The Pull & the Tooley Family

The Pull, a unique tug-of-war contest, is one of America’s oldest standing college traditions: on Saturday, Hope College will experience the Pull for the 120th time. Each year, freshman and sophomore teams face each other from each bank of Black River, attempting to claim the rope for themselves. Each team is comprised of 18 Pullers […]

Homecoming Donut Run 5K | Benefiting Dance Marathon

Hey you. Yes, you. Let’s chat! I want to tell you about something amazing. My name is Erin Murphy and I am a senior here at Hope College studying Communication and Business. I currently serve as the Marketing Director for Dance Marathon. I’ve been a part of Dance Marathon since my freshman year and have […]

Unique Reunion Celebrates Hope Professor and the Sciences

A unique reunion on Hope’s campus highlighted faculty-student rapport that time and distance could not shake or undo. On the 50th anniversary of his arrival at Hope College, Dr. Sheldon Wettack, a member of the Hope chemistry faculty from 1967 to 1982 who served as dean of the natural sciences for the last eight of […]

Hope Experts Guide Alumni and Friends Through Tanzania

By Lynne Powe ’86 The jubilant “whoop” on the plains of the Serengeti isn’t the call of the African black-bellied bustard. It’s award-winning wildlife photojournalist and field biologist Dr. Tim Laman ’83 celebrating the composition of a special photo. As he reviews the images on the back of his camera, he beams with satisfaction, and […]

Milt Nieuwsma ’63 Brings History to Life

For this blog post, Hope student Grace Glagola ’20 interviewed Hope alumnus Milton Nieuwsma ’63, co-creator of “Inventing America: Conversations with the Founders.” Hope’s Knickerbocker Theatre will show the premiere of the second episode, “Making a Government,” on June 30 at 8 p.m. Tickets are free and available in the Events and Conferences Office. With […]

Engaged with Hope

Keeping up with Spencer Westley is a challenge. He wants to make the most of every opportunity Hope has to offer, and scholarships have allowed him to do just that. Call Spencer busy. Call him focused. Call him engaged. But don’t call him overcommitted. He can, and does, balance it all — so well, in […]

Inspired by Hope

Meet Diana Gonzalez. After visiting Hope, she knew it was where she wanted to be. It seemed like the perfect place. During her high school years, Diana’s family worried about how they would pay for college. She applied to Hope but, fearing tuition was out of reach, dismissed the possibility of attending. Fortunately, Diana was […]

Anysie Ishimwe Brings Hope to Global Health

Anysie Ishimwe ’16 has received a prestigious fellowship with Global Health Corps. She will be working as a partnership coordinator with Gardens for Health International in Rwanda. “Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization focused on health equity. We are building a global community of diverse young leaders changing the face of global health.” […]

18th Annual Bob DeYoung Hope Classic Golf Outing

Join us at the Ravines Golf Club on Monday, June 12, 2017 for the 18th Annual Bob DeYoung Hope Classic Golf Outing. Golfers of all ages and skill levels are welcome at this 18-hole scramble with foursome play. There is limited space at this popular event and tee times are assigned on a first-come first-served […]