Hope College News

2016 Aug

  1. Hope Women’s Soccer Picked To Win MIAA

    The Hope College women’s soccer team is the preseason favorite to win the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association title this fall.

    Hope Women’s Soccer Picked To Win MIAA
  2. R&B Artist Gallant to Perform on Sept. 10

    Gallant will perform through the Hope College Concert Series on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    R&B Artist Gallant to Perform on Sept. 10
  3. Cross-Cultural, Bilingual Exhibit “After the Rupture” to Open in the Kruizenga Art Museum on August 30

    A new exhibition opening at the Hope College Kruizenga Art Museum on Tuesday, Aug. 30, will showcase work by Mexican artists who broke away from the Muralist School and explored a wider range of styles and subjects between the 1960s and the 1980s. These artists came to be known as the Rupture Generation and helped Mexican art evolve in new directions that are still playing out today.

    Cross-Cultural, Bilingual Exhibit “After the Rupture” to Open in the Kruizenga Art Museum on August 30
  4. Class of 2020 Generational Students

    This year 103 incoming new Hope College students have alumni generational ties. If the information is incomplete or if we have missed someone, please send an email to alumni@hope.edu.

    Class of 2020 Generational Students
  5. Hope Music Faculty to Perform Concert to Raise Scholarship Funds

    Hope College’s Department of Music will host its Faculty Recital and Scholarship Fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope Music Faculty to Perform Concert to Raise Scholarship Funds
  6. Hope College Announces the 2016-17 Great Performance Series Lineup

    Hope College has announced its 2016-17 Great Performance Series lineup. The cultural arts series has brought internationally renowned artists in music, dance, and theatre to the Holland community for more than 45 years.

    Hope College Announces the 2016-17 Great Performance Series Lineup
  7. Hope Volleyball 17th in AVCA, 2nd In MIAA Preseason Polls

    The Hope College volleyball team is ranked 17th in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Preseason Coaches Poll and second in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Preseason Coaches Poll.

    Hope Volleyball 17th in AVCA, 2nd In MIAA Preseason Polls
  8. Hope Renews Membership in Higher-Ed Sustainability Association

    Hope College has recently renewed its membership in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) to further campus efforts toward building a healthy and just world. Through membership in AASHE, Hope will receive continued support in advancing its sustainability initiatives throughout the institution and in the community.

    Hope Renews Membership in Higher-Ed Sustainability Association
  9. De Pree Exhibitions and Events to Explore Racial Healing and Equality

    The De Pree Art Center and Gallery at Hope College will feature “Hateful Things | Resilience,” a dual exhibition highlighting the importance of racial healing and equality, from Friday, Aug. 26, through Friday, Oct. 7.

    De Pree Exhibitions and Events to Explore Racial Healing and Equality
  10. Jazz Organ Summit for Musicians and Enthusiasts on Sept. 9 and 10

    A two-day Jazz Organ Summit hosted by Hope College on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, will provide an opportunity for musicians and music enthusiasts not only to hear multiple performances but also learn from renowned artists through clinics and workshops.

    Jazz Organ Summit for Musicians and Enthusiasts on Sept. 9 and 10
  11. Hope/Holland Community Day Will Be Sept. 3

    A traditional picnic featuring live music on the Hope College campus, a new era in Hope football, and the sights of Windmill Island Gardens will all be among the features of the 51st annual Hope/Holland Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 3.

    Hope/Holland Community Day Will Be Sept. 3
  12. Hope to Begin New School Year

    Hope College is preparing for its 155th academic year, with the incoming Class of 2020 arriving on campus.

    Hope to Begin New School Year
  13. New Trustees Elected to Hope Board

    The Hope College Board of Trustees appointed five new members in addition to electing officers during its May 2016 meeting.

    New Trustees Elected to Hope Board
  14. Hope Women’s Lacrosse Players Claim National Scholar Honors

    Five Hope College women’s lacrosse players have been earned spots on the 2016 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Zag Sports NCAA Division III Academic Honor Roll.

    Hope Women’s Lacrosse Players Claim National Scholar Honors

2016 Jul

  1. Hope Women’s Lacrosse Earns National Team Academic Honor

    The Hope College women’s lacrosse team has been named an Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad for the 2015-16 school year.

