Tag Archives: students

College Breaks Ground on New Wellness Center


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

Successful Campaign Closes and Exceeds Expectations!

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Kalamazoo College made history today. At a special celebratory gathering of students, faculty and staff, the College announced the completion of The Campaign for Kalamazoo College, which surpassed its $125 million goal by raising more than $129 million and, in … Continue reading

Convocation 2015

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Kalamazoo College kicks off the 2015-16 academic year on Wednesday Sept. 9 at 3:00 p.m. with its annual opening convocation ceremony for new students. The ceremony will take place on the campus Quad and be available via live streaming. In … Continue reading

Beyond the Box


The Humans Beyond Boxes Block Party builds builds off of Civic Engagement work done by Willina Cain ’16, Allison Kennedy ’15 and others through the Michigan Prisoner Reentry Initiative. That work has evolved into a summer-long creative writing workshop where … Continue reading

Some Dust and Then a Pony!


A stall full of horse manure is a litmus test for optimism. One person may see only a thankless chore; but a second rejoices in the likelihood of a pony. Well, pardon our dust,and then get ready for a metaphorical … Continue reading

They’re Everywhere!


“It was during spring break of this year that I understood what made Kalamazoo College truly unique.” So spoke newly-minted alumnus Vageesha Liyana-Gunawardana ’15 during his Baccalaureate address this past June. “I was in Colorado visiting a friend whom I … Continue reading

Summertime means internships for K students

Olivia Cares ''15 is a summer intern in the Kalazoo law office of Mike Ortega ''78.

Every summer, Kalamazoo College students fan out across the globe for summer internships. They gain workplace experience, acquire relevant skills and competencies, and test the academic theories they’ve studied in campus classrooms. The educational value of summer internships is increasingly … Continue reading

Summer is here and so are K students

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Kalamazoo College alumni who were enrolled from 1963 through 1996 remember (affectionately) spending one or two summer quarters on campus. Well, many K students still spend summer in Kalamazoo, they just don’t take classes. They work, save money (except for … Continue reading