Do you know what a proverb is? A proverb is a saying or a phrase that challenges you to do something or to live a certain way. In the Bible, there is an entire book comprised of just proverbs which, is appropriately entitled, The Book of Proverbs. It is located in a section of the Bible known as The Writings or The Wisdom Literature. And it consists of 31 chapters, 915 verses containing more than 500 proverbs.
As the members of Hope College’s graduating Class of 2022 prepared to receive their diplomas and cross the stage into the future, Commencement speaker Dr. Marcus Fila of the management faculty shared one last lesson before they became alumni instead of students: “Play the Long Game.”
Hope College’s Baccalaureate and Commencement for the Class of 2022 are scheduled for Sunday, May 8.
The Hope College Alumni Association will present Distinguished Alumni Awards to Jalaa’ Abdelwahab, who is a 1997 graduate, and the Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Brown, who is a 1973 graduate, on Saturday, April 30, during the college’s annual Alumni Weekend.