Many have lost their jobs; debts are increasing while incomes are paused until who knows when, and so many are starving in lockdown. So then, what to do?
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
“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 […]
That old adage — “to keep the home fires burning,” meaning to maintain a sustaining routine while others are away — is precisely what the men and women of Hope College Campus Safety have been doing since Hope formally shifted to remote operations. Yes, it’s extremely quiet around Hope right now. But Campus Safety personnel […]
The news is rife with stories about personal protective equipment (PPEs) being in short supply for the medical community. Masks, gloves and gowns are literal lifesavers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those supplies can also be found in abundance in collegiate research laboratories but at Hope, not any more. Much of the college’s […]