Albion College swimming and diving coach Keith Havens taught his boys that someone else’s bad fortune was always a terrific opportunity to make a difference in their lives. Over the years that has meant stopping on the side of the road to assist drivers or administering CPR to unlucky swimmers who desperately needed attention. … Continue reading

>Albion College students in France studying education system

> A small group of Albion College students will celebrate the New Year with their families before boarding a plane bound for France to observe the French New Year, or le Jour de l’An. It’s the beginning of a cultural and educational experience with Albion’s sister city of Noisy-le-Roi, just outside of Paris. From Jan. … Continue reading