Tag Archives: study abroad

Life Changer


Lor “Sana” Vang ’14 received a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to pursue advanced language study in China this past summer. She studied at Zhejiang University of Technology in Hang Zhou, China for ten weeks. She is one of approximately 550 … Continue reading

K Rated #6 in Per Capita Students Studying Abroad

Kalamazoo College President Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran visited K students on study abroad  in Thailand during Winter Quarter 2014.

The U.S. New & World Report has rated Kalamazoo College #6 in the number of students (per capita) who study abroad as undergraduates. The publication’s “10 Institutions Where Most Students Study Outside the U.S.” placed K in the sixth position … Continue reading

MVPs Together Again

John Evans (left) and Aaron Thornburg during their Hornet soccer days

During their K days, Aaron Thornburg ’02 and John Evans ’02 were often together. After all, both majored in psychology, and both played on the Hornet men’s soccer team, where they shared MIAA championships (three) and team MVP honors. This … Continue reading

Second Generation Peace Corps

Anna Williams ’10 is a Peace Corps volunteer who began her two-year commitment this past June. Her title is Education Volunteer, and she will live and work in a community in the West African country of Togo to encourage critical … Continue reading

Bike Pilgrimage Becomes Book Basis

An illustration by Elayna Snyder ''''''''09 for a proposed upcoming book, Temple by Temple, which will based on her second bicycle pilgrimmage in Shikoko, Japan

Elayna Snyder ’09 is gearing up to again bicycle an ancient pilgrimage route to 88 temples in Shikoku, Japan. The 900-mile route takes a circular path around Shikoku. Snyder is one-half of a writer-illustrator team that is working on Temple … Continue reading

Last Look Back

2013 Graduates on study abroad in Spain

Graduating seniors of the Class of 2013 completed an anonymous survey titled “First Destination.” As the name implies most of the questions look forward. But at least one looked back: “What was your most meaningful or transformative experience at K?” … Continue reading