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Pre-College Conference

Connect First: Open Hearts ➞ Open Minds 8/25-8/26Connect First: Open Hearts ➞ Open Minds
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25–Sunday, August 28


All employees are encouraged to attend the morning sessions. Join us for a communion service at 8:15 in Dimnent Chapel. This will be followed by fellowship and refreshments at the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts. At 9:45 we will convene in the Concert Hall.

Workshops for All Faculty & Staff

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On Thursday afternoon between 1:15 and 4:30, faculty and staff will attend various workshops around the five Hope College Virtues of Public Discourse.

We will wrap up our time as a community from 4:30–5:15 with a “Belonging Together” reception hosted by the Culture Action Team in the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.


On Friday morning at 9 faculty are invited to our first faculty meeting of the academic year.


Pre-College Conference participation by full-time faculty is expected. Emeritus, adjunct faculty and staff are welcome to participate as available or interested.

Pre-registration is required for afternoon workshops for both faculty and staff. In addition, faculty are asked to RSVP for other elements of the weekend. Please click on the appropriate RSVP below.

Staff Registration

Faculty Registration


We're continuing our work of updating all faculty and staff photos. These photos appear on the campus website and will remain on file for publicity needs. If you don't have a current photo, please join us to have your photo taken!

  • Very pale colors tend to wash out on the soft gray background. You may wish to wear a little color to look your very best!
  • Those with transitions-type lenses in their glasses may need to allow an extra few minutes for their lenses to return to their non-darkened state.