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College Celebrates Honors Day

Kalamazoo College Honors Day Convocation, held in Stetson Chapel on October 28, 2016.  President Jorge Gonzalez enjoys solo by student Lauren Landman, who sings "Yes, My Heart" (from musical Carnival).  Sophomore Qynce Chumley takes photo of her mother Alanna Downing, as parents were honored for their support.  After ceremony, Qynce Chumley poses with her father Eric Chumley, as mother Alanna Downing snaps photo.  Copyright Anthony Dugal   For Kalamazoo College use.  PhoTony@aol.com   (269) 349-6428 Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as backdrop for the College’s annual Honors Day convocation. More than 250 students were recognized for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences … Continue reading

Professor Lance, an Honored Writer, Dies at 93

BettyLanceThumb Betty Rita Gómez Lance, professor emeritus of Romance languages and literatures, died on September 18, 2016. She was 93. Her career at Kalamazoo College spanned 27 years (1961-1988). Before coming to K she taught at Washington University in St. Louis … Continue reading

Women’s Athletics Pioneer Passes

TishThumb 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 … Continue reading

Beloved Biology Professor Emeritus Dies

DavidEvansThumb David Evans, professor emeritus of biology, died on September 20, 2016. He was 77 years old, four days shy of his 78th birthday, and doing one of the things he loved most—taking a walk on a trail. David’s 39-year career … Continue reading

Bring Some Friends With Curious Minds

ilensThumb Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin Berry (and members of his “Voting, Campaigns and Elections” class) knew that the 2016 William Weber Lecture in Government and Society was too big an opportunity not to share widely. The late January event … Continue reading

College Breaks Ground on New Wellness Center

WCThumb Kalamazoo College celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony the beginning of construction of its new fitness and wellness center. The ceremony took place at the building site at 4 p.m. (September 24). The approximately $9 million project is funded by gifts … Continue reading

The Right Place for the Liberal Arts

A liberal arts education is an education for life–in all its various aspects. In fact, because life is so multifaceted, it’s hard to imagine an educational model more effective than the liberal arts. It’s this fact that makes various myths … Continue reading