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Kalamazoo College Selects Mia Henry as Executive Director for Its Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership

Mia Henry named executive director for Kalamazoo College''s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. (KALAMAZOO, Mich.) July 14, 2014 – After a national search, Kalamazoo College has named Mia Henry as executive director of its Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. She will begin her duties in Kalamazoo on August 11. Since 1998, Henry … Continue reading

Long Table; Close Community

FMFundraiser A five-course dinner helped strengthen the connective fiber of a community when Fair Food Matters hosted a fundraiser at the Kalamazoo Farmers Market one Thursday evening in late June. General manager of Kalamazoo College Dining Services James Chantanasombut and Chelsea … Continue reading

The Power of Philanthropy on Display, Anonymously

Kamille LaRosa ''11 was one student who benefited from the anonymous donor''s 2009 gift to K. On April 1, 2009, Kalamazoo College’s then-vice president of advancement received a phone call. The caller identified himself as the representative of someone who wanted to make a $2 million anonymous donation to the College. The money would be coming … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College grad Raven Fisher hopes to change children’s futures, one math problem at a time

Raven Fisher ''14 Raven Fisher ’14 is the subject of a June 13, 2014 profile in the Kalamazoo Gazette/MLive. The Detroit native and University Liggett High School graduate was a math major at K. She has now begun her studies at Western Michigan … Continue reading

Summertime: No Day at the Beach for these Kalamazoo College Students

Some of the K students interning in Washington, D.C. this summer are (l-r): Katie Clark ’16, Noah Arbit ’17, Skylar Young ’15, Kylah Simmons ’17, Natalie Cherne ’15, and Fatima Hanne ’15. Amber Whittington ’08 (far right) is Director of Operations at the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Amber invited the K interns to the recent Senate ice cream social. Just as many newly minted Kalamazoo College graduates are heading into the work world, rising K sophomores, juniors, and seniors are venturing into their own workplace adventures. Steeped in a historical commitment to experiential education, the Career and Professional Development … Continue reading
 

Students at Kalamazoo College are members not only of an academic community of teachers, learners, and scholars, but also of a large social community of friends and colleagues. At the heart of campus life is the concept of residential living that provides a vital contribution to the full education and development of students. Many of the faculty and staff attend events and activities with students. From the shared experiences of living, learning, and working together, a feeling of true community arises. This community of students, faculty, administrators, staff, and friends of the College is able to celebrate joyous occasions or to offer comfort in times of need.