Hope College News

2016 Sep

  1. Lecture to Discuss “Accept War and Terror—or Build Peace and Justice?”

    Dr. Robert C. Johansen of the University of Notre Dame will present “Accept War and Terror—or Build Peace and Justice?” on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication through the A.J. Muste Memorial Lecture Series at Hope College.

    Lecture to Discuss “Accept War and Terror—or Build Peace and Justice?”
  2. 2016’s Happiest States in America

    Richie Bernardo

    Professor David Myers was featured in a WalletHub piece about 2016's Happiest States in America

    2016’s Happiest States in America
  3. Repost @jasmine_love215
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3 weeks into school and exams are already coming our way. I have the best of friends here and wouldn't trade them for the world. Knowing them a few weeks before school made the transition to college much easier. We all got lucky because God brought all of us together for a reason. Love y'all so much and keep fighting through these exams!! 💕💕😁

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    Repost @jasmine_love215 ・・・ 3 weeks into school and exams are already coming our way. I have the best of friends here and wouldn't trade them for the world. Knowing them a few weeks before school made the transition to college much easier. We all got lucky because God brought all of us together for a reason. Love y'all so much and keep fighting through these exams!! 💕💕😁

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  4. Arts and Humanities Symposium on Sept. 30 to Consider “Am I Not Human? Racial Identities in Modern America”

    The fall Arts and Humanities Symposium at Hope College on Friday, Sept. 30, will explore “Am I Not Human? Racial Identities in Modern America,” featuring scholars from multiple institutions and disciplines who will be focusing on depictions of African Americans across the nation’s history.

    Arts and Humanities Symposium on Sept. 30 to Consider “Am I Not Human? Racial Identities in Modern America”
  5. Works by Bruce McCombs Honored

    Bruce McCombs, professor of art at Hope College, recently had two works honored through accession or award recognition.

    Works by Bruce McCombs Honored
  6. Josh Gibson Named MIAA Men’s Golfer Of The Week

    Hope College’s Josh Gibson has been chosen the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men’s Golfer of the Week for competition through September 17.

    Josh Gibson Named MIAA Men’s Golfer Of The Week
  7. From Hate to Hope: The Art of Resilience

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    From the diametric opposites of hate to hope, the first exhibit in the DePree Art Gallery on Hope's campus has opened the academic year with a continued, much-needed discussion about race in America. Hateful Things|Resilience provides plenty of opportunity to consider our country’s regrettable past and present in regard to race relations but also to move onto an expectant future.

    From Hate to Hope: The Art of Resilience
  8. Pull Tug-of-War to Be Held on Saturday, Oct. 1

    The Hope College Pull tug-of-war, a 119-year tradition, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. on the banks of the Black River (near U.S. 31 and M-21).

    Pull Tug-of-War to Be Held on Saturday, Oct. 1
  9. Creepy clown reported in Coweta

    Newnan Times-Herald

    David Myers, a professor of psychology, is quoted regarding how our fears and hysteria can spread.

    Creepy clown reported in Coweta
  10. Limón Dance Company to Perform on Friday, Sept. 30

    The Hope College Great Performance Series will feature the Limón Dance Company on Friday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

    Limón Dance Company to Perform on Friday, Sept. 30
  11. Faculty-Student Concert to Present World Premiere on Sept. 19

    The Hope College Faculty and Student Collaborative Ensemble (FASCE) will present a concert with a world premiere piece by Helen Werling on Monday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Faculty-Student Concert to Present World Premiere on Sept. 19
  12. College Night on Sept. 29 to Feature Several Colleges and Universities

    Families and students engaged in the college search will have the opportunity to connect with more than 70 colleges and universities during the Holland Area College Night, which will be hosted by Hope College on Thursday, Sept. 29.

    College Night on Sept. 29 to Feature Several Colleges and Universities
  13. Lecture to Explore 19th Century Portrayal of African Americans

    Dr. Marcy Sacks of the Albion College history faculty will present the address “The Most Laughable Things I Had Ever Seen: Currier & Ives’ ‘Darktown Comics’ and Yankee Nostalgia for the Old South” through the Department of History Colloquium Series at Hope College on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 4 p.m. in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication.

    Lecture to Explore 19th Century Portrayal of African Americans
  14. Peace Activist Jon McCourt to Reflect on Experiences Worldwide

    Long-time peace activist Jon McCourt of Northern Ireland will speak at Hope on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 11 a.m. in the Fried-Hemenway Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center for Global Communication, discussing struggle, loss, division, polarization, hope and healing, and sharing personal moments and reflections.

    Peace Activist Jon McCourt to Reflect on Experiences Worldwide
  15. Erin Herrmann Selected National, MIAA Women’s Cross Country Runner Of The Week

    Hope College’s Erin Herrmann has been named the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III National Women’s Cross Country Runner Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets through September 11.

