READING, Pa. — Hailing from 17 states, and half way around the globe, about 43% of Albright College’s class of 2024 students come to Reading, Pa., from hometowns outside of the state.

Local Albright College first-year students include:

Davon Linder of Cambridge, a graduate of Cambridge-South Dorchester High School. Linder is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in accounting and business administration/sport management.

Isaiah Shockley of Stevensville, a graduate of Kent Island High School. Shockley is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in biology.

The class of 2024 began classes early this year, on Aug. 17. Overall, the class of 2024’s most popular major is business administration, followed closely by biology/biochemistry and psychology. About 40 students are taking advantage of the college’s Alpha program to help undecided students find their academic fit.

Founded in 1856, Albright College is a diverse community of learners cultivating integrity, curiosity, connection and resilience. The college’s flexible curriculum encourages students to combine and cross majors to create individualized academic programs. Close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options create opportunities for Albright graduates to exceed their own expectations. Located in Reading, Pa., Albright enrolls more than 1,800 full-time undergraduates and 700 adult learners and graduate students.

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