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Honors Day 2018 Celebrates Student Achievements

5 students and Provost on stage during Honors Day 2018 Convocation Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2018 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 2, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences and […]

Baseball Player Makes a Surprise Proposal

Connor Grant on one knee in front of Kelsey Corless It was always going to happen. Connor Grant ’18 and Kelsey Corless had known each other since seventh grade in Lake Orion, Michigan. They were high school sweethearts. And though he went to Kalamazoo College while she attended Grand Valley […]

Anderson, Longtime Men’s Athletics Director, Dies at 97

Rolla Anderson obit 1920-2018 View a livestream of the celebration of life for Rolla Anderson on Saturday, May 5. Rolla Anderson, namesake of the Rolla L. Anderson Athletic Center on Kalamazoo College’s campus, died on Wednesday, April 25. He was 97 years old. Anderson […]

Women’s Football Champion Inspires Campus with Tale of Perseverance

Women's Football Champion Liz Okey at center Every year Kalamazoo College athletes and coaches present a Community Reflection session titled “Why We Play” where they share with the entire campus stories of what motivates them to compete, and the lessons and rewards of NCAA Division III athletics. […]

K Alumnus Named to International Tennis Hall of Fame

Former Kalamazoo College Tennis Standout Vic Braden 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 […]

Women’s Athletics Pioneer Passes

Women's Athletics Pioneer Tish Loveless Dies Ada Letitia (“Tish”) Loveless, Ph.D., women’s athletics pioneer and longtime Director of Women’s Athletics at Kalamazoo College, died on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at her home. She was 91 years old. Tish served as Director of Women’s Athletics from 1953 […]

College Tests Football Lights

Kalamazoo College Tests Football Lights Be Light, indeed! After a 30-some-year absence, stadium lights once again light Angell Field, home to the Kalamazoo College Hornet football team. With help from Musco Sports Lighting and Hi-Tech Electric, K is now the first sports stadium in Michigan […]

Woodworth Field Baseball Diamond Sparkles for Donor’s Children

Woodworth Field Baseball Diamond Sparkles for Donor’s Children In 1955, Kalamazoo businessman and sports fan Thomas Woodworth purchased uniforms for the Kalamazoo College baseball team. That spring, the Hornets responded by finishing second in the MIAA conference. Woodworth then gave funds for a new baseball field at K, […]