Hope College News

2016 May

  1. Ryan Konkle Claims D3Baseball.com All-America Honor

    Hope College leftfielder Ryan Konkle proved to be one of the most productive hitters in the country this season.

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  2. Regan Postma-Montaño Named AmeriCorps Member of the Month

    Dr. Regan Postma-Montaño, who leads Hope College’s Step Up program for middle school students as an AmeriCorps member, has been named Michigan’s AmeriCorps Member of the Month for May.

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  3. Summer Film Series to Conclude with “Sing Street” on June 6-11

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Summer Film Series will conclude with “Sing Street” on Tuesday-Saturday, June 6-11, at 7:30 p.m.

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  4. Hope Chapter of Psychology Honor Society Wins Leadership Award

    The Hope College chapter of Psi Chi – The International Honor Society in Psychology has won the society’s 2015-16 Kay Wilson Officer Team Leadership Award, recognized from among about 1,100 collegiate and university chapters in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Ireland and New Zealand.

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  5. Eleven Hope Track & Field Athletes Claim All-Region Honors

    Eleven Hope College track & field athletes have earned all-region honors in NCAA Division III from the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2016 outdoor season.

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  6. Hope Baseball’s Ryan Konkle Named D3baseball.com First Team All Region

    Hope College baseball player Ryan Konkle has been voted a D3baseball.com All-Mideast First Team Selection for the 2016 season.

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  7. Hope College Names Top Senior Student-Athletes For 2015-16

    Track & field’s Boone Marois and diving’s Sarah Sheridan have been named the outstanding male and female Hope College senior student-athletes for the 2015-16 school year.

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  8. Hope Track & Field Sending Eight To D-III National Championships

    Eight Hope College student-athletes have qualified for the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

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  9. Women of Color and Senior Recognition Celebration

    Personal stories telling of discovery, failure, compassion and hardship reveal the importance of diverse experiences across generations and cultures.

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  10. Leftfielder Ryan Konkle Named To 2016 All-MIAA Baseball First Team

    Ryan Konkle’s banner 2016 season with the Hope College baseball team has been recognized with his first All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First-Team Selection.

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  11. Six From Hope Earn Spots On 2016 All-MIAA Outdoor Women's Track & Field Team

    Three-time recipient Jane Pearson leads a group of six Hope College athletes on the 2016 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletics Association Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Team.

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  12. Hope Men's Track & Field Puts Six On 2016 All-MIAA Outdoor Track & Field Team

    Boone Marois headlines a group of six Hope College athletes to earn spots on the 2016 All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Outdoor Men’s Track & Field Team.

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  13. Summer Film Series to Continue with “Sweet Bean” May 31 – June 4

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Summer Film Series will continue with “Sweet Bean” on Tuesday-Saturday, May 31-June 4, at 7:30 p.m.

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  14. Annual Golf Outing Is June 13

    The annual Hope College golf outing, the “Bob DeYoung Hope Classic,” will be held on Monday, June 13, at Ravines Golf Club in Saugatuck.

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  15. Always and Forever, loyalty was never a question, love was always there, since diaper days we been running hip to hip. One of my all time favorite memories because we wasn't supposed to be here man. The only 2 grandsons to graduate, who would have thought two kids from nothing would conquer so much. This is a major power move 💯 keep moving in silence and let your success speak for itself bro. I love you man and as along as I'm breathing you forever straight.. Real niggas do real things and this is as real as it gets.. ✊🏾💯💪🏾😎 💉 #loyaltyhasnoprice #day1 #FOE

    @tahlir24

    Always and Forever, loyalty was never a question, love was always there, since diaper days we been running hip to hip. One of my all time favorite memories because we wasn't supposed to be here man. The only 2 grandsons to graduate, who would have thought two kids from nothing would conquer so much. This is a major power move 💯 keep moving in silence and let your success speak for itself bro. I love you man and as along as I'm breathing you forever straight.. Real niggas do real things and this is as real as it gets.. ✊🏾💯💪🏾😎 💉 #loyaltyhasnoprice #day1 #FOE

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  16. Annie Dandavati Named Director of The Philadelphia Center

    Dr. Annie Dandavati of the Hope College faculty has been appointed director of The Philadelphia Center, Hope College’s East Coast site offering unique courses and high quality internships to students from Hope and other colleges and universities.

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  17. Today was day one of my 10 week long chemistry research adventure and let's just say I haven't even blown anything up...yet.

    @gkunks21

    Today was day one of my 10 week long chemistry research adventure and let's just say I haven't even blown anything up...yet.

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  18. Tulip Time Muziekparade Photo Gallery

    Hope College’s year-long sesquicentennial celebration included a distinctive honor on Saturday, May 14: the college was named Grand Marshal of Tulip Time’s GMB Muziekparade.

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  19. Book Examines Five Traits of Long-Lasting Companies

    A new book by Vicki TenHaken of the Hope College management faculty examines five traits shared by U.S. companies in the “century club”—firms that have lasted at least 100 years.

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  20. Grant to Nuclear Group Continues Three Decades of NSF Support

    A new major research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the Nuclear Group at Hope College continues three decades of support from the agency, a long-time run which if not unique is at the very least rare, reflecting the quality of the work being conducted.

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  21. Former Cornell College president dies at age 78

    cornellcollege.edu

    Dr. David G. Marker, who died on Sunday, May 1, 2016, was a member of the Hope physics faculty from 1965 to 1984 and was Hope’s provost from 1974 to 1984 before leaving to become president of Cornell College. His roles at Hope had also included serving as administrative director of the Computer Center; chairperson of the Department of Computer Science; and associate dean of academic affairs.

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  22. Paulena Khorn

    Paulena Khorn
    Paulena Khorn

    The stories she heard while interning at a refugee center in Denver, Colorado, sounded familiar but not entirely. Daily at the center in the summer of 2015, the stories of struggle and otherness provoked her to wonder, “how much of those stories were like my parents’?” Paulena “Polly” Khorn ’16 wasn’t completely sure. Nate and Marian Khorn had never completely told her.

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  23. HOPE SUMMER REPERTORY THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS 45TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON HIGHLIGHTING FAMILY AND THE DYNAMICS WITHIN

    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT) announces and celebrates its 45 season, continuing its commitment to bringing quality arts and entertainment to the Greater Holland Area.

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  24. Patti Engineering Sponsors Hope College Engineering Racing Team in the Michigan Formula SAE Series

    Patti Engineering

    Patti Engineering supports Hope College students competing in the Michigan Formula SAE competition organized by SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International; students design a formula-style race car, develop a business plan, raise funds, and build their car to compete.

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  25. What Is 'Natural' Food? A Riddle Wrapped In Notions Of Good And Evil

    NPR The Salt

    Dr. Joseph LaPorte of the philosophy department comments on the growing issue of using the term “natural” in food packaging and marketing.

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  26. Knickerbocker Film Series to Continue with French Film “A la vie”

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Summer Film Series will continue with the French drama “A la vie” (“To Life”) on Monday-Saturday, May 23-28, at 7:30 p.m.

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  27. New Grant Funds Third Consecutive November “Big Read” Program

    The West Michigan community will have a new opportunity this fall to explore a literary work in-depth through events and discussion, thanks to a broad-based coalition of area organizations and a third consecutive award to Hope College through “The Big Read,” a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

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  28. Hope Women's Tennis Headed To Wisconsin For NCAA Tournament Play

    The Hope College women’s tennis team is headed to Wisconsin this week to compete in the 2016 NCAA Division III Championship.

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  29. Commencement 2016 Media Gallery

    Hope College graduated the largest class in its history during the college’s 151st Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 8. Approximately 790 graduates participated in the ceremony.

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  30. Spring Fling 2016 Photos

    The event of all SAC events wrapped up a great school year with the Push, inflatables, a live band and a picnic in the Pine Grove.

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  31. Hope's Autumn Anderson Becomes Four-Time All-MIAA Honoree

    Autumn Anderson has left her mark as one of the best and most accomplished Hope College softball players.

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  32. Alumni Weekend 2016 Photos

    Alumni returned to Holland and celebrated their favorite Hope memories with classmates and friends during Alumni Weekend. The event also featured a seminar about the Hope College’s history and a celebration featuring a musical composition commissioned for its Sesquicentennial.

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  33. Hope Women's Lacrosse Pair Earns All-MIAA First Team Honors

    Defender Mara Droppers and attacker Hannah VanAlst made their impact felt all over the field for the Hope College women’s lacrosse team. Both received All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team distinction for their performances.

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  34. Hope Men's Lacrosse's Gunnar Elder All-MIAA First Team Recognition

    Gunnar Elder overcame pain and injury to put together the best season ever for a Hope College varsity men’s lacrosse player.

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  35. Hope's Michael Kiley Selected All-MIAA First Team In Men's Tennis

    Hope College’s Michael Kiley established himself as one of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s top tennis players in his first season.

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  36. Hope Women's Tennis Pair Named All-MIAA First Team

    Nancy Benda and Anna Garcia formed a potent 1-2 punch atop the lineup for the Hope College women’s tennis team.

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  37. Hope College Graduates Largest Class in History on May 8

    Hope College graduated the largest class in its history during the college’s 151st Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 8.

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  38. Text of 2016 Commencement Address

    Prepared text of the 2016 Commencement Address, “Remember Whose You Are,” by Wayne Brouwer, Associate Professor of Religion.

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  39. Wayne Brouwer Presented H.O.P.E. Award

    Dr. Wayne Brouwer of the Hope College religion faculty has been presented the annual “Hope Outstanding Professor Educator” (H.O.P.E.) Award by the graduating Class of 2016.

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  40. Mortar Board Chapter Named for Long-Time Advisor Dianne Portfleet

    Celebrating 14 years of dedicated mentoring, Hope College’s Mortar Board chapter has been renamed in honor of long-time advisor Dr. Dianne Portfleet of the English faculty, who has concluded her tenure with the group this year.

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  41. Text of 2016 Baccalaureate Sermon

    Prepared remarks of the 2016 Baccalaureate sermon, “The Adventure of a Lifetime” by Jeff Allen, Faith Community Church, Littleton, Colorado.

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  42. Hope's Anna Garcia Repeats As MIAA Women's Tennis Sportsmanship Winner

    Hope College’s Anna Garcia has added to her family’s legacy for displaying great sportsmanship on the court.

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  43. Men's Track & Field Wins Four Events, Finishes Second At 2016 MIAA Field Day

    Boone Marois made the most of his last Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Field Day for the Hope College men’s track & field team.

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  44. Hope Women's Tennis Edges Kalamazoo For MIAA Tourney title, NCAA Berth

    Two three-set wins in the final two matches propelled the Hope College women’s tennis team back to the NCAA Division III Championship.

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  45. Hope Women's Track & Field Wins Six Events, Places 2nd at 2016 MIAA Field Day

    A victorious 4x400-meter relay capped a successful haul of gold medals for the Hope College women’s track & field team at the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Field Day.

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  46. Update from the May 5-6 Board of Trustees Meeting

    On May 6, 2016, the Hope College Board of Trustees adjourned its two-day spring meeting. The meeting was a time of intense discussion, careful discernment and deep reflection grounded in prayer.

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  47. Jocabed Garduño

    Jocabed Garduño
    Jocabed Garduño

    Fear is a liar, that’s what Jocabed Garduño ’16 kept telling herself. Fear is nothing more than a wrong-minded attempt to sidetrack your goals, infringe upon your joy, weaken your heart. It had no place in the life of a young woman with a persistent smile and lust for life, yet there it was. What was she going to do with it?

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  48. Sesquicentennial Celebration Media Gallery

    Hope College commemorated its sesquicentennial with two major events on Saturday, April 30: a seminar about the college’s history and a celebration featuring a musical composition commissioned for the occasion.

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  49. Psychology Researchers Continue Strong Tradition at Major Conference

    A successful tradition in psychology at Hope College is continuing in record-setting form this week, with the department bringing the largest number of research teams in its history to the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA).

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  50. Knickerbocker Summer Film Series to Present “Of Mind and Music”

    The Hope College Knickerbocker Summer Film Series will open with “Of Mind and Music” on Monday-Saturday, May 16-21, at 7:30 p.m.

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  51. Students Honored at Annual Ceremony

    Awards and recognitions were presented to Hope College students during the annual Honors Convocation at Dimnent Memorial Chapel on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

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  52. Hope College Continues Tulip Time Organ Recital Tradition on May 11-14

    Hope College’s annual Tulip Time organ recitals will continue on Wednesday-Saturday, May 11-14.

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  53. Christine McCall of Residence Life to Receive Vanderbush-Weller Award

    Christine McCall of the Hope College residence life staff has been named recipient of the college’s 17th annual “Vanderbush-Weller Award” for strong, positive impact on students.

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  54. Student-Designed Car Participating in International Competition

    A team from Hope College will participate in the international Formula SAE competition at Michigan International Speedway on Wednesday-Saturday, May 11-14, that will feature cars designed and built by students.

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  55. Research Project Wins Hope Social Sciences Young Investigators Award

    A collaborative faculty-student research project studying an essential part of body chemistry that has also been connected to Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia has won Hope College’s annual “Social Sciences Young Investigators Award.”

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  56. Hope baseball coach Stu Fritz reaches 500-win milestone

    The Hope College baseball team took advantage of a rainout a day earlier and let head coach Stu Fritz achieve a career milestone at his home away from home.

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2016 Apr

  1. The First Great Inoculation Debate

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    One of only 60 projects selected for this year’s showcase from among several hundred highly competitive applications nationwide, “The First Inoculation Debate: A Quantitative Text Analysis of the Boston Smallpox Epidemic of 1721” by Elizabeth Ensink looks at communication practices between doctors and religious leaders when a smallpox epidemic broke out in Boston.

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  2. Anna Kremer

    Anna Kremer
    Anna Kremer Class of 2016

    Recent Hope graduate Anna Kremer ’16 sees a future as colorful as her past, a future where a diversity of people and a specific product casts hues of browns and tans and greens. It’s a future that is simultaneously distinct and sundry. It’s a future where her love for Latino and Asian cultures and coffee meet.

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  3. Book Explores the Extraordinary Life of “The Star of Utrecht”

    In Europe and the United States today, female university students outnumber their male counterparts, but in 1636 that wasn’t so. There was exactly one, and she was also the first: Anna Maria van Schurman, at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.

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  4. Saint Benedict Forum Presenting Three Events on April 5-7

    The Saint Benedict Forum’s Catholic Speaker Series is hosting or co-sponsoring three presentations, one at Aquinas College and two at Hope College, on Tuesday-Thursday, April 5-7.

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  5. Hope Named Grand Marshal of Tulip Time’s May 14 GMB Muziekparade

    Hope College’s year-long sesquicentennial celebration will include a distinctive honor on Saturday, May 14: the college has been named Grand Marshal of Tulip Time’s GMB Muziekparade.

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  6. Hope College Sesquicentennial Events Scheduled for April 30

    Hope College will commemorate its sesquicentennial with two major events on Saturday, April 30: a seminar about the college’s history and a celebration featuring a musical composition commissioned for the occasion.

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  7. Student Research and Development from Day1

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    After its first year, Day 1 students have achieved and experienced what Hope science educators hoped they would – an early and deep-seated love and appreciation for cutting-edge research that has real-world relevance while thriving in community.

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  8. Lecture on May 2 to Examine “Tough Times for Orangutans”

    Award-winning field biologist and wildlife photojournalist Dr. Tim Laman will present the illustrated lecture “Tough Times for Orangutans” on Monday, May 2, at 3 p.m. at Hope College in room 1000 of the A. Paul Schaap Science Center.

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  9. Capestany Family Receives Western Michigan USTA Award

    Parents Marti and Jorge Capestany and daughter Carli Capestany have received the Family of the Year award from the Western Michigan Tennis Association, the local branch of the United States Tennis Association (USTA).

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  10. Hope to Present Wind Chamber Recital on Monday, April 25

    The Hope College Music Department will host a Wind Chamber Recital featuring student performers on Monday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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  11. Speaker to Discuss Need for Moral Leadership in Global Governance

    Dr. Thomas Nowotny of Vienna, Austria, who is retired from a career as a diplomat and educator, will present “Global Trends and the Corresponding Need for Moral Leadership in Global Governance” on Thursday, April 28, at 11 a.m. at Hope College in room 239 of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication.

