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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
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Lupe Rocks the House
Lyrics. Passion. Beats. Rapper Lupe Fiasco brought it all at the Van Noord Arena Friday night, April 3 as a lead attraction of the 2009 Festival of Faith and Music.
April 08, 2009 | Matt Decker
Gaining a deeper understanding of congregations in greater Grand Rapids
This year, the Center for Social Research launched a major field interviewing project, the "Greater Grand Rapids Survey of Congregations."
July 27, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Art Prize installation challenges the notion of equality
In 2017, Calvin received an Art Prize Venue Grant to support an art installation at the Ladies Literary Club, a historic building in downtown Grand Rapids.
September 19, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Community ‘giant’ honored with justice award
Michelle Loyd-Paige is being recognized city-wide as this year's recipient of the Floyd B. Skinner Justice Award, an annual Giants Award honoring the pursuit of fairness and equality.
February 04, 2015 | Amanda Greenhoe
History students create mental health exhibit for public museum
Three Calvin students' class project has spurred an exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
October 31, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Q Commons: advancing good in Grand Rapids
On October 26, “Q Commons” returns to the Ladies Literary Club in downtown Grand Rapids. Organizers of the event hope it facilitates Kingdom-building inquiry and action around issues plaguing the world today.
October 10, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
An embedded systems engineer prepared to perform
Kevin Kredit '16 codes for companies with DornerWorks, an engineering service company in Grand Rapids.
July 26, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin alum uses teaching experience to run a business
Melody VanderWeide '99 created a resourceful website for Grand Rapidian parents.
September 09, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Students sent into the city on first full day at Calvin
On Thursday, August 28, all first-year and transfer students head off campus for StreetFest—a one-day service-learning opportunity.
August 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin community well represented in ArtPrize
Works of art by dozens of Calvin alumni are on display around and on the streets of downtown Grand Rapids.
September 26, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
Welcome to Calvin! Grab a paddle.
Last week, nearly 1,000 new Calvin students left campus and hit the streets of Grand Rapids for a closer look at the city. While many groups served at organizations around the city, one group took canoes to the Grand River to see Grand Rapids from a different perspective.
September 12, 2008 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin alum talks ArtPrize
Kevin Buist is the exhibitions director for ArtPrize. The 2006 Calvin alum shares his thoughts on the events' social and economic impacts.
September 23, 2013 | 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
Calvin College welcomes four new board members
Pedro Aviles of Berwyn, Ill.; William J. Boer of Grand Rapids, Mich.; David Cok of Rochester, N.Y.; and Ray VanderKooi of Kentwood, Mich. join the 31-member board.
October 21, 2014 | 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 brings international conference to Grand Rapids
Calvin College hopes "Q Commons" inspires community leaders to learn and consider how to advance the common good in Grand Rapids.
October 02, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin students throw down—and fiber
Calvin students, among 2,000 other people, gathered in Rosa Parks Circle for a massive pillow fight. The event was coordinated by Rob Bliss.
September 30, 2008 | Katie Landan