Facilities and Classrooms

Our faculty and staff are based in the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication, where many of our classes are taught.

Martha Miller Center for Global Communication

257 Columbia Avenue Holland, MI 49423

The Martha Miller Center for Global Communication opened in 2005. The two-story, 49,000-square-foot building houses the Department of Communication and the Department of Modern and Classical Languages. It also holds the offices of international and multicultural education. Learn more.

The Martha Miller Center also houses the Paul G. Fried Center for Global Engagement and the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, placing a wealth of relevant knowledge within easy reach of students. Our state-of-the-art facilities include a TV studio, speech labs and more to provide students with practical experience in communication.

  • Students learn video editing using our state-of-the-art production system.
  • Our television news set, located in our broadcasting studio, helps students hone their broadcasting and media production skills.
  • Communication students Duncan McLean ’16 and Nicole Metzler ’16 get ready to record the student-run show "Hope Update."
  • Fried-Hemenway Auditorium offers an excellent space for speeches and presentations.

Our studio features editing suites, state-of-the-art cameras, microphones and digital editing equipment. The television studio and media lab went through a renovation in the summer of 2014, which included new cameras, iMac 27" desktop computers and an updated TriCaster switcher system.


Our auditorium is used for both presentations and film analysis.


Our Mac computer lab is available for media production, journalism classes, writing and research. The lab also gives students access to cutting-edge software programs required for media production and design.


Students interested in practicing print or radio production should consider getting involved in Hope’s student-run newspaper, The Anchor, or the student-run radio station, 89.9 WTHS. Both organizations have dedicated facilities in the Martha Miller Center.