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Spring Break Service Trips Set to Depart
From March 17 through 25, while students nationwide join the annual spring break exodus to the beach, 75 Calvin students with less leisurely agendas will be trekking to seven locales on the college’s spring break service-learning trips.
March 10, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
StreetFest Set for Two Wheels
The 2005 edition of StreetFest will see some 1,000 incoming Calvin College students spend a part of their orientation combining service with learning in a variety of Grand Rapids neighborhoods.
August 22, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Helping out at Cook Library Center
Students are helping with the homework and hanging with the kids at Cook Library Center.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Serving and learning in southeast Asia
When he is in Indonesia this summer, Kevin Van Harn will try to remember not to point with his finger.
May 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin senior Ashley Luse spent February in Uganda, trying to create a market for amaranth.
May 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Students in the driver's seat
Katie Sportel is serving as the mentor for a service-learning spring break trip, one of nine such trips sending 105 Calvin students, faculty and staff to serve and learn all over the U.S.
March 19, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Service-Learning Center to Celebrate 40
The Service-Learning Center at Calvin College will celebrate its 40th anniversary from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 in the Great Hall of the college's Prince Conference Center.
March 01, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Unborn Week celebrates human life
Unborn Week began at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon with representatives from Bethany Christian Services of Grand Rapids speaking to students in the DeVos Communications Center.
March 04, 2009 | Matt Decker
Whipped cream and a whole lot more
There’s a mess of whipped cream cans perched on the front desk of Nordewier-Vanderwerp Hall and no pumpkin pies in sight. This is a dorm service auction, and the whipped cream is meant for faces, not pies.
November 26, 2008 | Allison Graff
College ranking guides give Calvin high marks
U.S. News & World Report and other college guides rank Calvin among the best institutions in the nation.
September 22, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin community remembers Margaret Edgell
Business professor Margaret Edgell died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her home in Seattle, Wash., after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. The Calvin community shares their fond memories of their former colleague and friend.
October 19, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin receives highest federal recognition for service-learning
Calvin College has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
March 25, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Serving in record numbers
A record number of Calvin students are going on service-learning spring break trips this year.
March 17, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Remembering David DeHeer
About a hundred colleagues, friends and family of the late David DeHeer joined together outside DeVries Hall for a short ceremony honoring the longtime Calvin biology professor.
May 11, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News gives Calvin high marks
U.S. News & World Report gives Calvin high marks for its strong commitment to teaching and service-learning and for the quality of its first-year experience.
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Welcome to Calvin! Grab a paddle.
Last week, nearly 1,000 new Calvin students left campus and hit the streets of Grand Rapids for a closer look at the city. While many groups served at organizations around the city, one group took canoes to the Grand River to see Grand Rapids from a different perspective.
September 12, 2008 | Matt Kucinski
Students sent into the city on first full day at Calvin
On Thursday, August 28, all first-year and transfer students head off campus for StreetFest—a one-day service-learning opportunity.
August 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
StreetFest's 20th anniversary
"It's an abstract idea until you get into the community. This is consistent with Calvin's mission of being a transformative presence in students' lives."
September 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Taking the hassle out of the passport process
For three years now, Calvin has been making the process of getting a passport less of a fuss.
October 13, 2008 | Katie Landan