Celebrating your 56th Reunion!
Start planning now to connect with your class and the College.
Come back to campus on October 21-23, 2022 to celebrate Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.
Gathering & Photo Details
The following events are College sponsored.
- CANCELLED Friday, Oct 21 at 7 a.m. – Class of 1966 Lillian Anderson Arboretum Tour – Meet at the parking lot!
- Friday, Oct 21 at 8:30 a.m. – Class of 1966 Breakfast in Hicks
- Friday, Oct 21 at 3 p.m. – Class of 1966 Memorial at Stetson Chapel. Watch the Livestream at 3 p.m.!
- Saturday, Oct 22 at 11 a.m. – Reunion Photo at Stetson Chapel
- Saturday, Oct 22 at 7 p.m. – Reunion Gathering at The Park Club
Need more details for attending Homecoming and Reunion Weekend? Review the following for more details.
Contact your class agent and members of your reunion committee
Joan Baker Deschamps
Deanna Hultquist Tiefenthal
Memorial Service Co-chair
Additional Information for the Class of 1966
Class of 1966 Letters
Hotels & Lodging
As you make your reservations, remember that the activities will begin the evening of Thursday, October 20, 2022 and continue through 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 23.
Holiday Inn West
We have discounted rates at the Holiday Inn West exclusively for our class from October 20-23.
- Rate: $159 and $169 for “suites”
- Reservations can be canceled without penalty.
- To book directly: Call 269.888.4800 and mention you are in the Kalamazoo College Class of 1966 to get the special rate.
- To reserve a handicap accessible room: Call 269.888.4800 and mention you are in the Kalamazoo College Class of 1966 to get the special rate.
If you prefer to stay downtown at the Radisson, you may take advantage of the College Homecoming Block.
- Rate: $147 per night; parking is an additional $10 per night
- Space is limited
- Book Dates: October 20-23
- To book: Call the Radisson hotel directly: 269.343.3333 and identify yourself as part of the Kalamazoo College Homecoming Block
- Reservation Code: KCH22
The ’66 reunion committee is working to provide shuttles between the following locations:
- Holiday Inn West
- Radisson Plaza Hotel
- The K campus
- Friendship Village Club House
- Any other class related activities.
Note: We will not be providing transportation to and from the airport.
See Who’s Coming from the Class of ’66!
- Be the first to register!
Want to Help a K Student?
The Center for Career & Professional Development provides opportunities for students to participate in flash mentoring and more with K alumni! To engage in these efforts, please consider one or more of the following options:
- Update your information in the College’s Alumni Directory.
- Create/Update your LinkedIn profile.
- For quick career conversations with current K students, check out Hornet Huddles! Hosted on Zoom, Huddles give ultimate flexibility for flash mentoring to fit into your workday. If you’re interested, please contact the CCPD via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- For other alumni resources from the CCPD, check out the CCPD Alumni page.
Emeriti Club – The Golden Hornets
The Emeriti Club is an alumni organization for members of classes who graduated from Kalamazoo College 50 or more years ago.
Citation of Merit Award
You, as an Emeriti Club member are encouraged to nominate fellow members to receive a Citation of Merit Award. Please use the online nomination form, or print and send a form to the Office of Alumni Engagement anytime throughout the year. Please provide as much information as possible about the nominee.
Criteria for the selection of citation recipients are as follows:
- Extent of alumni activity and involvement
- Outstanding professional experience
- Level of civic, church, school, and/or community service involvement
- Continued support of the College
- Length of time attended Kalamazoo College
- All alumni of Kalamazoo College who matriculated in classes 50 or more years ago and attended six or more terms are eligible for nomination.
The Emeriti Club Leadership Council meets in the spring to consider the nominees and select the citation recipients. Nominees not selected are kept for future consideration.
Connect with other Emeriti Club Members
Want to connect with other Golden Hornets? Learn more about Emeriti Club gatherings during Homecoming!
2022 Award Recipients & Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Check out this year’s list of recipients for Alumni Association Awards, Citation of Merit Awards, and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees!
Alumni Association Awards Ceremony
Attend the Alumni Association Awards Ceremony to celebrate the Alumni Association Award Recipients and the Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Date: Friday, October 21
Time: 7:30-9 p.m.
Location: Dalton Theatre, Light Fine Arts Building