Homecoming and Reunion Schedule

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Friday, October 20
7:45 am - 6:00 pm
Book Club Café Open
Upjohn Library Commons
 
 
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Kalamazoo College Bookstore Open
Shop the large inventory of Kalamazoo College clothing, gear and memorabilia. Visit the bookstore online to purchase K gear before homecoming.
Lower Level, Weimer K. Hicks Center
 
 
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Richardson Room Deli Open
Second Floor, Weimer K. Hicks Center
 
 
11:00 am - 11:40 am
Community Reflection
Stetson Chapel
 
 
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Homecoming Registration Table Open
Pick up your registration packet, nametags and schedule of events at the Homecoming registration table.
Atrium, Weimer K. Hicks Center
 
 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Biology Reflections Seminar
Please join biology faculty, alumni and current students for the fourth annual Reflections and Connections gathering, established in honor of Professor Paul R. Sotherland during his 30th year at the college. We will share highlights of happenings within the Biology Department in recent years and hear from biology alumni as they reflect on their K experience and beyond. Following this event, we will adjourn to join in the Connections Reception in Hicks hosted by the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) where you can rekindle old connections and forge new ones across generations of biologists. For additional information, please contact Professor Binney Girdler at 269-337-5977.
Room 226, Dow Science Center
registration required
 
 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
K Talks: Mindfulness and Business...
Room 103, Dewing Hall
registration required
 
 
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Homecoming Connection Reception
Please join students, alumni professionals, faculty and staff at an informal networking gathering. Come prepared to share the story of your own career path, listen and learn from others' work experiences, and explore professional possibilities both local and global. Hors d'oeuvres will be served and all are welcome. Attendees over 21 may enjoy an alcoholic beverage with proper identification. This is a great opportunity to network and make professional connections. Co-sponsored by the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) and the Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB).
Banquet Room, Weimer K. Hicks Center
registration required
 
 
6:00 pm
Homecoming Volleyball Game
Kalamazoo College vs. Calvin College. For game day information please visit hornets.kzoo.edu/sports/wvball/gameday. *Wear your orange and black to the game.
Anderson Athletic Center
 
 
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Alumni of Color Reception
Join us for an opportunity to meet and network with current K students and alumni of color. Learn about initiatives of the ACSJL and the Intercultural Center and demo a new mentoring platform that will support connections between K students and alumni of color. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL), The Office of Alumni Relations, and the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD).
CCPD Resource Room, Dewing Hall (first floor)
registration required
 
 
7:00 pm
Class of 1972 Informal Gathering
Please join your class for an informal gathering at the University Roadhouse to kick-off your reunion weekend! Space is reserved downstairs for the Class of 1972.
University Roadhouse, 1332 West Michigan Avenue (downstairs)
registration required
 
 
7:00 pm
Class of 1977 Informal Gathering
Please join your class for an informal gathering in the Humphrey House Lounge on campus to kick-off your reunion weekend! BYOB.
Lounge, Humphrey House
registration required
 
 
7:00 pm
Class of 1982 Reunion Celebration
Enjoy the company of your classmates as you celebrate your 35th reunion. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served at the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) on campus. Each guest will receive 3 complimentary beer/wine tokens. $35/adult
$15/child (ages 5-12)
Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
registration required
$35/adult$15/child (ages 5-12)
$35/adult
$15/child (ages 5-12)


How many of the meals are vegetarian?


7:00 pm
Class of 1987 Informal Gathering
Please join your class for an informal gathering at Bell's to kick-off your reunion weekend! Note: Bell’s does not take reservations and tables can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bell's Eccentric Café, 355 East Kalamazoo Avenue
registration required
 
 
7:00 pm
Class of 1992 Informal Gathering
Please join your class for an informal gathering at Bell's to kick-off your reunion weekend! Note: Bell’s does not take reservations and tables can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bell's Eccentric Café, 355 East Kalamazoo Avenue
registration required
 
 
7:00 pm
Class of 1997 Informal Gathering
Please join your class for an informal gathering at Bell's to kick-off your reunion weekend! Note: Bell’s does not take reservations and tables can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bell's Eccentric Café, 355 East Kalamazoo Avenue
registration required
 
 
7:00 pm
Class of 2002 Informal Gathering
Please join your class for an informal gathering at Bell's to kick-off your reunion weekend! Note: Bell’s does not take reservations and tables can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bell's Eccentric Café, 355 East Kalamazoo Avenue
registration required
 
