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A journey from simple questions to generations of wisdom
The first ever H.E.A.L.T.H. Camp was held on Calvin's campus in June 2016 for young girls from the Grand Rapids community.
July 08, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Walking Boldly: Lauren Manck
Now conducting research at sea, Lauren Manck '12 says her love for chemistry and research, her decision to pursue graduate studies and her goals for her future career had their genesis in a first-year class at Calvin.
July 08, 2016 | News and Stories Staff
An unexpected source infuses inspiration
Sarah Kluitenberg will be pursuing a masters degree at the University of London after three years of teaching at CRC Primary School in Kabala, Sierra Leone.
June 30, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin students study education in Zambia
This past spring, a group of 15 Calvin students traveled to Zambia to research education and compare classroom practices elsewhere in the world. They recently shared their experiences with the Calvin community.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Summit focuses on empowering through multiple literacies
More than 200 people convened at Calvin College for the third annual Community Literacy Summit.
October 01, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Four Japanese majors accepted into JET Programme
Four Japanese language majors have been accepted into the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.
May 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin professor teaches art to children in remote Thailand village
Calvin professor Anna Greidanus recently found her passion for art and teaching intersect with an atypical locale: a remote village in northern Thailand.
September 17, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
We Are Calvin: Michael Sanderson
Senior Michael Sanderson headed out West with 32 student athletes at Calvin for the 10th-annual Gainey Leadership Retreat.
September 03, 2013 | 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
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
We Are Calvin: Rachel Mason
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 08, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Art prof is state's art teacher
Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk has been recognized as the MAEA Higher Ed Teacher of the Year.
September 12, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interning at the Ecosystem Preserve
Education students are running the "Creepy Crawlies" camp at Calvin's preserve.
July 13, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
An online education report card
Students and faculty appraise the online classes offered through Calvin's 2012 pilot program.
June 28, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
2012 Commencement Week video
Art shows, engineering projects, senior breakfast, nurse pinning, teacher commissioning, the last handshake.
June 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Carissa Verkaik named Academic All-American
A standout on the court and in the classroom, Carissa Verkaik has been named an academic All-American.
February 27, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Apples, ants and mushrooms at the Bunker
The fall 2011 installment of Critters and Company brings children and their caregivers outside to foster a lifestyle of connection with the natural world.
November 03, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
A grant for teaching reading
A $200,000 Teacher Quality Grant allows Calvin's education department to enhance the teaching of reading in local schools.
August 29, 2011 | Myrna Anderson