Spring Term at Alma is a one-month immersion on a single academic topic that offers learning experiences not typically available during the more traditional 15-week fall and winter terms. For example, during Spring Term 2012, students observed lizards in Bermuda, studied modern economic development in India, performed dance in Taiwan, examined renewable energy in Europe and investigated medicinal plants in the Amazon rainforest....
Colleen O’Toole Graduation: 2008
Major: Sociology and Religious Studies
Colleen O’Toole ’08 chose to attend Alma College not once, but twice.
Inspired by a philanthropy class, she took a year off between her sophomore and junior years of college to join the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), which aims to strengthen communities through team-based service.