Hope College News

2017 Feb

  1. Hope and Calvin Wind Ensembles to Present “The Rivalry in Concert”

    The Hope College Wind Ensemble will be joined by the Calvin College Wind Ensemble for “The Rivalry in Concert” on Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope and Calvin Wind Ensembles to Present “The Rivalry in Concert”
  2. Poets Vievee Francis and Matthew Olzmann to Read on Feb. 28

    The Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series of Hope College will feature poets Vievee Francis and Matthew Olzmann on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Poets Vievee Francis and Matthew Olzmann to Read on Feb. 28
  3. First Steps for Including Teens in Planning and Leading Worship

    Calvin Institute of Christian Worship - Joan Huyser-Honig

    Jim DeBoer, director of Awakening, explains how churches and Christian schools can mentor youth to plan and lead worship for all ages.

    First Steps for Including Teens in Planning and Leading Worship
  4. “Hope for Restoration: Radical Hospitality and Prison Reform”

    The Saint Benedict Institute is hosting “Hope for Restoration: Radical Hospitality and Prison Reform,” a day-long conference on restorative justice, on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Maas Center at Hope College.

    “Hope for Restoration: Radical Hospitality and Prison Reform”
  5. Address to Examine “South China Sea: Clash of Strategies”

    Hope College will feature the address “South China Sea: Clash of Strategies” by John Adams, retired brigadier general of the U.S. Army, on Monday, Feb. 27, at 1 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall through the Great Decisions Global Discussion Series of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

    Address to Examine “South China Sea: Clash of Strategies”
  6. Dante Hawkins Named MIAA Men’s Basketball Of The Week

    Hope College guard Dante Hawkins has been chosen Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played the week of February 6.

    Dante Hawkins Named MIAA Men’s Basketball Of The Week
  7. Exhibition of Photography by Tom Wagner Features North Korea

    The De Pree Art Center and Gallery at Hope College will feature “No Motherland without You: Images of North Korea,” an exhibition of photography by Hope graduate Tom Wagner, from Friday, Feb. 17, through Thursday, March 16.

    Exhibition of Photography by Tom Wagner Features North Korea
  8. Symposium on Feb. 17 to Explore “The Idea of a Christ Centered College”

    The spring 2017 Arts and Humanities Symposium at Hope College on Friday, Feb. 17, will explore “The Idea of a Christ-Centered College” with a series of presentations on Friday, Feb. 17, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

    Symposium on Feb. 17 to Explore “The Idea of a Christ Centered College”
  9. Black History Month Address to Celebrate Legacies of Excellence

    Dr. Lynn Wooten of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business will present “Legacies of Excellence” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 4 p.m. at Hope College in the Maas Center auditorium in conjunction with national Black History Month.

    Black History Month Address to Celebrate Legacies of Excellence
  10. Hope College Men’s Lacrosse 2017 Preview

    Record-setting senior Gunnar Elder will anchor a young Hope College men’s lacrosse team with his skill and experience.

    Hope College Men’s Lacrosse 2017 Preview
  11. Musical Showcase 2017 Photos

    Hope College students took the stage for the fast-paced, Musical Showcase, during which audience members heard everything from opera to jazz at the annual Musical Showcase on Friday, Feb. 3.

    Musical Showcase 2017 Photos
  12. Retired Senior Foreign Service Officer to Discuss “Nuclear Proliferation: New Worries”

    Hope College will feature the address “Nuclear Proliferation: New Worries” by Jack Segal, the former National Security Council director for nonproliferation, on Monday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall through the Great Decisions Global Discussion Series of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

    Retired Senior Foreign Service Officer to Discuss “Nuclear Proliferation: New Worries”
  13. Hope to Feature Renowned Jazz Trumpeter Dave Douglas on Feb. 17

    The Great Performance Series at Hope College will feature multi-Grammy nominated jazz trumpeter Dave Douglas and his quintet on Friday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope to Feature Renowned Jazz Trumpeter Dave Douglas on Feb. 17
  14. Hope Honors Employees for Service

    Hope College staff members were recognized for service during the college’s annual service award luncheon, held on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center.

    Hope Honors Employees for Service
  15. Hope College Women’s Tennis 2017 Season Preview

    Captain Nancy Benda looks to add on during the 2017 season to one of the best individual careers in the history of Hope College women’s tennis.

