Hope alumni know that their relationships with the college and with each other do not end at graduation.
Alumni have proven generous with their time and advice to students and fellow graduates. Through lifelong learning and career development, relationships formed at Hope change lives both on campus and in communities everywhere. Tapping into the potential of this network is a powerful way to bring your career to life.
When you graduate with a Hope degree or complete at least 45 credits, you are officially a member of the Alumni Association. It’s free and an automatic part of your lifelong relationship with Hope. As a member, the college and alumni volunteers will work hard to keep you in touch with your inner Dutch through events, affinity connections and career resources.
Hope by the Numbers
- 3,540Alumni in the Career Resource Network
There are around 3,540 alumni are in the Career Resource Network, an online program that provides alumni and students a way to network.Learn More
- 60+Events for Alumni and Families
There are tons of events for alumni and families hosted by the Alumni Engagement team during the 2014-15 academic yearLearn More
- 8,000+Hope College Donors
When you make a gift to Hope, you are joining more than 8,000 others who share your strong commitment and contribute to Hope’s success each year.Learn More
- 39%Networking Connections
39% of f the class of 2014 said networking connections helped them secure employmentLearn More
During its May meeting, the Hope College Alumni Association Board of Directors elected new officers and appointed four new members.Read More
Alex Stradal wants future Hope College cheerleaders to get the same life changing and enjoyable experience he had. Stradal has been named Hope’s third cheerleading coach, co-Athletic Director Tim Schoonveld announced.Read More
The annual Hope College golf outing, the “Bob DeYoung Hope Classic,” will be held on Monday, June 8, at Ravines Golf Club in Saugatuck.Read More
The 50th annual event, part of the college’s year-long sesquicentennial commemoration, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 5, and feature a picnic at Windmill Island Gardens, live music, a family-friendly bicycle ride and multiple home Hope athletic contests. Community Day celebrates the long-standing relationship between Holland residents and the faculty, students and staff of Hope College. More information is available here.Hope-Holland Community DayRead More
- $9 adults, $5 children 5-11
- Windmill Island
Saturday, September 5, 2015, marks the 50th Anniversary of the Vanderbilt Cross Country Invitational at Hope. This is a milestone event, and as a former Cross Country athlete at Hope, we want you to be part of it! Please come on this special day to honor Coach Bill Vanderbilt.Vanderbilt Cross Country Invitational 50th AnniversaryRead More
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