Hope College News

2018 Jun

  1. Knickerbocker to Host Screening of “Inventing America’s” Episode on the U.S. Bill of Rights on June 29

    The Founding Fathers will return to the big screen at Hope College’s Knickerbocker Theatre for a final time on Friday, June 29, at 8 p.m. as they discuss the Bill of Rights during a free premiere showing of the concluding episode in the three-part “Inventing America” series.

    Knickerbocker to Host Screening of “Inventing America’s” Episode on the U.S. Bill of Rights on June 29
  2. ‘Awakening’ Faith-Formation Program for High School Students Running June 10–15

    The high school students participating in the Awakening faith-formation summer institute at Hope College don’t just learn about worship. They also plan and lead a service themselves, applying skills and perspective that they’ve gained along the way, lessons that the program’s organizers hope will make a lasting difference to them — and, through them, to others.

    ‘Awakening’ Faith-Formation Program for High School Students Running June 10–15

2018 May

  1. Shonn Colbrunn Named First Executive Director of Hope College’s Boerigter Center for Calling and Career

    Hope College has named the first executive director of its new Boerigter Center for Calling and Career. Shonn Colbrunn of Zeeland will bring more than 23 years of experience in administrative leadership to the college-wide initiative that seeks to inspire students to engage in lifelong practices of career development by emphasizing discernment, preparation and pursuit. Colbrunn will begin his work at Hope’s Boerigter Center on June 4.

    Shonn Colbrunn Named First Executive Director of Hope College’s Boerigter Center for Calling and Career
  2. Annual Golf Outing Is June 11

    The annual Hope College golf outing, the “Bob DeYoung Hope Classic,” will be held on Monday, June 11, at Ravines Golf Club in Saugatuck.

    Annual Golf Outing Is June 11
  3. “I’ll Always Be a Student Forever”

    Sherman LaBarge started his Hope College education back in 2009, with an English grammar class taught by Dr. Rhoda Burton. It was hard but it went well, so the next semester he followed it up with a writing class, then later a literature class, then onto a religion class.

    “I’ll Always Be a Student Forever”
  4. Hope College Dining Services Wins First-Place National Award

    Hope College Dining Services has won a gold award in the 2018 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards program of the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).

    Hope College Dining Services Wins First-Place National Award
  5. The Search for the 14th President of Hope College

    Posted by Mary Remenschneider

    Hope College in Holland, Michigan announces a search for the College’s 14th President. Hope College seeks a president who will embody commitment to the mission, values and traditions of Hope; model Hope’s vision of leadership and service; engage Hope students, employees, alumni and supporters with great enthusiasm; and advance Hope’s commitment to “programs of recognized … Continue reading The Search for the 14th President of Hope College

    The Search for the 14th President of Hope College
  6. Commencement 2018 Media Gallery

    Hope College’s 153rd Commencement, celebrating the graduating Class of 2018, was held on Sunday, May 6, at Ray and Sue Smith Stadium.

    Commencement 2018 Media Gallery
  7. Graduating Senior Connor Gentry Receives National Miracle Network Dance Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award

    Connor Gentry of Bloomington, Illinois, who graduated from Hope College earlier this month, is one of only 20 students from 300 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada selected to receive a 2018 Miracle Network Dance Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award.

    Graduating Senior Connor Gentry Receives National Miracle Network Dance Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award
  8. Dr. Stacy Jackson
    Kenneth J. Weller ’48 Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Economics and Business

    Dr. Stacy Jackson

    Stacy Jackson Receives Hope Outstanding Professor Educator Award

    Dr. Stacy Jackson of the Hope College economics and business faculty has been presented the 54th “Hope Outstanding Professor Educator” (H.O.P.E.) Award by the graduating Class of 2018.

    Stacy Jackson Receives Hope Outstanding Professor Educator Award
  9. Text of 2018 Baccalaureate Sermon

    Text of the 2018 Hope College Baccalaureate sermon, delivered by Dr. Gerald Griffin, assistant professor of psychology and biology.

    Text of 2018 Baccalaureate Sermon
  10. Hope Graduates Encouraged to Live with Purpose

    As she delivered her Commencement address to Hope College’s graduating Class of 2018 on Sunday, May 6, Dr. Temple Smith explained that she had considered a variety of approaches for framing her remarks.

    Hope Graduates Encouraged to Live with Purpose
  11. Cheers to the seniors

    Posted by Nicole Mutua

    “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill With finals week almost over, warmer weather settling in and summer plans almost commencing we want to wish everyone good luck and farewell!  We wanted to thank the Career Advisors who are graduating this May and early next … Continue reading Cheers to the seniors

    Cheers to the seniors
  12. Spring Fling 2018 Photos

    Hope marked the final day of classes for the spring semester with a variety of activities in the Pine Grove.

    Spring Fling 2018 Photos
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