10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Annalise Klein ’14

Upon graduating with a Chemistry and English degree from Hope College in 2014, Annalise Klein joined Teach for American Hawai’i Island and taught eighth grade science at Konawaena Middle School. She then went on to teach at KIPP San Jose Collegiate where she was a Chemistry and AP Chemistry teacher. In 2019, Klein received a …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Amy Fisher ’10 Weibley

Amy graduated from Hope College with a Bachelor’s degree in communications. She then moved to Washington, D.C., which led her on the path to build her career serving nonprofits. After a few years, she moved to South Central PA to work and pursue a Master’s degree in Organizational Development and Leadership at Shippensburg University. Amy …

Thank You!

Thank you. Simply put – we are amazed by the generosity that was shown yesterday. In total, 412 gifts were given and over $210,000 was raised to help support our students. Every gift matters and together we are #KeepingHope! Did you miss #GivingTuesday? It’s okay, you can still make your year-end gift.

Virtual Vespers

For the first time since 1941, the venerable Dimnent Chapel will not be the 2020 Hope College Christmas Vespers home venue due to space and air exchange restrictions imposed by COVID-19 mandates. The Vespers tradition began just hours after the Pearl Harbor attack and the department of music presentation of choirs, ensembles, organists, and instrumentalists …

Join us for #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to generosity and giving. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.  Every gift is an act of kindness. Hope’s greatest need remains …

Join us for The Hope College Connection Live! Virtual Events

The Office of Alumni & Family Engagement and The Boerigter Center for Calling & Career will launch this year’s Hope College Connection LIVE program with three exciting events in October. This program, once known as “Living & Working In,” was a series of live events in various cities that focused on networking between alumni and …

10 Under 10 Award Recipients 2020

Four years ago, when the idea to convert the Young Alumni Awards, which honored two recent Hope graduates, into the 10 Under 10 Awards, increasing the number of yearly recipients considerably, one of the concerns brought forth was the rate at which we would deplete the nomination pool. Despite the risk, we decided to have …

Welcome New Alumni Board Members and Officers

The Hope College Alumni Association Board of Directors appointed four new members and elected two new officers in May. The board’s new members are: Toni Gordon, a 2009 graduate from Perrysburg, Ohio; Mary Kempker, a 1960 graduate from Zeeland; Dr. Kiersten Krause, a 1997 graduate from Holland; and Grace Purdue, a junior from Grand Rapids. …

All About Moving Forward

In response to the current situation, Congress recently enacted several tax law changes. Hope College is here to help you with your philanthropic goals and to offer some ideas for you to consider if you are thinking about making a gift in support of our mission during this time.

Alumni of Color Town Hall

We are living in tragic and turbulent times. In the midst of a pandemic of both COVID-19 and racism, we want to make space for important dialogue that can help us to direct actions. You have an important voice as a member of the Hope College community and are invited to join an Alumni of …