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50-Year Reunions

  • April 29, 2022–April 30, 2022

Calvin will be celebrating three 50 year classes: 1970, 1971, and 1972

We are excited to welcome you back to campus—to reconnect, to remember, and to celebrate. Join us for tours, lectures, meals, and a medallion service. 
Update - April 26 - If you are still interested in coming, please email mcw3(at) for instructions.
Note - we have made some small adjustments to the schedule now that we have a better idea on the number of attendees.  We are now able to incorporate dinner on Friday into the program for the class of 1970 and 1971. 
11:00 am - Registration/Coffee - Prince Conference Center
12:00 pm - Lunches for each class - Prince Conference Center
1:30 pm - Welcome and University update - Recital Hall
2:00 pm - Faculty talk - Recital Hall
3:00 pm - Tours and open visits of spaces on campus
4:00 pm - Campus worship
6:00 pm - Dinner for class of 1971 and 1972 - Prince - Great Hall)
6:00 pm - Dinner for class of 1970 (Prince - Willow Room)
10:00 am - Medallion ceremony for all three classes - Calvin Chapel
11:15 am - Pictures of each class - Chapel patio or Chapel
Box lunches will be available
12:45 pm - Class of 1972, 1971 and 1970 will go to Arena for Commencement 
2:00 pm - Commencement ceremony 
Times still might adjust a little.  


Email or call (616) 526-6142 with questions or if you need help registering.
Here is a list of some of those attending:



Ackerman, Tom

Admiraal, Karen

Batts, Mary

Boonstra, Richard

Boonstra, Trena

Bruin, Marthann

Bulthuis, Sally

Cooper, Carolyn

De Ritter, Pete

DeStigter, Elaine

Dykhouse, Barbara

Elgersma, Claire

Engbers, Steve

Gibbons, Joseph

Goodhoofd, Herb

Horlings, Nancy

Johnson, Dan

Konyndyk, Irene

Miedema, Kathy

Phelps, Mike

Post, Kenneth

Schippers, Linda

Van Dragt, Gloria

Van Hout, Thys

Vanden Berg, Nancy

Vanden Bosch, James

Vander Heide, Joan

VanDeWeert, Kathryn

Veldheer, Joel

Zoet Wildeboer, Jean



Baar, Larry

Benthem, Jim

Bulthuis Spaman, Linda

De Jong, Richard

Dekker, Frank

Dykhouse, Barbara

Hommes, Janice

Huisman, Ruth

Kamp, Sharon

Konyndyk, Roger

Roskam, Gary

Van Egmond, Marjo

Van Harken, Bill

Vander Zicht, Sandy

Weeda, Jake

Wildeboer, John





Ackerman, Linda

Andringa, Mary

Barkema, Ben

Bode, Randy

Dozeman, Lloyd

Dykstra, Jerry

Fleischmann, Frederick

Fylstra, Ralph

Hays, Connie

Helm, Gail

Ippel, Cindy

Jansen, Barbara

Jolink, Terry

Koetje, Marla

Kwasteniet, Jim

Mulder, James

Nichols, Marianne

Nobel, Thomas

Pomykala, Tom

Roels, Shirley

Rottman, Richard

Rottman, Norma

Schemper, Barbara

Sikkema, Paul

Straatsma, John

Swierenga, Donald

Terpstra, Dawn

Teune, Diane

VanderHart, Leanne

VanderMey, Ellen
Wierenga, Gladys

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