HR Buzz: Spotlight on the Center for International Programs

The Center for International Programs (CIP) is comprised of eight colleagues on-campus, as well as fifteen Resident Directors around the world, plus our wonderful Peer Advisors, Welcome Team Members, and Student Assistants. Margaret Wiedenhoeft has the longest time with K of the group. The group can be described as adaptable, funny, and competitive. Did you […]

HR Buzz: Lucasse and Ambrose Award Recipients Announced

Ambrose Prize Brick

Kalamazoo College announced on September 15 that one faculty member and one staff member have earned two of the highest awards the College bestows on its employees. Anne Haeckl, K’s senior instructor in the Department of Classics, received the 2022 Florence J. Lucasse Lectureship for Excellence in Teaching, and Dan Kibby ’91, the enrollment systems […]

HR Buzz: What’s Buzzing?


HR Buzz launched in February 2021. Nearly 100 readers have subscribed to HR Buzz. We learned about colleagues from a different areas through the Spotlight on series. There have been tips for gardening, grilling, sun safety, and other timely topics. Readers offered contributed with comments and feedback. Now is your chance to play an active […]

HR Buzz: Spotlight on the Bookstore, Mail and Copy Center

Bookstore, Mail and Copy Center Staff

Small and mighty teams, the Bookstore, Mail and Copy Center are wonderful resources and an oasis in our midst. Let’s learn a little more about these four great colleagues! Bookstore The Bookstore staff is comprised of two colleagues, Debbie Thompson and Rick Amundson. Debbie has been at K for 20 years! The Bookstore can be […]

HR Buzz: Spotlight on Chemistry and Biochemistry

We now turn our attention to our first featured academic unit! Number of unit members: 11 members Member with longest time at K: Jeff Bartz, who has been here since 1997. A surprising fact: The Chemistry department has been meeting for Zoom Happy Hour every Friday since March 2020. (They did skip Christmas Day.) Describe […]

HR Buzz: Things to do in Kalamazoo

city of Kalamazoo

The Kalamazoo Area offers so much to do. Check out a few Pure Michigan ideas – maybe one of these will sound particularly familiar. Add your favorite thing to do in the Kalamazoo area in the comments. Find Peace and Quiet at the Lillian Anderson ArboretumThe Lillian Anderson Arboretum, affiliated with Kalamazoo College, comprises 140 […]