 
7:00 pm
Class of 2007 Informal Gathering
Please join your class for an informal gathering at Bell's to kick-off your reunion weekend! Note: Bell’s does not take reservations and tables can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bell's Eccentric Café, 355 East Kalamazoo Avenue
registration required
 
 
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Alumni Association Awards Ceremony and Dessert Reception
Join us to honor the award recipients for 2017. Distinguished Service Award: Phillip Carra ’69, Distinguished Achievement Award: William DeGrado ’77, Weimer K. Hicks Award: Gail Griffin, Young Alumni Award: Steven Yeun ’05 and Athletic Hall of Fame Awards: Elizabeth Garlow ’07 (Women's Swimming), Kim Hartman ’03 (Women's Soccer), Nick Lachapelle ’00 (Football), J.D. Schneider ’03 (Men's Swimming), 1985 Men’s Tennis Team and 1995 Volleyball Team.
Dalton Theatre, with reception in Lobby, Light Fine Arts Building
registration required
 
 
8:00 pm
Class of 2012 Informal Gathering
Please join your class for an informal gathering at Shakespeare's Pub to kick-off your reunion weekend! Space is reserved in the back room for the Class of 2012.
Shakespeare's Pub, 241 East Kalamazoo Avenue (back room)
registration required
 
 
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
1833 Society for Young Alumni Gathering
Members of the 1833 Society for Young Alumni are cordially invited to a happy hour. While this event is by invitation only, alumni of the last fifteen years have an opportunity to become members of the 1833 Society for Young Alumni during Homecoming and Reunion festivities or at any time throughout the year. If you have questions or would like more information about the 1833 Society for Young Alumni, please contact Caitlin Kuhn, Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving, Kalamazoo College Fund at 269.337.7294 or ckuhn@kzoo.edu.
Casa Bolero, 116 Portage Street - By Invitation Only. Please RSVP to Jennifer DiGiuseppe at 269-337-7236 or jdigiuse@kzoo.edu.
 
 
Saturday, October 21
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hornet Hospitality in Hicks
Stop by the Weimer K. Hicks Center to enjoy light refreshments, connect with classmates and learn about "alumni bites" beginning at 7:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB).
Lower Level and Second Floor, Weimer K. Hicks Center
 
 
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Homecoming Registration Table Open
Pick up your registration packet, nametags and schedule of events at the Homecoming registration table.
Atrium, Weimer K. Hicks Center
 
 
8:00 am
Class of 1967 Breakfast
Enjoy a catered breakfast with your classmates in the Light Fine Arts Building.$15/person
Lobby, Light Fine Arts Building
registration required
$15/person
$15/person


How many of the meals are vegetarian?


8:00 am - 9:00 am
Homecoming 5K Run/Walk
Begin your day at the 13th Annual Homecoming 5K Run/Walk. Open to all ages and fitness levels, the run/walk is a wonderful way to see campus and the neighborhood. Pre-registered participants will receive a complimentary, commemorative 5K T-shirt designed by Tanush Samson ’19! Shirts are limited to the first 300 registrants. Race day check-in opens at 7:30 a.m. and race results will be posted online following Homecoming and Reunion Weekend. This event will take place rain or shine.
Begin in front of Hoben Residence Hall
registration required
 
 
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Class Agent and AAEB Gathering
Calling all class agents and AAEB members! Here’s your chance to finally put faces to names and meet your fellow K leadership volunteers while sharing light refreshments. A short presentation will begin at 9:10 a.m. Come prepared to share your K story as an alumni volunteer.
Richardson Room, Weimer K. Hicks Center
registration required
 
 
Sunday, October 22
8:00 am
Class of 1967 Breakfast
Join your classmates for breakfast and goodbyes in the Stone Room.$15/person
Stone Room, Weimer K. Hicks Center
registration required
$15/person
$15/person


How many of the meals are vegetarian?


9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kalamazoo College Bookstore Open
Shop the large inventory of Kalamazoo College clothing, gear and memorabilia.Visit the bookstore online to purchase K gear before homecoming.
Lower Level, Weimer K. Hicks Center
 
 
11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Hicks Center Cafeteria Open
Enjoy brunch in the cafeteria.
Welles Dining Hall, Weimer K. Hicks Center
 
 
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Book Club Café Open
Upjohn Library Commons
 
 
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Richardson Room Deli Open
Second Floor, Weimer K. Hicks Center
 
 

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