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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
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
Nursing students offer care at Supper House
A northwest emergency food center is one place Calvin nurses are learning about healthcare.
March 27, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
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
Q&A with Jazmyne Fuentes
As Calvin's award-winning interview show, Inner Compass, heads into its 11th season, producer Jazmyne Fuentes reflects.
November 23, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Researching race in GR
Abby Koning and Professor Stephanie Sandberg create a play about race in Grand Rapids.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Savory Stories: Books in the Baking
Edible books are on the menu in April at Calvin.
March 14, 2011 | Theo Voss
Senior nurses highlight healthcare
Calvin College nursing students hold session on improving healthcare access in local neighborhoods.
March 12, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
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
Student runs to combat human trafficking
On Saturday, April 26, freshman Laurel Youngquist will be running for a cause in Calvin's 5K Spring Classic.
April 17, 2014 | Jonathan Chong
Student senate launches bike share
Forty more students signed up for the semester loan than senate had bikes for.
October 03, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
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
Walking Boldly: Nathan Maring
Nathan Maring '16 feels called to be a police officer as he pursues his passion of helping people and seeking justice and solutions for problems plaguing communities.
August 05, 2016 | News & Stories staff
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
Wildflowers, mad farmers and more
In celebration of Earth Week, April 20–24, various Calvin student organizations will be hosting a discussion, a film screening, a wildflower rescue and the Mad Farmer Food Festival—an event featuring the groundbreaking of a new community garden.
April 17, 2009 | Myrna Anderson