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Alumna Prepared for Fulbright Teaching Assignment

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Next month it’s off to Spain for Ellie Cannon ’15, who feels thoroughly “K-Plan prepped.” Ellie received an English Teaching Assistantship grant with the Fulbright Student Program. For nine months she will work at a school of commerce in Galicia, … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College is a Goodwill Partner

Kalamazoo College students tutoring local residents, so they can earn their GED, at Goodwill in Edison neighborhood.  Copyright Anthony Dugal   For Kalamazoo College and personal use.  PhoTony@aol.com   (269) 349-6428

Kalamazoo College has received the Community Partner of the Year Award for 2016 from Goodwill Industries of Southwest Michigan. In announcing the award, Goodwill officials noted that “Kalamazoo College has been an invaluable partner to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Michigan … Continue reading

STORIES Wins at North by Midwest

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EDITOR’S NOTE (May 24): “The Stories They Tell” won the Kalamazoo Film Society’s “Palm d’Mitten” Award for best local film. And the documentary won second place for best feature film at this weekend’s NxMW Film Festival in Kalamazoo! Pictured (below) … Continue reading

Diamonds in the Rough

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Tom Higgins ’92 returned to his alma mater in early April as part of a visit coordinated by the Kalamazoo Section of the American Chemical Society. Higgins talked about “How Undergraduate Research Experiences Can Change Students’ Lives.” He should know.  … Continue reading

K Awarded Top Civic Engagement Honor

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Kalamazoo College is Michigan’s 2016 Engaged Campus of the Year! Michigan Campus Compact (MiCC) recently announced K’s selection for the honor by a team of national reviewers at MiCC’s Awards Gala, held at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Center in East … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Center for Civic Engagement

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The Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) turns 15 this year, and its hard to imagine better origins. It began as a joint brainstorming effort between students, faculty and several community partners with the intent on redefining … Continue reading

Pro Voice: “You are not in her shoes.”

Throughout Winter Quarter 2016, students in the Kalamazoo College “Feminist Psychology of Women” course have interviewed a range of individuals associated with Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan. “ProVoice: The Abortion Monologues — You Are Not in Her Shoes,” a … Continue reading

K-Plan and the Peace Corps

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Kalamazoo College ranks 14th among small colleges and universities nationwide in terms of the number of graduates who volunteer to serve in the Peace Corps. Since the agency was created in 1961, 288 K graduates have served overseas. Currently, nine … Continue reading

NAACP Cites Work of College, President

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On any given day you can find a Kalamazoo College student playing ping pong, shooting baskets or serving up a hot meal at the Douglass Community Association. A center for social, recreational and community development activities in the city’s Northside … Continue reading