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Students Should ‘Feel Empowered’ By Alumna’s Art

cMUMMA Fari Nzinga lo 1025_facebook 2 A first-year seminar this term is giving 14 Kalamazoo College students a chance to see critically acclaimed art created by a professional painter who once attended K herself. Organized by the Studio Museum in Harlem and the American […]

Honors Day Rewards Student Excellence

Honors Day Convocation_Facebook Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2019 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 8, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, […]

Celebrated Poet Visits, Inspires K

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo When an award-winning poet speaks on campus, you can bet Kalamazoo College students are eagerly listening and learning. Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, a celebrated writer known for his early life experiences as an undocumented immigrant, was warmly welcomed last […]

Percussion, Jazz, Classical Concerts Coming Soon

Taiko drummers concerts Three exciting days of concerts will feature music from jazz to percussion to classical collections as Kalamazoo College students showcase their talents in fall performances. The International Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in […]

Family Weekend 2019 Begins Nov. 8

Family Weekend 2019_Facebook Each fall, Kalamazoo College is excited to invite families to visit their students and experience a taste of life at the College. Family Weekend 2019 begins Friday, Nov. 8, and includes opportunities to take in a theatre performance, […]

Social Justice, International Sports Expert to Visit K

Social Justice and International Sports Expert Richard Lapchick A world-renowned expert on social justice and its role in international sports will visit Stetson Chapel at Kalamazoo College on Monday, Nov. 4. Richard Lapchick, the endowed chair and director of the DeVos Sports Business Management Program at […]

Legacy Locker Room Honors Retired Volleyball Coach

Coach Jeanne Hess Legacy Locker Room 1 The Kalamazoo College community has stepped up to honor retired volleyball coach and professor Jeanne Hess, who influenced hundreds of lives over 35 years at K. Thanks to generous donations from more than 100 households including K alumni, […]

Professor, Author to Deliver Weber Lecture

William Weber Lecture Speaker Joe Soss 2 A professor and author known for exploring the interplay of democratic politics, societal inequalities and public policy will visit Kalamazoo College on Tuesday. Cowles Chair for the Study of Public Service Joe Soss will deliver the annual William […]

Spitfire Grill Opens Season of Women-Focused Plays

Three Performers from Spitfire Grill Can a former prison inmate one day be redeemed, have healthy relationships and feel free from the person who once attacked her? The fall Festival Playhouse production of the musical Spitfire Grill examines these issues for parolee Percy […]

Kalamazoo College Names New VP For Business and Finance

New CFO Karen Sisson Kalamazoo College has named a new vice president to lead the business and finance areas for the liberal arts institution. Karen Sisson, former vice president and treasurer of Pomona College in Claremont, Calif. will begin her new role […]