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  1. Arts

    Prerecorded Christmas Vespers to Be Shown Online Beginning Dec. 5

    This year’s Christmas Vespers service at Hope College has been prerecorded and will be shown online beginning on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. It is an adjustment born of necessity that has also enabled the organizers to blend beloved elements from the traditional event with some new additions.

  2. Academics

    Book on Grandmother Spotlights Impact of Unsung Lives

    The latest book by Kent Van Til of the Hope College religion faculty has a very direct personal dimension — it focuses on his grandmother — but it’s the larger, universal story she represents that he finds most compelling.

  3. Campus Life

    Dr. Gordon Van Wylen Photo Gallery

    Dr. Gordon Van Wylen of Holland, who served as Hope College’s ninth president from 1972 until retiring in 1987 and was also actively involved in the Holland community both during and following his time at Hope, died on Thursday, Nov. 5, after a determined fight with COVID-19. He was 100.

  4. Campus Life

    Former Hope College President Gordon Van Wylen Dies

    Dr. Gordon Van Wylen of Holland, who served as Hope College’s ninth president from 1972 until retiring in 1987 and was also actively involved in the Holland community both during and following his time at Hope, died on Thursday, Nov. 5, after a determined fight with COVID-19. He was 100.

  5. Campus Life

    Hope Receives State Grant for COVID-19 Wastewater Testing Program

    The ongoing COVID-19 wastewater testing program at Hope College that began in August has received a grant from Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) as part of the state’s effort to establish a standardized and coordinated network of monitoring systems to provide an early-warning system for the presence of the virus.

  6. Campus Life

    Center for Diversity and Inclusion Dedication Photo Gallery

    CDI held a prayer dedication for the campus community on Thursday, Oct. 29. The center and student groups will be moving in late November to the Keppel House on 10th Street between College and Columbia avenues after being based in the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center since it opened in 2017.

Hope College by the Numbers

  • 1866Year of College Charter

    Hope College was founded by the Rev. A.C. Van Raalte and was officially chartered in 1866. During the 2015–2016 school year, Hope celebrated 150 years of rigorous academics and faithful, Christian leadership.

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  • 35,000+Total Alumni

    Hope has over 35,000 alumni spanning every state and 80+ countries.

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  • 127,000Volunteer Hours

    Hope's faculty, staff and students have contributed over 127,000 hours to volunteer activities.

  • 300+International Study Programs

    Semester and year-long opportunities for off-campus study are available in virtually every part of the globe.

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