DiscoverWork Is Back!

After a short break, a successful DiscoverWork cycle happened this past spring! Unlike an internship, DiscoverWork opportunities are short-term, unpaid opportunities to meet with and shadow a professional to gain a first-hand perspective of his or her day-to-day work life. This job shadowing experience allows undergraduates to explore different industries as well as gain a …

Customized Coffee Blend Supports Hope Forward

Hope Forward is a creative new approach to funding a college education, so what could be more appropriate than finding a creative way of helping make the initiative a reality? Dan ’09 and Kara Dornbusch ’12 Guy, owners of the Espresso Bay coffee shop in downtown Traverse City, Michigan, have done just that by creating …

The Future of Work | Transforming the Old Kletz

Join Us To Transform The Old Kletz Remember the Kletz in the lower level of DeWitt? It’s moved to the Bultman Student Center. Now, we have a vision to transform that space and create a place for students to connect with alumni, employers, coaches and mentors as they prepare for The Future of Work. This …

Allison Utting ’18 Burkhardt Named Michigan’s Recipient of Prestigious James Madison Memorial Fellowship for Secondary Teachers

Allison Utting ’18 Burkhardt, who teaches United States history at West Middle School in the Byron Center Public Schools, has been named the state of Michigan’s recipient of a 2022 James Madison Graduate Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation. Recognized as one of America’s most prestigious awards in constitutional history and government for …

Alumni Weekend 2022

Thanks for joining us for Alumni Weekend 2022. It was so great to see you! We had the chance to celebrate reunions and connections for the Fifty Year Circle and the Classes of 1970, 1971, 1972, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1990, 1991 and 1992. Here’s a link for more photos. The Hope College Alumni Association and …

Join us for Day of Giving 2022

Join us for Day of Giving 2022, beginning at midnight on Thursday, February 24 and running through noon on Friday, February 25. It’s 36 hours to #Give2Hope. By giving to what you love on Day of Giving at Hope College, you can support the areas that impacted you the most: the departments, programs and causes …

10 Under 10 Alumni Award Recipient | Emery Max ’12

Emery Max graduated from Hope College in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in exercise science and psychology. After Hope College he went to Michigan State University. He earned his master’s degree in 2014 and then his doctorate in 2017. During his time at Michigan State University, he worked as a graduate guest researcher and …

10 Under 10 Alumni Award Recipient | Divya Dhaliwal ’14

Divya Dhaliwal graduated from Hope College in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management. Dhaliwal started as a digital media analyst for General Motors in 2015 where she trained global teams on dashboard automation and innovative techniques in Global General Motors analytics summit. After various positions at different automotive companies, in 2018 …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Karly Murphy ’11

Karly Murphy graduated from Hope College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in psychology. After her graduation from Hope College she worked as a volunteer research assistant at Grand Valley State University. She then moved across the country to the Pacific Northwest to start on her doctorate at Seattle Pacific University. She started as …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Brandon Siakel ’11

Brandon Siakel graduated from Hope College with a Bachelor of Science in exercise science. After his graduation, Siakel went to Michigan State University for two years to work as a graduate assistant in strength and conditioning coach for Olympic Sports. After he earned his master’s in kinesiology and exercise science, he began his fellowship as …