    Hope College Women’s Tennis 2017 Season Preview
  16. Julie Sooy and Martha Waldvogel-Warren to Present Faculty Recital

    Flutist Julie Sooy and harpist Martha Waldvogel-Warren will present a faculty recital at Hope College on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Julie Sooy and Martha Waldvogel-Warren to Present Faculty Recital
  17. Orchestra to Perform with Concerto-Aria Competition Winners

    The Hope College Symphony Orchestra will perform with the student winners of the college’s 45th Annual Concerto-Aria Competition on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Orchestra to Perform with Concerto-Aria Competition Winners
  18. Hope College Theatre to Present “Love and Information”

    The Hope College Department of Theatre will present “Love and Information” on Friday-Saturday, Feb. 17-18, and Wednesday-Saturday, Jan. 22-25, at 7:30 p.m. in the DeWitt Center main theatre.

    Hope College Theatre to Present “Love and Information”
  19. Hope College Men’s Tennis 2017 Season Preview

    A young Hope College men’s tennis team is aiming to build on a successful turnaround last season and contend again in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association this spring.

    Hope College Men’s Tennis 2017 Season Preview
  20. Hope College Sailing Team Wins Midwest Association Awards

    The Hope College Sailing Team and senior Libby Reeg of Spring Lake won a total of three awards during the Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association’s (MCSA) annual Midwinters meeting and banquet held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Saturday, Jan. 28.

    Hope College Sailing Team Wins Midwest Association Awards

2017 Jan

  1. Seven Things to Keep in Mind About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Dr. David Ryden, professor of political science and chair of the department, is an oft-sought-after national expert on the Supreme Court and the presidency. His scholarship on the topic has been cited on CNN, in The Christian Science Monitor, U.S. News and World Report, and The New York Times. He is also the author of The … Continue reading Seven Things to Keep in Mind About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

    Seven Things to Keep in Mind About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee
  2. Trump Picks Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court

    U.S. News and World Report

    President Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Dr. David Ryden, professor of political science, weighs in on what may happen next.

    Trump Picks Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court
  3. Edye Evans Hyde to Receive Giants Award

    Edye Evans Hyde of the Hope College music faculty will receive the Ethel Coe Humanities Award during the 35th annual Giants Awards and Banquet Ceremony at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids on Saturday, Feb. 4.

    Edye Evans Hyde to Receive Giants Award
  4. Organists Tony Monaco and Rhonda Edgington to Perform on Feb. 9

    Tony Monaco and Rhonda Edgington will present an organ concert titled “Tony and Rhonda Go to Church” on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Organists Tony Monaco and Rhonda Edgington to Perform on Feb. 9
  5. NPR Correspondent to Discuss “Rx: Prescription for Latin America”

    Hope College will feature the address “Rx: Prescription for Latin America” by Jason Beaubien, global health and development correspondent on the science desk of National Public Radio, on Monday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall through the Great Decisions Global Discussion Series of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

    NPR Correspondent to Discuss “Rx: Prescription for Latin America”
  6. Chapbook of Poetry by David James Published

    The newest chapbook of poetry by David James of the Hope College English faculty, writing as D.R. James, reflects life as transition, from boyhood to middle age.

    Chapbook of Poetry by David James Published
  7. Campus Ministries Team Participates in Symposium on Worship

    The Hope College Worship Team has been honored by being invited to lead worship for the second year in a row at the global Symposium on Worship at Calvin College, taking place this year on Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 26-28, with Chaplain Bruce Benedict and Hinga-Boersma Dean of the Chapel Trygve Johnson also among those leading workshops during the three-day event.

    Campus Ministries Team Participates in Symposium on Worship
  8. Winter Happening is led by Hope faculty

    Holland Sentinel

    Multiple general-interest seminars led by members of the Hope College faculty, music and sports are featured in the college's annual Winter Happening on Saturday, Jan. 28.

    Winter Happening is led by Hope faculty
  9. Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced

    The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce Dean’s List recipients for the fall semester. The Dean’s List is awarded to full-time, degree-seeking students who have received grades for all courses in a given semester (no incompletes) and have a semester GPA of 3.50 or above. Hope College Registrar’s Office considers this a significant achievement. This list is complete as of January 23, 2017. Students who receive grade changes after this date that result in being added to the Dean’s List do not appear on this list. This list also does not include students who have requested confidentiality of their information under FERPA. Congratulations on your accomplishments! We are so very proud you.

    Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced
  10. “Great Decisions” Series to Address Topics of Global Importance

    Global health issues, nuclear proliferation, and the complexity of U.S.-Saudi and U.S.-China relations are a few of the dynamic topics that will be explored at Hope from February 6 through April 3 through the college’s ongoing partnership with the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

    “Great Decisions” Series to Address Topics of Global Importance
  11. Presentations on Feb. 3 to Highlight Arts and Humanities Programs

    Prospective students and all who are interested will have the opportunity to attend Arts and Humanities Day, where they can explore the various opportunities offered through the arts and humanities at Hope College on Friday, Feb. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Presentations on Feb. 3 to Highlight Arts and Humanities Programs
  12. 29th Annual Hope College Musical Showcase on Feb. 3

    The gifts of all Hope College’s major musical groups, along with soloists, chamber groups and small ensembles will be unveiled at the annual Musical Showcase on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    29th Annual Hope College Musical Showcase on Feb. 3
  13. Tigers honor Hope's Karla Wolters

    Chris Zadorozny, Holland Sentinel

    Karla Wolters was honored by the Detroit Tigers 2017 Winter Caravan

    Tigers honor Hope's Karla Wolters
  14. Living Sustainably: Cultivating a sustainable community

    Holland Sentinel

    Michelle Gibbs launches the Sentinel's new "Living Sustainably" column, designed to keep the local community informed and engaged in sustainability efforts. Gibbs is the director of the Holland-Hope College Sustainability Institute, a joint project of Hope College, the City of Holland, and Holland Board of Public Works.

    Living Sustainably: Cultivating a sustainable community
  15. Exhibit explores complexities in South Africa

    Holland Sentinel

    Now showing at the De Pree Art Center and Gallery is "Between the Shadow and the Light: An Exhibition Out of South Africa," featuring the work of 21 Christian artists from the U.S., Canada, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

    Exhibit explores complexities in South Africa
  16. Film Screening of “Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism” on Jan. 28 at Knickerbocker Theatre

    The Saint Benedict Institute and the Markets and Morality student organization at Hope College will host a free film screening of “Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism,” on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    Film Screening of “Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism” on Jan. 28 at Knickerbocker Theatre
  17. Hiss Golden Messenger to Perform on January 27

    The Hope College Concert Series will feature Hiss Golden Messenger with special guest Phil Cook on Friday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    Hiss Golden Messenger to Perform on January 27
  18. Trio Sospiro to Present Chamber Recital on January 28

    The Trio Sospiro faculty trio at Hope College will present a chamber recital on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Trio Sospiro to Present Chamber Recital on January 28
  19. Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King today and every day. Don't miss the special lecture with alumnus Julian Hinson '10 today at 7pm. #mlkday

    @hopecollege

    Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King today and every day. Don't miss the special lecture with alumnus Julian Hinson '10 today at 7pm. #mlkday

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  20. Finding Myself Through My College Major

    Joshua Kam, New York Times

    Joshua Kam, a junior at Hope, answers the question "Where are you from?" with the help of his major.

    Finding Myself Through My College Major
  21. “The Catholic Priesthood: Why Is It Reserved for Men?”

    The Saint Benedict Institute will explore “The Catholic Priesthood: Why Is It Reserved for Men?” on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall at Hope College.

    “The Catholic Priesthood: Why Is It Reserved for Men?”
  22. De Pree Hosts Art Exhibition Exploring Complexities in South Africa

    The De Pree Art Center and Gallery at Hope College is hosting the traveling exhibition “Between the Shadow and the Light: An Exhibition Out of South Africa” from Monday, Jan. 9, through Thursday, Feb. 9.

    De Pree Hosts Art Exhibition Exploring Complexities in South Africa
  23. Annual Provost’s Recognition Event Honors Faculty

    Hope College honored faculty and staff members for service to the college and other professional activity during the annual faculty recognition event coordinated by the Provost’s Office and held at the Maas Center auditorium on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

    Annual Provost’s Recognition Event Honors Faculty
  24. StrikeTime Dance Company to Present Dance for Children Jan. 13-14

    Hope College dance affiliate StrikeTime Dance Company will present a live dance event for children on Friday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    StrikeTime Dance Company to Present Dance for Children Jan. 13-14
  25. GPS Reduced Shakespeare Company Performance Is Sold Out

    The Hope College Great Performance Series will feature the acclaimed comedy troupe the Reduced Shakespeare Company on Friday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    GPS Reduced Shakespeare Company Performance Is Sold Out
  26. Latest Kruizenga Art Museum Exhibition to Engage Faith, Hardship and the Gospel Stories

    The Kruizenga Art Museum at Hope College will open the exhibition “Gospel Stories: Otto Dix and Sadao Watanabe” on Tuesday, Jan. 10, showcasing the work of two important 20th century artists who were inspired to engage deeply with the Christian faith as a result of their experiences during World War II and its aftermath.

    Latest Kruizenga Art Museum Exhibition to Engage Faith, Hardship and the Gospel Stories
  27. Avanti Guitar Trio to Perform on Jan. 13

    Hope College will feature the Avanti Guitar Trio on Friday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Avanti Guitar Trio to Perform on Jan. 13