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Creating an award-winning prison reform conference from behind bars
Calvin Prison Initiative student creates prison reform conference that attracts 300 attendees and garners national recognition.
August 22, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin Remembers Vernon Ehlers
Former U.S. Congressman and Calvin College professor Vernon Ehlers is remembered as a gifted scientist and visionary leader.
August 17, 2017 | Lynn Rosendale
Community rallies to support colleague who lost her husband
This past June, Ramiza Fazlic unexpectedly lost her husband. The couple had been married 40 years. In less than three days, members of the Calvin community had donated $10,000 to help with funeral expenses.
August 11, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Exploring new ground through summer research
This summer, 85 students participated in Calvin College’s summer research. The program spans 10 weeks and allows students to explore one of 56 projects in eight different STEM fields.
August 04, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Creating a community of servant leaders
The John M. Perkins Leadership Fellows Program gives first generation students and students passionate about helping their community a place to develop as servant leaders.
August 03, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Walking Boldly: Virginia Davidson
Virginia Davidson ’17’s Calvin experience—from John’s Hopkins to the Emergency Department at Spectrum—prepared her for a career of love and service as a nurse.
July 25, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Walking Boldly: Ana Barahona Reyes
She pushed herself outside her comfort zone, and now Ana Barahona Reyes ’17 has a degree in public accounting.
July 20, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Walking Boldly: Reitsma Mpindi
“If nothing else,” says Reitsma Mpindi ’17, “learn to love and trust the process.”
July 18, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Entrada cultivates the next generation of leaders
Entrada offers racial ethnic minority high school students an opportunity to experience college living and learning. During the month-long program, scholars live in the residence halls while completing a three or four credit course.
July 12, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Walking Boldly: Sarah Witt
Through engaging classes, dedicated professors, an off-campus interim and the liberal arts, Calvin prepared Sarah Witt ’17 to study veterinary medicine on the other side of the world.
July 11, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Walking Boldly: Nolan Coallier
Because of a mission trip to Honduras, Nolan Coallier ’17 knew he wanted to pursue medical missions. Calvin, and a full-tuition scholarship to the Medical College of Wisconsin, are helping him achieve that goal.
July 06, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Walking Boldly: Megan Pluymert
Calvin taught Megan Pluymert ’17 to view the world holistically, with a mind toward renewal. She’s now using her environmental studies major to study urban and regional planning.
July 04, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Walking Boldly: Jonathan Engle
Through off-campus study, internship experience and research, Jonathan Engle ’17 graduated Calvin prepared for a career as an engineer.
June 29, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Young Women's Business Institute helps high schoolers envision a future in business
In June, the Calvin Center for Innovation in Business hosted its Young Women’s Business Institute, a program for students entering their junior or senior year of high school.
June 28, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Walking Boldly: Jeremiah Croft
“Keep an open mind,” says Jeremiah Croft ’17. Through close professors, time with God and self-discovery, his open-mindedness lead him to Princeton Theological Seminary.
June 27, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Taking Your Church to College
Leaders representing churches and Christian institutes from around the country gathered at Calvin College for the “Taking Your Church to College” event.
June 26, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Staff members honored for embodying the mission
At the annual Staff Appreciation Event held in early June, the President's Cabinet highlighted the collective work of the college's faculty and staff and recognized individuals for their service.
June 26, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College's Nagel Institute awarded $2.2 million grant
The Templeton Religion Trust has awarded Joel Carpenter and the Nagel Institute a $2.2 million grant award titled African Theological Advance.
June 22, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Walking Boldly: Beka Agava
Beka Agava ’17 learned from amazing professors, engaged the mission of Calvin and re-evaluated her decisions—and now she’s a software engineering analyst.
June 20, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Music's part in life's harmony
The topic of vocation is important to Calvin College professor David Fuentes because part of his job is to help students uncover their personal calling and understand how much of their lives will be directly related to music.
June 16, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling