Hope College News

2018 Dec

  1. Campus Life

    President-Elect Matthew Scogin Photos

    On December 7, 2018, the Hope College Board of Trustees elected Matthew A. Scogin ’02 to be the college's 14th president. He will begin his service as president on July 1, 2019.

  2. academics

    “A Gesture, A Face, A Life”: A Faculty Feature from Natalie Dykstra

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    I am terrible with good-byes.  When I used to spend the summer on my uncle’s Iowa farm, feeding calves, mowing the large swaths of grass, driving tractor for the hay balers, I would hide in the barn when it was time to return with my parents to a Chicago suburb.  I didn’t want to say … Continue reading “A Gesture, A Face, A Life”: A Faculty Feature from Natalie Dykstra

  3. Matthew A. Scogin
    Campus Life

    Matthew A. Scogin Named 14th President of Hope College

    Matthew A. Scogin, who is chief administrative officer at the global financial advisory firm of Perella Weinberg Partners in New York City and has also held senior positions with both the New York Stock Exchange and U.S. Treasury Department, was elected by the college’s Board of Trustees on Friday, Dec. 7. A 2002 Hope graduate who is currently a member of the board, he will assume office on July 1, 2019.

  4. Campus Life

    President's Christmas Tree Lighting 2018

    President Dennis and Betty Voskuil invited students to join them outside their home on Thursday, November 29, for the Lighting of the Tree and Christmas carols. Followed by a walk to the Bultman Center to enjoy more music, treats and cookie decorating.

  5. Campus Life

    Vespers 2018 Photo

    The 78th annual Hope College Christmas Vespers was presented on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1 and 2. The program of Christmas carols and anthems was presented by the college’s Department of Music and featured more than 200 performers in historic Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

  6. academics

    Juried Art Show Provides Hope Students With Invaluable Experience

    Posted

    The annual juried art show opened in the DePree Gallery on Monday, November 19th.  Twenty-eight students have work in the show, including painting, sculpture, works on paper, textiles, new media, and installation art.  This year the guest juror is Patrick Earl Hammie, a professor of art at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champlain. People may wonder … Continue reading Juried Art Show Provides Hope Students With Invaluable Experience

2018 Nov

  1. academics

    Familiar Faces

    Posted

    The last couple of weeks of my semester I was blessed to have my parents come and visit. Although FaceTime is a wonder and I’ve been able to talk to my parents face to face throughout this semester, it was so good to have them here in person. I loved being able to show them … Continue reading Familiar Faces

  2. Academics

    Superman May Inspire Altruistic Behavior

    Pacific Standard

    People exposed to images of Superman are more likely than others to engage in selfless behavior. That’s the finding of Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren, associate professor of psychology, who led a research team focused on virtue and altruism.

  3. Academics

    Student Wins Research-Poster Award

    Hope College senior Clare Da Silva of Danville, California, received a poster-presentation award during this year’s Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 14-18.

  4. admissions

    Glasses Under the Sea

    Posted

    I lost my glasses in the Mediterranean Sea. Twice. I don’t miss them one bit. Why? Because I learned two important lessons when I studied in Spain last May. First, don’t go kayaking without securing your glasses. Second, you have a rare opportunity to earn college credit while having a marvelous adventure by finding a new way … Continue reading Glasses Under the Sea

  5. Campus Life

    IMAGES 2018 Photos

    “IMAGES: A Reflection of Cultures” took place on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Knickerbocker Theatre. An international showcase and cuisine provided a sampling of cultural heritage from around the world. The showcase featured an array of skits, dance, song and other clips of culture and language. More than 60 students participated from several countries.

  6. Academics

    Student Research Honored at National Engineering Conference

    For the third consecutive year, a Hope College student won an award at the Annual Meeting and National Student Conference of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). A total of six Hope College students who participated in research this past summer had their work selected for presentation during the conference.

  7. Academics

    Original Dance Piece by Matthew Farmer Earns Finalist Recognition

    Choreographer Matthew Farmer of the Hope College dance faculty has earned recognition as a finalist for the 2018 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Performing Arts sponsored by the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts for his original work “Dieser Ort.”

  8. Arts

    Hope Jazz Groups to Present Concerts on Nov. 14 and Nov. 20

    Several Hope College jazz ensembles will present concerts on two different nights. Four different jazz chamber ensembles will perform on Wednesday, Nov. 14, and the Jazz Arts Collective and Jazz Organ Trio will perform on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Both concerts will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  9. Arts

    “One Night Only” Film Series Featuring Jimmy Stewart to Begin Nov. 19

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre will show four films featuring Jimmy Stewart during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from Nov. 19 to Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The series will screen “Harvey,” “Rear Window,” “The Shop Around the Corner” and “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

  10. Athletics

    Five From Hope Football Earn All-MIAA First Team Recognition

    Five of the Hope College football team’s impact players have received 2018 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team honors from the league’s coaches: defensive back Kimani Dooley, defensive lineman Ian Gorgenson, defensive end Tate Knapp, quarterback Mason Opple and offensive lineman Zach Smith.

  11. Academics

    Local startups bring innovation to Holland

    Holland Sentinel

    Since the inception of its SURGE program in 2017, Lakeshore Advantage has served 94 local startups. Two of those startups, Park Shark and Wedge, were developed by Hope College student-entrepreneurs.

  12. Campus Life

    Relay for Life 2018 Photos

    The student-organized Hope College chapter of Colleges Against Cancer sponsored its 16th annual Relay For Life event on Friday, November 2. The Relay For Life is part of a national fund-raising initiative for the American Cancer Society.

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