Community Building Topic of Inauguration Symposium
National and regional panelists will discuss the 21st century challenges of American communities during an inauguration symposium at Alma College.
Posted: Wed, March 30th, 2011 at 8:03AM
Medical Relief Physician Gives Honors Day Address
The founder of Doctors Without Borders Canada, the Nobel Prize-winning humanitarian and medical relief organization, will share lessons from his experiences around the world during his keynote address for Alma College’s 15th annual Honors Day.
Posted: Mon, March 28th, 2011 at 10:47AM
Students Honored for Commitment to Service
Standish senior Alyssa Walters is one of six students in the state to receive the Outstanding Community Impact Award, which honors students who have made service an integral part of their college experience.
Posted: Mon, March 28th, 2011 at 10:12AM
Students Explore Career Interests in Health Studies
The new Integrated Health Studies Institute will offer increased practical experiences, additional contact with health professionals, and enhanced interaction with students and faculty who share interests in the health professions.
Posted: Fri, March 25th, 2011 at 4:03PM
Band, Jazz Ensembles Perform Music for Many Tastes
Alma College's concert band and jazz ensembles will perform music for a variety of tastes — from jazz classics by Duke Ellington and Sammy Nestico to Scottish folk dances and Latin big band — in their annual spring concerts.
Posted: Thu, March 24th, 2011 at 12:33AM
Graduating Student Artists Not Afraid To Take Risks
Graduating art students present a variety of work from their time at Alma College, including digital prints, ceramic sculptures, paintings and drawings, at the annual Senior Art Show in the Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery.
Posted: Wed, March 23rd, 2011 at 11:29AM
Students Lead, Design Contemporary Chapel Services
With filled pews, chapel services at Alma College have seen a significant increase in popularity in recent years. This year, worship attendance has averaged more than 120 people.
Posted: Fri, March 18th, 2011 at 9:21AM
Michigan Author Series Features Puerto Rican Writer
Puerto Rican writer, scholar and performer Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes visits Alma College as part of the Michigan Author Series.
Posted: Fri, March 18th, 2011 at 9:15AM
Dance Concert Features Selections from 'Paquita'
Selections from the classical ballet “Paquita,” a heart-warming tale about a Spanish girl who is raised by gypsies, along with original student and faculty choreography will highlight the annual spring concert by the Alma College Dance Company
Posted: Wed, March 16th, 2011 at 4:32PM
Alma Alum: Japanese People 'Surviving With Dignity'
Martin Stack, a 1989 graduate of Alma College and resident of Japan, responds to questions about the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Posted: Tue, March 15th, 2011 at 12:16AM
Bahamian Statesman To Address Alma Graduates
Bahamian statesman and career diplomat Davidson Hepburn, president of the 35th General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), will deliver the 2011 Alma College commencement address.
Posted: Mon, March 14th, 2011 at 8:22AM
Inauguration Theme Focuses on Building Community
Alma College will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a week-long series of events highlighted by the inauguration of President Jeff Abernathy on Friday, April 8.
Posted: Thu, March 10th, 2011 at 8:26AM
Women's Month Includes Keynote by Norma Ramos
Norma Ramos, a public interest attorney, eco-feminist and co-executive director of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, will deliver the keynote speech for Alma College’s annual Women’s Month observance.
Posted: Thu, March 10th, 2011 at 8:14AM
TV Commercial Earns National Gold Award
A 60-second Alma College television commercial that promotes the “Alma Experience“ has won a gold award in the 26th annual Educational Advertising Awards competition, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report.
Posted: Mon, March 7th, 2011 at 3:46PM
Finalists Named for 2011 Barlow Trophy
Alma College seniors Marcy Gilstad of Midland, Brianna Harfmann of Midland and James Young III of Saginaw are the 2011 nominees for the Barlow Trophy, Alma’s most prestigious award for a graduating senior.
Posted: Fri, March 4th, 2011 at 4:37PM
Pipers, Kiltie Dancers Combine for Highland Arts Concert
The Alma College Pipers and Kiltie Dancers will join together to perform a mix of traditional and modern compositions in a “Highlands and Islands” concert that celebrates the Scottish arts.
Posted: Wed, March 2nd, 2011 at 4:11PM
Faculty Novelist Concludes Tall Grass Trilogy
Robert Vivian has written the third and final novel in his critically acclaimed Tall Grass Trilogy. Another Burning Kingdom examines profoundly alienated people in America.
Posted: Wed, March 2nd, 2011 at 7:57AM
Economist Speaks on Impact of Economic Freedom
Economist Joshua C. Hall, co-creator of the "Economic Freedom of the World" annual report, visits Alma College to discuss how economic freedom is measured and how it impacts other social and political issues.
Posted: Wed, March 2nd, 2011 at 7:49AM
Faculty Music Composition Set for World Premiere
A new composition by Alma College faculty composer Murray Gross will have its world premiere performance at the Wharton Center in East Lansing.
Posted: Tue, March 1st, 2011 at 8:36AM
EHS Students Win Sports Medicine Jeopardy Game
Alma College recently became the first liberal arts college to win the Michigan Chapter of American Colleges of Sport Medicine’s annual Jeopardy! game.
Posted: Tue, March 1st, 2011 at 8:27AM