Britonline February 2012

Albion College


Plans Under Way for Second Phase of Athletic Facility Improvements

Baseball Complex


A new era in Albion College athletics will begin following completion of major improvements planned for Alumni Field. The upgrades include the construction of a soccer/lacrosse competition facility, the relocation of softball's Dempsey Field to the southeast corner of Alumni Field, and the reconfiguration of baseball's Frank Joranko Field. Also planned are a new entrance to Alumni Field, serving as a gateway to the entire complex, and a centrally located outdoor plaza that will offer a gathering space for players and fans. LEARN MORE


Kubrick Documentary Takes Albion Professor to Red Carpet

In Rodney Ascher's Room 237, which made its debut Jan. 23 at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Albion College history professor Geoff Cocks provides insight into how Kubrick's use of objects, numbers, colors, and music in the 1980 classic The Shining relate to the Holocaust. READ MORE


Cameroon Trip Challenges First-Year Students' Thoughts About Africa

A small group of first-year Albion College students spent their initial semester on campus last fall in a First-Year Seminar course designed to acquaint the young scholars with another side of Africa they may have never considered in Cameroon. READ MORE



Albion on the Road

We're all aware of on-campus events like Homecoming and reunions that bring alumni back to Albion. But did you know that we bring Albion College to you by planning events in your area?


From intimate weeknight Alumni Chapter events at local eateries, to group seats at a Detroit Tigers game; from a large regional event with President Donna Randall to a guest lecture by a beloved professor. These are just a few examples of ways we are taking Albion College On the Road. Alumni events help keep you connected to your classmates and friends, other Britons in your area, faculty, staff, and even current students!


Visit our calendar to see a full list of upcoming events and learn about exciting opportunities for alumni, parents, family and friends to gather. Or, visit the photo galleries to check out some of our past events. We look forward to seeing you soon!



February Is Matching Gift Month

Did you know that February is national Matching Gift Month? Now is the perfect time to let your employer help you double or triple the impact of your gift to Albion College! Each year, thousands of companies offer matching gift programs that double or triple their employees’ charitable contributions. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. The process is fast and easy!


Look up your company’s matching gift policy at


Don’t miss this opportunity to have an even greater impact
on Albion College and our students.



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