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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Hope Is Ready to Celebrate Day of Giving

Hope College’s 10th annual Day of Giving is this Thursday and Friday, Feb. 22–23, 2024. The 36-hour fundraising frenzy raises money for student scholarships from the Hope Fund, and for academic and co-curricular programs across campus, including Hope Forward.

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Hope College Honored for Diversity Excellence Second Year in a Row

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

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Want to make college more affordable?

Stop handing out student loans, writes President Matt Scogin in USA Today. With no limits on the amount students could borrow, colleges and universities had a clear path to raise the sticker price of tuition year after year. At Hope, we’re working to change that.

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Groundbreaking Launches Year-Long Dance Celebration

The groundbreaking ceremony for a major performing-arts expansion of the DeWitt Center at Hope College launched a year-long, golden-milestone celebration for the college’s nationally acclaimed Department of Dance.

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Hope College Featured on Malcolm Gladwell’s Podcast

Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell has publicly released his Revisionist History podcast episode, “A Good Circle,” about Hope College and Hope Forward.

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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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    Stephen Maiullo Named Dean of Arts and Humanities

    Hope College has appointed an experienced and respected campus leader as dean of arts and humanities, naming current faculty member Dr. Stephen Maiullo to the role following a national search.

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    Musical Showcase Photo Gallery

    The 35th annual Hope College Musical Showcase was presented on Friday, Feb. 9. The concert featured 200 Hope College students performing in the Department of Music’s major instrumental and vocal ensembles and soloists.

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    Lectures Will Focus on Nanotechnology and Its Social Impact

    Dr. Naomi J. Halas of Rice University will focus on nanotechnology and its social impact through two lectures while at Hope College on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 15-16, through the college’s James and Jeanette Neckers Lectureship in Chemistry.

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    Chemistry Professor Meagan Elinski Receives Cottrell Scholar Award

    Dr. Meagan Elinski, assistant professor of chemistry at Hope College, is one of only 19 early-career scientists in astronomy, chemistry or physics nationwide to receive a 2024 Cottrell Scholar Award from Research Corporation for Science Advancement.


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    An Evening with Hope
    Bridgewater Club
  2. Day of Giving 2024
    Day of Giving 2024
    Virtual Event
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    An Evening with Hope
    Chandler’s Chophouse

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