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.

You can stay connected and be an active member by updating your information, making plans to connect at a Hope event, referring a student and exploring ways you can get involved.

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  5. 10 Under 10 Award Recipient: Maggie Mohr ’09

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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.

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  • 60+Events for Alumni and Families

    There are tons of events for alumni and families hosted by the Alumni Engagement team during the year

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  • 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.

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  • 35%Networking Connections

    35% of the most recent graduating class said networking connections helped them secure employment

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Alumni News & Events

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    One Big Weekend Photos and a Chance to Share Your Feedback

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    On October 19-21 we had over 40 events throughout the combined Homecoming and Family Weekend with over a thousand alumni, families and friends celebrating their common connection through Hope College. If you were one of the many on campus, we want to know more about your experience. Your input helps us make each year better than the … Continue reading One Big Weekend Photos and a Chance to Share Your Feedback

  2. Placeholder Image Event image for H-Club Luncheons

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    H-Club Luncheons

    H-Club Luncheons
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    Maas Center
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    Musical Showcase Concert
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    Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts