10 Under 10 Awards Soirée

Thanks to the alumni, families and friends that were able to join us live to celebrate the 10 Under 10 Awards Soirée as part of One Big Virtual Weekend. Criteria for Award Emerging leader making significant contributions by living out their calling. Engaged in the local or global community through professional and/or volunteer involvement. Serves […]

Building Resiliency Amid Uncertainty

Thank you for joining us for “Building Resiliency Amid Uncertainty” on Thursday, October 15 at 3 p.m. If you missed the live presentation, here’s the recording. This masterclass with Hope psychology professor, Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren, dives into ways to help you flourish in the midst of suffering, change and challenge.

Thank You Front-Line Alumni!

Are you a Hope graduate currently working on the front-lines during the COVID-19 pandemic? Or do you know someone who deserves a thank you? We’d love to give a shoutout on social media and in the upcoming edition of News from Hope College. Please fill out this simple form. Questions? Contact us at alumni@hope.edu anytime.

Spread Hope, Not Germs

The Hope College swimming & diving, track & field, hockey and women’s basketball teams have all experienced an unexpected and sudden end to their seasons due to cancellations amid measures to contain Coronavirus. Practices and competitions for our spring sports have also been canceled for the remainder of the school year. Our hearts go out […]

Thank You! 2020 Day of Giving Success

Thank you to all our alumni, families and friends who helped make this year’s Day of Giving a record-breaker! Over the course of 36 hours (February 20-21), Hope received $366,272 from 2,096 gifts . . . the most ever for a Day of Giving. We couldn’t have done it without you! What if somebody missed […]

Introducing The Hope College Connection

The Hope College Connection is an innovative online community for calling and career that brings together students, alumni and families for mentoring and experiential learning. You can: Activate your profile with your communication preferences. Explore the Alumni Directory by geography, class year or major. Make a connection and explore active users by geography, industry or […]

Refer A Student

Referrals from alumni and families make a difference. Once a prospective student is referred, one in five of them apply. Over the past four years, nearly 300 students are at Hope because they first connected through a referral from someone like you. WHY HOPE? With more than 3,500 colleges and universities in the United States […]

The Alumni Postcard Project

Here in the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement, we spend a few minutes every Tuesday morning watching a TED Talk or two. We’ve learned how to overcome fears from a man who climbed a 3,000 foot cliff with no ropes, how to find joy in everyday life, and how hilarious replying to a spam […]

The Invitation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

During the school year of 1962-63, Roland Marshall ’63 and Pete Paulsen ’64, with the permission of the administration and the support of student government, invited Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to campus. Pete contacted the Office of Alumni Engagement recently to share his story: Pete Paulsen ’64 recalls that the early 1960s were years […]