Thank You! 2021 Day of Giving Success

Thank you to all our alumni, families and friends who helped make this year’s Day of Giving a success! Over the course of 36 hours (February 25-26), Hope received $514,198 from 1,883 gifts . . . and we couldn’t have done it without you! What if somebody missed Day of Giving and they still want …

Alumni Weekend Activity Booklet

While we can’t be together on campus this year, we have an abundance of virtual events for alumni! In addition, we’ve put together some Hope-themed activities that everyone can enjoy. Check out our custom coloring pages, crossword, sudoku, word search and word scramble. Download the entire PDF and print as many as you need. (Answers …

#TheRivalry

It’s time. Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 3 p.m EST, the Flying Dutch will play the Knights for the 127th game, hosted by Calvin University. You can watch with us at athletics.hope.edu/live. (Note: the men’s game has been postponed). It started in 1965, even though women’s basketball didn’t officially become a sport in the MIAA …

COVID-19 and Wastewater: Implications at Hope and Beyond

Among all the firsts that 2020 brought, here’s something no one saw coming: Hope College staffers parked in campus intersections, opening maintenance holes to get to the sewage below. Six mornings a week, rain or shine. It is part of Hope’s multi-pronged approach to keeping the campus safe during the pandemic, and came together thanks …

Introducing the 10 Under 10 Award Recipients for 2020

Hope College is proud to give the 10 Under 10 Award to ten young alumni each year who are making their mark on the world. Our recipients this year are researching cancer, teaching the next generation, leading those in business, working in law and so much more. We are so proud of how these alumni …

Thank God for Hope College

Kurt Oosterhouse ‘90 was unprepared for college, but he was determined to take advantage of every opportunity given to him. The faculty and staff at Hope College guided him every step of the way to help him succeed.

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Tom Gable ’13

Tom has a degree from Hope College in biology. A majority of Gables  professional experience since graduating from Hope has been in graduate school. He worked a few research positions before doing his Master’s in Biology at Northern Michigan University. In 2014 he started the Voyageurs Wolf Project where he is still active today. He …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Stephanie Bogema ’10

Stephanie Bogema graduated with a degree in Political Science. After graduation she served as an AmeriCorps program leader but soon left to work for Congressman Fred Upton on Capitol Hill. She has since worked as the Chief of Staff for several legislators including former State Senator Margaret O’Brien. After transitioning to the healthcare industry last …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Peter Stoepker ’10

Peter Stoepker earned his bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education in Social Studies and Political Science from Hope College. Then went on to receive his Master of Arts in Coaching Sport Performance from Western Michigan University and then his Doctorate of Philosophy in Physical Education and Physical Activity Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. He …

10 Under 10 Award Recipient | Meagan Elinski ’13

Meagan Elinski graduated from Hope College with a chemistry degree. She then went on to get her Doctorate of Philosophy in Chemistry from Texas A&M University. Her PhD research broadly focused on experimental surface and materials chemistry. Elinski is now back at Hope College as a Chemistry Assistant Professor giving back to the students here …