Hope College News

2021 Apr

  1. Giving

    Haworth Hotel Announces Grand Opening

    Hope College’s Haworth Hotel grand opening is scheduled for June 16, 2021. Formerly known as the Haworth Inn and Conference Center, this transformational project remodeled all conference and hotel rooms, rebuilt the lobby and created a full-service coffee shop open to students and the public. The hotel’s renovation is made possible by the college and the Haworth family and has been led by Patricia Urquiola, an award-winning designer and architect based in Milan, Italy. The Haworth Hotel is in downtown Holland, Michigan, on the campus of Hope College.

  2. Campus Life

    Esther K. Chae to Present “Lights, Camera, Asian American Action!”

    Award winning actor, playwright and consultant Esther K. Chae will present “Lights, Camera, Asian American Action!” virtually as the 2021 Asian Heritage Lecture at Hope College on Thursday, April 22, at 6 p.m. EDT. Chae’s address will focus on her journey as a Korean American actor and artist.

  3. Academics

    Eighteen Students to Present Research at National Conference

    A total of 18 Hope College students will be presenting their collaborative faculty-student research during this year’s National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), being held as a virtual gathering on Monday-Wednesday, April 12-14.

  4. Campus Life

    First Mellon Community-Based Partnership at Hope College

    The first round of funding to link community organizations with Hope College faculty and students, who together will address pressing needs in Holland area, has recently been awarded to three projects through a 42-month, $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

  5. Arts

    Hope College Collage Concert to Be Presented Online April 10

    The Department of Music at Hope College will present a collage concert on Saturday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m., with the live performance available for viewing online at hope.edu/live. The concert will feature the college’s major ensembles as well as selected student soloists and chamber ensembles.

2021 Mar

  1. Academics

    Economist to Discuss C.S. Lewis and Freedom

    Dr. Kenneth G. Elzinga, who is the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia, will present “C.S. Lewis and Freedom: Christianity’s Most Famous Apologist Meets Adam Smith,” on Monday, April 12, at 7 p.m. through a live-streamed event hosted by the Markets & Morality student organization at Hope College.

  2. Campus Life

    Dance Marathon 2021 Photo Gallery

    Approximately 600 students participated this year in the 24-hour event, but with the traditional gathering in the college’s Dow Center out of the question, the planners devised creative alternatives for this year’s event, which was held on Friday and Saturday, March 26-27.

  3. Campus Life

    Spring Break Day Photo Gallery

    Students were invited to hang out on campus on Tuesday, March 16 for the first of three scheduled break days of the semester.

  4. Academics

    Former Hope Professor to Present Annual César Chávez Lecture

    Dr. Lorna Hernandez Jarvis, a former member of the Hope College psychology faculty who is now chief diversity officer at Whitworth University, will present the address “Migrant workers’ tale: Chávez and Huerta’s legacy of courage and persistence” as this year’s annual César Chávez Lecture at Hope College on Wednesday, March 31, at 4 p.m. EST virtually.

  5. Academics

    Longtime Chemistry Professor and Former Dean Dr. F. Sheldon Wettack Dies

    Dr. F. Sheldon Wettack held senior leadership roles, including a presidency, at colleges and universities around the country, but it was to Hope — where he’d begun his career in higher education as a young chemistry professor teaching and mentoring students — that he returned in retirement. And where he taught again for 16-and-a-half years more.

  6. Campus Life

    Fall Graduation 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.

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