Hope College News

2019 Nov

  1. Campus Life

    2019 Black Excellence Dinner Photo Gallery

    On Friday, November 8, 2019 the Hope College Black Student Union celebrated the achievements and value of black faculty, staff and students, both past and present, at the annual Black Excellence Dinner. The campus-wide event honored Dr. Samara Gibson '05, Dr. Matthew Wixson '08 and associate provost Dr. Gerald Griffin.

  2. Campus Life

    Images 2019 Photos

    A sampling of cultural heritage from around the world was featured during Hope College’s “IMAGES: A Reflection of Cultures” showcase on Saturday, Nov. 9. The international showcase featured an array of skits, dance, song and other clips of culture and language. More than 60 students participated from several countries.

  3. Campus Life

    “One Night Only” Film Series Featuring Barbara Stanwyck Begins Nov. 25

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre will show four films featuring Barbara Stanwyck during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from Nov. 25 to Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The series will screen “Stella Dallas,” “Ball of Fire,” “Double Indemnity” and “Christmas in Connecticut.”

  4. Campus Life

    “Last Lecture” on Nov. 11 to Explore “Adventure, Purpose, Service”

    Dale Austin, who is associate dean with the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career at Hope College, will present the address “Off the Record: Adventure, Purpose, Service” on Monday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall through the “Last Lecture Series” organized by the college’s chapter of the national Mortar Board honorary society.

  5. Campus Life

    Nykerk 2019 Photo Gallery

    The Even Year Class of 2022 won the 2019 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.

  6. Arts

    Hope College Jazz Combos to Perform on Nov. 19

    A pair of jazz combos at Hope College will perform in concert on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  7. Academics

    Big Read Author Julia Alvarez to Deliver Keynote Address on Nov. 12

    Award-winning author Julia Alvarez, whose books are the focus of this year’s NEA Big Read Lakeshore, will deliver the event’s keynote address on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  8. Arts

    Christmas Vespers Tickets to Be Sold Beginning Nov. 11

    Tickets for the popular annual Hope College Christmas Vespers services, a 79-year tradition, will be sold to the public beginning on Monday, Nov. 11, at the Events and Conferences Office in the Anderson-Werkman Financial Center.

  9. Athletics

    Seven Men’s Soccer Players Earn All-MIAA Honors

    The Hope College men’s soccer trio of midfielder Isaac Braak, midfielder Ryan Flynn and defender Jordan Hooker have claimed All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team honors for the 2019 season.

2019 Oct

  1. Arts

    Concert to Feature Classical and Jazz Versions of “Nutcracker Suite”

    The Hope College Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Arts Collective will present a unique opportunity to hear two versions of a holiday favorite with side-by-side performance of the Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Duke Ellington Nutcracker Suites on Thursday, Nov. 7, at noon and on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  2. Academics

    Hope College researchers study lakeshore movement

    Wood TV 8

    Researchers from Hope have been studying the movement of soil and erosion along Lake Michigan. Jacob Stid ’19, now a grad student at Michigan State University, joined the lakeshore research project last year and has spent hundreds of hours trying to analyze dunes in the Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area.

  3. Campus Life

    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.

  4. Academics

    Be Humble, and Proudly, Psychologists Say

    New York Times

    A recent study by Hope psychology Professor Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren and a team of researchers has found "A humble disposition can be critical to sustaining a committed relationship.

  5. Campus Life

    One Big Weekend Photo Gallery

    Hope College celebrated “One Big Weekend: Homecoming and Family Weekend” on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 11-13, with highlights including a variety of academic and arts events.

  6. campus-life

    Please join us in our new “Fill it Forward” Cupanion Cup Initiative!


    We are all aware of the issues surrounding the impact we have on our environment and its up to each of to help keep our planet clean for generations to come.  Hope College is committed to minimizing our impact on the planet and helping those in need; and we have a new and exciting initiative […]

  7. Academics

    Kick-Off for NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore Is Oct. 28

    The community-wide NEA Big Read Lakeshore and Little Read Lakeshore organized by Hope College will open with a TED-talk-styled celebration on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the college’s Maas Center auditorium and continue through Tuesday, Dec. 3, with more than 60 events across the area for people of all ages.

  8. Campus Life

    Lecture on Oct. 10 to Explore the History of the Pull Tug-of-War

    The history of the Pull tug-of-war will be the focus of an address by 1970 Hope graduate — and former puller — Dr. Bruce Geelhoed of the Ball State University history faculty on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 4 p.m. at Hope College in Cook Auditorium of the De Pree Art Center and Gallery.

  9. Campus Life

    Oct. 24 Talk on Victorian Surgery Moved to Dimnent Chapel at 7 p.m.

    The address “This is Gonna Hurt: The Brutal World of Victorian Surgery” by bestselling author and medical historian Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris taking place at Hope College on Thursday, Oct. 24, will begin earlier and be held in a different venue than originally announced. It will be at 7 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

  10. Academics

    Lecture to Consider “Honorable Business”

    Dr. James Otteson of the Wake Forest University economics faculty will present “Honorable Business” on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  11. Arts

    Jazz Concert on Oct. 21 to Feature Arts Collaboration

    All of the arts will be working together to present a one-of-a-kind jazz concert built of both sound and sight at Hope College on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

  12. Giving

    Hope College Business Luncheon 2019 Photos

    Hope College Business Luncheon - Leaders Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders - was held at the Holland Civic Center. President Scogin was the keynote speaker. The college to recognize and express appreciation to companies and organizations that have supported the mission and vision of Hope College.

  13. Arts

    Gallery to Feature Photo Exhibition “Tug: A Great Lakes Odyssey”

    Both a long-time maritime industry and literal and figurative journey are explored in “Tug: A Great Lakes Odyssey,” a photographic study by Steve Nelson of the Hope College art faculty that will be featured in the college’s De Pree Art Center and Gallery from Wednesday, Oct.. 9, through Friday, Nov. 8.

  14. Campus Life

    Muste Memorial Lecture to Explore Pursuing Peace in Troubled Times

    The A.J. Muste Memorial Lecture series at Hope College will feature the address “Charting a New Way to a New Peace in Troubled Times” by George A. Lopez of the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on Monday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

  15. Academics

    Award-Winning Science Correspondent Ira Flatow to Speak on Oct. 15

    Award-winning science correspondent Ira Flatow, who is host and executive producer of public radio’s “Science Friday,” will explore the wide-ranging origins of new ideas in science through the address “Catalysts of Creativity” on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

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