Showing 1 - 20 of 31 for "development"
Calvin celebrates the Class of 2017
On Saturday, May 20, 2017, more than 900 students participated in the college's 97th annual Commencement ceremony.
May 19, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin alum's Fulbright focuses on conservation efforts in Nicaragua
Through a Fulbright scholarship, Joel Betts '14 will be assessing the extent of agricultural and hurricane-induced forest loss in an indigenous territory in Nicaragua.
May 10, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Conference educates, inspires, equips students for international development
From February 9-11, hundreds of students from across North America are coming to Calvin for the annual, student-organized FIDC.
February 08, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin student guides urban planning effort in Appleton
Second year student Noah Schumerth's committed to finding a solution to Appleton’s zoning code that would best meet the demands of its residents.
November 17, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
A just response to natural disasters
Using first-hand experience and primary research, Haitian national Daniel Jean-Louis confronts the inadequacies of current foreign aid strategies and offers effective alternatives.
October 27, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
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
Taking a collective approach to youth development
Krista Malbouef '16 is a summer 2016 intern at The Forum in Washington, D.C., working toward improving the lives of youth.
August 24, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Thinking deeply and helping employees thrive
Jamie Cheeney '15 is an employment specialist at Kamps Pallets, drawing on Christian business practices she learned at Calvin.
August 04, 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
Students lead Faith and International Development Conference into its tenth year
From Feb. 5-7, more than 200 students and professionals from schools and organizations continent-wide will gather at Calvin College for the Faith and International Development Conference.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Faith and International Development Conference starts global conversations
Attendees discuss global issues from a faith perspective at the Faith and International Development Conference.
February 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Creating an on-ramp into the field of international development
Professor Roland Hoksbergen and senior John Michael LaSalle teamed up to create Entravos, a website dedicated to connecting recent college grads with entry-level positions in Christian development organizations.
September 17, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Adam Wiersma
This summer, Calvin students are keeping us informed on where they are and what they're doing—from working the Google HelpDesk in Seattle to engineering a bridge in Kenya.
July 30, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Rangeela 2013: Study Abroad
This year's Rangeela directors reflect on mastering footwork, dancing with fans and leading the show.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
uKnight: Sem Pond Jump
Can three alums persuade President Le Roy to take the plunge?
February 08, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Steven Niedzielski , Myrna Anderson
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | 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
Fulbright to teach English in Turkey
Emily Pope is captivated by the history, archeology and culture of the Middle East.
May 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
How We Learn kicks off
The Teaching and Learning Network is launching How We Learn, a year-long series on improving the classroom experience.
March 29, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Quest for the Golden Towel
For some students, jumping in the Sem Pond for four consecutive years is a goal. For three students, it was a mission.
February 14, 2012 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson