A Message from the Registrar

“You’re a person!” exclaimed a surprised student when first meeting with me. Most students, and some families, don’t realize a Registrar is a person’s role and not just the name of an office. While there is a head Registrar, the Registrar’s Office, including our Advising Suite, is first and foremost a team. Our team consists […]

Thoughts from a New Graduate

By Victoria Ward ’18 Graduation came so fast, and I was flooded with so many emotions all at once. I wasn’t sure which one was expected of me to display — the excitement, the sorrow, or the nerves. At a loss, I sat in the ocean of navy blue robes with a proud reflective smile […]

Scholarship Day of Giving: Challenge Edition

Scholarship Day of Giving: Challenge Edition is Thursday, April 19. Giving to support student scholarships at Hope College is a direct way to benefit those we care most about — our students. Here’s how you can be involved: Make a gift at hope.edu/give2hope. Share #Give2Hope throughout the day on your social media channels. Change your […]

Spring Update from Student Development

Dear Hope Families, Here at Hope, we are in the final weeks of the academic year, and the entire community is ready to finish strong. As you probably know, this time of the year is filled with meaningful tasks — completing classwork, preparing for final exams, finding summer work, planning to launch a new career […]

Ten Under Ten Awards

Visionaries. Risk Takers. Creators. Dreamers. Our recent alumni are changing the world and we are dedicated to celebrating these rising stars and emerging leaders. Help us find them by nominating a Hope graduate within the past ten years for the inaugural Hope College 10 Under 10 Awards. This program will honor young alumni who exemplify […]

Hope College Among Peace Corps 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing College And Universities

By Peace Corps Today, the Peace Corps announced that Hope College ranked No. 22 among small schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 10 Hope alumni currently volunteering worldwide. This is the first year since 2009 that Hope College has appeared in the rankings. “Peace Corps service is a […]

A Message from Campus Safety Director, Jeffrey Hertel

Dear Families, Greetings from the Office of Campus Safety! Since joining Hope College as Director of Campus Safety in 2016, I have been impressed by the caliber and commitment of the students we serve — your daughters and sons. I feel blessed to work in a safe and compassionate community, where students and employees genuinely […]

The Power of Hope

Every fall, the Hope College community welcomes a new class of students to campus. These students will experience the power of a Hope education. They will thrive in small classes, where one-on-one collaboration with professors is the norm. They will experience a uniquely vibrant Christian character, with many opportunities to explore their faith. They will […]

Heartened by Hope

Ask Alexis-Simone Rivers who influenced her most during college, and she’s quick to recognize two people: her mother, and her scholarship donor, Mrs. Libby Hillegonds. As a shy freshman, Alexis-Simone had mapped out her future around the certainty of a nursing career. During her first year at Hope, which was a period of discernment, she […]