Dutch-o-Lantern: Carve your very own Hope College pumpkin!

Halloween is nearly here. Share your Hope College spirit with the neighborhood! Choose your favorite template and use it to trace the design on your pumpkin. Once you carve your Hope pumpkin, snap a photo and share it publicly on social media using #HopeHalloween for a chance to appear on our Instagram, Twitter or Facebook […]

We LOVE our Hope College community!

We LOVE our Hope College community — It is true. So we made these Hope valentines just for you. Print this PDF and cut them out, or share some online and give your loved ones a shout. Orange you glad you love Hope too? If so, tag your posts #ILoveHope, wooden shoe? Happy Valentine’s Day to […]

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 […]

Instagram vs. Snapchat Stories: Why I’m (Still) Obsessed With Both

2017 is the year of the social media story. Originally created and monopolized by Snapchat, “Stories” is also a feature of Instagram (and Facebook, with little use), and is eerily similar to the Snappy original. It’s here that I need to admit that, when Instagram originally added the Stories feature, I was flummoxed. Flabbergasted. And angry. […]

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 […]