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Calvin prof leads nationwide literacy effort in Sierra Leone
Education professor Jo Kuyvenhoven is heading up the largest component of a $17.9 million "Revitalize Education Development Project" for Sierra Leone.
July 24, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Creating an on-ramp into the field of international development
Professor Roland Hoksbergen and senior John Michael LaSalle teamed up to create Entravos, a website dedicated to connecting recent college grads with entry-level positions in Christian development organizations.
September 17, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
VIDEO: The Calvin community tells the Christmas story from Luke 2.
December 14, 2010 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson , Anderson
An International Passport
An inside look at the 2010 International Passport experience. The five-day program helps international students and their families transition to North American culture and to Calvin College.
September 02, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Adam Wiersma
This summer, Calvin students are keeping us informed on where they are and what they're doing—from working the Google HelpDesk in Seattle to engineering a bridge in Kenya.
July 30, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Dancing for Ghana
“Huemanity,” a dance group from Calvin College, took first place at a Global Outreach Show held at Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU) on April 7. The group—made up of eight Calvin students—won $500 for their routine to techno and dubstep music.
May 02, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
A voice for Opera
Fitah Rasendrahasina plays a starring role in Opera Grand Rapids’ production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” The Calvin College junior portrays Edmondo, a young student who is a friend to the story’s hero, Des Grieux. Opera Grand Rapids artistic director Robert Lyall said that it’s uncommon for a college student to play a titled role in a professional production.
February 11, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Adams named ACM senior member
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently named Calvin professor of computer science Joel Adams as a senior member. Adams was one of 61 recipients of the international award.
June 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Senior design project recognized nationally
A team of five 2011 engineering grads placed seventh nationally at the Supermileage competition, an international competition put on by the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE), which challenges students to design fuel-efficient, single-person vehicles.
June 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Video: A view of science research
This summer nearly 90 science students researched everything from the human eye to herring gulls. Watch the video.
October 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Corrin Timmer
Senior Corrin Timmer spent this spring on Calvin's Washington D.C. semester as an events intern for United Nations Relief Works Agency USA.
May 19, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Grace Liao
Junior Grace Liao spent this summer in Taiwan building relationships and sharing the gospel.
September 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Computer Science prof recognized by world's largest computing society
Joel Adams is recognized as a 2012 Distinguished Educator by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
January 25, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Alyssa Penning qualifies on first try
"The goal was to make nationals, but this was unexpected. During the race we had a lot of teammates watching, and the best thing was to see my teammates at every corner cheering me on. And seeing their excitement kept me going."
May 25, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Enrollment and academic performance on the rise
"We see that as validation ... that the quality of our overall programs is being recognized and sought after by students."
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Remembering Henrietta Ten Harmsel
A gifted teacher and scholar, Henrietta Ten Harmsel made room for poetry and won honors for her Dutch translations.
March 16, 2012 | Matt Kucinski and Myrna Anderson
History of the King James Bible
"King James was very interested in theological disputes ..." English professor Susan Felch, in an interview with WGVU radio, puts the King James Bible within the context of the events happening in the early 1600's when it was written.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin’s enrollment up; first-year class shows academic strength
Calvin College is seeing a boost in first-year enrollment, a strong academic profile and an increase in international students in its 2012 incoming class.
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin a leader in CPA exam pass rate
Calvin College students are among the national leaders in pass rates on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.
December 03, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
2012 Commencement Week video
Art shows, engineering projects, senior breakfast, nurse pinning, teacher commissioning, the last handshake.
June 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski