Thank you for your interest in the Hope Academy of Senior
Professionals. HASP is a peer led institute for learning in
retirement and is constituted as a branch of Hope College. It is also
affiliated with the Elderhostel Institute Network. Through a variety
of classes, lectures, study groups, cultural and service events
members pursue avenues of study and exchange ideas.
Please note that before making application for membership we request
that you attend one of our monthly meetings so that you can assess
your interest in participating.
Our monthly meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at the HAWORTH INN and Conference Center on the Hope campus. Coffee begins at 9:00 a.m. and the program runs from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
HASP Courses and Special Events are open only to HASP members.
For further information on membership, course schedules, or other
questions, please contact the HASP office at (616) 395-7919, or
Hope's Academy of Senior Professionals
was founded 25 years ago today.
Pictured is HASP's 25th Anniversary Planning Committee
Front from left: Jan VerHelst and Trudy VanderHaar
Back from left: Kim Mendels, Jack Hyde, Elton Bruins and Jerry Redeker
Lifelong learning and service opportunities for retirees have been major emphases throughout the history of the Hope Academy of Senior Professionals, which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this spring with a membership of 600-plus.