A total of 713 graduating seniors participated in the ceremony, held on Sunday, May
5 at 3 p.m. at Ray and Sue Smith Stadium. The class consisted of students from across
the United States and around the world.
As the members of Hope College’s graduating Class of 2019 prepared to cross the stage during Commencement on Sunday, May 5, featured speaker Dr. Kristen Gray reflected on ways that their lessons had prepared them to travel from the campus community to living in the larger neighborhood of the global village.
A message from Matt and Sarah Scogin, president and first lady of Hope College: "November is here, and Thanksgiving is upon us. We are so thankful for the way Hope College has transformed our lives, and we would like to hear from you too! Which person, program or experience at Hope College are you most thankful for? #GratitudeAndHope #ThankfulThursday