Where to find weather-related announcements

The first week of spring-semester classes is almost behind us! I wish I could say the same about winter weather, but alas, the snow, wind and cold temperatures will be with us for a while yet. So, here is some information that you may wish to keep handy until the tulips start blooming:  A decision […]

Weather-Related Announcements (Or, Where To Find Information When You’re Hoping For A Snow Day)

Well, winter weather is upon us — and whether you’re elated or heartbroken by today’s snowflakes, it’s a good time to review Hope’s process for making weather-related decisions and announcements. A decision to close campus offices and cancel classes is typically announced prior to 6:30 a.m. In the *rare* event that offices are closed and […]

Coach. Clutch Player. Coworker. Courtney Kust!

That is my goal in this job — to shape the players to be the best version of themselves and while we’re at it, help the team win a few games.” — Courtney Kust ’13 It’s a reality of team dynamics in the workplace: You have those who are natural coaches. You have those who are natural […]

Thinking about creating a video? Read this first!

Over the last year, there has been a significant increase in Hope College video production. With more Hope video comes more visibility for the college (great!) as well as more demand, more deadlines and more concern about quality (sometimes stressful!). Recently, the Public Affairs and Marketing team updated its guidelines for video production. We invite you […]

Weather-related decisions and announcements

It’s that time of year! Snow is in the forecast, and some of you have been asking about Hope’s process for making weather-related decisions and announcements. As a reminder: A decision to close campus offices and cancel classes is typically announced prior to 6:30 a.m. In the rare event that offices are closed and classes are cancelled, you […]

The new News from Hope College

Two words spread quickly through the Public Affairs and Marketing Division last Friday morning: “It’s here!” We were holding in our hands the hot-off-the-presses, newly redesigned News From Hope College. If you know the Public Affairs and Marketing team, you know we like to celebrate. Last Friday, we were feeling especially celebratory as we paged […]

Pro-Dev Day Slides

Thank you to all who participating in the first-ever Hope Pro-Dev Day. We were delighted to welcome so many of our colleagues — nearly 150! — for a day of learning, fun and fellowship. We’ve already received suggestions for session themes and topics for our next Pro-Dev Day (yes, we’re hoping to host another one next year!). Many of you have asked about availability of […]

Last reminder: Pro-Dev Day

Could it be that you’re still thinking about joining us for “Pro-Dev Day,” this Monday, October 10? And could it be that you have a few lingering questions about this all-day professional development conference for Hope employees? Let’s see if we can address some of those questions: Will I be welcome? With open arms. Every employee is invited, and every employee […]

Register for Pro-Dev Day!

It’s just around the corner! On Monday, October 10, the Public Affairs and Marketing Division and the Office of Human Resources will cohost the first-ever “Pro-Dev Day,” a professional development conference especially for Hope employees. This all-day event will take place at the Haworth Center. Pro-Dev Day is free for all employees. Everybody is welcome, and participants may attend […]