May 2008
MAY THE QUAD BE WITH YOU
Following April's Founders Day Convocation, Commencement and Emeritus Club Weekend 2008 will mark the second great event in Kalamazoo College's celebration of its 175th Anniversary.
HOME GROWS
"...each human being has a unique contribution to make toward our understanding of life.... His physical and mental make up is unique, and his circumstances are unique. So he must be able to tell us something which would not be learned from any other source." -Rebecca West
AT HOME IN THE WORLD, IN FRONT OF AN AUDIENCE
Last October, Kalamazoo seniors Arianna Schindle and Rachel Udow took the stage at an education conference in Denver. In the audience were several hundred college faculty and administrators.
AWAY BECOMES A WAY
For David Easterbrook '69, current President of the Kalamazoo College Alumni Association and 10-year member of the Alumni Association Executive Board, "coming home" to "K" is a regular occurrence.
TENNIS, EVERYONE?
Matt Wise calls it tradition. Geneva Garcia says it's the legacy. Both know that Kalamazoo College Tennis is something special. The two economics majors both came to Kalamazoo to play tennis. For Wise, the choice came down to Kalamazoo and Albion.
BOOT CAMP KICKS STUDENTS INTO BUSINESS MODE
Which statement is accurate? - Kalamazoo College students are well prepared for careers in business. - Kalamazoo College students are poorly prepared for getting their first job. "Both," says Jeff Fink '79.
THE EPITOME OF A TEACHER AND A SCHOLAR
Professor of Psychology Gary Gregg received the 2008 Florence J. Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship during a well-attended award ceremony on April 30. Interim Provost Jan Tobochnik called Gregg the "epitome of a teacher and scholar at Kalamazoo College."