Showing 1 - 20 of 33 for "Community"
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
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
Calvin community meets Michael Le Roy
Presidential appointee Michael Le Roy spent a Saturday meeting the Calvin community.
January 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Helping out at Cook Library Center
Students are helping with the homework and hanging with the kids at Cook Library Center.
October 19, 2011 | 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
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
Researching race in GR
Abby Koning and Professor Stephanie Sandberg create a play about race in Grand Rapids.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
Senior nurses highlight healthcare
Calvin College nursing students hold session on improving healthcare access in local neighborhoods.
March 12, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin in 24 - 2012
On Oct. 12, students, faculty and staff took photos of their day—and we have the winners!
October 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin orchestra gets new conductor
Conductor, performer and teacher John Varineau will conduct Calvin's orchestras.
January 29, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
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
Farm knowledge from the engineering lab
Annie Stegink '09 works at Community Harvest Project, a non-profit farm in Massachusetts, using her engineering education daily.
August 15, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
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
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