Hope College News

2017 Oct

  1. Helen DeVos Remembered for Lasting Impact on Hope

    Helen DeVos, who died on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 90, will be remembered enduringly at Hope College for her transformative impact on the campus and students’ education.

    Helen DeVos Remembered for Lasting Impact on Hope
  2. Recent Grad Researches Grit and Presents at International Congress

    Posted by Scott Travis

    Positive psychology is the scientific study of what enables individuals and communities to thrive. At a recent international conference, one of our Hope College alumni community members contributed to this field of study with some academic thriving of his own. Robby Henry ’17 recently presented original research he completed at Hope as part of the 5th World Congress of the … Continue reading Recent Grad Researches Grit and Presents at International Congress

    Recent Grad Researches Grit and Presents at International Congress
  3. We loved seeing fans big and small this #HopeHomecoming weekend! Did you get a chance to see @hopeathletics in action? #Repost @sarah_wholehearted_health ・・・ Love being back on campus! Especially with these little ones in tow! Beautiful night for the Hope College Alumni Lacrosse Game. Kids thought it was pretty exciting watching daddy out on the field. He held his own pretty good against all those college kids 😉 
Happy Homecoming to my Hope friends!

#hopecollege #hopecollegealumni

    @hopecollege

    We loved seeing fans big and small this #HopeHomecoming weekend! Did you get a chance to see @hopeathletics in action? #Repost @sarah_wholehearted_health ・・・ Love being back on campus! Especially with these little ones in tow! Beautiful night for the Hope College Alumni Lacrosse Game. Kids thought it was pretty exciting watching daddy out on the field. He held his own pretty good against all those college kids 😉 Happy Homecoming to my Hope friends! #hopecollege #hopecollegealumni

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  4. Concert to Feature Multiple Alumni Pursuing Careers in Opera

    A total of eight Hope College alumni who have pursued careers in opera and two alumni pianists with experience as opera accompanists are returning to campus for a concert on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Concert to Feature Multiple Alumni Pursuing Careers in Opera
  5. Alumni Feature: A Hedge-Fund Lawyer Explains Why You Should Major in History

    Posted by Raquel Niles

    “I’m interested in business and finance, so why should I major in history?” or, more bluntly, “Business is about buying and selling things, not writing term papers, so why should I study history?”  I asked myself these same questions before I became a history major, and, today I am an in-house lawyer for a private equity and … Continue reading Alumni Feature: A Hedge-Fund Lawyer Explains Why You Should Major in History

    Alumni Feature: A Hedge-Fund Lawyer Explains Why You Should Major in History
  6. Alumni Feature: “Do What You Love”

    Posted by Raquel Niles

    What are you doing now? I am a Senior Vice President and Group Publisher for Zondervan, which is part of HarperCollins Global Publishing. I oversee the acquisitions, marketing, and publicity for Zondervan and Zonderkidz titles. We publish books, gift books, videos, Bibles, curriculum and digital products including audiobooks, ebooks, digital books, and apps. How did … Continue reading Alumni Feature: “Do What You Love”

    Alumni Feature: “Do What You Love”
  7. Guest Artists to Present One-Woman Performance of “The Gospel of John”

    Multiple programs at Hope College are co-sponsoring a one-woman, spoken-word performance of “The Gospel of John” on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication.

    Guest Artists to Present One-Woman Performance of “The Gospel of John”
  8. Hope College to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend Oct. 13-15

    Hope College will celebrate Homecoming Weekend on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 13-15, with highlights including multiple events open to the public in addition to activities for alumni.

    Hope College to Celebrate Homecoming Weekend Oct. 13-15

2017 Sep

  1. The Pull & the Tooley Family

    Posted by blogs

    The Pull, a unique tug-of-war contest, is one of America’s oldest standing college traditions: on Saturday, Hope College will experience the Pull for the 120th time. Each year, freshman and sophomore teams face each other from each bank of Black River, attempting to claim the rope for themselves. Each team is comprised of 18 Pullers … Continue reading The Pull & the Tooley Family

    The Pull & the Tooley Family
  2. Ashley’s on Pointe for Success

    Posted by Hope Potgiesser

    Ashley, a freshman at Hope College, is from Lapeer, Michigan. Throughout high school, Ashley began noticing a multitude of her fellow dancers dealing with eating disorders, psychological disorders, and personality disorders. These girls’ constant negativity toward themselves was flooding through her dance department and cascading down into the next generation of dancers. Ashley heard a … Continue reading Ashley’s on Pointe for Success

    Ashley’s on Pointe for Success
  3. Multiple Members of Hope Community Have Work in ArtPrize Nine

    Two members of the Hope campus community and several alumni have entries in ArtPrize Nine, which is running in multiple venues in Grand Rapids from Wednesday, Sept. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 8.

    Multiple Members of Hope Community Have Work in ArtPrize Nine
  4. Into Africa

    News from Hope College

    The destinations themselves are memorable, but it’s the focus and sense of family that make the Alumni Travel Program magical.

    Into Africa
  5. Alumni Profile: Applications Engineer Kurt Blohm ’06

    Posted by Matthew Smith

    Kurt Blohm (‘06) is currently an applications engineer at Applied Biomimetic, a company based in Cincinnati, OH, with a unique focus on the development of membranes for water treatment and filtration systems. Kurt graduated from Hope College with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering with an emphasis in chemical engineering. He started his career … Continue reading Alumni Profile: Applications Engineer Kurt Blohm ’06

    Alumni Profile: Applications Engineer Kurt Blohm ’06
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