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. […]

Quarantined at Hope

A year ago I was in Honduras receiving my last high school class, and I said my last goodbyes to my high school teachers and friends. Everything that was going to happen in the next few months seemed so unknown yet so exciting. Going to college was already a huge step on its own, but […]

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.

Keeping Hope Alumni Town Hall

This is a time when we can come together as a community to show the world the power of resilience and hope. We are living through an extraordinary period of human history. Here at Hope, we just completed the most disrupted semester of higher education since World War II. Our faculty, staff and students, guided […]

Need a Smile Today? Upbeat Tap Dancers Might Just Do the Trick

With their dance performances across the country postponed until further notice, The Lady Hoofers Tap Ensemble, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has launched #HoofersAtHome, a weekly series of short dance films designed to keep their roster of professional dancers rehearsing remotely while offering audiences some much-needed levity during the pandemic. The brainchild of Managing Director Katie […]

Lunch & Learn Recap: Career Support for Alumni

You don’t need us to tell you that the job market isn’t what it was a month or two ago. Much has changed. However, the commitment of the Hope College Alumni Association to walk alongside you remains the same. This includes steps on your journey that navigate career shifts and professional growth. In continued partnership […]

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 […]

Alumni and Family Engagement Event Updates Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Last updated on June 22. First published on March 13. As President Scogin shared in March, “in 154 years of Hope’s history, we have not seen anything like this.” On March 11, in response to Governor Whitmer’s recommendation and to support efforts to contain the virus, Hope College made the decision to begin remote classes. […]

Recruiter In A Box

Want to spread Hope near your home? Over the years, it has become apparent that Hope alumni and families are great at planting the seeds of Hope throughout the world. We appreciate everything the greater Hope community has done to encourage prospective students to consider spending four years learning and growing on our campus. And […]