Emeriti Club Gatherings

Golden Hornets

Who's Coming

  • Jeff Aldrich ’63, Nancy Aldrich
  • Jack Bamberg ’65, Marie Bamberg
  • Karen (Glomp) Bekofske ’63, Carl Bekofske ’64
  • Jack Bowen ’55, Jeanne Bowen
  • Bob Casler ’55, Megan Casler, Karen Casler, Bruce Casler, Ryan Casler, Lauren Murphy, Barry Casler
  • Carl Christensen ’63
  • Sue (Wixom) Coates ’58
  • Joyce (Kirk) Coleman ’66, Les Coleman ’65
  • Harold Decker ’67
  • Richard DeTar ’67
  • Richard Ehrle ’58, Ingrid Ehrle ’59
  • David Fischer ’59, Mary Ellen (Steketee) Fischer ’61
  • Jim Fowler ’56, Barbara Fowler ’57
  • Marlene (Crandell) Francis ’58, Arthur Francis
  • Ilse Gebhard ’62
  • Al Gemrich ’60, Julissa Uriostegui ’22, Jean Gemrich, Anna Gemrich ’86, Zoe Celeste Schneberger ’22
  • Sally Goddard ’62
  • Gary Harris ’63
  • Neil Harris ’63, Lona (Stockmeyer) Harris ’62
  • Ronald Hooker ’63, Helen (Snyder) Hooker
  • Sally Hunter ’58
  • Joel Kiselica, Jennifer Kiselica
  • Ruth Knoll ’58
  • Dolores E. (Koudel) Koettgen ’58
  • Kenneth Kooiman ’64
  • Nancy (Glomp) Kreilick ’58
  • Thomas Lambert ’63, Donna (Reed) Lambert ’64
  • Kurt Letzring ’63
  • E. Turner Lewis ’63, Katherine (Seaman) Lewis ’65
  • Doug Locke ’65
  • Richard Locke ’66
  • Mary (Murch) McLean ’61
  • Connie (Forsyth) Micklin ’62
  • Art Miller ’65, Jan (Schroeder) Miller ’65
  • Marcia (Johnston) Morrison ’58, Robert Dunbar
  • E. Gail (Mallon) Mullin ’58
  • Donna (Coleman) Odom ’67
  • Sally (Lange) Padley ’62
  • Robert Phillips ’65, Linda (Bartl) Phillips
  • Robert Poel ’62
  • Bonnie (Bradford) Ramseyer ’63, Richard Ramseyer
  • Gail (Olin) Rodwan ’63, Gordon Rodwan ’62
  • Eileen (Billings) Scamehorn ’58
  • Donald Schneider ’63, Jean Chin
  • William Shea ’65
  • Donald Shuler ’58, Margaret (Brown) Shuler ’58
  • JoAnne (Valentine) Simson ’58
  • Jan (Bennett) Smith ’63, Bill Bennett ’63
  • Tom Smith ’55, Mary Lou Smith ’55
  • Marlene (Metsa) Stoll ’58
  • Bruce Timmons ’64
  • Stevenson Turner ’63, Carol Turner
  • Merrilyn (Cigard) Vaughn-Hoffman ’58
  • William Venema ’59, Carrie Venema
  • Ruth (Sollitt) Williamson ’58

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend is October 19-21, 2018. Please view the full schedule of events.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 19
6 p.m.
Class of 1958 Gathering
Zazio’s, 100 West Michigan Avenue (in the Radisson Plaza Hotel)
Please join your class for dinner at Zazio’s to kick-off Homecoming Weekend.
Food and beverage are the responsibility of the individual.

6 p.m.
Delmega Society Gathering
Central City Tap House, 359 South Kalamazoo Mall
Please join the Delmega Society for dinner at the Tap House to kick-off Homecoming Weekend.
Food and beverage are the responsibility of the individual.

Saturday, October 20
12 – 1:30 p.m.
Emeriti Club Gathering
Banquet Room, Weimer K. Hicks Center
Emeriti alumni are invited to attend a luncheon that honors class years prior to 1968. Arrive early and enjoy a mimosa before the program begins at noon. The program will include an Emeriti Club Leadership Council update, given by the current President, Sally Padley ’62. After lunch, a plaque will be presented to the 2018 Citation of Merit Award recipients, Joyce Coleman ’66 and Al Gemrich ’60. Merrymaking and leading the group in song is encouraged. Off campus parking and a shuttle service will be available at 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. from St. Thomas More Catholic Parish, 421 Monroe St. to the Weimer K. Hick’s Center. Please note that this shuttle service is for the luncheon only. Cars will need to be removed from the parking lot by 3:00 p.m. to allow church members space to park for their evening service.
Lunch: $25/person

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Kalamazoo College Sing-along with Gary Harris ’63
Connable Recital Hall
Join former College Singer Rev. Gary Harris ’63 for a sing-along in Connable Recital Hall after the Emeriti Club Gathering. Sheet music will be provided.

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Historic Campus Tour with Arthur H. Miller ’65
Begin in Red Square between Mandelle and Dewing Halls
Join Art Miller ’65, Emeritus Archivist and Librarian for Special Collections at Lake Forest College, on a historical building tour of campus. Learn about K’s campus planning and architecture focusing on the 1920s and 1930s, with special attention to President Allan Hoben’s and Florence Robinson’s (K 1908) visions and landscape ideals. Architects include NYC’s Aymar Embury II (Hoben Hall, Harmon Hall, and Stetson Chapel) and Detroit’s Albert Kahn (Trowbridge Hall), as well as Chicago-based Howard Van Doren Shaw (Humphrey House). The tour will highlight the educational and design ideas of these architects.

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1958 Gathering
The Park Club, 219 West South Street
Enjoy the company of your classmates as you celebrate your 60th reunion. A plated dinner will be available in the Victorian room.
Dinner: $50/person. Cash bar.

6:00 p.m.
Class of 1963 Gathering
The Park Club, 219 West South Street
Enjoy the company of your classmates as you celebrate your 55th reunion. A casual buffet will be available in the pub.
Casual Buffet: $50/person. Cash bar.

Homecoming Schedule

Citation of Merit Award

Nominate a classmate for the Emeriti Club Citation of Merit Award today! The 2018 award recipients are Joyce Coleman ’66 and Al Gemrich ’60.

Emeriti Club Event Planning

Merrilyn Vaughn-Hoffman ’58

Garry Harris ’63
Don Schneider ’63

Delmega Society
Richard DeTar ‘67

Emeriti Club Leadership Council

Ways to Connect

Engaged alumni help move Kalamazoo College from one level of excellence to another. You can advance K’s mission and solidify its position as one of this country’s exceptional liberal arts colleges in five key ways. You can make a difference in the life of a current or future Hornet!

  • Identify and recruit a prospective student
  • Offer an internship or externship to a student
  • Mentor a student or recent graduate
  • Serve as a volunteer
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