Are you HOPE READY?!

Can you believe the start of the school year is nearly here?So many of us have been working countless hours to be HOPE READY for the start of the school year. What does HOPE READY mean? It means that on top of our current (and extended) responsibilities, we’re embracing (from an appropriate distance, of course) […]

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 […]

A Decade of Hope — 2010-2019

If you stand in the middle of the Pine Grove today, you’ll notice campus looks different than it did in 2010. It may feel a little different, too. As the landscape has changed with new facilities and improved amenities for students, so too has our ability to provide top-tier academic programs and life-changing faith formation […]

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 […]

Tips for Campus-Wide Communication

As the semester is underway, we thought we would share some helpful information and suggestions about campus-wide communication. Let us know if you have questions or if we can be helpful in any way! Campusmail WHAT IS CAMPUSMAIL? Campusmail is the Hope College moderated system for sending email messages to large sections of the campus […]

Introducing: Spera

See the 2018 and the inaugural issue of Spera, a new print and web publication focused on the research, scholarship and creative performance of Hope College faculty. Spera will be produced annually by the Office of Public Affairs and Marketing. Themes in this issue include: Looking Back at the Reformation, the Fine Arts, Science on the Cutting Edge, […]

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 […]

Campusmail and studentmail changes

Recently the inclusion of images in “campusmail” and “studentmail” messages has become problematic. In some cases, the distribution of messages with images can take hours and hold up other messages. Additionally, the information in an image is not accessible to those with visual impairments. Because this system is necessary for the prompt distribution of emergency and weather-related […]