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Albion College

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Motto Lux Fiat - Light, let there be
Established 1835
Type Private
Endowment $160 million
President Dr. Donna Randall
Faculty 130
Students 1,970 (all undergraduate)
Location Albion, MI, USA
Campus small town, 225 acres
Colors Purple and Gold
Mascot Britons
Website www.albion.edu

Albion College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Albion, Michigan. Related to the United Methodist Church, it was founded in 1835 and was the first private college in Michigan to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. It has a student population of about 1900. For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Albion is a city in Calhoun County in the south central region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Largest metro area Metro Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... The term Briton may have the following meanings: in a historical context: an inhabitant of Great Britain in pre-Roman times a descendant of Britons during a later period (e. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Liberal arts colleges in the United States are primarily liberal arts colleges with an emphasis upon undergraduate study in the liberal arts. ... Albion is a city in Calhoun County in the south central region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The United Methodist Church is the largest Methodist denomination. ... | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Phi Beta Kappa Society is an honor society which considers its mission to be fostering and recognizing excellence in undergraduate liberal arts and sciences. ...


The school's sports teams are called the Britons and the school colors are purple and gold. They participate in NCAA's Division III and the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA). The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAAs Division III. Member teams are located in the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Indiana. ...


Albion College is a member of the Great Lakes College Association and the Michigan Campus Compact, an organization dedicated to encouraging student volunteerism. The Great Lakes Colleges Association, Inc. ...


Albion Time refers to the fact that classes begin at 10 minutes past the hour. This has led to the common practice of beginning events 10 minutes later than the scheduled time.

Contents

History

The origin of Albion College lies not in the city of Albion, but about 10 miles southeast of the present location of the college. On March 23, 1835, Methodist Episcopal settlers in Spring Arbor Township obtained a charter for the Spring Arbor Seminary from the Michigan Territorial Legislature. Foundations for a building were begun in 1837 at a location about 3 miles southwest of the current village of Spring Arbor but were soon abandoned due to the economic turmoil caused by the Panic of 1837. No classes were ever held at the Spring Arbor location. The trustees applied to move the seminary to Albion in 1838, and the legislature approved the move in 1839. is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Methodist Episcopal Church, sometimes referred to as the M.E. Church, officially began at the Baltimore Christmas Conference in 1784. ... Spring Arbor Township is located Jackson County in the southern portion of Michigan. ... From 1805-1818, the western border was a line through Lake Michigan. ... Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 (MDCCCXXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Spring Arbor is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Michigan. ... Whig campaign poster blames Van Buren for hard times (1840). ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


With 60 acres (243,000 m²) of land donated by Albion pioneer, Jesse Crowell, the cornerstone was laid for the first building in 1841. In 1843, now named the Wesleyan Seminary, classes were first held in the local Methodist Church. In 1844, classes began in the newly constructed Central Building, which was rebuilt as the present Robinson Hall in 1907. Jesse Crowell (November 19, 1797-September 28, 1872) was a pioneer settler in Michigan, who platted Albion, Michigan in 1836, was its first postmaster, and played an important role in the public affairs and the development of Albion. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Jan. ... Year 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


The Albion Female Collegiate Institute was founded in 1850 by the Wesleyan Seminary Corporation. The two schools merged in 1857 under the name The Wesleyan Seminary and Female College at Albion. For the game, see: 1850 (board game) 1850 (MDCCCL) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


On February 25, 1861, both schools were completely merged under the name Albion College when the school was fully authorized by the State legislature to confer a full four-year college degree upon both men and women. is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Academics

Dr. Gene Cline, Professor of Philosophy, directs a seminar-style honors class
Dr. Gene Cline, Professor of Philosophy, directs a seminar-style honors class

Albion College offers approximately 25 academic majors leading to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees. In addition to the academic majors, numerous concentrations, academic institutes, and special programs are offered. These include the Environmental Institute, Fritz Shurmur Education Institute, the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Public Policy and Service, the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Professional Management, the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Institute, and pre-professional programs in engineering, medicine, and law. Image File history File links Gcline_seminar. ... Image File history File links Gcline_seminar. ... Engineering is the applied science of acquiring and applying knowledge to design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ... For other uses, see Doctor. ... For the fish called lawyer, see Burbot. ...


The Albion College student body is composed of approximately 1,970 students. The student to faculty ratio is 14:1. The average class size of 19 is comparable to other small liberal arts colleges. Albion College employs more than 130 full time faculty, of whom more than 95% have earned the highest degree offered in their field.


