Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.

Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.

Hope College is a four-year liberal arts college where academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join together in a supportive and welcoming community in downtown Holland, Michigan. This rare combination of deep roots and rigorous preparation equips our students to live faithfully into their vocations and make a difference in the world.

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Reflections on the Catalyst Summit

It has been over a month since Hope College’s Catalyst Summit with Malcolm Gladwell to explore a future where higher education is built on an entirely new funding model. With the benefit of some time to reflect on the thought-provoking content presented by our dynamic speakers, here are four things President Matt Scogin is thinking about.

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Malcolm Gladwell at Hope’s Catalyst Summit

Bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell hosted a dynamic keynote presentation at Hope College that provided an energizing exploration of how to improve access to college.

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Hope Honored for Sustainable Excellence

Hope College has been recognized for sustainability excellence by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum.

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Hope College Receives National Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Hope College has received the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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Hope College and Western Theological Seminary Establish “3-2” Pastor-Preparation Program

The new Vita Scholars Program will enable students to graduate both from Hope with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from the seminary with a Master of Divinity degree after a total of five years instead of the usual seven.

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Hope College Announces “Anchored Tuition Pledge”

Hope College has announced the “Anchored Tuition Pledge,” committing to hold tuition at the starting rate for each incoming class beginning with the fall 2022 semester — and to keep it at the present level for all current students.

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It's a Lofty Ambition, but then Again the College is Named "Hope," not "Settle."

The college’s new Hope Forward initiative seeks to fully fund tuition for every student up front. While that’s the most tangible goal, it’s only one of several.

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    Hope Names Two Students as Beckman Scholars

    Hope College has named students Caleb Brzezinski of Chelsea and Bryan Forrest of Arlington Heights, Illinois, as 2023-24 Beckman Scholars through the college’s Beckman Scholars Program award from The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.

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    Hope Student Receives Top National Award in Theater Journalism

    Kelsey Sivertson, a Hope College student who just completed her junior year, has received the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s National Institute for Theater Journalism and Advocacy’s top prize. The national competition took place virtually over the weekend of April 28 and Sivertson was the top performer among the other regional representatives from across the country, earning her a spot in the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.

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    Ernest Cole of English Faculty Selected to Participate in Legacies of Ameri...

    Dr. Ernest Cole of the Hope College English faculty is one of only 20 scholars from around the country chosen to participate in the Summer 2023 Faculty Seminar being held at Yale University through the Legacies of American Slavery initiative organized by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale University in collaboration with the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).

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    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
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