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The Power of Philanthropy on Display, Anonymously

Kamille LaRosa ''11 was one student who benefited from the anonymous donor''s 2009 gift to K.

On April 1, 2009, Kalamazoo College’s then-vice president of advancement received a phone call. The caller identified himself as the representative of someone who wanted to make a $2 million anonymous donation to the College. The money would be coming … Continue reading

Ensemble Kalamazoo Includes K Harpist

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A group known as “Ensemble Kalamazoo” recently proved that music can be equal parts silence and sound. The group performed a collection of atonal pieces during a late June concert. Its harpist is Kalamazoo College alumna Eleanor Wong ’12. Eleanor … Continue reading

Hong Kong Professors Visit K for Civic Engagement

Though the two institutions are 8,000 miles apart, Hong Kong’s only liberal arts school, Lingnan University, might not be all that different from Kalamazoo College. President Leonard Cheng said Lingnan aims to create students who can tackle human issues from … Continue reading

Neurosurgery Internship

Brielle Bethke ’16 did an independent internship at the University of Louisville Center for Neurological Surgery. There she assisted with physical therapy, conducted data analysis, shadowed physicians and researchers, and met people with a unique outlook on life. Her work … Continue reading

K Rated #6 in Per Capita Students Studying Abroad

Kalamazoo College President Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran visited K students on study abroad  in Thailand during Winter Quarter 2014.

The U.S. New & World Report has rated Kalamazoo College #6 in the number of students (per capita) who study abroad as undergraduates. The publication’s “10 Institutions Where Most Students Study Outside the U.S.” placed K in the sixth position … Continue reading

Lamppost Dedication Honors Emily Stillman ’15

Emily Stillman''s K classmates and friends helped dedicate a lamppost on campus in her honor on June 5.

On the afternoon of June 5, friends and family of Emily Stillman ’15 gathered to dedicate a lamppost on the K campus in remembrance of the Kalamazoo College sophomore whose life was claimed by bacterial meningitis in February 2014. The … Continue reading

K Quad Goes “Green” for Commencement

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As the Kalamazoo College 2014 commencement day gets closer, Facilities Management, or “FacMan,” has been working hard to get the campus Quad ready for the celebrations in a most sustainable way. FacMan Grounds Coordinator Victor Garcia ’97 revealed that all … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College to Become Promise Eligible

Janice Brown (left), Kalamazoo Promise, and Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran, Kalamazoo College

Beginning in the fall of 2015 Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) students may use the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship to attend Kalamazoo College as well as 14 other private colleges that are members of the Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA). The news was … Continue reading