Showing 21 - 40 of 41 for "community"
Calvin alum addresses health hazards in Kent County housing
As executive director of Healthy Homes Coalition, Paul Haan has spent the past decade fighting lead and substandard housing issues in Grand Rapids.
September 12, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Eastern Europe: Following the childhood dream
Kelly Organ '12 is a program coordinator for New Horizons Foundation in Lupeni, Romania.
July 25, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Girls in Training
Calvin volleyball players are teaching local middle-school girls a holistic approach to health.
March 19, 2012 | Andrew Knot
Discovering a deeper passion for poetry
Calvin College English professor Lew Klatt reflects on his experience the past three years serving as poet laureate for Grand Rapids.
April 20, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Two threads emerge from impressive January Series lineup
The power of story and global security are two threads woven throughout an impressive lineup that includes a Holocaust survivor, "America's young Nelson Mandela" and a former NATO Commander.
October 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
New initiative pairs Calvin with community leaders to make college more accessible
Calvin College is one of seven west Michigan colleges and universities committing to collaborate on Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell's "To College, Through College" initiative.
September 18, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Happy Mother's Day
Students share some thoughts about their moms.
May 09, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Student athletes give back
See how Calvin College student athletes go beyond the court to build stronger relationships with each other and with the Grand Rapids community.
June 26, 2009 | Matt Kucinscki
Partnering to improve mental health in Grand Rapids
In 2011, “Women Supporting Women: Supportive/Educative Groups for Ethnically Diverse, Urban, Impoverished Women Dealing with Depression and Anxiety” was launched in three Grand Rapids neighborhoods.
May 16, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Nursing professor receives YWCA Tribute Award
Adejoke Ayoola, an associate professor of nursing at Calvin College, is the recipient of the 2016 YWCA Tribute Award in the Sports, Fitness and Wellness category.
November 15, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Charting a new course for Plaster Creek
The Plaster Creek Stewards recently received two grants totaling $800K, allowing the group to expand its educational, research and restoration work in one of the state's most polluted watersheds.
July 29, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin professor helps put students’ poetry in motion
Lew Klatt, poet laureate for Grand Rapids, answers a trio of questions about a project that helps kids express their understanding of local history through haiku.
April 07, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin welcomes nationally-acclaimed eco chef
On Thursday, April 24, Bryant Terry will share thoughts and recipes from his newly released book "Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed."
April 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin clinic helps children with Apraxia
Three west Michigan women organized the first-annual Apraxia Awareness Walk/Bike and are giving the proceeds to Calvin College who is providing these children with the affordable care they need.
May 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Living and learning in new van Reken Hall
The newly finished van Reken Hall is dedicated to creating living-learning communities.
August 22, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
GR Walks app puts history in your hands
Calvin alum Josh Leo developed GR Walks, a new walking tour app. He worked with Calvin students to develop tours of Eastown and Heritage Hill-North.
July 12, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Partnering with Young Life
Calvin College and ministry organization Young Life (YL) are partnering to encourage students in their spiritual growth.
August 20, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Student senate launches bike share
Forty more students signed up for the semester loan than senate had bikes for.
October 03, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Savory Stories: Books in the Baking
Edible books are on the menu in April at Calvin.
March 14, 2011 | Theo Voss