Institutional Advancement

College Tallies Major Fundraising Gains

Ferguson Hall

Ferguson Hall
There’s always a certain buzz in the air as fall semester approaches. At Albion, that buzz has become a deeper momentum on a number of fronts: the largest first-year class of the decade, a new hotel project downtown and, through the continued generosity of donors, a significant increase in giving to the College. The Institutional Advancement division raised $11,618,205 for the 2015 fiscal year, which ended June 30. That figure includes funds from gifts, pledges and deferred pledges, and overall the total represents a 56 percent increase from the year before.

Founders' Day Marks Albion College's 180th Birthday

Founder's Day cake, marking Albion College's 180th birthday

Founder's Day cake, marking Albion College's 180th birthday
The Albion College community gathered in the Kellogg Center living room on Monday, March 23, to celebrate exactly 180 years since the institution's establishment, which became official with the signature of Michigan Territorial Governor Stevens T. Mason in 1835. President Mauri Ditzler cut the first piece of the "birthday cake," kicking off five days of Philanthropy Week activities.

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Championship Anniversary Football Video Wins Award

Albion 1994 football, The Perfect Season, 20th anniversary documentary

Albion 1994 football, The Perfect Season, 20th anniversary documentary
A documentary released this past fall celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Albion College football team’s road to the 1994 NCAA Division III national championship received a Gold Award at the 2015 West Michigan ADDYs, part of the American Advertising Awards series, during a February 26 ceremony in downtown Grand Rapids. Full Circle Marketing and Design, whose principal is Steve Harney, '97, created the film, which can be seen on albion1994.com.

Fowler, '81, to Address Class of 2015 at Albion Commencement

Faith Fowler, Albion College Class of 1981, will speak at 2015 Commencement.

Faith Fowler, Albion College Class of 1981, will speak at 2015 Commencement on May 9.
A Detroit impact-maker at the individual and community levels for nearly 30 years, particularly in the fight against poverty, Rev. Faith Fowler, ’81, will deliver the Commencement address to Albion College’s Class of 2015 on Saturday, May 9, at 1 p.m. from the steps of Kresge Gymnasium on the College Quadrangle.

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