2023 was an amazing year at Alma College and we were happy to be there to chronicle all of it. Here are 10 of our most popular web articles from the year:

March / Alma College Student Competes on ‘American Idol’

Dahl, a junior biology major from Owosso, Mich., auditioned for the “American Idol” TV show and was given a “golden ticket” to compete in Hollywood during the show’s 21st season.

April / Thirteen Students Win Alma College Community Engagement Scholarships

Thirteen students from nine high schools in Gratiot, Isabella and Montcalm counties were the winners of the Alma College Community Engagement Scholarship Program award this year.

April / Losie Becomes Alma’s 29th Fulbright Scholar

Luke Losie, a member of the Alma College Class of 2022 from Farmington Hills, Mich., has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach English at schools in Indonesia.

May / Alma College Model UN Wins Three ‘Outstanding’ Awards at National Competition

The Alma College Model United Nations team followed up on an impressive performance at its regional championship in February with a stellar outing at the national competition, winning three “outstanding delegation” awards at the 2023 National Model UN Conference.

May / Art Students Work Together to Paint Mural on Downtown Alma Building

A mural designed to look like a retro-style postcard now greets visitors driving on Woodworth Avenue near East Superior Street. That’s thanks to students in Community Mural Painting, a Spring Term course taught by Alma College assistant professor of art and design Jillian Dickson.

May / Alma College Celebrates New ‘Heart of Campus’ with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Before a crowd of faculty, staff, alumni, friends, members of the public and its Board of Trustees, Alma College cut the ceremonial ribbon on its new heart of campus, the Greg Hatcher Learning Commons.

October / Alma College Partners with Ferris State University to Guarantee Graduate Admissions

Leaders from Alma College and Ferris State University signed a five-year agreement to create a pathway for Alma College graduates to attend Ferris State’s College of Pharmacy.

November / Alma College Pact with Montcalm Community College Supports Transfer Students

Officials from Alma College and Montcalm Community College signed an agreement that makes it easier for students to work toward their goal of receiving a bachelor’s degree.

December / Science Program Returns and Expands to Benefit Local Middle-Schoolers

Donald L. Pavlik Middle School students once again joined science faculty at Alma College in “version two” of the Alma Enrichment Partnership Program: Science.

December / How the Scots Made History: Alma College Reaches Third Round of NCAA Playoffs

For the second consecutive year, the Alma College football team finished the regular season undefeated, going 10-0 and winning the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship. The Scots exceeded last season’s success by reaching the third round of the playoffs for the first time in program history.