Class of 1979

Class of 1979 Reunion Photo from 2014

Come back to campus on October 18-20, 2019 to celebrate Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.

Class Schedule of Events

Friday, October 18
7 p.m.
Class of 1979 Informal Gathering
Lounge, Humphrey House
Please join your class for an informal gathering in the Humphrey House Lounge on campus to kick-off your reunion weekend!
Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks will be provided. BYOB – beer and wine only.

Saturday, October 19
10:30 a.m.
Class of 1979 Reunion Photo
Stetson Chapel

6:30 p.m.
Class of 1979 Reunion Celebration
Stone Room, Weimer K. Hicks Center
Enjoy the company of your classmates as you celebrate your 40th reunion. A strolling dinner featuring 2 action stations will be available in the Stone Room on campus.
Each guest will receive 3 complimentary beer/wine tokens.

Homecoming Schedule and Registration

Your Reunion Experience

Opportunities for your entire class to get together come along only once every five years. This is your year to be part of your reunion experience.

Below are the top five things you can do right now:

  1. Register for your reunion weekend
  2. Make your hotel reservation in Kzoo
  3. Update your contact information with the College
  4. Share a reunion update and write a message to your class*
  5. Join your class Facebook Group to hear reunion weekend updates

*You can view all completed class reunion updates right away. You will need to use your alumni directory username and password to log in and submit a reunion update.

Want to Help a K Student?

Share your career path and expertise with K students before your reunion and when you are on campus. Create/update your profile in Wisr, the Kalamazoo College Career Mentoring Network. You will be included in student searches when they look for alumni by major, industry, or region, and students may even reach you by online chat or request a phone conversation. Learn more about Wisr at

Reunion Committee

Reunion Chairs and Class Agents
Barb (Turner) DeRose
Chris DeRose

Class of 1979 Boiling Pot

Class of 1979 Boiling Pot