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K Names New Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid

New Vice President MJ Huebner Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez announced today that Mj Huebner will join the liberal arts institution as the new vice president for admission and financial aid. Huebner, interim vice president of enrollment management at the University of […]

Kalamazoo College Postpones 2020 Commencement

Commencement 1 In response to the coronavirus pandemic and recommendations from public health organizations, Kalamazoo College has announced it is postponing its in-person Commencement 2020 ceremony until a later date. In a message to the senior class, President Jorge G. […]

Learning Commons Ensures Students Get Peer Assistance

Learning Commons 2 Collaboration is one of the great experiences in higher education, and Kalamazoo College’s Learning Commons empowers it. By hiring students who have distinguished themselves in academics or library research, the Commons allows students to share their strengths and […]

Founders Day Marks K’s 187th Year, Honors Three Employees

cMUMMA HOME 2018 0291.JPG YouTube video: President Gonzalez surprises honorees with news of their awards Kim Aldrich ’80, Kalamazoo College’s director of alumni engagement, is this year’s recipient of the Lux Esto Award of Excellence. The award, announced Friday to celebrate Founders […]

Earth Day Connects Students, Environmental Justice

Orly Rubinfeld Earth Day fb Environmentalism and environmental justice, involving the deepening and healing of our relationship with the land while acknowledging injustices within our current systems and trying to envision and embody alternatives, are important for students such as Orly Rubinfeld ’20. […]

Record Your History, Expand Your Research During National Library Week

Kalamazoo College library Current events are providing an additional reason to engage with Kalamazoo College’s library during National Library Week, April 19-25. Thanks to College Archivist Lisa Murphy and her colleagues, members of the K community have an opportunity to document […]

Student Braves Coronavirus Front Lines

Maddie Odom fighting coronavirus in PPE At least one Kalamazoo College student is serving on the front lines in the world’s fight against COVID-19, comforting those who fear they might have coronavirus. Armed with three years of experience as an emergency medical technician, Maddie […]

Virtual Operations Keep Career Center Open for Business

CCPD Virtual Operations_fb3 Students concerned about facing the current job market can rest assured that a plan for virtual operations will keep Kalamazoo College’s Center for Career and Professional Development open for business this spring. Those virtual operations, though, will be […]

Professor’s Creative Trailer Motivates Biology Students

Santiago Salinas trailer fb   When Assistant Professor of Biology Santiago Salinas learned that Kalamazoo College would be transitioning to distance learning for the spring semester, he knew how he felt. “I was bummed,” said Salinas. Without meeting face-to-face in a classroom […]

K Senior Receives Venture for America Fellowship

Venture for America Fellow 1-fb In a few short months, K senior Rosella LoChirco will begin a two-year commitment as a Venture for America Fellow. The prestigious fellowship prepares recent college graduates for careers as entrepreneurs, and fellows are placed in ambitious start-up […]