We help our community convey Hope College’s promise to inspire students to be fully alive in mind, body and spirit.

Public Affairs and Marketing provides strategic and creative communications and marketing support. Our team advances and preserves the college’s global reputation for academic excellence and vibrant Christian atmosphere through:

  • Storytelling in print and web
  • Creative design, video and photography services
  • News and media relations
  • Brand and reputation management

Recent Blog Posts

  1. A Historical Journey Through Hope’s Rare Snow Days

    Posted by Greg Olgers

    Weather-induced cancelations aren’t quite as scarce for Hope as hen’s teeth, but they do have...

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  2. Image Licensing Reminder

    Posted by Josh Bishop

    A friendly reminder to Hope bloggers that you should never simply download an image from a web se...

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  3. Improvements to the digital experience at Hope

    Posted by Elizabeth Council

    Another Summer has slipped by but not without several exciting new projects for the web team in P...

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  4. Hope College, Re-imagined

    Posted by Rebecca Robrahn

    Sometimes ideas come to fruition overnight. Sometimes they’re a few years in the making. Once u...

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  5. Summer ’22 “News from Hope College” Lives Up to Its Season and Name

    Posted by Gregory Olgers

    Research is a day at the beach as Hope scientists explore the ecology of Lake Michigan’s specta...

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  6. Goodbye Campusmail! Hello Hope Daily.

    Posted by Rebecca Robrahn

    At the end of August (and for the first time in approximately 30 years!) the Public Affairs and M...

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Hope by the Numbers

  • 16,461Alumni and friends on LinkedIn

    LinkedIn provides our alumni and friends across the globe with a reliable network to refer students, offer internships and share career opportunities.

    Hope College on LinkedIn
  • 21Campus blogs at Hope College

    Several Hope College offices and groups are using WordPress to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at campus life. Check them out!

  • 3,726followers in Instagram

    We're using Instagram to creatively share our picturesque and welcoming campus with prospective and current students, faculty and alumni.

    Hope College on Instagram
  • 2.2Million page views on Hope.edu

    More than 2.2 million visitors (and growing!) have checked out Hope.edu since we launched our redesigned website on August 10, 2015.