Hope College News

2020 Sep

  1. Arts

    Hope College to Present Gala Concert on Oct. 2

    The Hope College Department of Music will be presenting its annual Gala Concert as a livestreamed event on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. The concert can be viewed online at hope.edu/live.

  2. Campus Life

    Break Day Photo Gallery

    Students were invited to hang out on campus on Wednesday, Sept. 16 for the first scheduled break day of the semester. It was a fun day to meet new friends, play games, relax and enjoy campus life, while still playing it safe.

  3. Academics

    Biography Published by Van Raalte Press Wins State History Award

    A biography published by the Van Raalte Press at Hope College about Zeeland native Dr. Paul de Kruif, whose 1926 book “Microbe Hunters” became an international bestseller, has won a 2020 State History Award from the Historical Society of Michigan.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

2020 Aug

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Academics

    May Graduation Honors Announced

    Below is a list of recent Hope College graduates who have been awarded graduation honors for outstanding academic accomplishment during their four years of study. Summa Cum Laude honors are awarded to graduates who achieved a minimum cumulative 3.9 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Magna Cum Laude honors are awarded to graduates who achieved a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.00 scale. Cum Laude honors are awarded to graduates who achieved a minimum 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

  4. Campus Life

    NEA Big Read Lakeshore to Open Seventh Year with Speaker Dr. Fred Johnson III

    For its seventh year of programming, Hope College’s NEA Big Read Lakeshore will gather the Lakeshore community around a common book, using it as a springboard for community-wide discussion and learning. The November programming will kick-off with a presentation from Hope College professor Dr. Fred Johnson III on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at 7 p.m.

  5. Campus Life

    Our Take: Hope committed to safe in-person start

    Holland Sentinel

    The college has created a comprehensive, three-component testing plan specifically tailored to the Hope community and informed by the expertise of public health officials and our own faculty and staff.

  6. campus-life

    One for All, All for One to Keep Hope Healthy


    That old Three Musketeers credo — “One for All and All for One” — might have its best application in the 21st century. After all, practicing COVID-19 safeguards in 2020 means doing so for both personal and community good. D’Artagnan would surely agree! At Hope, that motto has been essentially at the heart of all […]

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  7. Athletics

    Six Women’s Tennis Players Named ITA Scholar-Athletes

    Six student-athletes from the nationally ranked Hope College women’s tennis team have received Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2019-20 school year: Amanda Bandrowski, Bailey Chorney, Brigid DeVries, Claire Hallock, Leah Newhof and Delanie Riebschleger.

  8. Campus Life

    Class of 2024 Generational Students

    This year 108 incoming new Hope College students have alumni generational ties. If the information is incomplete or if we have missed someone, please send an email to alumni@hope.edu.

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