Hope College News

2022 Nov

  1. Arts

    IMAGES 2022 Photo Gallery

    “IMAGES: A Reflection of Cultures,” a celebration of cultures from around the world took place during Hope College’s annual showcase on Saturday, Nov. 12. More than 60 students from several different countries participated in this annual Hope College tradition.

  2. Academics

    How to Pass the Cranberries and Skip the Argument

    Hoping to help Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner feel more like Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom from Want” than a cage fight even though your relative has started talking politics? Want to keep things civil when your co-worker brings up religion? Looking for an all-year approach to life that combines increased confidence with increased kindness? Then “Humble” by Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren of the Hope College psychology faculty may be the book for you.

  3. Academics

    Program on Nov. 17 to Explore How “Art Helps Faith” with Advent Focus

    How art helps faith, with a focus on the Advent season, will be explored during an interdisciplinary concert at Hope College featuring music, video performance, historic frescoes and discussion on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7:00 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  4. Academics

    Retired English Professor Francis Fike Dies

    Dr. Francis Fike, who retired from Hope in 1998 as professor emeritus of English after 30 years on the faculty, died on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. He was 89.

  5. Campus Life

    “IMAGES: A Reflection of Cultures” Will Be Nov. 12

    A celebration of cultures from around the world will take place during Hope College’s annual “IMAGES: A Reflection of Cultures” showcase on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre.

2022 Oct

  1. Campus Life

    Event on Nov. 15 Celebrates African Heritage

    Motherland Cultural Connections, curator of unique Afro-centric cultural experience, will perform at Hope College on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 4 p.m. in the Maas Center auditorium.

  2. Campus Life

    One Big Weekend Photo Gallery

    Hope College celebrated “One Big Weekend: Homecoming and Family Weekend” on Friday-Saturday, Oct. 20-22, with multiple events open to the public in addition to activities for alumni and the families of current students.

  3. Academics

    Author Matt de la Peña to Deliver Keynote as Part of Little Read

    Author Matt de la Peña, who has two books featured in this year’s Little Read Lakeshore for children, will deliver a keynote address about the transformative nature of literature and the power of education on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  4. Arts

    Tickets for Christmas Vespers Sold Out

    TICKETS FOR THE SERVICES ARE SOLD OUT Tickets for the popular annual Hope College Christmas Vespers services, a, 82-year tradition, will be sold to the public beginning on Monday, Nov. 7, at the Events and Conferences Office in the Anderson-Werkman Financial Center.

  5. Academics

    “How Do We Know Ourselves?” Explores the Wonders of the Human Mind

    With a conversational approach and bite-sized chapters, “How Do We Know Ourselves?” by psychologist Dr. David Myers of the Hope College faculty makes it easy to find psychology’s answers to questions ranging from why we misinterpret song lyrics to why it can be so difficult to change someone else’s — or one’s own — opinion.

  6. Academics

    Danforth Lecture to Reflect on Being a Christian Intellectual Amid Many Religions

    Father Francis X. Clooney, SJ, who is the Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology at Harvard University, will present the address “On the Edge: Reflections on Being a Christian Intellectual Amid Many Religions” as the 2022-23 Danforth Lecture at Hope College on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Maas Center auditorium.

  7. Arts

    StrikeTime Dance to Present Concerts for Children on Nov. 5 and 9

    Hope College dance affiliate StrikeTime Dance Theatre will present a live dance event for children, “Dancing Through the Pages: Last Stop on Market Street,” on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. at Herrick District Library, and Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.in the Concert Hall of the college’s Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  8. Campus Life

    Nykerk 2022 Photo Gallery

    The Odd Year Class of 2025 won the 2022 Nykerk competition. One of Hope College's longest-running traditions, freshmen and sophomore women compete in three different arenas: song, play and oration. Junior and senior coaches arrange the music, write the plays and guide the orators as they craft seven-minute monologues.

  9. Academics

    Film and Discussion to Highlight Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Advocate

    The Markets & Morality student organization at Hope College and Western Theological Seminary are co-hosting a screening of the documentary “The Hong Konger: Jimmy Lai’s Extraordinary Struggle for Freedom,” followed by audience discussion with one of the film’s producers, Dr. Stephen Barrows, on Monday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre.

  10. Academics

    July Graduates With Honors

    Below is a list of recent Hope College graduates who have been awarded graduation honors for outstanding academic accomplishment during their four years of study.

  11. Campus Life

    Address to Explore “Racial Reckoning: Activism and Justice in Academia, the Environment & the Politics of Knowledge”

    Seth Thomas Sutton, professor and chair of the Arts & Humanities Department at Montcalm Community College, will present the address “Racial Reckoning: Activism and Justice in Academia, the Environment & the Politics of Knowledge” as this year’s Indigenous Peoples’ and Environmental Justice Lecture at Hope College on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m. in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication. A book signing in the lobby will immediately follow the lecture.

  12. Campus Life

    Pull Tug-of-War Photo Gallery

    The pull took place Saturday, Oct. 1, with the Even Year winning the pull by taking 62’ 10” of rope! Congratulations to both teams for your courageous battle today.

  13. Academics

    Charles Cusack of Computer Science and Mathematics Faculty Receives ArtPrize Award

    Dr. Charles Cusack, professor of computer science and mathematics, received honorable mention in this year’s ArtPrize competition. He was runner-up in the Digital category of the Juried Awards portion of the competition for “Algorithm + You = Art,” which was displayed at House Rules Lounge during the Sept. 15-Oct. 2 event.

  14. Academics

    Lecture on Oct. 17 to Discuss “The Economics of the Parables”

    Father Robert Sirico, who is president emeritus and co-founder of the Acton Institute, will relate timeless biblical wisdom to contemporary issues through the address “The Economics of the Parables” on Monday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

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