Hope College News

2019 Oct

  1. Campus Life

    July Graduates With Honors

    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.

  2. Academics

    Be Humble, and Proudly, Psychologists Say

    New York Times

    A recent study by Hope psychology Professor Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren and a team of researchers has found "A humble disposition can be critical to sustaining a committed relationship.

  3. Campus Life

    One Big Weekend Photo Gallery

    Hope College celebrated “One Big Weekend: Homecoming and Family Weekend” on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 11-13, with highlights including a variety of academic and arts events.

  4. Academics

    Kick-Off for NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore Is Oct. 28

    The community-wide NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore organized by Hope College will open with a TED-talk-styled celebration on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the college’s Maas Center auditorium and continue through Tuesday, Dec. 3, with more than 60 events across the area for people of all ages.

  5. Campus Life

    Lecture on Oct. 10 to Explore the History of the Pull Tug-of-War

    The history of the Pull tug-of-war will be the focus of an address by 1970 Hope graduate — and former puller — Dr. Bruce Geelhoed of the Ball State University history faculty on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 4 p.m. at Hope College in Cook Auditorium of the De Pree Art Center and Gallery.

  6. Campus Life

    Oct. 24 Talk on Victorian Surgery Moved to Dimnent Chapel at 7 p.m.

    The address “This is Gonna Hurt: The Brutal World of Victorian Surgery” by bestselling author and medical historian Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris taking place at Hope College on Thursday, Oct. 24, will begin earlier and be held in a different venue than originally announced. It will be at 7 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

  7. Academics

    Lecture to Consider “Honorable Business”

    Dr. James Otteson of the Wake Forest University economics faculty will present “Honorable Business” on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  8. Arts

    Jazz Concert on Oct. 21 to Feature Arts Collaboration

    All of the arts will be working together to present a one-of-a-kind jazz concert built of both sound and sight at Hope College on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  9. Giving

    Hope College Business Luncheon 2019 Photos

    Hope College Business Luncheon - Leaders Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders - was held at the Holland Civic Center. President Scogin was the keynote speaker. The college to recognize and express appreciation to companies and organizations that have supported the mission and vision of Hope College.

  10. Arts

    Gallery to Feature Photo Exhibition “Tug: A Great Lakes Odyssey”

    Both a long-time maritime industry and literal and figurative journey are explored in “Tug: A Great Lakes Odyssey,” a photographic study by Steve Nelson of the Hope College art faculty that will be featured in the college’s De Pree Art Center and Gallery from Wednesday, Oct.. 9, through Friday, Nov. 8.

  11. Campus Life

    Muste Memorial Lecture to Explore Pursuing Peace in Troubled Times

    The A.J. Muste Memorial Lecture series at Hope College will feature the address “Charting a New Way to a New Peace in Troubled Times” by George A. Lopez of the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on Monday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  12. Academics

    Award-Winning Science Correspondent Ira Flatow to Speak on Oct. 15

    Award-winning science correspondent Ira Flatow, who is host and executive producer of public radio’s “Science Friday,” will explore the wide-ranging origins of new ideas in science through the address “Catalysts of Creativity” on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

2019 Sep

  1. campus-life

    5 Last Minute Tips for the Recruiting Fair


    Get Your Resume Ready Take some time to update your resume. Additionally, be sure to read through your resume to look for any inconsistencies or grammatical mistakes. Print off plenty of copies to hand out to companies/recruiters, it never hurts to have extras left over, but you’re not helping yourself if you run out! The […]

  2. Campus Life

    Photo Gallery: Odd Year Wins The Pull 2019

    Due to high water levels at the Pull's traditional home on the Black River because of Lake Michigan’s near-record highs, this year’s installment of the 122-year freshman-sophomore contest took place along the south side of 11th Street between Lincoln and Fairbanks avenues with the Freshman class winning.

  3. Academics

    Kirk Brumels to Be Honored by WMU Alumni Society

    Dr. Kirk Brumels of the Hope College faculty has been named this year’s recipient of the Keystone Meritorious Achievement Award presented by the Alumni Society of Western Michigan University’s College of Education and Human Development.

  4. Academics

    Hispanic Heritage Month Event Anticipates NEA Big Read Lakeshore

    Dr. Médar Serrata of the Grand Valley State University faculty will share reflections on the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic and the historical novel “In the Time of the Butterflies” on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 5 p.m. at Hope College in the Schaap Auditorium of the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center.

  5. Arts

    Hope College Theatre to Present “Smokefall” on Oct. 11-13 and 17-19

    The Department of Theatre at Hope College will present “Smokefall” by Noah Haidle on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, and Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 17-19, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a free matinee on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. All performances will be in the DeWitt Center studio theatre.

  6. academics

    “What can I learn?”: An Interview with Heather Sellers


    This Tuesday, 10/1, the Hope campus will experience a double homecoming. Today we catch up with memoirist, essayist, mentor, award-winner, and former Hope professor Heather Sellers. Come see her, along with former Hope student Mira Bartók, at the upcoming Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series event, plus two additional events! (Details below.) Professor Sellers, you’re well-remembered […]

  7. campus-life

    Moving to the City


    One of the things that makes this experience really different for me is that this is my first time living in a big city! Even though I, technically, live in Cumbayá, which is just outside of Quito. I grew up in a borough (not even big enough to be a town) that was small enough […]

  8. Campus Life

    Inauguration Week of Matthew A. Scogin Photo Gallery

    Matthew A. Scogin was inaugurated the 14th president on Friday, Sept. 13. The ceremony was among multiple events scheduled in a including a concert by New York-based Young Oceans, a showcase of the college’s four arts departments and the 54th annual Hope/Holland Community Day.

  9. Academics

    How College Changes the Parent-Child Relationship

    The Atlantic

    Parents’ involvement should be focused on shepherding their kids to find the right help for a given problem rather than solving it for them, says Dr. Kristen Gray, director of Counseling and Psychological Services.

  10. academics

    Alumni Highlights: Mark Panaggio ’09


    Mark Panaggio ’09  graduated from Hope with a double major in engineering (electrical emphasis) and mathematics. Upon graduation, he entered a Ph.D. program in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics at Northwestern University. After completing his Ph.D., he spent two years teaching math to engineers as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He […]

  11. academics

    Graduate Insight: A History Degree at Work


    Hello to all the current History students, faculty and staff, and alumni. It has been well over a year since I stepped foot into Lubbers to attend a class and a lot has changed since then. I took a well-needed year off from school to figure out what I exactly was going to do with my […]

  12. Academics

    Little Read Lakeshore Activities to Begin Sept. 21

    The fall 2019 Little Read Lakeshore, organized by Hope College with community partners across west Michigan, won’t be all that little, featuring two months’ worth of activities — about 20 in total — throughout the area for young children focused around the award-winning picture-book “The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!”

  13. Academics

    One Way to Make College Meaningful

    New York Times

    Hope is featured in a New York Times article by writing about a Communications student joins the Engineers Without Borders trip resulting in a collaboration that helped students find their vocation.

  14. Campus Life

    Time to Serve 2019 Photos

    Some 400 Hope College students participated in service projects throughout the area through the college’s “Time to Serve” program.

  15. Arts

    Knickerbocker Fall Film Series Begins Sept. 16

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre will continue its tradition of bringing independent and international films to the West Michigan Community with its Fall Film Series opening on Monday, Sept. 16.

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