A Mother-Son Experience: Art at the Library
What began as an art project for a summer practicum course turned into an unforgettable memory for mother-and-son Sue and Andrew Wright.
Posted: Wed, October 28th, 2009 at 9:04AM
War Hero Matt Eversmann Speaks on Veterans Day
A former U.S. Army Ranger whose heroic efforts during the historic battle in Mogadishu, Somalia, in the early 1990s were chronicled in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down” will be the featured speaker as Alma College commemorates Veterans Day.
Posted: Tue, October 27th, 2009 at 10:29AM
First-year Students Advocate for Hunger Awareness
Among the 17 academic service-learning classes being taught this fall at Alma College is Joanne Gilbert’s First Year Seminar on Performance Advocacy in which students serve at the Community Café and interview the participants.
Posted: Mon, October 19th, 2009 at 8:47AM
Honduras-born Freshman Becomes U.S. Citizen
The first thing you notice about Alejandro Orellana is his big smile. It seems to stretch from ear to ear. The Honduras-born freshman at Alma College has a reason to smile: He became a U.S. citizen last month.
Posted: Mon, October 19th, 2009 at 8:42AM
Community Art Show Celebrates Local Creativity
Sculptures made from car Bondo, color prints and intricate pastel landscapes are among the creative artwork on display at the Community Art Invitational presented by Alma College and the Creative Arts Guild of Mid-Michigan.
Posted: Sun, October 18th, 2009 at 2:59PM
Notable Michigan Author To Share Her Writings
Author and poet Anne-Marie Oomen, recipient of the Michigan Notable Book Award for Pulling Down the Barn, is coming to Alma College to read from her works.
Posted: Sun, October 18th, 2009 at 9:50AM
Musical Drama Explores Life of Women During Holocaust
Internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and actor Claudia Stevens is coming to Alma College to perform the critically acclaimed story of an elderly concentration camp musician who performed in the women’s orchestra at Auschwitz during the Holocaus
Posted: Sun, October 18th, 2009 at 9:28AM
Health Update: Campus Is Open; Students Inoculated
Alma College is open, and students are attending classes as scheduled. While several local school districts, including Alma Public Schools, have closed, Alma College has not experienced significantly high numbers of students reporting flu-like symptoms. T
Posted: Thu, October 15th, 2009 at 3:32PM
Students to Seniors: Ready, Set, Action!
Dana Aspinall’s first venture into teaching a service learning class has resulted in a partnership with Masonic Pathways for the production of a medieval history play as performed by the residents of the senior living facility.
Posted: Thu, October 15th, 2009 at 9:14AM
Homecoming 2009: Student Royalty, Alumni Celebration
Alumni returning for Homecoming enjoyed a cool but dry Saturday full of the all the traditional festivities. See our photo review.
Posted: Mon, October 12th, 2009 at 9:35AM
Open Windows Campaign Successfully Concludes Early
Alma College has successfully completed its largest fund-raising campaign in its history more than nine months ahead of schedule.
Posted: Sun, October 11th, 2009 at 2:43PM
Alma Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 50th Season
The Alma Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 50th anniversary season with a gala opening concert that covers the gamut of emotions and drama, plus highlights the talents of an award-winning guest pianist.
Posted: Fri, October 9th, 2009 at 9:28AM
Fools Are Aplenty in This Theatrical Farce
The Roaring Twenties, slamming doors, loose costumes and Paris are all parts of Alma College's theatrical production of "An Absolute Turkey."
Posted: Fri, October 9th, 2009 at 9:22AM
Prolific Author Mary Ruefle Reads from Her Works
Author Mary Ruefle, a prolific writer of poetry and prose, will read from her works during a visit to Alma College.
Posted: Fri, October 9th, 2009 at 9:18AM
Scientist Jared Diamond To Discuss Societal Success
One of the world’s most celebrated scientists will explore the connection between sustainability efforts and societal success when he delivers the 2009 Robert D. Swanson Responsible Leadership Speaker Series keynote address at Alma College.
Posted: Fri, October 2nd, 2009 at 8:39AM