Hope Students Teach Remotely, Too

While almost every Hope student went home to finish their classes via remote learning beginning in late March, some also began to engage in remote teaching, too. Since April 1, 18 Hope students have volunteered to serve as tutors for children in the Holland area, helping K-12 youngsters navigate school work now entirely sent to […]

All the Internet’s a Stage for Hope Faculty

They have no props, or costumes, or scenery. But that’s a not a problem and that’s not the point. What they do have is all that they need: a play script, a Zoom room, and a gladness for a connection with friends in the Hope community. Every Monday night for the past three weeks, approximately […]

Keeping Hope with CURCA

“I want to note the wonderful contributions of (program manager) Laura McMullen and (associate provost) Dr. Gerald Griffin to our collective life as a campus and their tireless work on behalf of our students. The reimagining of the Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (CURCA) as a remote event, with students giving verbal presentations […]

Jaclyn Klinger’s Move from Freshman Res Hall to Senior Living Center

When freshman Jaclyn Klinger returned home to Noblesville, Indiana, on March 12 for Hope’s spring break and online classes that were supposed to last only until April 13, she decided to make the most of the situation and head back to work at Northridge Gracious Retirement Living, her place of employment while in high school. […]

Kudos to the Center for Global Engagement

“My shout-out goes to Amy Otis (senior director) and the entire Center for Global Engagement team for their tireless work with international students and all students who were studying abroad this semester. They have all been going above and beyond, every day. Amy’s work on the coronavirus started back in January and she hasn’t stopped […]

National Online Book Club Provides Better Living through Literature While Staying at Home

With the global COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the U.S. in March, closing schools and prompting stay-home orders nationwide, literacy specialist Dr. Deborah Van Duinen, associate professor of English education, pondered how as an educator she could help the school-aged children being affected. As she connected online with colleagues around the country who were in her professional […]

Kudos to the Dine at Hope Team

“I want to give a shout out to the Dine At Hope leadership team, specifically Service Manager Liz Hinkley, who organized these cute Easter Bags for our students staying on campus. Students were quite surprised on Sunday morning to come in and have a bright colorful gift waiting for them along with their meal!” — Bob VanHeukelom, Director […]