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  12. Alexis-Simone Rivers

    Alexis-Simone Rivers
    Alexis-Simone Rivers

    If a day miraculously became two hours longer, it would be a good bet that recent Hope graduate Alexis-Simone Rivers ’16 would not spend the extra 120 minutes sleeping. It would be tempting, but it would not enter her realm of possibilities.

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  13. Hope Volleyball Player Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

    Hope College volleyball player Jamie Rogalski has been awarded a NCAA Women's Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics.

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  14. Lecture to Consider “Why Trump? Why Now?”

    Sean Trende, who is the senior elections analyst for RealClearPolitics, will present the address “Why Trump? Why Now?” on Tuesday, April 26, at 4 p.m. at Hope College in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication.

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  15. How to Use a Mock Interview To Boost Your Job Search

    FlexJobs

    Dale Austin, director of the Career Development Center, explains how a mock interview can help students make a positive impression on potential employers.

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  16. Celebration of Undergraduate Research & Creative Performance 2016 Photos

    Original research by students on topics ranging from the physiology of positivity, to the invasion of sea lamprey in the Great Lakes, to Hope College’s first graduating class (coinciding with the college’s sesquicentennial) was highlighted during the 15th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance at Hope College.

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  17. Hope Highlighted in Website Created to Improve STEM Education

    As a recognized leader in preparing students for STEM careers, Hope College is one of only 11 colleges and universities nationwide highlighted in a website developed to help improve undergraduate science education.

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  18. Partnership Continues Spanish Immersion for Area Students

    A partnership between Hope College and the Holland Christian and Zeeland Public schools will enable high school students in the two systems to continue studies in Spanish that they have been pursuing since kindergarten.

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  19. Hope College Wind Ensemble to Perform on April 27

    The Hope College Wind Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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  20. Hope Spring Student Dance Showcase on April 22-23, 25-26

    The Department of Dance at Hope College is hosting its Spring Student Dance Showcase on Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland, and on Monday and Tuesday, April 25-26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dow Center dance studio.

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  21. Hope’s Sydney Jones Named MIAA Pitcher of the Week

    Hope College’s Sydney Jones has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played through Sunday, April 17.

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  22. Hope’s Gunnar Elder Chosen MIAA Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week

    Hope College’s Gunnar Elder has been selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week.

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  23. David Cunningham Edits Book on Vocation and Higher Education

    It’s a given that career prospects will rank at the top of the list for nearly any college student, but how much better if they actually enjoy the work that they go on to do and make a difference while doing it?

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  24. Graduating Seniors and Recent Graduates Initiated into Phi Beta Kappa

    A total of 65 of Hope College’s graduating seniors and recent graduates were initiated into the Zeta of Michigan chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest scholastic honorary society, on Sunday, April 17, in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

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  25. Former Profs and Coaches Gordon Brewer and William R. Vanderbilt Die

    The Hope family is mourning the loss of two former long-time professors and coaches who have had an enduring, positive impact on Hope and students for generations.

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  26. Hope College Mourns Passing Of Two Former Coaches, Athletics Leaders

    Hope College is mourning the loss of two former long-time professors and coaches who made impacts on students and on campus for decades.

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  27. Alex Corbin Receives Holland Young Professionals Leadership Award

    Hope College junior Alex Corbin of Holland has received a leadership award from Holland Young Professionals (HYP).

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  28. Holland and West Michigan Earn Variety of Honors

    The college’s hometown and surrounding region continue to earn national acclaim, reflecting the outstanding context in which the students, faculty and staff of Hope live, learn and work. Within the past month…

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  29. Presentations on Cultural Differences between France and the U.S.

    Perspective on the cultural differences between France and the United States will be shared by Lucie Gaucher, who is the French native assistant at Hope, on Monday and Tuesday, April 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. in room 1000 of the A. Paul Schaap Science Center in an event hosted by the college’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Global French Studies Colloquium.

