Hope College News

2019 Feb

  1. Arts

    Pianist Adam Clark to Perform on March 3

    Pianist Adam Clark will perform at Hope College as a guest artist on Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  2. Academics

    Gentile Lectureship Series to Feature High-Performance Computing

    Dr. Valerie Taylor of Argonne National Laboratory will deliver two addresses about high-performance computing while at Hope College on Wednesday and Thursday, March 6 and 7, through the college’s Gentile Interdisciplinary Lecture series in the natural and applied sciences.

  3. Athletics

    Tim Schoonveld Named Full-Time Director of Athletics

    Tim Schoonveld, who has served as co-athletic director at Hope College since joining the faculty in 2009, has been named the college’s first full-time director of athletics, with responsibility for all of Hope’s 22 men’s and women’s intercollegiate teams.

  4. Academics

    Address to Explore Research on Black Female Vampires in Literature

    Dr. Kendra R. Parker of the Hope College English faculty will present “She Bites Back: Black Women as Predators in Life and Lit” on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 3:30 p.m. at Hope in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication through the Department of English Colloquium Series.

  5. Arts

    Hope College Theatre to Present “Cry It Out” on Feb. 20-24

    The Department of Theatre at Hope College will present “Cry It Out” on Wednesday-Saturday, Feb. 20-23, at 7:30 p.m., with an additional matinee on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. There will also be a matinee performance on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. that is free of charge. All performances will be in the DeWitt Center main theatre.

  6. Athletics

    Jorge Capestany Named PTR Professional of the Year

    Jorge Capestany, manager of the DeWitt Tennis Center and director of the professional tennis management program at Hope College, has earned yet another prominent award for his work in the tennis world. The Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has named him its 2019 Professional of the Year.

  7. Academics

    Hope Grad to Discuss Career Using Research Skills from Psych Course

    Dr. Kari Nysse Carris, a 1996 Hope College graduate who is vice president of health sciences at NORC (formerly known as the National Opinion Research Center) at the University of Chicago will present “Research Methods: The Tie That Binds” on Monday, Feb. 18, at 3:30 p.m. at Hope in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall through the college’s annual John Shaughnessy Psychology Lecture Series.

  8. Campus Life

    Austin Channing Brown to Present Black History Month Keynote

    Author Austin Channing Brown will present the address “Speaking Truth to Power” on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts as the 2019 Black History Month keynote lecture at Hope College.

  9. Campus Life

    Lecture to Explore the Art of Chris Stoffel Overvoorde

    Dr. Henk Aay, who is a senior research fellow with the Van Raalte Institute at Hope College, will present the address “Chris Stoffel Overvoorde: History and Landscape Paintings of the Netherlands and America” on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 9:30 a.m. at the Holland Area Arts Council.

  10. Academics

    World War II Tuskegee Airman Franklin J. Macon to Speak at Hope

    Franklin J. Macon, who as a Documented Original Tuskegee Airman during World War II was among the first African American military aviators in the U.S., will speak at Hope College on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

2019 Jan

  1. Campus Life

    Polar Vortex 2019 Photos

    The Polar Vortex 2019 brought the coldest temperatures in recent memory, closing campus on Monday, January 28, and Wednesday, January 30.

  2. Campus Life

    Hope and Snow: A History

    Snow days are a rare occurrence at Hope College, as anyone who’s trekked to or across campus when the local K-12 schools have been shuttered has been all-too-aware.

  3. Campus Life

    Author Hendrik Meijer to Discuss Longtime Senator Arthur Vandenberg

    Biographer Hendrik “Hank” Meijer will discuss longtime Michigan senator Arthur Vandenberg and his role as a bipartisan consensus builder on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 9:30 a.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts at Hope College.

  4. Campus Life

    Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Lecture Photo Gallery

    The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Lecture at Hope College featured Dr. Joy DeGruy, a nationally and internationally renowned researcher, educator, author and presenter, who delivered the address "We Have Been Here Before: Challenges and Courageous Alternatives" on Monday, Jan. 21 in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

  5. Academics

    Hope to Show Documentary Exploring How to Make a Better World for All

    Hope College will offer an advance screening of the new documentary “The Pursuit,” which explores the question of how to create a better world for all, starting with those at the margins of society, on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

  6. Campus Life

    Hope Honors Staff for Service

    Hope College staff members were recognized during the college’s annual service award luncheon, held on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center.

  7. Campus Life

    Annual Provost’s Recognition Event Honors Faculty

    Hope College honored faculty and staff members for service to the college and other professional activity during the annual faculty recognition event coordinated by the Provost’s Office and held at the Maas Center auditorium on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

  8. Campus Life

    Play on Holland’s Early Years to Be Performed on Jan. 26 and 27

    “Vision of New Life,” a play written by local playwright and theatre director Max Bush about Holland’s early years, will be staged on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26 and 27, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on both days at Hope College in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  9. Academics

    Lectures to Focus on Effect of Aerosol Emissions on Climate and Health

    Research scientist Dr. Douglas R. Worsnop, a 1974 Hope College graduate who is a vice president with Aerodyne Research Inc., will focus on the effect of aerosol emissions on climate and health through two lectures that he will present while at Hope on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 24-25, through the James and Jeanette Neckers Lectureship in Chemistry.

  10. Arts

    Classical Ensemble The 5 Browns Will Featured in Both Concert and Film

    Hope College is featuring the classical ensemble The 5 Browns in two different ways. First, the Hope College Great Performance Series will host The 5 Browns on Friday, Jan. 18, in an already sold-out concert. The sibling ensemble will then be highlighted when the film “Digging Through the Darkness: The 5 Browns Story,” focused on sexual abuse and its aftermath, shows on Friday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

  11. Academics

    Author to Discuss Sustainable Alternatives to Hectic Lifestyle

    Author William Powers, who has worked for two decades in development aid and conservation in Latin America, Africa and North America, will discuss sustainable alternatives to a hectic lifestyle on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 4:30 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  12. Campus Life

    Fall 2018 Dean's List Announced

    The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce Dean’s List recipients for the fall 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.

  13. Arts

    StrikeTime Dance Theatre to Present Jan. 11-12 Concerts for Children

    Artwork by Zeeland elementary students and an international collaboration including dancers from Haiti and area schools will be among the highlights of live dance events for children being presented by Hope College dance affiliate StrikeTime Dance Theatre on Friday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.