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Alma College is a private, liberal arts college located in Alma, Michigan, United States. The enrollment is approximately 1,400 students, and the college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college's 13th President, Dr. Jeff Abernathy, assumed leadership in June 2010.


Alma College was a girls' private school in St. Thomas, Ontario in Canada. Built in 1878, the school was in operation between 1881 and 1988. The college closed in 1988 in part due to a teacher's strike. Primary school and music classes were still taught on campus until 1994. Following its closure the school building was used as a set for several movie productions; Silent Hill, its image is included in the 2009 film Orphan and the made for TV movie, Mr. Headmistress. The building was destroyed by a fire on May 28, 2008.

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Google previewCurrent Practices in Quantitative Literacy (2006)

by Rick Gillman

Alma College is a selective, residential, liberal arts college located in Alma, Michigan, devoted exclusively to the education of undergraduate students. The College enrolls about 1,200 students primarily from Michigan and also from 20 states ...

Google previewThe Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2004 (2003)

Students on Campus Tell You What You Really Want to Know, 30th Edition by Yale Daily News, Yale Daily News Staff

Cheers Alma College is a small college in a small town, and students report that they know almost everyone. The students have nicknamed the school Cheers, " because everyone knows everyone's name." Students even said that they have ...

Google previewTeacher Education Programs in the United States (2004)

A Guide by Modoc Press

Institution Description: Alma College is a private, independent, nonprofit college associated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It was established in 1886. Almas's Teacher Education Program is designed to help students become skillful, ...

Google previewColleges in the Midwest (2009)

by Peterson's

Alma College is a coed, private, Presbyterian , four-year college, founded in 1886, offering degrees at the bachelor's level. It has a 125-acre campus ...

Google previewNew American Supplement to the latest edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica (1897)

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Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1908)

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Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

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Alma College fcoed) Alma White College (coed) . American University (coed). Amherst College (men) Anderson College (women) Antioch College (coed) Arkansas Baptist College (coed; colored) Arkansas College ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

Editor in Chief, Frederick Converse Beach ... Managing Editor, George Edwin Rines ... Associate and Advisory Editors ... Simon Newcomb ... James E. Creighton ... Robert S. Woodward

ALLUVION — ALMA COLLEGE ALMANDITE — ALMA-TADEMA ALPACA— ALPHABET ALPHEUS —- ALPS ALPS ALPS ALPS. Alluvion, the legal designation of land gained from the water by gradual changes in the shore line. In English law ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

The other colleges include Adrian College at Adrian, Albion College at Albion, Alma College at Alma, Hillsdale College at Hillsdale, Hope College at Holland, Kalamazoo College at Kalamazoo, and Olivet College at Olivet. These are all ...

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