Category Archives: Students

Free 3D prints in the Innovation Lab – for a limited time 

The 3D Innovations Club is sponsoring free 3D prints for students starting Monday Oct. 23rd until Friday, Nov. 10. Interested in 3D printing an object or learning the process of 3D printing? Stop by the Innovation Lab in Seeley-Mudd during open hours and talk to a staff member about how to get started! 

Innovation Lab Hours: 

  • Mon-Thurs 8 am-9 pm
  • Friday 8 am-5 pm
  • Saturday 1 pm-5 pm
  • Sunday 1 pm-9 pm

The 3D Innovations Club meets every other Thursday from 6-7 pm in the Innovation Lab and anyone is welcome to join. We spend our meetings learning 3D design and printing, and will look at a competition next semester.

Join us from 5-9 pm on Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Albion College Innovation Lab (Seeley-Mudd Library) for our Halloween party. We’ll have scary Virtual Reality games, Halloween themed snacks, and more! 

We look forward to seeing you in the Lab!

Posted on Saturday, October 21, 2023 by Binderiya Tumurchuluun (BT12@albion.edu)

Albion College spring course at Jackson Prison

You are invited to learn more about a unique, transformative learning opportunity: The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. Inside-Out brings college students together with incarcerated people to study as peers in a seminar behind prison walls. It is a semester-long academic course, meeting once a week, through which 15 “outside” (Albion) students and the same number of “inside” (incarcerated) students attend class together inside prison.

Spring 2024 — SOC 230: Men & Masculinities (NO PREREQUISITE)
Thursdays 5-9:30pm, taught by Dr. Scott Melzer

To learn more about Inside-Out, SOC 230, and the application process, attend ONE of the informational meetings:

(1) Virtual — Tuesday, Oct 24, 12:15-1p  (meet.google.com/ysx-nuoy-dau)

(2) ROB 406 (in person) — Wednesday, Oct 25, 4:15-5P

If you are unable to attend the meeting but would like to submit an application, you should obtain notes from an attendee, check out http://www.insideoutcenter.org/ and contact Dr. Melzer.

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 by Scott Melzer (smelzer@albion.edu)

Albion Community Garden clean-up Oct. 21

On Saturday 10/21, beginning at 8 am, the Center for Sustainability and the Environment (CSE) is joining community members for the annual fall clean-up of the Albion Community Garden at 1009 N. Jefferson St., Albion.

We are putting the gardens to bed for the winter and could use your help.  CSE and the Student Farm partnered with the Community Garden  this year and together we have grown and produced nearly 5000 lbs of produce for the community of Albion.  Volunteers can come when and for how long as they are able. We are offering rides to student volunteers if needed (contact Thom Wilch (twilch@albion.edu).

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 by Thom Wilch (twilch@albion.edu)

Attention creative writers

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is just around the corner, and the Albion District Library and AC Writing Consulting program are hosting a series of events to support ALL Albion novelists! NaNoWriMo challenges writers to produce 50,000 words throughout November, providing a platform for camaraderie, competition, and continual support every day of the month. Here in Albion, you can prepare for NaNoWriMo by attending our “Character Development and Time Management” workshop on Saturday, October 28. Register here!

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 by Angela Zito (azito@albion.edu)

TRIO Opportunities Fair Oct. 23

TRIO will host an Opportunities Fair, Monday, Oct. 23 from 12:15-1 p.m. in the Cutler Center (first floor). You can learn about:

Bring a friend and stop by for a few minutes or stay the whole time. This is a great opportunity to learn about the areas that interest you. Questions can be directed to Jackie Gutierrez at jgutierrez@albion.edu

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 by Jackie Gutierrez (jgutierrez@albion.edu)

24th Annual Marilyn Crandell Schleg Lecture Oct. 26

Please join us for the Marilyn Crandell Schleg Lecture on October 26 at 7pm in Bobbitt Auditorium. Finding Community Through the Practice of Oral History, will feature a panel of speakers from Eastern Michigan University. The practice of Oral History has the ability to create community for those who feel that their stories have been excluded from traditional archival spaces, but also a community of practice. Alexis Braun Marks, University Archivist; Matt Jones, University Archives Lecturer and Oral History Program Coordinator; and Akaiia Ridley, ’22, current University Archives Graduate Assistant, Albion alumna and creator of The Beginning of Belonging: Exploring the Black History of Albion College will discuss how the oral history program at EMU was established, how they are building community, the creation of the mobile oral history booth (The Aiere), developing the overall program, involving graduate students, and connecting to different community partners. We hope to see you there!

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 by Elizabeth Palmer (epalmer@albion.edu)

Green Day is Oct. 26

Green Day is coming soon! The Center for Sustainability and the Environment is gearing up for a spectacular event with plenty of pumpkins, donuts, and cider. Fall Green Day showcases student work and projects and provides opportunities for students to learn more about local and regional environmental and sustainability initiatives and organizations. We would love to have you join us Thursday 10/26 from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Science Atrium as we celebrate Albion students and their efforts to make Albion more sustainable and environmentally conscious.

 

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023 by Thom Wilch (twilch@albion.edu)