… 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.
An internship at the United States Bankruptcy Court in Cincinnati, Ohio, helped Andrea Johnson ’15 learn much about more than just legal research and writing. Good law, and a good life, requires mistakes and multiple drafts.
Along with Romeo Phillips, the first tenured African-American professor at Kalamazoo College, and several of his family members, Donna Odom established what was then called the Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society.
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.
Mickey McDonald has filled the challenging role of provost for a decade. As he leaves to become president of the Great Lakes Colleges Association, those who have come to know him say he has handled daunting tasks with tact, skill and empathy.
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.
The time it took to reach her dream job seemed amazingly short to Sally (Warner) Read ’08. So short, in fact, she considered declining the offer at first, fearing she may not be ready. There are a lot of kids happy she changed her mind.
Thanks to the Alumni Association Executive Board and the Department of Alumni Relations, Kalamazoo College has campuses (sort of) in some 25 cities throughout the country. You can join one, or create your own.
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.