Attention Seniors! Annual Grad Fair on 2/20 & 2/22

Calling all Seniors walking the stage this May: Please stop by the KC Stack on either Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Thursday, Feb. 22 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for Albion College’s annual Grad Fair!

You’ll meet with various departments to complete the tasks necessary to walk across the stage at Commencement on May 4, including: the Albion College Bookstore, Campus Life, the Career and Internship Center, Institutional Advancement: Senior Class gift, the Registrar’s Office and Student Accounting.

Bring any and all Commencement-related questions with you. We look forward to seeing you there!

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2024 by Jordan Revenaugh (

Interested in a Law Enforcement Career?

Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair

When: Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Marshall Regional Law Enforcement Center, 714 N Old 27, Marshall, MI

Who: Marshall PD, Michigan State Police, Calhoun County Sheriff’s Dept., NHBP Tribal PD, Battle Creek PD, Emmett Twp., PS, Albion PS, and Calhoun County Dispatch.

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

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2024 by Dawn Hernandez (

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 (

Free Writing Consultations!

The semester is well underway, and you’ve probably got a paper, presentation, research project, or proposal to work on. Schedule a writing consultation! Peer Writing Consultants can help you:

  • Figure out an assignment’s requirements
  • Come up with some initial ideas
  • Experiment with different outlining/drafting strategies
  • Manage your time to get writing done
  • Find and use sources
  • Make sure your draft is clearly organized
  • Polish the final piece

Bring an assignment from any class, and at any point in the writing process! Virtual consultations available upon request.

Posted on Thursday, February 01, 2024 by Angela Zito (

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 (

Gildart Writing Contest for Sophomores

The Gildart Writing Prizes honor Robert H. Gildart, professor of creative writing at Albion College for 25 years. Cash awards of $100, $250, or $500 are awarded to sophomores in the categories of poetry, fiction, and drama. Sophomore students may submit more than one work but total submissions for each category should not exceed 15 pages (25 pages for drama). Each entry should have a title page that says “Gildart 2024” which includes your name, student number, and KC box number. Entries selected for a prize will be notified in April. Submit entries to the English Department’s main office (Vulgamore 406) or Mary Morrow ( no later than Monday, March 11 at noon.

Posted on Thursday, February 01, 2024 by Mary Morrow (

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 (