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Shared Grant to Proactively Prevent Sexual Violence

Kalamazoo College Quad Shared Grant Kalamazoo College is receiving nearly $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice through a shared grant to proactively prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking on campus. K is the only Michigan institution and one of just a […]

K Student Provides Tips on What to Bring to Campus

Mattie Del Torro Writes Class of 2019 on her dry-erase board for what to bring to campus story When Mattie Del Toro ’20 reflects on choosing Kalamazoo College, she remembers an experience brought to her by the letter K. As a high school senior, Del Toro attended a Colleges That Change Lives fair near her hometown of Albuquerque, […]

Posse Founder to Speak at 2018 Commencement

2018 Commencement Speaker Deborah Bial Kalamazoo College will celebrate its relationship with the acclaimed Posse Foundation when it welcomes the organization’s president and founder, Deborah Bial, as its 2018 Commencement speaker June 17. Since 2009, Posse has sent 10 students — a “Posse” — a […]

Author Brings Multicultural Message to Diversity Conference

Diversity Conference speaker Juana Bordas Juana Bordas, an authority on integrating diverse viewpoints into workplace leadership, will speak at an upcoming community program where Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez will provide the introduction. Bordas, a Nicaraguan immigrant who has become a national leader on […]

Asia Fest Set for Saturday

Asia Fest Kalamazoo College’s rich diversity will be on display Saturday, Feb. 10, as the Asian Pacific Islander Student Association and KDesi join forces to stage their award-winning annual Asia Fest. In an “Asia’s Got Talent” showcase at Dalton Theatre, students from […]

Organizer, Educator Mariame Kaba to Lead MLK Day Convocation

Kaba to Speak at Stetson Chapel Greater Kalamazoo is asked to consider this: What is your position in times of challenge and controversy? Join in a celebration of Martin Luther King’s legacy at a convocation that begins at 10:50 a.m. Monday at Stetson Chapel with organizer, […]

Arcus Center Announces 2017 Regional Fellowships

Regional Fellowships Gina Bravata and Ryan D’Mello A Kalamazoo woman who participated in last year’s Kalamazoo County initiative to provide under-documented residents with government-issued IDs has earned one of three Regional Fellowships from the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College. Nelly Fuentes, of Movimiento […]

Kalamazoo College Included in ‘Fiske Guide to Colleges’ for 2018

Fiske Guide to Colleges logo The publisher Sourcebooks announced Tuesday that Kalamazoo College again is included in the annual “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” a useful resource for high school students and their families when they research prospective colleges. The 2018 publication, compiled by former New […]

Social Justice Fellows Named

Arcus Center of Social Justice Leadership Fellow The Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) has announced the 2016-17 Regional Fellows. The program helps leaders in Kalamazoo County clarify the core values they want their work to exemplify, increase their effectiveness, and bring a stronger social justice […]