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  30. Hope Athletics Hosting Three Poster Giveaways On Saturday

    Hope College Athletics is offering free Hometown Week poster giveaways at baseball, men’s lacrosse and softball games on Saturday, April 16.

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  31. Breaks Away: Jenny Hampton

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    At the Energy Materials Center (EMC2) at Cornell University last year as a visiting scientist, Dr. Jenny Hampton went back home in a way to help discover new energy materials and methodology. Hampton’s sabbatical research reminds us that other Earth-abundant materials – such as sodium or potassium – have the potential to help with energy usage and storage, too.

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  32. Rehearsals are coming along for the Fringe Festival! Don't forget to stop by our crowdfunding page, donations are being accepted until May!

    @h2dance

    Rehearsals are coming along for the Fringe Festival! Don't forget to stop by our crowdfunding page, donations are being accepted until May!

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  33. Six Graduating Seniors Receive Recognition through Fulbright Program

    A total of six graduating Hope College seniors have received recognition through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

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  34. Hope's Hannah VanAlst Named MIAA Women's Lacrosse Player Of Week

    Hope College’s Hannah VanAlst has been selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for games played through April 10.

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  35. Breaks Away: Sylvia Kallemeyn

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    The New Song Movement, born out of struggle, political repression and sometimes civil wars in Central and South America, was the break-away focus of Professor Sylvia Kallemeyn, associate professor of Spanish, during her sabbatical leave from Hope in 2014-15. Through the study of the folk-inspired and socially-committed music of this era first in Ecuador and then back in the States, Kallemeyn’s goal was to make these songs more accessible to students in her Spanish language classes.

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  36. Retired Prof. Del Michel to Paint Onstage during Traverse City Concert

    Del Michel, professor emeritus of art at Hope, will add a unique component to a forthcoming orchestra concert at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, bringing the music to life visually through paintings he will create onstage inspired by what he hears.

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  37. Women’s Chamber Choir and Two Close-Harmony Groups to Perform

    The Hope College Women’s Chamber Choir will present a concert with 12th Street Harmony and Luminescence on Monday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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  38. Countdown Until Graduation!

    Posted by Marisela Meraz

    I feel like the past four months have truly flown by. Time will never slow down when you need it to the most. There have been moments lately when all I wanted was time to hurry up, go faster so class could end and I can take nap during my busy day, or so I … Continue reading Countdown Until Graduation!

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  39. Gregory Crowell and Shin Hwang to Present Harpsichord Recital April 14

    Guest artists Gregory Crowell and Shin Hwang will present a harpsichord recital at Hope College on Thursday, April 14, at 11 a.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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  40. San Fermin to Perform on Saturday, April 9

    The Hope College Concert Series will feature San Fermin with special guest Esmé Patterson on Saturday, April 9, at 8 p.m. at the Park Theatre.

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  41. Hope to Honor Two Alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards

    The Hope College Alumni Association will honor two alumni during the annual Alumni Banquet on Saturday, April 30.

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  42. Hope Graduation Activities Scheduled for Sunday, May 8

    Hope College’s 151st Commencement, celebrating the graduating Class of 2016, will be held on Sunday, May 8, at 3 p.m. at Ray and Sue Smith Stadium.

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  43. Pillars of Hope

    As Hope celebrates its sesquicentennial, it’s only appropriate that the total service of the six faculty retiring at the end of the year surpasses even the institutional milestone.

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  44. Knickerbocker “One Night Only” Series to Show Four Paul Newman Films

    The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show four films featuring Paul Newman during its “One Night Only” series on consecutive Mondays between April 11 and May 2.

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  45. Hope College Concert Band to Perform on April 7

    The Hope College Concert Band will perform on Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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  46. StrikeTime Dance Company to Present “Dance for Children” April 15-16

    An interactive dance event for children created by Hope College Dance affiliate StrikeTime Dance Company will be performed at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland on Friday April 15, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 16, at 1p.m.

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  47. Hope Jazz Studies Program to Present Three Concerts across April 11-14

    The Hope College jazz studies area will present three concerts across Monday-Thursday, April 11-14.

