Hope College News

2022 May

  1. Arts

    Exhibition of Dutch Delftware to Open at the Kruizenga Art Museum

    A new exhibition, “The Golden Age of Dutch Delftware: Selections from the Jack E. Lapp Collection,” will open at the Hope College Kruizenga Art Museum on Friday, June 3, and run through Saturday, Aug. 6. The museum will host a preview reception the evening before the exhibition opens, on Thursday, June 2, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  2. Campus Life

    Commencement 2022 Photo Gallery

    More than 710 graduating seniors participated in the ceremony, held on Sunday, May 8, at Ray and Sue Smith Stadium.

  3. Campus Life

    Text Of 2022 Baccalaureate Address

    Do you know what a proverb is? A proverb is a saying or a phrase that challenges you to do something or to live a certain way. In the Bible, there is an entire book comprised of just proverbs which, is appropriately entitled, The Book of Proverbs. It is located in a section of the Bible known as The Writings or The Wisdom Literature. And it consists of 31 chapters, 915 verses containing more than 500 proverbs.

  4. Campus Life

    Kristyn Bochniak and Jeffrey Johnson Receive Vanderbush-Weller Awards

    Hope College has presented Vanderbush-Weller Awards for going above and beyond in their commitment to students to Kristyn Bochniak, who is associate dean for residential life and education, and Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, who is a professor of chemistry and department chair.

  5. Campus Life

    Hope Graduates Encouraged to Live with a Long View of Life

    As the members of Hope College’s graduating Class of 2022 prepared to receive their diplomas and cross the stage into the future, Commencement speaker Dr. Marcus Fila of the management faculty shared one last lesson before they became alumni instead of students: “Play the Long Game.”

  6. Campus Life

    2022 Diversity Awards Photos

    Photos from the Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s 2022 Diversity Awards at Hope College.

2022 Apr

  1. Academics

    Students Honored At Annual Ceremony

    Awards and recognitions were presented to Hope College students during the annual Honors Convocation at Dimnent Memorial Chapel on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

  2. Academics

    Graduating Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards

    Three graduating Hope College seniors have received awards to go abroad to pursue graduate study, teach or conduct research through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

  3. Academics

    Ten Members of Hope Faculty Retiring

    A total of 10 members of the faculty are retiring this year, two this past December and eight this spring. They have served the college for a combined 267 years.

  4. Campus Life

    Retired Registrar Jon Huisken Dies

    Jon Huisken, who retired from Hope in 2011 after more than 40 years as the college’s registrar, died on Thursday, April 21, 2022. He was 79.

  5. Campus Life

    Richard Frost to Present “Lessons That I Have Learned” on April 21

    Dr. Richard Frost, who is vice president for student development and dean of students at Hope, will present “Lessons That I Have Learned” on Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall through the Last Lecture Series presented by the college’s chapter of the national Mortar Board honorary society in collaboration with Student Congress.

  6. Campus Life

    Award-Winning Author Leif Enger to Speak on April 26

    The NEA Big Read Lakeshore, organized by Hope College, and the Eugene Peterson Center for Christian Imagination, a program of Western Theological Seminary, are collaborating to bring award-winning fiction author Leif Enger to Holland.

  7. Academics

    Hope grads helping address teacher shortage

    Holland Sentinel

    Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts often had a hard time filling open teacher positions as fewer and fewer new teachers entered the profession.

  8. Campus Life

    Hope to Honor Two with Distinguished Alumni Awards

    The Hope College Alumni Association will present Distinguished Alumni Awards to Jalaa’ Abdelwahab, who is a 1997 graduate, and the Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Brown, who is a 1973 graduate, on Saturday, April 30, during the college’s annual Alumni Weekend.

  9. Campus Life

    Address to Explore Generosity of Spirit as Crucial for Society

    Generosity of spirit as a crucial virtue for a successful society will be the focus of an address by Anne Snyder, editor-in-chief of Comment magazine, at Hope College on Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  10. Research

    Students to Present Creative and Research Projects on April 22

    Original research by students on topics ranging from the effect of urbanization on birds, to the relationship between spirituality and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic, to the connection between geography and democracy will be highlighted during the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity at Hope College on Friday, April 22, from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse.

  11. Arts

    Hope College Music Ensembles to Present Three World Premieres

    The world premieres of three new works commissioned by the Hope College Patrons for the Arts will be performed by multiple Hope College music ensembles on Friday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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