International Recognition: Professor Bu Invited to Austria
Austria has invited history Professor Liping Bu to be the keynote speaker at the academic conference in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the countryâ??s Fulbright Program. "It's a great honor," she says.
Service Learning: Sharing Shakespeare and Life Stories
Alma classes impact the community in many ways, from second graders in a local school to residents of Masonic Pathways. â??I donâ??t know who learns or serves more. I just know that it changes everyone involved for the better,â?? says Joanne Gilbert.
Bender Explores the Genius of Virginia Woolf
Carol Bender had a certain destination on her mind during her sabbatical last winter term: London. The English professor spent her sabbatical preparing for her Spring Term travel course on Virginia Woolf and London.
Renovations Planned for Softball Field
Extensive renovations are planned for Scots Park, the home of the Alma College softball team, including a repositioned field, larger dugouts, permanent home run fence, warm-up areas, storage facility and press box.
The 2010 Distinguished Alumnus: David Provost '76
Armed with a business strategy and a vision for customer-focused service, David Provost â??76 rescues a failing bank and revitalizes a community. â??Alma gave me the liberal arts base that you need to be able to go in 10 different directions,â?? he says.