Campus Corner

Local students earn honors at Albion College

ALBION — Albion College proudly recognizes students who participated in the 34th Annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, along with students who received academic awards during the annual Honors Convocation.

Alpena student Cooper Bright received recognition for having one of the highest GPAs among the Class of 2026. Bright is a sophomore at Albion College. Bright is a resident of Alpena and is a graduate of Alpena High School.

Millersburg student Madison Brilley co-presented an original research poster titled “Genomic Annotation of Drosophila Willistoni.” Brilley is majoring in biology. Brilley is the child of Kathi Nash of Millersburg and is a graduate of Onaway High School.

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1,500 students and is nationally recognized for its academic excellence in the liberal arts tradition, a learning-centered commitment, and a future-oriented perspective. The college is a leader in preparing students to anticipate, solve, and prevent problems in order to improve the human and global condition. Albion immerses students in the creation and processing of knowledge, and graduates skilled architects of societal change, active citizens, and future leaders. The college is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and is committed to diversity as a core institutional value.

Albion, Michigan, is a culturally diverse community in the south-central part of the state. The college recognizes the value of community, both on and off campus, and has invested resources in supporting the revitalization of the greater Albion community. This work offers an increasingly vibrant city around the campus that provides students with a fuller experience as they prepare to become engaged citizens in their own communities.

Local students on Kalamazoo College Dean’s List

KALAMAZOO — Kalamazoo College congratulates students who earned Dean’s List honors in Winter 2024. Dean’s List recognition is earned with a grade-point average of 3.5 or better.

Local students earning a place on the Dean’s List include Aubrey Benson of Onaway and Claire Mullins of Lewiston.

Kalamazoo College, founded in 1833, is a nationally recognized residential liberal arts and sciences college located in Kalamazoo, Mich. The creator of the K-Plan, Kalamazoo College provides an individualized education that integrates rigorous academics with life-changing experiential learning opportunities. For more information, visit www.kzoo.edu.

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