    Hope Women’s Lacrosse Earns National Team Academic Honor
  2. Saving Sands for Time and Life

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    In the interdunal wetlands along the Lake Michigan's eastern coast, Suzanne DeVries-Zimmerman '82 and her students are conducting research, through the help of significant external funding, to help save sands for time and life.

    Saving Sands for Time and Life
  3. MIAA Honor Roll

    A league-high 230 Hope College student-athletes have made the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll for the 2015-16 school year.

    MIAA Honor Roll
  4. Hope College students create budgeting app for Ready for Life students

    Hope College's Computer Science professor, Mike Jipping, and some students created a budgeting and money management app for Ready for Life students. Ready For Life is Hope's program for college-age adults with developmental disabilities.

    Hope College students create budgeting app for Ready for Life students
  5. Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Three James Bond Films in August

    The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show three James Bond films during its “Super Spy” series every Friday from August 5 to August 19 at 7:30 p.m. In addition, each film will be preceded with commentary and poetry from Bond aficionado Michelle Disler.

    Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Three James Bond Films in August
  6. Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Four Films Featuring Marilyn Monroe

    The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show four films featuring Marilyn Monroe during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from August 1 through August 22 at 7:30 p.m.

    Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Four Films Featuring Marilyn Monroe
  7. H2 Dance Co. Participating in Festival Fringe in Scotland in August

    The H2 Dance Company of Hope College is journeying from the West Michigan stage to the global stage in August, as a participant in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world.

    H2 Dance Co. Participating in Festival Fringe in Scotland in August
  8. 7 Most Beautiful Christian College Campuses

    Hope College is recognized as one of the most beautiful Christian colleges in the United States, in part for our exquisite Dimnent Chapel.

    7 Most Beautiful Christian College Campuses
  9. The ABCs Of Hope College

    A Hope student offers her alphabetized list of the many wonderful things that make Hope College, Hope College.

    The ABCs Of Hope College
  10. Department of Chemistry to Hold Research Symposium on July 15

    The Department of Chemistry will hold its annual Research Symposium at Hope College on Friday, July 15, from 10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the atrium of the A. Paul Schaap Science Center.

    Department of Chemistry to Hold Research Symposium on July 15
  11. New Lessons in Old Norse

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Few graduate schools in the U.S. teach Old Norse, an ancient language with Germanic origins, and fewer liberal arts colleges offer it still. But this past academic year, Dr. Lee Forester brought the language of Vikings and Icelanders and even Tolkien fans to a Hope classroom, using modern techniques to teach age-old, runic vocabulary and grammar.

    New Lessons in Old Norse
  12. Cecchetti Summer School to Present Performances on July 23

    For a 22nd year, young dancers are spending two weeks at Hope College advancing their artistic talent through the International Summer School of Cecchetti Council of America.

    Cecchetti Summer School to Present Performances on July 23
  13. One Artist, One Faculty, One Question

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Numerous professional visiting artists come to campus each academic year to both display their creative talents and impart their expressive wisdom to the Hope community. They show and tell us, by virtue of their displayed talents and spoken wisdom, that the arts are important to our collective communities because they require response and engagement, making us … Continue reading One Artist, One Faculty, One Question

    One Artist, One Faculty, One Question
  14. Hope Women's Golf Pair Named Scholar All-Americans

    Hope College golfers Britni Gielow and Nicole Meyer have repeated as winners of top academic honors from the Women’s Golf Coaches Association of America.

    Hope Women's Golf Pair Named Scholar All-Americans
  15. Book Celebrates President Calvin VanderWerf’s Impact on Hope

    A new book by former faculty member Dr. Douglas Neckers celebrates Hope’s eighth president, Dr. Calvin VanderWerf, for enabling the college not only to survive in the research-focused era of Sputnik, but to become the nationally recognized institution which continues to thrive today.

    Book Celebrates President Calvin VanderWerf’s Impact on Hope
  16. Kirk Brumels Contributes Chapter to Athletic Training Book

    Dr. Kirk Brumels, who is a professor of kinesiology and chairperson of the department as well as a member of the athletic training staff at Hope College, is among the authors who contributed chapters to the book “Workplace Concepts for Athletic Trainers.”

    Kirk Brumels Contributes Chapter to Athletic Training Book
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