Kalamazoo College, also known simply as K, is a private liberal arts college located in Kalamazoo, Michigan with approximately 1,400 undergraduate students. One fun fact about Kalamazoo College is they focus on experiential learning as part of their curriculum requirement. Out and about town, Kalamazoo offers a host of dining options, art exhibits, tennis sporting events, and breweries. In fact, Bell's Brewery which was founded by a Kalamazoo College alumni, Larry Bell. Kalamazoo is also home to the "Peppermint King of Kalamazoo"A.M. Todd founder of A.M. Todd Company, one of the leading producers of peppermint oil.
Famous "Hornet" alumni include Lisa Kron, 2015 Tony Award-winning (Fun Home) playwright and actress, Ty Warner - the founder of Beanie Babies, Teju Cole - award-winning Nigerian American author, and John E. Sarno - an innovator in back-pain therapy.
"Top 5 Parent Picks" when visiting Kalamazoo College:
Food Dance for local food and especially fantastic burgers.
Bell's Brewery/Bell's Eccentric Cafe for best beers.
USTA Boys' National Tennis Tournament hosted every year at Kalamazoo College.
Sarkozy Bakery for the best cherry danish.
Art Hop! An evening of exhibits and events held monthly in downtown Kalamazoo presented by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo.
Adriana is a sophomore from Alexandria, VA. One quirky fact about Adriana..."I love to sew."
Fun fact about Kalamazoo College: Once a month the city holds an art fair where local artists show & sell their work. There's glassblowing, forgery, pottery, etc.
Favorite Ice Cream Spot: Spirit Kalamazoo, strawberry.
Best Burger Joint: Food Dance.
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot: Kelvin & Co.
Vegetarian Hot Spot: Studio Grill.
Pizzeria and go-to pie: Roma's Pizza.
Diner and Favorite Entree: Nina's, eggs florentine.
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll: Maru, salmon roll.
Favorite breakfast place with a friend or date: Crow's Nest.
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend: South Haven.
Things to do:
Where to go for yoga, exercise classes, or the gym: The school gym is new and offers classes and is right on campus!
Neighborhood Bookstore: Bookbug.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: The quad or stacks.
Where do you want to go on spring break? Montreal.
Hotel or B&B Recommendation: Radisson.