Category Archives: Faculty and Staff

Overlapping Histories of American Cities and American Foreign Relations, Monday at 4:15

American Cities and the World: Global Histories in Unexpected Places is the topic of a talk by Andrew Klein, Monday, Feb. 5, 4:15 p.m. in Robinson 203. Klein is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a candidate for assistant professor of history at Albion College. Please join the History department to hear how local struggles for freedom and democracy in American cities in the 19th and 20th centuries contributed to the globalization of the United States. This event is free and open to the public.

Posted on Thursday, February 01, 2024 by Ellen Wilch (ewilch@albion.edu)

Catholic Women and Feminism from the 1950s through the 1980s, Friday at 4:15

Beyond Birth Control: Catholic Women, Childbirth, and Early Motherhood, 1950-1990 is the topic of a talk by Dr. Emily Smith, Friday, Feb. 2, 4:15 p.m., in Robinson 203. Dr. Smith, currently a visiting assistant professor of Religion at Wabash College, is a candidate for assistant professor of history at Albion College. Please join the History department for an engaging lecture on Catholic women and feminist thought. This event is free and open to the public.

Posted on Thursday, February 01, 2024 by Ellen Wilch (ewilch@albion.edu)

Sigma Chi Bowling Tournament Fundraiser

Join the brothers of Sigma Chi Saturday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at University Lanes for a fundraiser bowling tournament. The tournament is a doubles scotch style, with a cost of 60 dollars for the two (30 a person). Three games are guaranteed, with a tournament bracket for those who advance. Cash prizes will be given to winners, as well as 50/50 raffles. All proceeds will go to The Huntsmen Cancer Foundation. Visit @sigmachi_albion on instagram for full details. Reach out to Jimmy (517-706-1312) for any and all questions!

Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 by Brayden Stavros (bas22@albion.edu)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) – Free Income Tax Preparation

We have appointment times for this tax season. Call Renee Harlow, at 517-629-0419 to schedule an appointment. Appointment times are Wednesdays, at 3:15 and 4:30 p.m. and Fridays, at 12 and 1:15 p.m. in Robinson Hall, Room 106, Gerstacker Computer Lab.

Student volunteers will prepare and e-file Federal and Michigan tax returns for students, faculty and staff (who make $60,000 or less). They can also prepare Albion tax returns for mailing. This free service is also open to the greater Albion community. The Albion College Accounting Society is sponsoring this program under Professors Leah Parker-Roth, and Dr. O’Brien. Students have completed and passed an IRS testing/training program called Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 by Renee Harlow (rharlow@albion.edu)

Are you in a pre-health program and would like to gain medical experience?

Being a medical scribe may be the right choice for you! As a Medical Scribe, you will have the opportunity to learn new medical terminology, experience real-life medical scenarios, work closely with medical providers, and earn letters of recommendation to aid in the advancement of your medical education/career.

iScribe will be tabling in the KC on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop by to learn more about this great opportunity.

Contact the Career and Internship Center at careers@albion.edu or 517-629-0332 for further questions.

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 by Dawn Hernandez (dhernandez@albion.edu)

FURSCA Student Showcase

The Department of Art and Art History is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibitions in the Munro and Dickinson galleries, located in the Bobbitt Visual Arts Center:

In the Munro Gallery: Art & Art History FURSCA Showcase, featuring art by students Rana Huwais, ’24, and Dulce ‘Dany’ Martinez Chavez, ’24. This show runs from Jan. 29 – Feb. 9. Please join us on Friday, Feb. 9, from 3 to 5 p.m. for a closing reception with the student artists.

In the Dickinson Gallery: Prints from the Albion College Collection

Weekly gallery hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fridays, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 by Mary Morrow (mmorrow@albion.edu)

Censored History workshop Thursday, Feb. 1, 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Library

What goes better together than pizza and professors? Come for the pepperoni (or gluten-free and vegetarian options) — stay for a workshop to learn more about censorship and its impact on history education, critical thinking, and the common good. History department faculty members will lead small-group activities and conversation around current efforts to censor history curricula in the US, and we’ll explore critical repercussions for our country today and in the future. Serving up pizza, pop, and a warning about the future of democracy, Thursday, Feb. 1, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Albion College Library’s Mudd Learning Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 by Ellen Wilch (ewilch@albion.edu)

Monday Meditation

Albion College Spiritual life and local Buddhist meditation teachers will facilitate a meditation in Kellogg 405 from 7 to 7:45 p.m., Monday, Feb. 5. Teachers Bruce and Teri Nelson are lay practitioners and authorized meditation instructors in the Kagyu-Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. Anyone interested in learning more about meditation is welcome. Chairs and cushions will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 by Kaden Cunningham (kwc12@albion.edu)