Albion College offers many opportunities for students to travel and study at other institutions. Programs are offered in Philadelphia, Chicago, London, Heidelberg, Tuebingen, Tokyo, Japan, Seoul, South Korea , Capetown, South Africa, Aix-en-provence, France, Ballyvaughan, Ireland, and Paris. Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... Map of Germany showing Heidelberg Heidelberg (halfway between Stuttgart and Frankfurt) is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Tokyo (東京; Tōkyō, lit. ... Seoul is the capital of South Korea and was, until 1945, the capital of all of Korea. ... Nickname: Motto: Spes Bona (Latin for Good Hope) Location of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape Province Coordinates: Country South Africa Province Western Cape Province Municipality City of Cape Town Government  - Type city council  - Mayor of Cape Town Helen Zille  - City manager Achmat Ebrahim[1] Area  - City 2... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ...


Albion College appears on the US News & World Report list of the top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges. U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...


Construction on a new science complex recently ended. The new Kresge Hall and remodeled Palenske Hall, Putnam Hall and the Norris Center house the Chemistry, Geology, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science departments of the college.


Campus Life

Albion College's 225 acre campus houses 93% of the students that attend the college in four dormitories (Wesley Hall, Seaton Hall, Whitehouse Hall, and the Mitchell Towers), a dormitory that focuses on foreign languanges and international programs (the Gerstacker International House) aka "I-House", upper-class apartments (the Mae Harrison Karro Residential Village, Munger Place, the Burns Street Apartments, and the Briton House Apartments), three women-only housing options (Octagon House, Ingham Hall, and Dean Hall), a Christian house (Fiske Hall), six fraternity houses, and numerous annexes. In addition to campus housing, several students live at The Goodrich Club, a co-op founded in 1932. Wesley and Seaton Halls traditionally house mostly first-year students. Wesley Hall is, by far, the largest residential building on campus with over 450 residents. Mitchell Towers and Whitehouse Hall typically are home to Sophomores and some Juniors. The Mae Karro Residential Village (commonly called "The Mae") houses Seniors. The majority of rooms in Wesley and Seaton Halls house two students with residents of each hallway sharing one community bathroom. All other dormitories have suite-style housing with two rooms sharing one bathroom between them. A typical American college dorm room A dormitory or dorm is a place to sleep. ... The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house at Lafayette College. ... The Goodrich Club is a co-op located in Albion Michigan. ...


Albion's campus is home to well over 100 student organizations. These groups — dedicated to academia, politics, sports and recreation, diversity awareness, and community service — are a large part of student life at Albion College. Groups such as "The Midnight Runners", The Albion Croquet League, College Democrats, College Republicans, Habitat for Humanity, and "Break the Silence" are examples of some of the prominent groups on campus. The College Democrats (officially named the College Democrats of America) is the official organization of the Democratic Party of the United States for college and university students. ... The College Republicans is an organization for college and university students who support the Republican Party of the United States. ... Official Habitat for Humanity logo Habitat for Humanity is an international, Christian, non-governmental, non-profit organization devoted to building quality, low-cost, affordable housing. ...


In 2006 Albion College designated one of the schools annexes as the "Environmental House." Since this time the students who live in the house have worked towards self sustainablity and raising environmental awareness on campus.

The Albion College British Eighth Marching Band plays halftime shows during all home football games
The Albion College British Eighth Marching Band plays halftime shows during all home football games

The recently constructed Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center is the only equestrian center owned by a private college in Michigan. The 340 acre facility features a state-of-the-art 81 stall barn, a grass outdoor competition arena, a sand outdoor riding arena, a 100x400ft indoor riding arena, on-site instructional facilities, three instructors, many school horses, and three competing teams. The teams compete in IDA dressage competitions and IHSA hunt seat and western competitions. In the last two years, Albion has had several riders advance to regional and zone champions with IHSA hunt seat and 2 riders compete at the IDA national championships. Image File history File links Britisheighthshow1. ... Image File history File links Britisheighthshow1. ...


The Albion College Music Department offers students numerous ensembles in which to participate. The British Eighth, the Albion College Marching Band is one of the most visible examples of the school's mascot. The British Eighth wears uniforms reminiscent of those worn by the British Royal guards at Buckingham Palace. Under the direction of current Director of Bands Dr. Sam "Mac" McIlhagga, the band has increased in size to approximately 80 members. The British Eighth achieved national recognition by marching in the 2006 Detroit Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Albion College Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Concert Choir, Jazz Ensemble, and Briton Singers perform regularly throughout the school year. The Jazz Ensemble is particularly active in performing in the Albion community. Foot guards is a term used to describe elite infantry regiments. ... Buckingham Palace and the Victoria Memorial. ... The Albion College Symphony Orchestra is the only orchestral ensemble attached to the Albion College Department of Music. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Jazz (disambiguation). ...


