Albright students seek opportunity and experience; curiosity is just part of their makeup. Whether they are creating their personal academic path, pushing themself beyond their known world, or preparing now for their future goals, Albrightians are fearless and resilient.
Fashion Major Marina, Calif. “I needed a school that had a swim team and a fashion design program. Most schools with fashion design programs were just art schools, and I wanted a more well-rounded education.”
Biology Major Newark, Del. “The research I am doing is connected to my future plans, as it involves an organism that is related to another organism that causes a disease in Africa. I really want to focus on medicine and drugs that are able to affect those types of organisms, and essentially benefit public health.”
Biology Major Andover, N.J. Not many undergrads can say they have done research with their college president, but Sarah Hosler can. And the opportunity came about solely because she was not afraid to ask.
Philadelphia, Pa. As a first-year student who had never before acted, Jazer Willis joined the Domino Players, and not only uncovered a new talent in himself, but also connected with new friendships and discovered a new sense of accomplishment.
History Major Reading, Pa. “Studying history has opened my eyes to the past in more ways than I could have imagined, and I think it’s made me appreciate and better understand the people and cultures I encounter in my life.”
Music Industry Studies Major Lusby, Md. “Albright is so special because of the advisors we have here. Without them, I wouldn’t have been able to have three internships while here, travel to London and go to graduate school at Carnegie Mellon University.”
Fashion and communications Co-Major Reading, Pa. “Conducting research in college is valuable because it helps us with problem solving and finding information when we hit the real world.” — Abigail Ensslen ’21, fashion and communications co-major
Fashion/Design Major Kettering, Ohio “I’ve never been this far from home before. But I really like Albright because of the closeness of the campus. I feel like you get a lot more personal with your teachers, with your friends … It’s just that one on one experience that you really can’t get at a bigger college.”
Child development and Spanish Major Blandon, Pa. “As I was conducting that research at the Albright Early Learning Center, I remember thinking, ‘this is what I want to do,’ and I realized this was a new pathway that I hadn’t thought about before.”
Theatre and Psychology Co-major Captiol Heights, Md. “Albright’s my family. The people here look out for you. Albright is a unique community and understands that all the students who attend are unique, too. Don’t just find a school. Find family.”
Sociology/Anthropology Major Carbondale, Pa. Combining evolutionary and psychological concepts from her anthropology and sociology majors, Carolyn Cortes ’20 explored societal connection over 80,000 years. #connection