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Town & Gown 5: Mae Ola Dunklin

Mae Ola Dunklin, a former educator and principal in the Albion Public Schools, and director of Albion College’s Shurmur Center for Teacher Development, talks about serving on the Big Read committee, and all the excitement surrounding the activities.

Mae Ola serves on many other boards and committees in the community, including the Albion College board of trustees. Through her work with the Big Read, Mae Ola looks to improve literacy in the community. Albion’s Big Read is taking place through the month of October, and we talked the day before the kick-off event.

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Show Notes

Albion Big Read

Albion Public Schools

Albion College – Fritz Shurmur Center for Teacher Development

Mae Ola Dunklin Joins Albion College Board of Trustees

Town & Gown 3: Wildcat Garden, with Trisha Franzen

Trisha Franzen, Albion College women’s and gender studies professor, talks about the Wildcat Garden, a community project that gets local kids involved in gardening.

The project also gets Albion College students out in the community, getting their hands dirty with the kids, picking vegetables, and learning more about the town.

Trisha Franzen likes to teach her students about food, and is a noted Anna Howard Shaw scholar.

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Show Notes:

Albion-Homer United Way

Wildcat Garden Takes Root With Students In Albion

First-Year Students Build Oven For “Intersectional Pizza” Seminar

Albion Farmer’s Market

Whitehouse Nature Center – Albion College

Anna Howard Shaw Gets Her Day in New Book

Contact Dr. Trisha Franzen