Scroll through the list of activities and opportunities below, or jump directly to recordings featuring on-campus groups or featuring alumni.

Kenyon Alumni Book Club

This joint project between the Kenyon Review and the Office of Alumni Engagement will transport you back to the classroom — with no essays required!

Kenyon Career Network

A Kenyon degree is forever and so is the network! Explore the power of a Kenyon education beyond the classroom by connecting with students, fellow alumni, and parent volunteers. The KCN offers interest-based and regional communities as well as a variety of opportunities for professional networking.

Digital Backgrounds

Spice up your online Zoom meetings with some beautiful Kenyon backgrounds courtesy of Brad Remick '84.

Virtual Reunions

Hoping to connect with your pledge class, athletic team, former hall mates, or a cappella group? We're here to help you host a virtual reunion. Contact us if you need up-to-date contact information or other assistance.

Kenyon in Your Kitchen

Kenyon alumni working in food and drink industries are sharing their go-to happy hour pairings. Look out for new recommendations!

'A La Calle' with Leopoldo Lopez '93

Premiering Sept.15 on HBO Max, "A La Calle" is a firsthand account of the efforts of ordinary Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy from the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro, whose corrupt and brutal policies have plunged the country into economic ruin. Working with a network of clandestine camera crews, the filmmakers spent three years recording exclusive interviews with key opposition figures including Leopoldo López '93.

What Every 21st Century Kenyon Student Needs to Know

Learn how the director of Kenyon's Integrated Program in Humane Studies, Associate Professor Katherine Elkins, and former Silicon Valley startup CEO Jon Chun teamed up to create a new interdisciplinary curriculum for the 21st century. Convinced that many of the big questions facing us today center around technology — and that we shouldn't leave the solutions to the engineers — they created the first curriculum of its kind and are writing a textbook for a major publisher.

Managing Up: Working Successfully with Any Type of Boss

Join Mary Abbajay '86, author of "Managing Up: How to Forge an Effective Relationship With Those Above You," for an interactive presentation.

Global Kenyon International Alumni Gathering

Connect with Kenyon from afar! International alumni (both those from another country who attended Kenyon and those currently living internationally) are invited to join us for a virtual, global gathering to hear updates from the Hill and discuss how you'd like to stay connected with the College.


Archived 2020 - 2021 Recordings

CABARET-19

CABARET-19 combines film, live theatre, dance and music to create an immediate response to our times through a collection of interconnected short pieces.

Fall Dance Concert

Watch the livestream recording of the Kenyon College Dance Ensemble's fall concert.

Live Jazz

Watch a livestream recording of the Kenyon Jazz Ensemble performing a socially-distanced concert on the Rosse Hall stage.

Spotlight on A Cappella

Enjoy a playlist of stellar performances that represent Kenyon's strong tradition of a cappella. Enjoy, and don't be afraid to sing along!

History of the Campus with Tom Stamp

This presentation spans Kenyon's history, from Philander Chase's choice to relocate to the Ohio wilderness to the construction of the West Quad.

About Philander Chase Conservancy & Kokosing Nature Preserve

Jayne Gelman '22 introduces the Philander Chase Conservancy and the Kokosing Nature Preserve.

In a Pandemic — An Outbreak of Poetry with Royal Rhodes

In this virtual talk led by Donald L. Rogan Professor of Religious Studies Emeritus Royal Rhodes, hear a few poems from the past and present connect during these dry days of disconnection.

Is the American Experiment Still Viable?

“Is the American Experiment Still Viable?” — a Hill to Hill event — is a series of six virtual alumni panel discussions sponsored by the Center for the Study of American Democracy in conjunction with the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement.

Southern Responses to Social Injustice

Presented by the Carolinas, Nashville, and Atlanta Regional Associations, an interdisciplinary panel of alumni from the region addresses the past, present, and future of social justice in the South.

Neanderthals, Too Stupid to Live? with Bruce Hardy

Neanderthals are typically seen as the dimwits of the stone age who died out once we, the mighty Homo sapiens, showed up. Is this an accurate depiction?

The Great Simplification with Fred Baumann

Baumann discusses the increasingly simplified and extreme oppositions we are experiencing in current American politics and asks what this is likely to mean in the not so distant future.

Coaching Through COVID

Volleyball Coach Rosanna Sguerra, Swimming Coach Jess Book '01 and Women's Tennis Coach Scott Thielke discuss the many challenges and innovations in collegiate athletics in response to the pandemic.

Walking in Our Shoes: Student Athlete Panel

The Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation hosted a virtual panel featuring current varsity athletes discussing their experience as student athletes and people of color at Kenyon.

Walking in Our Shoes: Alumni Panel

The Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation hosted a virtual panel moderated by President Sean Decatur featuring alumni discussing their experience as student athletes and people of color at Kenyon.

December 10 Town Hall

Kenyon alumni are invited to join President Decatur as we close out 2020 and look forward to Kenyon's future, including plans for the spring semester, an update on the strategic plan and a look at the housing study.

'Ask Me Anything' with Lincoln Bleveans '89

What's going on in the renewable power sector? Are utility companies making progress toward cutting carbon emissions and reducing reliance on fossil fuels? What's an IPP?

Anthony Jack Discusses 'The Privileged Poor'

Anthony Jack examines how class and culture shape how undergraduates navigate college by exploring the “experiential core of college life,” those often overlooked moments between getting in and graduating.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dialogue

This year’s keynote speaker, Eddie S. Glaude Jr., is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies at Princeton.

A Celebration of Kenyon Green Initiatives

Celebrate 25 years of the Brown Family Environmental Center, 20 years of the Philander Chase Conservancy, five years of the Kokosing Nature Preserve, and learn more about the Kenyon Farm and the ambitious plans for the next 25 years!

Valentines Saints and Sinners: An evening with Royal Rhodes

Celebrate February's many holidays with an evening of poetry.

An Odyssey Back to Gambier

During our virtual event for alumni, parents and friends of the College, Sante and Simone, previously Sante's teaching assistant, discussed their eourneys from and to Gambier, as well as their collaboration collections of Sante's essays.

Poetry Across the Ocean

Join us for "Poetry Across the Ocean," a virtual event with poet Daniel Mark Epstein '70, in conversation with his Italian translator, Kenyon professor Simone Dubrovic.

Kenyon in the U.S. Civil War

College Historian and Keeper of Kenyoniana Tom Stamp '73 presented a talk on Kenyon during the Civil War.

2021 Leopoldo Lopez Freedom and Democracy Award

The Leopoldo López Freedom and Democracy Award honors an individual who has shown a commitment to plural and inclusive democracy echoing that of the award’s namesake, prominent Venezuelan opposition leader and political prisoner Leopoldo López ’93 H’07.

Virtual Reunion 2021

Connect with classmates, catch up with favorite professors and learn about Kenyon today at a two-week virtual reunion taking place May 16-29.