Title IX at 50: From One Former AD to Another, Thank You for Your Legacy

Editor’s Note: On June 23, 1972, a federal civil rights law was passed that prohibited sex-based discrimination in any educational institution that receives federal funding. Title IX also gave girls and women the equal opportunity to compete in sports across the country. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Title IX’s passing this summer, Hope College Athletics …

Title IX at 50: Sisters Ana and Heleyna Tucker, Women’s Cross Country

Editor’s Note: On June 23, 1972, a federal civil rights law was passed that prohibited sex-based discrimination in any educational institution that receives federal funding. Title IX also gave girls and women the equal opportunity to compete in sports across the country. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Title IX’s passing next summer, Hope College Athletics …

Hope Student-Athletes Team Up to Prevent Child Hunger

Hope College student-athletes worked together this semester to help prevent child hunger in West Michigan. Led by the Athletes Coming Together/Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (ACT/SAAC), Hope’s 22 varsity teams combined to raise more than $2,000 in donations. The money Hope student-athletes raised provided the opportunity to pack more than 2,000 snack packs at DeVos Fieldhouse for …

Title IX at 50: Miranda DeKuiper ’11 and Jess Moorman ’21: Engineers and Women’s Basketball Alumnae

Editor’s Note: On June 23, 1972, a federal civil rights law was passed that prohibited sex-based discrimination in any educational institution that receives federal funding. Title IX also gave girls and women the equal opportunity to compete in sports across the country. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Title IX’s passing next summer, Hope College …

Community and Inclusion Through Sport

This week marks the fourth annual NCAA Diversity & Inclusion social media campaign, and NCAA schools across the nation are using sports as a platform to create dialogue surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion.   At Hope College, we believe that sport offers powerful experiences for education and personal development. As individuals from different backgrounds and experiences, …

Winter and Spring Student-Athletes Take Part in Leadership Development Retreat

Earlier this fall, 40 Hope College student-athletes headed off campus to Camp Geneva on the shores of Lake Michigan to participate in a Leadership Development Retreat. Winter and spring sport athletes engaged in conversations surrounding the attributes of servant leaders and had the opportunity to hear from a variety of coaches and staff members. During …

Spring Student-Athletes Discuss Gratitude and Leadership, Part 2

Six Hope College student-athletes share what they have been focusing on during a spring season changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. They talk about how they have tried to display leadership and show gratitude during trying times. In Part 1, they answered the following question regarding leadership: “How have you helped lead your team this school …

Spring Student-Athletes Discuss Gratitude and Leadership, Part 1

Six Hope College student-athletes share what they have been focusing on during a spring season changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. They talk about how they have tried to display leadership and show gratitude during trying times. In Part 1, they answered the following question regarding leadership: “How have you helped lead your team this school …

Winter Student-Athletes Discuss Leadership and Gratitude, Part 2

Six Hope College winter student-athletes shared their insights into a school year and a season impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. They talked about how they have tried to display leadership and show gratitude during trying times. In Part 1, the team captains answered the following question regarding leadership: “How have you helped lead your team this …

Winter Student-Athletes Discuss Leadership and Gratitude, Part 1

Six Hope College winter student-athletes shared their insights into a school year and a season impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. They talked about how they have tried to display leadership and show gratitude during trying times. In Part 1, the team captains answered the following question regarding leadership: “How have you helped lead your team this …