Athletics

Albion College's Alumni Field
Albion College's Alumni Field

The Albion College Britons field 18 intercollegiate teams, nine for men and nine for women. Albion College is a charter member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and competes in the NCAA's Division III. Men's sports at Albion include cross country, football, golf, and soccer in the fall, basketball and swimming and diving in the winter, and baseball, tennis, and track and field in the spring. The Albion women compete in cross country, golf, soccer, and volleyball in the fall, basketball and swimming and diving in the winter, and softball, tennis, and track and field in the spring. Image File history File links Alumfld. ... Image File history File links Alumfld. ... The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAAs Division III. Member teams are located in the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Indiana. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division III (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the United States. ... The Minnesota State Highschool Cross Country Meet A cross country race in Seaside, Oregon. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... This article is about the sport. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the sport. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ...


During the 2005 season, both the men's and women's basketball teams advanced to the Division III playoffs. Throughout the 2006 season, the men have been ranked in the top 10 by D3Hoops.com [1] since the beginning of the season. Albion also had the distinction of winning the Division III football championship in the year 1994.


National Championships:

  • 1994 - Football - NCAA Division III

Greek Life

Albion College is home to six general purpose social fraternities and seven general purpose social sororities. The six social fraternities each lease a house from the college. These essentially identical buildings are occupied by members of Alpha Tau Omega, Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Tau Delta, Sigma Nu, Sigma Chi, and Tau Kappa Epsilon. The seven social sororities at Albion College do not live in their lodges, but rather hold meetings and other events there. The social sororities at Albion are Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Gamma, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta, and Phi Mu. While the term fraternity can be used to describe any number of social organizations, including the Lions Club and the Shriners, fraternities and sororities are most commonly known as social organizations of higher education students in the United States and Canada but there are fraternities in the whole world (for... While the term fraternity can be used to describe any number of social organizations, including the Lions Club and the Shriners, fraternities and sororities are most commonly known as social organizations of higher education students in the United States and Canada but there are fraternities in the whole world (for... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Delta Sigma Phi (ΔΣΦ, also known as DSP, Delta Sigs or Delt Sigs at many Michigan chapters) is a fraternity established at the City College of New York in 1899 and is a charter member of the North-American Interfraternity Conference. ... Delta Tau Delta (ΔΤΔ, DTD, or Delts) is a U.S.-based international college fraternity. ... ΣΝ (Sigma Nu) is an undergraduate college fraternity with chapters in the United States and Canada. ... Sigma Chi (ΣΧ) is one of the largest and oldest all-male, college, Greek-letter social fraternities. ... Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE or Teke, pronounced T-K-E or IPA , as in teak wood) is a college fraternity with chapters in the USA, and Canada, and affiliation with a German fraternity system known as the Corps of the Weinheimer Senioren Convent (WSC). ... Alpha Chi Omega (ΑΧΩ, also known as A-Chi-O) is a womens fraternity founded on October 15, 1885. ... Alpha Kappa Alpha (ΑΚΑ) Sorority, Incorporated, is Americas first Greek-letter organization established and incorporated by Black college women. ... Alpha Xi Delta (ΑΞΔ) was founded in 1893 by ten women at Lombard College, Galesburg, Illinois, who shared a vision of an organization dedicated to the personal growth of women. ... Delta Gamma (ΔΓ) is one of the oldest and largest womens fraternities[1] in the United States and Canada, with its Executive Offices based in Columbus, Ohio. ... Kappa Alpha Theta (ΚΑΘ) is an international womens fraternity founded on January 27, 1870 at DePauw University. ... Kappa Delta (ΚΔ) is a sorority founded at the State Female Normal School, now Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. ... Phi Mu (ΦΜ) is the second oldest secret organization for women in the United States. ...


More than 40% of Albion College students are members of a social Greek organization.


