While Ebola may be consuming Americans' attention regarding health crises in Africa, Katie Kirsch, '12, is working to solve less dramatic but equally critical needs. Kirsch is one of three twentysomething women who together formed Sisu Global Health, a Grand Rapids-based medical device developer and manufacturer focused on an African market. The company recently received a $250,000 USAID grant to further its operations in Ghana.
Alice LaLone, '16, knew she wanted an agriculture-focused business career. As the first intern for the soon-to-open Albion community Food Hub, LaLone put her experience and interest to the test, helping to develop a new and exciting initiative. In addition, professors Vicki Baker and Joy Nakfoor focused on the Hub as a case study for an economics and management class.
None of the experts believed Albion College would be strong contenders for the 1994 NCAA Division III football national title. Now, the entire Briton family is celebrating the 20th anniversary of that perfect season. The College is also commemorating the occasion through a new website: albion1994.com, produced in tandem with Grand Rapids-based Full Circle Marketing and Design. The site features a nearly 13-minute documentary-style video with player interviews and footage from several games that season.