Hope College News

2023 Mar

  1. Campus Life

    Annual César Chávez Lecture Series to Feature Documentary “Dolores”

    This year’s César Chávez Lecture Series at Hope College will feature the documentary, “Dolores,” which dives into the work of Dolores Huerta, who was an equal partner in founding the United Farm Workers Union with César Chávez. The film will be shown on Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre.

  2. Campus Life

    Catalyst Summit Photo Gallery

    The Catalyst Summit at Hope College, subtitled “Access and Innovation in Higher Education,” brought together thought leaders from a variety of fields — including bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell — to consider new ideas and spark meaningful conversations about how to fix higher education’s broken funding model.

  3. Academics

    Address to Focus on Anishinaabe Tradition of Black Ash Basketry

    Kelly Church, who is an Ottawa/Pottawatomi black ash basket maker, fiber artist, educator, activist and culture keeper, will present the address “Weaving Our Stories: Black Ash Basketry, Ecology and the Anishinaabe People of Michigan” at Hope College on Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  4. Arts

    Sophomore Danai Mandebvu Receives National Theatre Leadership Honor

    Hope College sophomore Danai Mandebvu of Harare, Zimbabwe, is one of only eight students, from colleges and universities across the United States, to have been named a National Aspire Arts Leadership Fellow for 2023 by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).

  5. Research

    Event Focuses on Safe Water and Environmental Justice Nearby and Abroad

    Environmental justice and the safety of water as nearby as northern Indiana and as distant as Africa will be the focus of a series of presentations by faculty researchers at Hope College on Tuesday, March 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the Schaap Auditorium of the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center.

  6. Campus Life

    Dance Marathon Photo Gallery

    Organized by Hope students, the 24-hour event is conducted on behalf of Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in downtown Grand Rapids, both to raise funds and to build awareness of the hospital’s work. It was held at the college’s Dow Center, beginning with a kickoff celebration on Friday, March 3, at 6 p.m.

2023 Feb

  1. Arts

    Hope College Presents Dance 49 on March 3-4 and 9-11

    The Department of Dance at Hope College will present its major annual concert, Dance 49 this year, on Friday and Saturday, March 3 and 4, and Thursday-Saturday, March 9-11, at 7:30 p.m. in the DeWitt Center main theatre.

  2. Campus Life

    Hope Student Team Participates in Model Arab League

    A team of four Hope College students participated in the Michigan University Model Arab League Conference that was held on Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 16-18, at Grand Valley State University.

  3. Academics

    Lecture on Feb. 27 on Building Resilient Communities and Citizens

    Robert L. Woodson Sr., who is founder and president of the Woodson Center, 1776 Unites and Voices of Black Mothers United, will present the lecture “How to Build Resilient Communities and Citizens” on Monday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  4. Arts

    Musical Showcase Photo Gallery

    The 34th annual Hope College Musical Showcase was on Friday, Feb. 3. The concert will feature more than 200 Hope College students performing in the Department of Music’s major instrumental and vocal ensembles and as soloists.

  5. Academics

    Saint Benedict Institute to Host Talk on Pilgrimage and the Longings of the Human Heart

    The Saint Benedict Institute will present the talk “What Do You Want? Pilgrimage and Desire in a Faraway Place” by Dr. Richard Ray, who is an author and member of the Hope College kinesiology faculty, on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication.

  6. Arts

    Hope to Be Honored as Leader in Tap Dance Education

    Receiving an award as a leader in dance education from one of the nation’s top tap companies would have been recognition enough for the Department of Dance at Hope College. It’s next-level to have had students invited to perform during that company’s 20th-anniversary celebration as well.

  7. Campus Life

    Hope Honors Staff for Service Anniversaries

    Hope College staff members were honored for service anniversaries during the college’s annual recognition luncheon, held on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Haworth Hotel.

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