Tag Archives: alumni

K’s Latest K-Trek Passes all Tests

Kalamazoo College’s latest K-Trek, K to the Windy City, tested two expansions–in numbers and event type. The results are in: success above expectations! “We wanted a K-Trek that would accommodate more students and provide more types of student-alumni and student-thought … Continue reading

K Paths Crossed (and Shared) Down Under

Kalamazoo College alumni never know where their paths might cross. In early March, Jeff Palmer ’76 and his wife, Susan Andress, were about midway through a month-long trip to Tasmania and New Zealand when they stopped to hike to the … Continue reading

An Opportunity to Express Gratitude

Kalamazoo College invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and others to celebrate “Grateful for K Day” on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Sponsored by the Kalamazoo College Fund, and formerly called “Tuition Freedom Day,” the April 5 event educates students about the … Continue reading

Eyewitness to History

Gail Raiman ’73 was interviewed for and appears in the documentary “Feeling Good About America: the 1976 Presidential Election.” The documentary, produced by the Center of Politics at the University of Virginia, has been airing across the country since October. … Continue reading

Arts Academy’s K Connections

Julie Mehretu ’92 is one of 14 new members voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Mehretu is among the most celebrated of contemporary painters in the world. She works from studios in New York City and Berlin. … Continue reading

Love of Excellence

At Kalamazoo College the bridge between love and excellence is often a planned gift. Within the past two weeks, K has received two such gifts—one that supports excellence in the faculty; the other excellence among students. In both cases the … Continue reading

A Distinguished Dozen

The class of 2017 has its agents, a dozen as distinguished as they are diverse. Alivia DuQuet, Amanda Johnson, Bianca Delgado, Brooke Travis, Chris Francis, Emerson Brown, Emily Finch, Emily Levy, Emma Franzel, Eric DeWitt, Kamal Kamalaldin and Kriti Singh … Continue reading

K Alumnus Named to International Tennis Hall of Fame

Rejuvenation might be a theme for this year’s tennis Australian Open. Venus and Serena Williams meet in the women’s singles championships match. And if Rafael Nadal (age 30) wins his semifinal match, he’ll face the 35-year-old (ancient by professional tennis … Continue reading