Along N. 13th St., Page 2 – Albright College

Along N. 13th St., Page 2

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Jane Golden

Commencement Speaker
Jane Golden

Founder and executive director of Mural Arts Philadelphia — the nation’s largest public art program, Jane Golden is dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. Since 1984, Golden has grown the organization from a small city agency into the nation’s largest public art program, now considered a global model for transforming public spaces and individual lives through art. In partnership with a range of city agencies, she has developed groundbreaking and rigorous programs that, through art, make strides in youth education, restorative justice and behavioral health.

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Velodrome cycles down

Now exploring multiple new locations for its velodrome project, the World Cycling League (WCL) will not build a velodrome on Albright’s seven acre North 11th Street parcel. The college is currently exploring new options for the property and is in conversation with potential partners. “This was a mutual decision between WCL and Albright College and we continue to be supportive of WCL’s efforts,” said President Fetrow.

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New Collection

Reading’s Central Pennsylvania African American Museum donated its rare artifacts and reads to Albright. The collection will be the centerpiece of African-
American studies at the college.

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Jean Twenge, Ph.D., author of “Why today’s super-connected kids are growing up less rebellious, more tolerant, less happy — and completely unprepared  for adulthood* (*and What That Means for the Rest of Us),” presented her poignant generational research to a full crowd in Albright College’s Memorial Chapel.

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