Hope College News

2017 Sep

  1. The Center for Diversity and Inclusion is hosting an open house today complete with a candy bar! 🍭🍫🍿Stop by, grab a treat, get involved! CDI is located inside the Student Life office in the Bultman Student Center.

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    The Center for Diversity and Inclusion is hosting an open house today complete with a candy bar! 🍭🍫🍿Stop by, grab a treat, get involved! CDI is located inside the Student Life office in the Bultman Student Center.

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  2. 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
  3. Bultman Student Center Dedication Photos

    The ribbons will be cut as Hope College officially opened the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center during a celebration on Thursday, September 7, 2017.

    Bultman Student Center Dedication Photos
  4. Pull Tug-of-War to Be Held on Saturday, Sept. 30

    The Hope College Pull tug-of-war, a 120-year tradition, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 3 p.m. on the banks of the Black River (near U.S. 31 and M-21).

    Pull Tug-of-War to Be Held on Saturday, Sept. 30
  5. A Reflection on the DACA Issue

    A message about DACA to the Hope community from Interim President Dennis Voskuil.

    A Reflection on the DACA Issue
  6. Awakening a Deeper Faith

    News from Hope College

    Sixteen-year-old Sydney Mycroft expresses her Christian faith through playing the drums with a praise team at her home church in Orlando, Florida. But Sydney learned far more than how to improve her musical skills during the recent Awakening summer institute at Hope College.

    Awakening a Deeper Faith
  7. 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
  8. Leaving the Island

    Off-Campus Study

    Cape Town is often considered the ‘gateway to Africa’. Even with diverse backgrounds and beliefs, a common ideology when viewing the rest of the nation and the surrounding countries is present.

    Leaving the Island

2017 Aug

  1. Teaching a New Dog Old Tricks

    Posted by Lindsey Engelsman

    by Dr. Kirk Brumels, professor and chair, Hope College Kinesiology Department Providing unabashed love in exchange for food and shelter, my dog Dixie’s devotion and friendship is a commonplace canine occurrence. Yet, as an English Setter from hunting bloodlines, she is genetically wired for more. So when Dixie became part of our family two years … Continue reading Teaching a New Dog Old Tricks

    Teaching a New Dog Old Tricks
  2. My Documentary: “Solitude: A Companion Abroad”

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    As mentioned in my first blog, I had been planning on filming a documentary for months and had many difficulties such as lack of money for equipment (tripod, camera and lenses) and losing my iPhone 7 that had taken the majority of my shots.  Despite these set backs, I was able to produce something that … Continue reading My Documentary: “Solitude: A Companion Abroad”

    My Documentary: “Solitude: A Companion Abroad”
  3. Class of 2021 Orientation Photos

    The members of the incoming Class of 2021 weren’t the only new additions at Hope College when they arrived beginning Friday, Aug. 25, for the college’s 156th academic year. They joined new college leadership and the newly opened Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center.

    Class of 2021 Orientation Photos
  4. Hundreds of Hope Students to Spend Day Volunteering

    Some 250-300 Hope College students will participate in service projects throughout the area through the college’s “Time to Serve” program on Saturday, Sept. 2.

    Hundreds of Hope Students to Spend Day Volunteering
  5. 2017 Convocation Photos

    Dr. Cady Short-Thompson welcomed the members of the incoming Class of 2021 during Hope College’s Opening Convocation on Sunday, Aug. 27, in the Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse.

    2017 Convocation Photos
  6. Dennis Voskuil Presidential Installation Ceremony Photos

    The Rev. Dr. Dennis N. Voskuil was installed as interim president of Hope College on Thursday, August 24, 2017. The ceremony was part of Hope's Pre-College Conference activities.

    Dennis Voskuil Presidential Installation Ceremony Photos
  7. Dennis Voskuil Installed as Hope’s New President, Highlights Virtues of Public Discourse

    Drawing from a guiding Hope College-created document that extols five virtues of civility in public discourse, new President Rev. Dr. Dennis N. Voskuil called constituents to come together as a community of trust to accomplish astonishing works in his installation address titled “The Virtuous College” on Thursday, Aug. 24.

