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Biology Alumnae Present at Reflections and Connections

Biology Professor Binney Girdler introduces Melba Sales-Griffin Kalamazoo College’s Biology Department welcomed alumnae Melba Sales-Griffin ’12 and Emily Cornwell ’07 to campus today for the department’s annual Reflections and Connections event as a part of Homecoming 2017. The event, established in honor of Professor Emeritus Paul Sotherland, … Continue reading

K Student Among First AmeriFirst Interns

Peter Rossi Pictured at AmeriFirst Kalamazoo College student Peter Rossi ’18 is among the first students to take advantage of a new internship program that teaches students about the mortgage industry. Rossi, a computer science major and music minor from Kalamazoo, is one of nine … Continue reading

K’s Latest K-Trek Passes all Tests

K in the Windy City Takes Students to Chicago Kalamazoo College’s latest K-Trek, K to the Windy City, tested two expansions–in numbers and event type. The results are in: success above expectations! “We wanted a K-Trek that would accommodate more students and provide more types of student-alumni and student-thought … Continue reading

K Plans Career Summit for April 7 and 8

K alumnus Brad O'Neill with students in San Francisco UPDATE: Another Kalamazoo College Career Summit will take place April 6 and 7, 2018. Registration is now available. A select group of K alumni who are leaders in their fields will join Silicon Valley executives and venture capitalists for Kalamazoo … Continue reading

First-Year Student Wins Entrepreneurship Grant

Kalamazoo College first-year student Mansi Dahal Mansi Dahal ’20 has a vision so impressive that the Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA) has awarded her one of its Independent Innovators Network Scholarships. The scholarships recognize entrepreneurial concepts submitted by students from the 15 MCA schools. Mansi will receive … Continue reading

Providing Professional Experience and Networks

Career and Professional Development Staff Kalamazoo College’s Center for Career and Professional Development seeks alumni and friends interested in helping  students to gain the experience and networks that will advance their career aspirations. There are three ways to get involved, according to Joan Hawxhurst, director … Continue reading

Duo Completes Prestigious Internship

Kalamazoo College students complete prestigious internships Kalamazoo College senior Sara McKinney and junior Shawn Fair secured and completed Monroe-Brown internships this summer. Monroe-Brown internships are local opportunities that include at least 400 paid hours of work with a Kalamazoo area company, valuable networking, and scholarship funding … Continue reading