Chat with seminary representative about ministry, LGBTQ inclusion today

Sara Babcock, director of admissions at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, will visit Albion College today, Monday, October 23rd. She will hang out at Reading Between the Grinds (library) to chat about seminary (graduate education in religion/ministry) and LGBTQIA+ inclusion in Christian spaces from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.  You can also set up a meeting with her for another time. Email assistant director for spiritual wellness Laura Todd at ltodd@albion.edu for more information.

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023 by Laura Todd (ltodd@albion.edu)

Buddhist meditation, Q&A with local Monk today

Today at 5:00 P.M., Prior Chiezan Tomczyk of the SokukoJi Buddhist Temple Monastery in Battle Creek will lead a guided meditation and answer questions about Buddhism, including basics, what it is like to be a Buddhist monk in his order, and how to apply meditation ‘off the cushion’. The session will be held in the Umbrella House basement. Whether you are new to meditation, a practicing Buddhist, or just curious about Buddhism, all are welcome.

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023 by Laura Todd (ltodd@albion.edu)

LGBrITS Meeting

Come join us queens, kings and everyone!! Chill and a enjoyable place to discuss life, school, gender and sexuality. We will also be promoting events we sponsor.  SAVE THE DATES BELOW!

Meeting Dates:

Time For The Meetings Will Be From 5:30pm-7:30pm

11/10/2023 (Umbrella House)

12/01/2023 (Umbrella House)

01/19/2024 (Umbrella House)

02/02/2024 (Umbrella House)

02/16/2024 (Umbrella House)

03/01/2024 (Umbrella House)

03/15/2024 (Umbrella House)

03/29/2024 (Umbrella House)

04/12/2024 (Umbrella House)

04/26/2024 (Umbrella House)

*Updated post with the time for the meetings and also all our meetings are ready on the CORQ app so check that out too 🙂

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023 by Karolina Kepa (kjk12@albion.edu)

Buddhist meditation, Q&A with local Monk tomorrow

Tomorrow, October 23rd at 5:00 P.M., Prior Chiezan Tomczyk of the SokukoJi Buddhist Temple Monastery in Battle Creek will lead a guided meditation and answer questions about Buddhism, including basics, what it is like to be a Buddhist monk in his order, and how to apply meditation ‘off the cushion’. The session will be held in the Umbrella House basement. Whether you are new to meditation, a practicing Buddhist, or just curious about Buddhism, all are welcome.

Posted on Sunday, October 22, 2023 by Laura Todd (ltodd@albion.edu)

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)

Delta Sigma Pi Virtual information session Oct. 26.

Do you have an interest in business or a business-related field?  Is your major or minor in a business-related field?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, plan to join the virtual information session to learn more about Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity (we are the Pi Tau chapter at Albion College).  When you are a member, you are investing in your leadership development, career advancement opportunities, increasing your network, and gaining access to scholarships and other financial support.  Join the brotherhood now.  Interested but can’t join?  No worries – contact Dr. Vicki Baker (vbaker@albion.edu) who is the chapter advisor to learn more.

Join with Google Meet
meet.google.com/vvz-fkyn-tcb
Join by phone
‪(US) +1 208-856-8210‬ PIN: ‪323 196 855‬#

Posted on Saturday, October 21, 2023 by Vicki L Baker (vbaker@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)

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)