2019 One Big Weekend Top Ten Events You Don’t Want To Miss!

Alumni, families and friends, We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to campus for One Big Weekend: Homecoming and Family Weekend October 11 through 13, 2019. There’s a full list of the events happening on campus at hope.edu/onebigweekend. Here’s our Top Ten events you won’t want to miss! Register today and make plans to join […]

DONUT RUN 5K FTK

Hello Hope College! My name is Erin Markley and I am a senior studying chemistry. My co-chair Kacie O’Connor is a junior nursing student. This year we have an amazing opportunity to be a part of Dream Team: a group of students who plan Dance Marathon, benefitting Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital! Personally, I am more […]

My Journey to Hope

My name is Yea Rang Song. I will be a junior this fall, and I am pursuing a degree in religion with an emphasis on biblical studies, German and classical studies. I plan to go to seminary after college and prepare to become a missionary like my parents; their lives as missionaries in South Africa […]

Day of Giving 2019 – Join Our Team!

Get ready! Hope College’s Day of Giving is 14 days away. We need your voice, your networks and your enthusiasm to help promote Hope College. Please join our team on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12 and become an online ambassador! What’s an Ambassador? An ambassador can be an alumni, parent, employee or friend […]

One Big Weekend Photos and a Chance to Share Your Feedback

On October 19-21 we had over 40 events throughout the combined Homecoming and Family Weekend with over a thousand alumni, families and friends celebrating their common connection through Hope College. If you were one of the many on campus, we want to know more about your experience. Your input helps us make each year better than the […]

We Love You, Nykerk!

Nykerk is something that is hard to explain- and I’ve had a lot of practice trying. It’s typically brought up in a conversation by someone asking me about why all of my friends are dressed up in navy sweaters and white turtlenecks. I usually laugh and launch into an explanation of the 84-year-old Hope College […]

The 121st Pull | Saturday, September 29

To witness a Pull Day is remarkable. The event itself is an absolute spectacle, a marvel, the proportions of which our lovely little college rarely sees. It seems that all of Hope College comes out to watch. They come to support friends, to cheer on their year, to support the new team, to marvel, to […]

Hope Alums and Students Make Their Mark on HSRT

From the managing director to a teaching artist to a scriptwriter to Oscar Madison, Hope College alumni (and current students too!) have been making their mark on this year’s highly entertaining and successful season of Hope Summer Repertory Theatre. This is not a new phenomenon; Hope theatre majors and professionals have long had great representation […]

Thoughts from a New Graduate

By Victoria Ward ’18 Graduation came so fast, and I was flooded with so many emotions all at once. I wasn’t sure which one was expected of me to display — the excitement, the sorrow, or the nerves. At a loss, I sat in the ocean of navy blue robes with a proud reflective smile […]

What Comes Next? A Snapshot of Life After Hope

On Sunday, May 6, nearly 700 members of the Hope College Class of 2018 will walk across the stage at Commencement and begin the “lives of leadership and service” the mission of their alma mater beckons them to. But what exactly does this look like? Where do all these graduates go? What do they do? Anecdotally, we know that Hope […]