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  48. Faculty-Student Team Receives National Chemistry Research Award

    The research team of Hope College chemistry professor Dr. Mary (Beth) Anderson and senior Monica Ohnsorg has received top national recognition: the 2016 Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry presented to researchers at a primarily undergraduate institution by the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Division of Inorganic Chemistry.

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  49. Hope College Theatre Showing “Shakespeare Behind Bars” on April 8

    Hope College Theatre is sponsoring a screening of the documentary “Shakespeare Behind Bars” on Friday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication, with Shakespeare Behind Bars founder Curt Tofteland facilitating a talkback after the screening.

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  50. Louise Shumaker, Director of Disability Services, Dies

    Louise Shumaker, who was director of disability services at Hope College for nearly three decades, died on Monday, April 4. She was 68.

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  51. Hope Jazz Studies Program to Present Three Concerts across April 11-14

    The Hope College jazz studies area will present three concerts across Monday-Thursday, April 11-14.

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  52. Five Students and Recent Graduates Receive NSF Program Recognition

    A total of five Hope College graduating seniors or recent graduates have received recognition through the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship program of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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  53. Students to Present Creative and Research Projects on April 15

    Original research by students on topics ranging from the physiology of positivity, to the invasion of sea lamprey in the Great Lakes, to Hope College’s first graduating class (coinciding with the college’s sesquicentennial) will be highlighted during the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Performance at Hope College on Friday, April 15, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Richard and Helen DeVos Fieldhouse.

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  54. Hope's Marie Holaway Named MIAA Women's Tennis Player Of The Week

    Hope College’s Marie Holaway has been named Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played through April 5.

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  55. Hope College Symphony Orchestra to Perform on April 15

    The Hope College Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert, “The Places We’ll Go,” conducted by faculty member Christopher H. Fashun, on Friday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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  56. Five Spring Must-Dos at Hope College

    Posted by Brooke Wharton

    Never mind the fact that the ground on Hope’s campus is lightly dusted with snow right now, we’re going to talk about spring at Hope College. There’s so much you can do when the weather starts heating up a bit. I don’t mean summer heat, I mean that nice spring warmth where the sun is … Continue reading Five Spring Must-Dos at Hope College

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  57. Disability Awareness Week Activities Scheduled for April 11-15

    Multiple activities have been scheduled on Monday-Friday, April 11-15, in conjunction with the 29th annual Disability Awareness Week at Hope College, which is featuring the theme “Life without Limits”

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  58. Three Students Receive Goldwater Scholarships

    A total of three Hope College students have received highly competitive scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, out of only 252 awarded nationwide.

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  59. Opera Workshop on April 8 to Feature Variety of Selections

    Multiple Hope College voice students will perform a variety of works through the college’s Opera Workshop on Friday, April 8, at 4 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

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  60. Dr. Jim Allis

    Dr. Jim Allis
    Dr. Jim Allis Professor of Philosophy

    Asking hard questions takes courage and, of course, answering difficult queries requires even more. Dr. Jim Allis has spent his 30-year Hope career dedicated to the intrepid insistence of doing both toward the betterment of his students and himself as well. It has been his mission to not only form mindful scholars but caring people, too. This is the way of any good philosopher, after all, and so it is the way of a man who knows that in life’s messiness, there is meaning.

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  61. Weeklong “Spring Collections Reveal” to Blend Fashion and Art

    Artistry worn will be highlighted at the Hope College Kruizenga Art Museum as it features the latest spring and summer fashion alongside its ongoing exhibition of work from the college’s Permanent Collection on Tuesday-Saturday, April 12-16.

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  62. Hope College Theatre to Present “The Tempest” on April 15-16, 20-23

    Hope College Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” directed by faculty member Daina Robins, on Friday and Saturday, April 15-16; Wednesday-Friday, April 20-22, at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, April 23, at 2 p.m. in the DeWitt Center main theatre.

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  63. Guest Artist Julia Stemper Enhances and Values Hope Theatre Experience

    On campus this spring to portray Prospera in Hope College Theatre’s production of “The Tempest” opening on Friday, April 15, guest artist Julia Stemper is helping enhance the experience of the student cast and crew—but she in turn also appreciates what she has been experiencing at Hope.

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