Class of 2026
Hometown: Portage, MI
Majors: Communications & Spanish
Minor: Social Witness Ministry & Global Health

Latest: Three Reasons Why I Chose Hope College
Class of 2024
Hometown: Zeeland, MI
Major: English; Creative Writing emphasis
Minor: Studio Art

Latest: Working Student
Class of 2024
Hometown | Las Piñas, Philippines
Major | Biological Sciences
Minor | Peace and Justice Studies

Latest: How Ghana Changed my Life
Class of 2026
Hometown: Gladstone, MI
Majors: Computer Science and Philosophy

Latest: Adjusting to Holland
Class of 2025
Hometown: Livonia, MI
Majors: Biology and Business
Minor: Classical Studies

Latest: Undergraduate Research at Hope College

Recent Posts

Working Student

Often balancing school and a social life is enough. There is already a packed schedule of homework and friends that is swarming over your head. So how do you manage this with a job? Do you need a job? Busy Schedule When life is buzzing around you it can be hard to find time. Any …

Three Reasons Why I Chose Hope College

When I walked onto Hope’s campus the summer before my senior year of high school, I could feel it was different than the other schools I’d toured. Despite my wonderful visit, it took me until spring break of my senior year to officially commit to Hope. When I finally came to this decision, my mom …

Adjusting to Holland

I can’t wrap my head around the idea that Holland feels small to some people. To me, as someone who grew up in a small Upper Peninsula town, it feels almost limitless. It has so much that my hometown doesn’t have, such as a freeway (seriously, there are no freeways in the Upper Peninsula). This …

Going Global at Hope

Hope College prides itself on being a campus with a global focus. Just recently was Going Global Week, hosted by the Center for Global Engagement. The week held a number of events to provide information about other cultures and the opportunity to engage therein – everything from an International Food Fair to a photo contest from …

Undergraduate Research at Hope College

Among institutions across the nation, Hope College has received recognition and high rankings for the research opportunities that the College offers students. For instance, Hope “is one of only 54 colleges and universities including Yale, Harvard, Stanford, MIT, and Michigan, recognized for providing outstanding undergraduate research/creative project opportunities.”  For me, participating in research has bolstered …