    Erin Herrmann Selected National, MIAA Women’s Cross Country Runner Of The Week
  16. Organist Susan DeKam to Present Distinguished Alumni Recital Sept. 22

    Organist Susan DeKam will present the inaugural performance in the Distinguished Alumni Recital series at Hope College on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Organist Susan DeKam to Present Distinguished Alumni Recital Sept. 22
  17. Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series to Feature Emily Henry on Sept. 20

    The Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series of Hope College will feature young-adult novelist and Hope graduate Emily Henry on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series to Feature Emily Henry on Sept. 20
  18. Hope Faculty to Participate in ArtPrize

    ArtPrize Eight, taking place in downtown Grand Rapids from Wednesday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 9, will feature work from faculty in two departments.

    Hope Faculty to Participate in ArtPrize
  19. Book Explores Augustine’s “Confessions” in the Context of Creation

    The new book by Dr. Jared Ortiz of the Hope College religion faculty suggests a new approach to St. Augustine’s “Confessions” by framing the famous text within the context of the early Christian saint’s view of creation.

    Book Explores Augustine’s “Confessions” in the Context of Creation
  20. Wild Child with Special Guest SUSTO to Perform on Sept. 16

    Indie band Wild Child and special guest SUSTO will perform through the Hope College Concert Series on Friday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre located in downtown Holland.

    Wild Child with Special Guest SUSTO to Perform on Sept. 16
  21. Community Day Photos 2016

    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.

    Community Day Photos 2016
  22. Men’s Golfer Andrew Goble Claims MIAA Weekly Honor

    Hope College's Andrew Goble has been selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men's Golfer of the Week for play through September 4.

    Men’s Golfer Andrew Goble Claims MIAA Weekly Honor
  23. How companies survive for 100 years

    Crain's Detroit

    Vicki TenHaken, professor of management at Hope College, discusses the longevity of companies.

    How companies survive for 100 years
  24. Folk Musician Nate Roberts to Present Faculty Recital on Sept. 11

    Hope College faculty member and folk musician Nate Roberts will present a faculty recital at Hope on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Folk Musician Nate Roberts to Present Faculty Recital on Sept. 11
  25. Hundreds of Students to Spend Day Volunteering

    Some 300 Hope College students will participate in service projects throughout the area through the college’s “Time to Serve” program on Saturday, Sept. 10.

    Hundreds of Students to Spend Day Volunteering

2016 Aug

  1. Tony Monaco: Taking Jazz Organ To The Summit

    AllAboutJazz.com

    The Jazz Organ Summit at Hope College features the "Super Group" aka the Tony Monaco Trio on September 9-10 2016.

    Tony Monaco: Taking Jazz Organ To The Summit
  2. And We Back. Just Kidding, We’re in Chicago.

    Posted by Kathryn Krieger

    Hello, everyone! I’m back for my last semester of college (and student blogging) but I’m not actually back… I’m in Chicago studying through the Chicago Semester! I’ve moved into my teeny tiny apartment, I’ve landed an internship I’m stoked about (and figured out how to get there), I’ve set off the fire alarm in my apartment … Continue reading And We Back. Just Kidding, We’re in Chicago.

    And We Back. Just Kidding, We’re in Chicago.
  3. Courtney Kust Inducted to High School’s Athletic Hall of Excellence

    Courtney Kust, who is an events and conferences manager and assistant women’s basketball coach at Hope College, has been inducted into the Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (CHCA) Athletic Hall of Excellence on Friday, Aug. 26.

    Courtney Kust Inducted to High School’s Athletic Hall of Excellence
  4. Class of 2020 Orientation Photos

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

    Class of 2020 Orientation Photos
  5. Retired Education Professor Dan Paul Dies at Age 89

    Dr. Daniel Paul of Chipley, Florida, and Mankato, Minnesota, who retired from the Hope education faculty in 1994 after teaching at the college for 28 years, died on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. He was 89.

    Retired Education Professor Dan Paul Dies at Age 89
  6. Opening Convocation Address Explores Learning in Community

    As a scholar whose specialties include the history of the English language, Hope College’s Opening Convocation speaker Dr. Curtis Gruenler found his theme in the name of the occasion itself as he addressed the members of Hope’s incoming Class of 2020 in Dimnent Memorial Chapel on Sunday, Aug. 28.

    Opening Convocation Address Explores Learning in Community
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. This ring camera captures every second of your proposal

    New York Post

    A two-year-old Michigan startup founded by four Hope College friends, Ring Cam has sold thousands of boxes directly to consumers and via a network of jewelers across the country. It’s on track to sign its 500th jewelry store this year.

    This ring camera captures every second of your proposal
  21. 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
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