Events

  1. Hope College Summer Science Camps (+ more!)

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    ExploreHope provides over 50 fun-filled camps for students grades K-12.

    Hope College Summer Science Camps (+ more!)
    Date
    Location
    A. Paul Schaap Science Center
    Hope College Summer Science Camps (+ more!) 9:00 am - A. Paul Schaap Science Center, Martha Miller and Jack H. Miller Musical Arts Center
  2. Faculty & Staff Summer Brown Bag Discussion Series: River as a Metaphor

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    In the spirit of inviting all staff and faculty colleagues to a conversation about what it means for Hope College to be at its best as a community of faith, we invite you to join us for a series of brown bag lunches this summer.

    Faculty & Staff Summer Brown Bag Discussion Series: River as a Metaphor
    Date
    Location
    Graves Hall
    Faculty & Staff Summer Brown Bag Discussion Series: River as a Metaphor 12:00 pm - Graves Hall, Presidents Room
  3. HSRT: Working

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    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season with “Working,” the six-time Tony Award-nominated musical based on Studs Terkel’s 1974 book chronicling the lives of the average American worker, on Friday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    HSRT: Working
    Date
    Cost
    $40 Adult Mezzanine, $35 Adult Orchestra, $32 Senior/Faculty/Staff Mezzanine, $28 Senior/Faculty/Staff Orchestra & Balcony
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    HSRT: Working 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre
  4. Inventing America Premier

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    As the United States prepares to celebrate its birth, a free premiere screening on Friday, June 30, at Hope College’s Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland will highlight the foundational document that has guided the nation for most of the years since.

    Inventing America Premier
    Date
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    Inventing America Premier 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre, *Knickerbocker Theatre
  5. HSRT: School House Rock Live!

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    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre’s Children’s Performance Troupe opens the pop classic “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” on Friday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre.

    HSRT: School House Rock Live!
    Date
    Cost
    $15 for adults and children
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    HSRT: School House Rock Live! 1:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre
  6. HSRT: Annie

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    Book by Thomas Meehan, with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin

    HSRT: Annie
    Date
    Cost
    $40 Adult Mezzanine, $35 Adult Orchestra, $32 Senior/Faculty/Staff Mezzanine, $28 Senior/Faculty/Staff Orchestra & Balcony
    Location
    DeWitt Theatre
    HSRT: Annie 7:30 pm - DeWitt Theatre, Main Stage
  7. An Evening with Frank Mays

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    An Evening with Frank Mays
    Date
    Location
    Graves Hall
    An Evening with Frank Mays 7:00 pm - Graves Hall, Winants Auditorium and Gallery
  8. HSRT: Curious George: The Golden Meatball

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    Music by John Kavanaugh, book and lyrics by Jeremy Desmon
    Based on the books by Margret and H.A. Rey 

    HSRT: Curious George: The Golden Meatball
    Date
    Cost
    $15 for adults and children
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Curious George: The Golden Meatball 10:30 am - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center, Studio Theatre
  9. Bike Holland

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    Come celebrate the new bike lanes and show your support for alternative transportation at the Bike Holland ride series this summer.

    Bike Holland
    Date
    Location
    Centennial Park
    Bike Holland 7:00 pm - Centennial Park
  10. Schaap Chemistry Symposium

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    Schaap Chemistry Symposium
    Date
    Location
    A. Paul Schaap Science Center
    Schaap Chemistry Symposium 7:00 am - A. Paul Schaap Science Center
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News

  1. Saint Benedict Institute Hires Priest Chaplain to Serve Hope College Catholics

    The Saint Benedict Institute, a ministry of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, has welcomed Fr. Nicholas Monco, O.P. as the Institute’s chaplain with a full-time ministry to Hope College Catholics. The appointment was made by Bishop David Walkowiak of the Diocese of Grand Rapids in conjunction with the Central Province of the Order of Preachers.

    Saint Benedict Institute Hires Priest Chaplain to Serve Hope College Catholics
  2. “Working” Provides Timeless Glimpse into the Lives of American Workers

    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre kicks off its 46th season with “Working,” the six-time Tony Award-nominated musical based on Studs Terkel’s 1974 book chronicling the lives of the average American worker, on Friday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    “Working” Provides Timeless Glimpse into the Lives of American Workers
  3. General Synod’s Meeting at Hope Continues a Long Tradition

    This summer’s June 8-13 meeting of the Reformed Church in America’s General Synod at Hope continues a long tradition, not only of the college’s historic affiliation with the RCA but of hosting the annual gathering itself 12 times in the past 76 years.

    General Synod’s Meeting at Hope Continues a Long Tradition

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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  • 33,000+Total Alumni

    Hope has over 33,000 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.

  • 200+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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