Albion College is also home to nearly a dozen honorary, professional, service, and special interest fraternities. They include Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Phi Omega, Sigma Xi, Theta Alpha Phi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Iota, and Sigma Gamma Epsilon. Alpha Lambda Delta is an honor society for students who have achieved a 3. ... Alpha Phi Omega (commonly known as APO, but also ΑΦΩ, A-Phi-O, and A-Phi-Q) is a co-ed service fraternity organized to provide community service, leadership development, [1] and social opportunities to college students. ... Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society, founded in 1886, is a non-profit honor society of about 62,000 scientists and engineers elected on the basis of their research achievements or potential. ... Kappa Kappa Psi is a national honorary band fraternity dedicated to serving college and university bands. ... Omicron Delta Kappa, or OΔK, is a national leadership honor society. ... The Order of Omega is an honors society recognizing particularly meritorious men and women in the undergraduate Greek system. ... The Phi Beta Kappa Society is an honor society which considers its mission to be fostering and recognizing excellence in undergraduate liberal arts and sciences. ... Phi Mu Alpha (ΦΜΑ) Sinfonia is a collegiate social fraternity for men of musicianly character. ... // Pi Sigma Alpha (Π Σ Α), National Political Science Honor Society, was founded in 1920 at the University of Texas for the purpose of bringing together students and faculty interested in the study of government and politics. ... It has been suggested that Psi chi be merged into this article or section. ... Sigma Alpha Iota (ΣΑΙ) is a music fraternity for women. ...


Fight Song

Fyte Onne!
Fyte Onne, for Albion,
Her destiny is in your hands!
Fyte Onne, and don't give in,
No fighting Briton ever has!
Fyte Onne, You Britons strong,
For at the top you do belong!
So don't give in, I know you'll win,
Fyte Onne for Albion!


Fight Cheer - The "Io"

The school's fight cheer was a gift to the school by the class of 1900 and has no meaning in particular, but is a conglomeration of several fragments from various languages. The fight cheer is mostly recited by the British Eighth (marching band) at football games and other athletic teams at Albion.


Io triumphe! Io triumphe!
Haben swaben rebecca le animor
Whoop te whoop de sheller-te-vere
De boom de-rah de-i de-pa
Hooneka henaka whack a whack
A-hob dob bolde bora bolde bara
Con slomada hab dob rah
Albion rah!


Alma Mater

The college's song is titled "Albion, Dear Albion"


Albion, Dear Albion
Hear our song to thee
Let our joyous praise be heard
Over land and sea
Of thy noble college halls
Of thy campus fair
Sing we with gladness
Here and everywhere.


Albion, Dear Albion
Let thy pure light shine
In the hearts of noble ones
Radiantly sublime
All who in thy college halls
Learned thy precepts rare
Let them sing praises
To alma mater fair.


Albion, Dear Albion
Fondest memories
Light our pathway far from home
Through the distant days
So we now our homage bring
Breathe this fervent prayer
Father in Heaven
Keep our Albion Fair


Father in Heaven
Keep our Albion fair.


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Presidents

  • Dr. Donna M. Randall (2007 - )
  • Dr. Peter T. Mitchell(1997 - 2007)
  • Dr. Melvin L. Vulgamore (1983 - 1997)
  • Dr. Bernard T. Lomas (1970 - 1983)
  • Dr. Louis W. Norris (1960 - 1970)
  • Dr. William W. Whitehouse (1945 - 1960)
  • Dr. John Lawrence Seaton (1924 - 1945)
  • John Wesley Laird (1921 - 1924)
  • Dr. Samuel F. Dickie (1901 - 1921)
  • John Ashley (1898 - 1901)
  • Lewis Ransom Fiske (1877 - 1898)
  • William B. Silber (1870 - 1871)
  • J.L.G. McKown (1869 - 1870)
  • George Beiners Jocelyn (1864 - 1869 and 1871 - 1877)
  • Thomas H. Sinex (1854 - 1864)
  • Ira Mayhew (1853 - 1864)
  • Clark T. Hinman (1846 - 1853)
  • Rev. Charles Franklin Stockwell (1843 - 1845)

Note: William C. Ferguson served as interim president for six months in 1997. Lewis Ransom Fiske (December 24or [1], 1825 — February 14, 1901) was an educator from the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Clark Titus Hinman (August 3, 1819 - October 21, 1854) was the first president of Northwestern University. ...


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The Albion women compete in cross country, golf, soccer, and volleyball in the fall, basketball and swimming and diving in the winter, and softball, tennis, and track and field in the spring.
The social sororities at Albion are Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Gamma, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta, and Phi Mu.
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Albion is a city in Calhoun County in the south central region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Albion incorporated as a village in 1855 and as a city in 1885.
Albion is positioned 42.24 degrees north of the equator and 84.75 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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