Hope College News

2019 Jun

  1. Campus Life

    Thank you President and Mrs. Voskuil

    A presidential era as soon to end as President Dennis Voskuil and Betty Voskuil near the June 30 conclusion of their two-year term as Hope’s first couple. Photo highlights from the past 24 months reflect their active involvement in the life of the college and especially their enthusiasm for students.

  2. Academics

    NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore Receive Grants for Fall Programming

    The community-wide NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore organized by Hope College have received grants from both the nationwide NEA Big Read and the statewide Michigan Humanities in support of this coming fall’s programming, which will visit the Dominican Republic of the late 1950s and early 1960s to explore the roles of women, memory, revolution and obedience.

2019 May

  1. Academics

    Church, couch, couple: Social psychological connections between people and physical space

    American Association For The Advancement Of Science

    Dr. Benjamin Meagher, visiting assistant professor of psychology, argues that the space people shape, also shapes the individual, and that social psychology must take an “ecological” view of people in their environment. His work appears in a recently published paper in “Personality and Social Psychology Review.”

  2. Academics

    What’s the Appropriate Role of the State in Workforce Development?

    Mackinac Center for Public Policy

    The study examines current workforce development initiatives in Michigan and poses questions about the proper role of the state in this arena, released today by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, and authored by economist Sarah Estelle

  3. Athletics

    Josh Gibson repeats as Jack Nicklaus Player of Year

    Holland Sentinel

    For the second consecutive year, Hope golfer Josh Gibson has been selected as the winner of the NCAA Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award. You can listen to a WHTC podcast of Josh discussing his award and his future in golf.

  4. Academics

    Saying Thank You

    The Capital Journal

    A study co-authored by Hope psychologist Charlotte vanOyen Witvliet is referenced in a column on gratitude published on May 28 in the CapJournal Bureau of The Capital Journal of Pierre, South Dakota.

  5. Arts

    Hope Summer Rep Begins Rehearsals For 48th Season

    Broadway World

    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre has begun rehearsals for its highly anticipated 2019 season. The company was established at Hope College in 1972 and is entering its 48th season.

  6. Academics

    Hope Psychology Students Win Regional Research Award


    A Hope College student-faculty collaborative research project earned a regional award for excellence from the Midwestern chapter of Psi Chi – The International Honor Society in Psychology.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

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