Hope College News

2019 May

  1. Giving

    Annual Golf Outing Is June 17

    The annual Hope College golf outing, the “Bob DeYoung Hope Classic,” will be held on Monday, June 17, at Ravines Golf Club in Saugatuck.

  2. Academics

    Spring 2019 Dean's List Announced

    The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce Dean’s List recipients for the spring semester. The Dean’s List is awarded to full-time, degree-seeking students who have received grades for all courses in a given semester (no incompletes) and have a semester GPA of 3.50 or above. Hope College Registrar’s Office considers this a significant achievement.

  3. Campus Life

    Commencement 2019 Photo Gallery

    A total of 713 graduating seniors participated in the ceremony, held at 3 p.m. at Ray and Sue Smith Stadium. The class consisted of students from across the United States and around the world.

  4. Campus Life

    Hope Graduation Address Links Lessons to Life as a Good Global Neighbor

    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.

  5. Campus Life

    Alumni Weekend 2019 Photos

    Alumni celebrated their favorite Hope memories during Alumni Weekend on April 26 and 27. Additional activities during the weekend included reunion events for the classes of 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984 and 1989, and for the Fifty-Year Circle, which consists of graduates of 50 years ago and longer as well as the presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Awards.

  6. Academics

    Nursing Research Project Featured in National Posters on the Hill Event

    A nursing study at Hope College was one of only 60 undergraduate research projects from around the country presented to members of Congress during the 2019 Posters on the Hill event sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 30.

2019 Apr

  1. Academics

    Alicia Bostwick Receives Goldwater Scholarship

    Hope College junior Alicia Bostwick of Zionsville, Indiana, has received a highly competitive scholarship from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

  2. Academics

    Students Honored At Annual Ceremony

    Awards and recognitions were presented to Hope College students during the annual Honors Convocation at Dimnent Memorial Chapel on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

  3. Academics

    Curtis Gruenler Wins Award for Book on “Piers Plowman”

    Dr. Curtis A. Gruenler of the Hope College English faculty has won the Anne Middleton Book Prize from the International Piers Plowman Society for his volume “Piers Plowman and the Poetics of Enigma: Riddles, Rhetoric and Theology.”

  4. Academics

    Seventeen Students Present Research at National Conference

    A total of 17 Hope College students presented their collaborative faculty-student research during the 33rd National Conference on Undergraduate Research, held on Thursday-Saturday, April 11-13, at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.

  5. Academics

    Eight Hope Students and Grads Honored in NSF Fellowship Program

    A total of eight Hope College students or recent graduates have been recognized with either fellowships or honorable mention through the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) this year.

  6. Academics

    Four Students Receive Competitive Chemical Engineering Internships

    Hope College students Hunter Gieswein, Alexander Osterbaan, Kyra Ross and Alyssa VanZanten have been awarded internships through the SCI Scholars Internship Program, representing nearly 20 percent of the 2019 awardees in this national competition.

  7. Academics

    2019 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Photo Gallery

    The annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance showcased original research by students on topics ranging from the preservation of relics to multiple studies of the Macatawa Watershed, to the impact of immigration on wages in the U.S., to disability in black women’s speculative fiction.

  8. Campus Life

    Hope Graduation Activities Scheduled for Sunday, May 5

    Hope College’s 154th Commencement, celebrating the graduating Class of 2019, will be held on Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. at Ray and Sue Smith Stadium. Baccalaureate will be held earlier in the day, at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

  9. Arts

    “One Night Only” Film Series Featuring Sophia Loren to Begin April 15

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre will show four films featuring Sophia Loren during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from April 15 to May 6 at 7:30 p.m. The series will screen “Houseboat,” “Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow,” “Marriage, Italian Style” and “Arabesque.”

  10. Academics

    Film and Lecture on April 16-17 to Highlight Peace Activist A.J. Muste

    The A.J. Muste Memorial Lecture series at Hope College will highlight the life and thought of the peace activist, who was a 1905 Hope graduate, with two events this year: the screening of a documentary film on April 16 and the series’ annual keynote address on April 17.

  11. Arts

    Hope College Theatre to Present “Seagull” Beginning April 12

    The Department of Theatre at Hope College will present “Seagull” by Anton Chekhov, translated by Curt Columbus, on Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, and Thursday-Saturday, April 25-27, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a no-admission matinee on Sunday April 14, at 2 p.m. All performances will be in the Dewitt Center main theatre.

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