Career Development and Lifelong Learning Courses

College is a unique time to explore and learn who you are and who you have the potential to become. That exploration doesn’t stop after graduation! Hope alumni are educated for lives of leadership and service and they live out the mission of the college in inspiring ways. This is evident in our alumni, a …

Introducing the 2021 10 Under 10 Award Recipients

The 10 Under 10 Awards will be presented at Homecoming to 10 alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years. The awards are designed to honor emerging leaders who exemplify the attributes of a Hope graduate. The 2021 10 Under 10 Award Recipients are:Natalie Brown ’17Palmer D’Orazio ’16Jim DelBene ’12Divya Dhaliwal ’14Larissa Fall ’14Anysie …

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Commencement for the Class of 2021 is scheduled for Sunday, May 16. There will be two separate but identical ceremonies with graduates with last names A–K at 11 a.m. and graduates with at names L–Z at 3 p.m. Things will look a little different this year, and yet we’re ecstatic to celebrate these students’ accomplishments …

What is “Hope Chic?”

On a recent invitation, the alumni engagement team referenced that the dress code is Hope Chic. We got a few questions, so we thought we’d clarify a bit. Hope: Orange and blue.Chic: /SHēk/ adjective: elegantly and stylishly fashionable. We realized that a number of alumni, families and friends dress this way when they arrive for …

Recording of Lunch and Learn with Dr. Fred Johnson III

Did you miss the event this afternoon? Or would you like to share it with a friend? Here you go! Lunch and Learn with Dr. Fred Johnson III “January 6, 2021: Biopsying America’s Democracy & the Way Forward” on Friday, April 16. On January 6, 2021, the insurrectionist mob that stormed the United States Congress …

Recordings of Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Webinars

Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Lara Plewka ’98 MacGregor sharing her story of “Turning Heartbreak into Hope” on Wednesday, April 14. At the age of 30, 7 months pregnant and a successful Associate Vice President, Lara MacGregor was diagnosed with cancer. 14 years later, Lara is still fighting Stage IV Metastatic breast cancer after 7 years …

Celebrating the Classes of 1990 and 1991

Congratulations on your 30-year reunion! We found some great photos of your time on campus. Do you have photos and memories to share? Email alumni@hope.edu and we’ll add to this gallery. HighlightsThe class of ’90 took Pull victory as sophomores.Hope College President John Jacobson since 1987. Athletics HighlightsWomen’s basketball national championships in 1990. Historical/News/Pop Culture …