10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Peter Stoepker ’10

Peter Stoepker earned his bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education in Social Studies and Political Science from Hope College. Then went on to receive his Master of Arts in Coaching Sport Performance from Western Michigan University and then his Doctorate of Philosophy in Physical Education and Physical Activity Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. He …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Meagan Elinski ’13

Meagan Elinski graduated from Hope College with a chemistry degree. She then went on to get her Doctorate of Philosophy in Chemistry from Texas A&M University. Her PhD research broadly focused on experimental surface and materials chemistry. Elinski is now back at Hope College as a Chemistry Assistant Professor giving back to the students here …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Luis Silva ’10

After spending his high school years at Hope College in the Upward Bound Program, Luis attended Hope and graduated with a degree in management. He then went on to earn his MBA in Executive Program from Grand Valley State University. Upon graduation from Hope College, he worked as the Assistant Director of Admissions. Silva now …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Jordan Fuller ’10

Jordan Fuller graduated from Hope College with dual degrees in management and political science. Fuller then moved on to the University of Cincinnati where he got his MBA and Juris Doctor in Law. After graduating he worked in banking, rising through the ranks. In 2019, he switched careers and Fuller is now the Co-President for …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Eric Vachon ’14

Eric Vachon started his career by graduating from Hope College with a Nursing degree. He then went to Michigan State University for his Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing. He now works as a Postdoctoral Fellow in T32 Interdisciplinary Training in Cancer Prevention & Control at Indiana University. He is doing pivotal cancer research that will …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Charlyn Pelter ’15 DeWitt

Charlyn Pelter ’15 DeWitt graduated from Hope College with a dual degree in psychology and sociology with an emphasis in criminal justice. She then went on to work as a law clerk at various firms and as a research assistant at UC Davis School of Law as she worked towards a law degree. In 2018, …

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 …