Persevering on the Appalachian Trail
Thru-hiking the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail results in greater aerobic fitness and lower cardiovascular stress, according to a research study by an Alma College research team. Most hikers also maintain appropriate nutrient levels.
Posted: Mon, March 31st, 2008 at 1:47PM
SIFE Team Wins Another Regional Title
The Alma College Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team claimed its eighth consecutive regional championship after presenting its yearlong community economic and business outreach projects to a panel of business leaders March 24-25 in Chicago.
Posted: Fri, March 28th, 2008 at 10:37AM
ASO, Choir Join Forces for 'Messiah'
The Alma Symphony Orchestra will join forces with the combined Alma College Choirs for a season-finale masterworks concert of choral and orchestral music, including highlights from Handel’s “Messiah.”
Posted: Thu, March 27th, 2008 at 1:57PM
'The Dining Room' Features Multiple Characters
“The Dining Room,” presented April 3-6, is a play that exposes audiences to a type of theatre that deviates from the norm.
Posted: Thu, March 27th, 2008 at 1:51PM
Undersea Explorer Delivers Honors Day Address
American marine biologist, environmentalist and oceanographer Sylvia Earle, known as ambassador for the world’s oceans, will deliver the keynote address for Alma College’s 12th annual Honors Day.
Posted: Tue, March 25th, 2008 at 5:02PM
MCC Honors 12 Students for Community Service
Twelve Alma College students will be rewarded for their dedication and commitment to community service during the 12th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards April 5 at the Holiday Inn-South in Lansing.
Posted: Tue, March 25th, 2008 at 5:00PM
Model UN Team Captures Top Awards
For the 12th straight year, the Alma College Model United Nations team has captured at least one “outstanding” award at the National Model United Nations Conference. This year, however, Alma students went a step further.
Posted: Mon, March 24th, 2008 at 1:25PM
Kiltie Wind Ensemble Performs Spring Concert
The Alma College Kiltie Wind Ensemble’s annual spring concert features a variety of music everyone will enjoy, according to David Zerbe, director of the ensemble.
Posted: Mon, March 24th, 2008 at 8:57AM
Seniors Share Inspirational, Innovative Art
Nine Alma College seniors are showcasing artwork that they feel best represent what they have learned and accomplished over the past four years.
Posted: Wed, March 19th, 2008 at 11:22AM
Memorial Service Planned for Bishop Makarios
A memorial service celebrating the life and legacy of Bishop Dr. Thomas Mar Makarios is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday, April 6 in the Dunning Memorial Chapel at Alma College. All are welcome.
Posted: Sat, March 15th, 2008 at 2:06PM
Forums To Address Youth Obesity, Michigan's Economy
The economic and social costs of youth obesity and the state’s economic crisis are the topics of this spring's final two Michigan Issues Forums developed by Alma College students.
Posted: Sat, March 15th, 2008 at 2:03PM
Writer-in-Residence John Rybicki To Read Poetry
Author John Rybicki will celebrate the publishing of his new book of poetry, “We Bed Down Into Water,” during a public reading at Alma College.
Posted: Fri, March 14th, 2008 at 2:42PM
Storyteller To Highlight Women from World Folklore
Storyteller Dawn Daniels will share stories of women from world folklore during a Women’s Month event at Alma College.
Posted: Thu, March 13th, 2008 at 2:45PM
Students Selected to Attend Clinton Global Conference
Two Alma College students have been selected to attend the inaugural Clinton Global Initiative University Conference at Tulane University March 14-16 in New Orleans.
Posted: Fri, March 7th, 2008 at 9:32AM
Spring Dance Concert Features ‘Catharsis’
A colorful collection of ballet, modern and jazz pieces will highlight the annual spring performance of the Alma College Dance Company.
Posted: Fri, March 7th, 2008 at 9:29AM
Former President of Mexico To Speak at Alma
Vicente Fox, president of Mexico from 2000 through 2006, will be the keynote speaker for the 2008 Robert D. Swanson Responsible Leadership Speaker Series at Alma College.
Posted: Thu, March 6th, 2008 at 8:42AM
Michigan Poet Visits for Reading
The Michigan Author Speaker Series at Alma College presents Grand Rapids poet Rodney Torreson at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 in the Alma College Library.
Posted: Wed, March 5th, 2008 at 1:34PM
Conference Examines Impact of DDT on Health, Environment
Alma College and the Pine River Superfund Task Force have organized an international conference that examines the impact of DDT on human health and the environment.
Posted: Wed, March 5th, 2008 at 10:02AM
Education Students Work With Local Children
Students in Peggy Thelen’s “Introduction to Early Childhood” class are getting an opportunity to work with children in the Alma community.
Posted: Wed, March 5th, 2008 at 9:23AM