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Gooooaaaaaalllllllllll!

The College’s 18th president is passionate about soccer, and Mexico’s national team tops his list. And soccer is more than a sport; it’s an international language that bridges difference and provides an opportunity to share love.

Ski trail in Munising, Michigan, near Pictured Rocks National Preserve.

The Road Less Traveled…

… requires the wherewithal to take it. And that, according to author John Hitchcock ’78 is an outcome and value of the K-Plan. Example: an impromptu winter-ski-and-camping trek that took 20 students to the very edge of the Upper Peninsula.

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The Light and the Dark

The debut novel of writer Morowa Yejidé has earned high praise and several award nominations. Its themes have roots in her K experience, and Yejidé will be on campus this month to share her work in person with the K community.

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Curriculum Grants

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is important to Kalamazoo College. Three grants from the foundation since 2011 have advanced diversity, programming and curricular development including the new program in Critical Ethnic Studies.

Caroline Barnett ’15 (second from right) with fellow 2015-16 interns of Washington D.C.’s Sojourners.

Care and Community

Alumna Caroline Barnett ’15 has known from the age of 15 that the ministry was her calling. She found Kalamazoo College excellent preparation. Next stop before seminary/divinity school is the Christian-based Sojourners internship program.

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Prize Inspiration

The second biennial Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership Global Prize competition gave space to small grassroots groups doing important work that doesn’t make the headlines, and for that everyone wins.

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SuperConnectivity

Kalamazoo College’s new, improved alumni directory makes it very easy to stay in touch and make new friends, across generations and affinities. The directory is as good as the information in it, so don''''t wait to update.