Ford Institute, City Welcome 120 for Week of Volunteering

A group of 120 volunteers from a church in Illinois volunteered for a week in Albion earlier this month.

A member of Knox Presbyterian Church at Albion's Holland Park Playground build
Albion College's Ford Institute was hopping June 14-20 as staffers organized a visit by 120 members of Knox Presbyterian Church from Naperville, Illinois. The church, which has a College connection via the Ford Institute, chose the Albion community as its annual mission trip destination.

Beyond Albion Post Graduate Fair: April 9

Robinson Hall"Beyond Albion" (formally known as Serving the People) is a post-graduate fair focusing on the fields of public service, non-profit, law and business and management. Schools, organizations and agencies have the opportunity to recruit from Albion College’s pool of talented students with strong liberal arts backgrounds.

Stabenow Chief of Staff Bill Sweeney, '98, Visits Ford Institute to Talk Partisanship

Bill Sweeney, '98

Bill Sweeney, '98
Alumnus Bill Sweeney, '98, chief of staff for U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, will discuss partisanship in Washginton, D.C., on Wednesday, October 29, at 7 p.m. in Albion College's Bobbitt Visual Arts Center, as a guest of the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service.

Landmark Internship: Walles, '15, Helps Bring Back the Bohm

Andrea Walles, '15

Andrea Walles, '15
Internships usually provide knowledge and new skills; some lead to permanent employment. For Andrea Walles, ’15, her experience went further: she landed a seat on the board of directors. “I’ve been appointed to a three-year term, even though I’m graduating in a year,” says Walles, who spent last spring semester working with Albion’s Friends of the Bohm Theatre. The internship, offered through the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service, was made possible by the Class of 1960 Albion Community Intern Endowment.

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