Events

  1. Hope College Summer Science Camps (+ more!)

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    ExploreHope provides over 50 fun-filled camps for students grades K-12.

    Hope College Summer Science Camps (+ more!)
    Date
    Location
    A. Paul Schaap Science Center
    Hope College Summer Science Camps (+ more!) 9:00 am - A. Paul Schaap Science Center, Martha Miller and Jack H. Miller Musical Arts Center
  2. 2017 Physics SHARP Research Symposium

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    2017 Physics SHARP Research Symposium
    Date
    Location
    Various Locations
    2017 Physics SHARP Research Symposium 9:30 am - Various Locations
  3. HSRT: School House Rock Live!

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    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre’s Children’s Performance Troupe opens the pop classic “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” on Friday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre.

    HSRT: School House Rock Live!
    Date
    Cost
    $15 for adults and children
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    HSRT: School House Rock Live! 10:30 am - Knickerbocker Theatre
  4. HSRT: A View From the Bridge

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    By Arthur Miller

    HSRT: A View From the Bridge
    Date
    Cost
    $30 Adult Mezzanine, $26 Adult Orchestra, $27 Senior/Faculty/Staff Mezzanine, $22 Senior/Faculty/Staff Orchestra & Balcony
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: A View From the Bridge 7:30 pm - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center, Main Theatre
  5. HSRT: Curious George: The Golden Meatball

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    Music by John Kavanaugh, book and lyrics by Jeremy Desmon
    Based on the books by Margret and H.A. Rey 

    HSRT: Curious George: The Golden Meatball
    Date
    Cost
    $15 for adults and children
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Curious George: The Golden Meatball 10:30 am - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center, Studio Theatre
  6. HSRT: Working

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    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season with “Working,” the six-time Tony Award-nominated musical based on Studs Terkel’s 1974 book chronicling the lives of the average American worker, on Friday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    HSRT: Working
    Date
    Cost
    $40 Adult Mezzanine, $35 Adult Orchestra, $32 Senior/Faculty/Staff Mezzanine, $28 Senior/Faculty/Staff Orchestra & Balcony
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    HSRT: Working 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre
  7. Summer Free Family Films: The Tale of Despereaux

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    Summer Free Family Films: The Tale of Despereaux
    Date
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    Summer Free Family Films: The Tale of Despereaux 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre
  8. A 1000-MILE GREAT LAKES WALK

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    The Holland-Hope College Sustainability Institute and Herrick's "Booked for the Summer" are proud to present Lorren Niewenhuis as she discusses her book "A 1000-MILE GREAT LAKES WALK."

    A 1000-MILE GREAT LAKES WALK
    Date
    Location
    Herrick Districk Library
    A 1000-MILE GREAT LAKES WALK 7:00 pm - Herrick Districk Library
  9. One Night Only Series: Meet Me In St. Louis

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    One Night Only Series: Meet Me In St. Louis
    Date
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    One Night Only Series: Meet Me In St. Louis 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre
  10. HSRT: Annie

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    The musical “Annie,” featuring visiting professional actors as well as local children in key roles, will return to the Hope Summer Repertory Theatre stage beginning Friday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the DeWitt Center main theatre.

    HSRT: Annie
    Date
    Cost
    $40 Adult Mezzanine, $35 Adult Orchestra, $32 Senior/Faculty/Staff Mezzanine, $28 Senior/Faculty/Staff Orchestra & Balcony
    Location
    DeWitt Theatre
    HSRT: Annie 7:30 pm - DeWitt Theatre, Main Stage
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News

  1. Rev. Dr. Lynn Japinga
    Professor of Religion

    Rev. Dr. Lynn Japinga

    Lynn Japinga of Religion Faculty Participates in Seminar on Teaching Interfaith Understanding

    Dr. Lynn Japinga, professor of religion at Hope College was one of only 25 faculty members from across the country selected from a competitive, national pool of nominees to participate in a faculty seminar on the teaching of interfaith understanding. The seminar was offered by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), with support from the Henry Luce Foundation.

    Lynn Japinga of Religion Faculty Participates in Seminar on Teaching Interfaith Understanding
  2. Pun-Named Award Reflects Serious Appreciation of Biologist Greg Fraley

    The Midwest Poultry Consortium’s “Pullet-zer Prize” is named in fun, but it’s sincere in recognizing outstanding teaching. This year’s recipients included Dr. Greg Fraley, professor of biology at Hope College.

    Pun-Named Award Reflects Serious Appreciation of Biologist Greg Fraley
  3. Recent Hope Graduate Anna Dowd Wins Teaching Fellowship

    Anna Dowd of Elk Grove, Illinois, who graduated from Hope College in May, has been named one of only 16 Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellows for 2017.

    Recent Hope Graduate Anna Dowd Wins Teaching Fellowship
  4. Knickerbocker Theatre Offers Four Free Family Films Beginning July 27

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Free Family Film Series will return with four films running on Thursdays, from July 27 to August 17, at 7:30 p.m. This year, all the films are based on classic children’s books.

    Knickerbocker Theatre Offers Four Free Family Films Beginning July 27
  5. Knickerbocker Theatre’s “One Night Only Series” to Feature Judy Garland

    The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show four films featuring Judy Garland during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from July 24 to August 14 at 7:30 p.m. The series offers the chance to view classic films on the big screen once again, or for the first time.

    Knickerbocker Theatre’s “One Night Only Series” to Feature Judy Garland
  6. Hope Summer Repertory Theatre Opens “A View from the Bridge” as Season’s Final Production on July 21

    With timely themes concerning family, immigration and the American Dream, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre’s production of Arthur Miller’s classic drama “A View from the Bridge” opens on Friday, July 21, and continues through Thursday, Aug. 10, at Hope College in the DeWitt Center main theatre.

    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre Opens “A View from the Bridge” as Season’s Final Production on July 21
  7. Schaap Chemistry Symposium Will Host Chemists from Across U.S.

    Chemical scientists from around the country as well as West Michigan will participate in the inaugural Schaap Chemistry Symposium at Hope College on Thursday and Friday, July 20-21.

    Schaap Chemistry Symposium Will Host Chemists from Across U.S.
  8. Men’s Basketball Receives NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

    The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association-champion Hope College men’s basketball team has earned the National Association of Basketball Coaches Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2016-17 season.

    Men’s Basketball Receives NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

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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  • 33,000+Total Alumni

    Hope has over 33,000 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.

  • 200+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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