Take a Bite

Make a difference with your alma mater; below are volunteer and giving opportunities in small, medium and large bites that will benefit Kalamazoo College.

Alumni Bites

Smaller Bites

Admission

Recommend and encourage prospective students to apply to K

Promote K in your school (educators)

Career Development

Join the Kalamazoo College professional networking group on LinkedIn

Refer information about an internship in your workplace

Post an entry-level job in K-Connect

Alumni Engagement

Update your alumni directory profile

Attend an alumni event

Nominate an alumna/us for an award

Submit a reunion update

Connect with us through Facebook and Twitter

Giving

Make an annual gift to the Kalamazoo College Fund

Check with your employer to see if they provide a matching gift benefit

Share why you give to Kalamazoo College

Medium Bites

Admission

Send congratulatory notes to admitted students

Call admitted students

Submit an alumni profile for Instagram

Career Development

Attend a networking event at K

Connect with a current student on LinkedIN

Via the alumni directory, offer to share your professional expertise with students through résumé reviews or informational interviews

Offer to speak on a career panel or other career event

Alumni Engagement

Attend your class reunion

Join your reunion committee

Host a regional alumni event

Become a Hornet Happy Hour host

Giving

Increase your gift annually

Make an additional gift to an athletics team, an academic department, or a K program

Encourage alumni friends to make a gift to K

Larger Bites

Admission

Go to coffee with a prospective student “Coffee with a K Grad

Sit on a Visit the Zoo panel

Staff a college fair in your area

Go to a SWARM event in your area

Career Development

Host a summer extern through the Discovery Externship Program

Provide a summer internship supervision in your workplace

Represent your company or organization at on-campus Recruiting Expos

Alumni Engagement

Become a reunion committee chair

Self-nominate to be on the Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB)

Participate in an alumni travel opportunity

Giving

Join the 1833 Society with an annual Kalamazoo College Fund gift of $1,833 or more

Join the Stetson Society by informing the College that K is in your estate plans

Become a Class Agent

 

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