Bee Part of the Swarm


There is still time to be part of the swarm! Learn more and sign up to help Buzz. The Hive is buzzing! Buzz will fly to the nest on Friday, October 15! Buzz is foraging for a few worker (chaperone) Hornets. Avoid the sting of missing Buzz, who will be flying around campus all day […]

HR Buzz: Public Service Loan Forgiveness Limited Waiver Opportunity

On Oct. 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education announced a change to Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program rules for a limited time as a result of the COVID-19 national emergency. Now, for a limited period of time, borrowers may receive credit for past payments made on loans that would otherwise not qualify for […]

HR Buzz: Fall health checklist

hands in shape of a heart

As cold and flu season is upon us and the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, it’s more important than ever to keep up withhealth and safety measures. Here is a simple checklist to consider: Get a flu shot. Both the flu and COVID-19 viruseswill likely be spreading this fall. The CDC recommends that allpeople 6 […]

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 […]