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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 Federation of […]

Spaceman of Bohemia Author Visits K

Spaceman of Bohemia bookcover Students new to Kalamazoo College will take an important first step in connecting with each other and with faculty and staff when the 2019 Summer Common Reading author visits campus on Friday, Sept. 13. Jaroslav Kalfař, the author of the […]

Convocation to Open Academic Year

Faculty walking to open convocation 2018 Kalamazoo College will welcome 398 first-year students and their families to the 2019-20 academic year at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, during Convocation. The ceremony, serving as the first of two bookends to the K experience with the other being […]

Excitement Builds for Move-In Day

Move-In Day cMUMMA KZ. MATRICULATION 2017 7850 Move-in day is an exciting time at Kalamazoo College and we’re eager to welcome the Class of 2023. Orientation-related events will continue throughout the week, but here’s what students and families can expect Tuesday, Sept. 10, when they arrive. When […]

Convocation 2018 Opens New Academic Year

Convocation 2018 Kalamazoo College will begin the 2018-19 academic year at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, with Convocation 2018 for new students. The ceremony will take place on the campus Quad and will be available through a live stream. There will be […]

Outdoor Orientation Program Prepares Students for Success

8 students and 2 administrators participating in the LandSea outdoor orientation program Incoming students who participate in LandSea, Kalamazoo College’s outdoor orientation program, have opportunities to meet their peers, gain self-confidence, earn a partial physical education credit and develop classroom skills even before moving to campus. Two K administrators will attest to […]

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, […]