Lifetime value is great, but what about finding a good job shortly after graduation? Turns out the Kalamazoo College alumni network is pretty helpful with that. K’s intimate size makes it a much more effective networking community.
For Barbara Heming ’66, gracious living is a multifaceted journey that has included religion, teaching, healthcare, ministry, as well as residency in several states and countries. Her newest adventure: Whodunits.
Kalamazoo College’s new fitness and wellness center will be green in large part because of the efforts of two student LEED-equivalent auditors. The collaborative solution (so like K!) carries a nice solar-panel side effect.
One of the most original ArtPrize entries in 2014 was the collaboration of K alum Ladislav Hanka’s (class of 1975) with his bees. Their combination of etching and honeycomb made the competition’s short list for awards.
Alumnus Andrew Terranella engages with his alma mater in multiple ways, including the provision of “porch time” and job shadowing opportunities to current K students.
A careful search of historical records leads College archivist Lisa Murphy ’98 to conclude that Charles Lewis Williams Jr., class of 1907, was the first African American to earn a degree at Kalamazoo College.
Political science and philosophy double major Jonathan Romero ’13 shaped his K-Plan to help develop the skill that is central to his life and work: implementing change through community organizing.
Nora Hauk ’04 has lived in Korea for several years. She discovered and shares the story of fellow K alum Gary Rector ’65, who has lived there more than 40 years. The way Korea became his home has much to do with music.
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.