January 2013
G-FORCE SHATTERED
As in capital-G for glass ceiling! Retired Colonel Patricia Webb '78 devoted her entire Air Force career to shattering that ceiling. So it's not surprising this persistent flyer is involved in the search for Amelia Earhart.
KALAMAZOO MUSE
That Kalamazoo is ranked eighth nationally among smaller metro areas for its musical scene comes as no surprise to Kalamazoo College music major Joanna Steinhauser '02.
TRIPLE LOVE
Two K grads - Leigh Ann Ulrey '11 and Sam Brennan '11 - are among the 29 fellows (of 900 applicants) chosen for the Challenge Detroit program. Theirs is a triple love story.
TURNING LIVES
Nobody's life escapes those moments of needing to "turn to" someone for something. D'Angelo Bailey '05 makes sure the people and programs kids can turn to help turn their lives into something positive.
WORD POWER
Peer consultants at the Writing Center help fellow students determine how to succeed in specific writing tasks and how to develop the skills necessary for that success.
COMMUNITY BUILDER
The community work of alumna Jenica Moore '06 has occurred in the United States, Ecuador, Jordan, Nigeria, Israel, and Palestine.
YOUR ORANGEZEST
Retroactive crowd-sourcing (like you've never seen before!) re-bubbles Boiling Pots into OrangeZests!
A MIND LIKE SUSAN'S
Susan Blackwell Ramsey '72, winner of the Prairie Schooner Prize in Poetry in 2011, writes a book of poetry that shows the power of a junk drawer mind.
LIBERAL ARTS OF VOLLEYBALL
For students like Kim Marble '10 and Bridgett Blough '08, the liberal arts and sciences at K include a vital athletic experience.
DEAR ALUMNI...
Alumni Association Executive Board President Bill Stoeri '78 shares connection opportunities with graduates.