Hope alumni know that their relationships with the college and with each other do not end at graduation.
Alumni have proven generous with their time and advice to students and fellow graduates. Through lifelong learning and career development, relationships formed at Hope change lives both on campus and in communities everywhere. Tapping into the potential of this network is a powerful way to bring your career to life.
When you graduate with a Hope degree or complete at least 45 credits, you are officially a member of the Alumni Association. It’s free and an automatic part of your lifelong relationship with Hope. As a member, the college and alumni volunteers will work hard to keep you in touch with your inner Dutch through events, affinity connections and career resources.
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Hope by the Numbers
- 3,540Alumni in the Career Resource Network
There are around 3,540 alumni are in the Career Resource Network, an online program that provides alumni and students a way to network.Learn More
- 60+Events for Alumni and Families
There are tons of events for alumni and families hosted by the Alumni Engagement team during the 2014-15 academic yearLearn More
- 8,000+Hope College Donors
When you make a gift to Hope, you are joining more than 8,000 others who share your strong commitment and contribute to Hope’s success each year.Learn More
- 39%Networking Connections
39% of f the class of 2014 said networking connections helped them secure employmentLearn More
Max De Pree of Holland, who served on the Hope College Board of Trustees for 12 years and chaired it for eight, died on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. He was 92.Former Trustee Chair Max De Pree Dies
During its May meeting, the Hope College Alumni Association Board of Directors appointed five new members and elected two new officers.Hope Appoints New Alumni Board Members and Officers
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
A picnic at Windmill Island Gardens and home Hope College football and women’s soccer games will be among the features of the 52nd annual Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 9.
- $9 adults, $5 children 5 to 11, free for children under 5
- Windmill Island
Football alumni are invited to the Ray and Sue Smith Stadium to support the 2017 Hope College football team this season. This regular home game will honor football alumni from 1940-1979.
- Ray and Sue Smith Stadium