Coming Events

March 8, 2017

Walking Through Kalamazoo: Learning the Story of our Community

  • 2 p.m., Heinig Emeriti Lounge, West Walwood Hall
  • Speaker: Lynn Houghton, Regional History Collections Curator, WMU

Lynn will present a slide show based on her guided walking tours around various areas in the Kalamazoo Community.

April 12, 2017

KVCC’s Bronson Healthy Living Campus

  • 2 p.m., Heinig Emeriti Lounge, West Walwood Hall
  • Speaker: Dr. Dean McCurdy, Associate Vice President for Instruction, KVCC

May 10, 2017

Mosaic

  • 2 p.m., Heinig Emeriti Lounge, West Walwood Hall
  • Speaker: Dr. Stanley S. Robin, Professor Emeritus of Sociology

Stan will perform his sixth set of original monologues, “Mosaic,” consisting of the following individual monologues: Camp Wakiton, There's No Business…, Starting, The Aardvark on North Nelson Road, The "Classy" Girl, Schensel's, Aw Pleeze!, The Handyman, Penurious, The Mafia and 9/11.

May 25, 2017

Faculty Retirement Recognition Dinner, Bernhard Center

Details and registration information forthcoming.

August 9, 2017

Annual Emeriti Break-Fest

  • 8:30 a.m., Fetzer Center
  • Speaker: To be announced

September 13, 2017

Schools vs. the World: Handicapping the Odds

  • 2 p.m., Heinig Emeriti Lounge, West Walwood Hall
  • Speaker: Dr. James Bosco, Professor Emeritus of Educational Studies

Formal education K-16 is very nicely in sync with a world that no longer exists. Schools will not disappear, but if they are not capable of making the needed transformation, formal schooling will make an increasingly smaller contribution to student education.

October 11, 2017

Get a Grip on Grasp

  • 2 p.m., Heinig Emeriti Lounge, West Walwood Hall
  • Speakers: Dr. Sandra Edwards, Professor Emerita of Occupational Therapy and Nancy Hock, Faculty Specialist II—Clinical Specialist in Occupational Therapy

This presentation will be made by the author of an internationally recognized text on hand grasps and by a certified hand specialist. They will address the basic anatomical structure of the hand and how to best preserve your hand use as you age.

November 8, 2017

Topic: To Be Announced

  • 2 p.m., Heinig Emeriti Lounge, West Walwood Hall
  • Speaker: Julie Garrison, Dean, University Libraries

Details forthcoming.

December 6, 2017

Wine Tasting and Holiday Gathering

  • 5 to 7 p.m., Fetzer Center

Tentative date. Details forthcoming.