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February 01 2018

Kelly Henderson has come a long way in her career, and it’s because “people believed in me,” she says.

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January 01 2018

Stephen Williams wanted to be a composer.

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December 01 2017

As the head of Miller Davis Co., Rex Bell oversees the construction of multi-million-dollar buildings, but being a builder wasn’t somethi

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November 01 2017

When Odom graduated from Kalamazoo College a few decades ago, she thought her life would involve doing something with her bachelor’s and

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October 01 2017

Steve Rossio isn’t afraid to wear a toga.

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September 01 2017

Amy Kuchta describes herself as “focused, maybe a little intense,” but she has to be.

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August 01 2017

In a time when religious and cultural differences are causing fractures in communities and tearing nations apart, international students

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June 30 2017

Laura Lam admits that her role overseeing the city of Kalamazoo’s new Foundation for Excellence, the $70.3 million philanthropic approach

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May 30 2017

When the Great Recession hit in 2008, Tim Krone was a computer programmer working in the banking and automotive finance industries.

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April 30 2017

The first year of college can be overwhelming for students, especially those from other countries and those who are the first person in t

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