Class of 1977

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 20
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Alumni Association Awards Ceremony and Dessert Reception
Dalton Theatre, with reception in the Lobby, Light Fine Arts Building
Join us to honor the awards recipients for 2017 and to celebrate William DeGrado ’77. He will receive K’s Distinguished Achievement Award.

7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Class of 1977 Informal Gathering
Hornets Suite, Kalamazoo College Field House (1600 West Michigan Avenue)
Please join your class for an informal gathering in the Hornets Suite on campus to kick-off your reunion weekend!
BYOB and snacks.

Saturday, October 21
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Class of 1977 Lounge
Room 206, Dewing Hall
Join your classmates in Dewing Hall to reconnect and relax throughout the day.

10:30 a.m.
Class of 1977 Reunion Photo
Stetson Chapel

6:30 p.m.
Class of 1977 Reunion Celebration
The Park Club, 219 W. South Street
Enjoy the company of your classmates as you celebrate your 40th reunion.
Casual Buffet: $50/person. Cash Bar.
Tokens can be purchased for alcoholic drinks at the Park Club front desk. Cash is preferred but credit cards are accepted.

Reunion Slideshow

Darrell Rogers has offered to make a slideshow of new/old photos for our enjoyment on Saturday night. The photos need to be forwarded to him electronically in JPEG format. No zip files, please. Older photos can be scanned, or even easier, take a picture of the old photo with your phone and send it. New photos can be sent directly from phones or computers. Please provide a description of the photo so that Darrell can make a caption. Darrell’s email address is Write him with questions or to send photos.

Reunion Update

Write a message to your class and share your favorite K memory! Submit a reunion update and photo to be included in your class e-book.

Reunion Lodging

Hotels fill up fast! Please make your hotel reservations today!

Reunion Mailing

A reunion invitation letter was mailed to you in May.

Reunion Committee

Reunion Chair and Class Agent
Lee Morriss
(c) 803-381-2012

Reunion Committee

Mark R. Brown
(h) 269-435-9900

Stacy Semenczuk Shrode
(h) 920-739-1229

Susan Smoley
(c) 708-373-7374

Contact Christy Honsberger at to join your reunion committee.

Ways to Connect

You can advance K’s mission and solidify its position as one of this country’s exceptional liberal arts colleges in five key ways. You can make a difference in the life of a current or future Hornet!

  • Identify and recruit a prospective student
  • Offer an internship or externship to a student
  • Mentor a student or recent graduate
  • Serve as a volunteer
  • Make a charitable contribution to Kalamazoo College

Update your profile and connect with your classmates through the alumni directory.

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