    Dennis Voskuil Installed as Hope’s New President, Highlights Virtues of Public Discourse
  8. The Hope Set Before Us

    Posted by Gregory Olgers

    Greg Olgers ’87 is editor of News from Hope College and director of news media services at Hope. He has been writing about the college’s people, places and activities since joining the staff in October 1988. It is a both rewarding and (for lack of a better word) strange experience, remaining at one’s alma mater … Continue reading The Hope Set Before Us

    The Hope Set Before Us
  9. The Hope Set Before Us

    Posted by Gregory Olgers

    Greg Olgers ’87 is editor of News from Hope College and director of news media services at Hope. He has been writing about the college’s people, places and activities since joining the staff in October 1988. It is a both rewarding and (for lack of a better word) strange experience, remaining at one’s alma mater … Continue reading The Hope Set Before Us

    The Hope Set Before Us
  10. Remembering a Banner Year

    August is a time of anticipation at Hope, as new students, faculty and staff prepare to begin their time as members of the college community and returning students prepare to resume theirs.

    Remembering a Banner Year
  11. More to Sweden than Ikea

    Posted by Lindsey Engelsman

    It's amazing that the experiences you never expect to have and the people you never expect to meet are the memories you know you'll never forget.

    More to Sweden than Ikea
  12. STEM + Fun = ExploreHope

    Posted by Grace Glagola

    ExploreHope summer camps provide Hope students with the ability to flex their creative and scientific muscles and share their enthusiasm for all-things STEM.

    STEM + Fun = ExploreHope
  13. Message to the Hope Community

    A message about Charlottesville to the Hope community from Interim President Dennis Voskuil.

    Message to the Hope Community
  14. New book explains the origins of March Madness

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    It’s this early roundball history, when college basketball was fresh-faced and growing, that Dr. Chad Carlson recounts in his new book out today titled "Making March Madness: The Early Years of the NCAA, NIT and College Basketball Championships, 1922-1951."

    New book explains the origins of March Madness
  15. Smells of the City

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    My friend Luisa has a very sensitive nose.  This is one of the first things I learned about her when we met three weeks ago.  She sampled my gnocchi and told me it had hints of sweet potato in it.  I had no idea. Luisa’s nose has come in handy various times, like when we … Continue reading Smells of the City

    Smells of the City
  16. Hope/Holland Community Day Will Be Sept. 9

    A picnic at Windmill Island Gardens and home Hope College football and women’s soccer games will be among the features of the 52nd annual Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 9.

    Hope/Holland Community Day Will Be Sept. 9
  17. Former Trustee Chair Max De Pree Dies

    Max De Pree of Holland, who served on the Hope College Board of Trustees for 12 years and chaired it for eight, died on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. He was 92.

    Former Trustee Chair Max De Pree Dies
  18. Hope Experts Guide Alumni and Friends Through Tanzania

    Posted by Lynne Powe

    By Lynne Powe ’86 The jubilant “whoop” on the plains of the Serengeti isn’t the call of the African black-bellied bustard. It’s award-winning wildlife photojournalist and field biologist Dr. Tim Laman ’83 celebrating the composition of a special photo. As he reviews the images on the back of his camera, he beams with satisfaction, and … Continue reading Hope Experts Guide Alumni and Friends Through Tanzania

    Hope Experts Guide Alumni and Friends Through Tanzania
  19. Incoming Class of 2021 Arrives on Aug. 25 for New School Year

    The members of the incoming Class of 2021 won’t be the only new additions at Hope College when they arrive beginning Friday, Aug. 25, for the college’s 156th academic year. They’ll be joining new college leadership and the newly opened Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center.

    Incoming Class of 2021 Arrives on Aug. 25 for New School Year
  20. New Trustees Elected to Hope Board

    The Hope College Board of Trustees appointed two new members in addition to electing a new vice-chairperson during its May 2017 meeting.

    New Trustees Elected to Hope Board
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