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  1. Academics

    Retired History Professor William Cohen Dies

    Dr. William Cohen of Holland, Michigan, a professor emeritus of history who retired in 2001 after teaching at Hope for 30 years, died on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. He was 84.

  2. Campus Life

    Francisco Jiménez to Present Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Sept. 23

    Dr. Francisco Jiménez, professor emeritus in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Santa Clara University, will discuss his autobiographical book “The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child” on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. virtually with Hope College.

  3. Arts

    Virtual Exhibition Explores Race through Alternative Latinx Narratives

    The De Pree Art Center and Gallery at Hope College will be featuring the virtual exhibition “Luis Sahagun: Lo Que Grita Mi Piel” (“That Which My Skin Screams”) on Tuesday, Sept. 15, through Thursday, Oct. 15, in conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month.

  4. Academics

    NSF Grant Supports Scholarships and Programs for Engineering Students

    A major, multi-year grant to Hope College from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help meet the national demand for engineers by providing scholarships and supplemental programs for academically talented students with high financial need who plan to pursue careers in engineering.

  5. Academics

    Online Lecture to Explore on “An Economist's Proposal for Environmental Health”

    Dr. Peter J. Hill, who is a senior fellow of the Property and Environment Research Center and professor emeritus of Wheaton College, will present “Stewardship for Everyone: An Economist’s Proposal for Environmental Health” on Monday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. through a livestreamed event hosted by the Markets & Morality student organization at Hope College.

  6. Campus Life

    CASA Receives Grant for Remote Programming This Fall

    The Children’s After School Achievement (CASA) program at Hope College will work with its elementary-age students remotely this fall with additional support from the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.

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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  • 35,000+Total Alumni

    Hope has over 35,000 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.

  • 300+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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