Showing 1 - 20 of 43 for "education"
Creating an inclusive environment for people with disabilities
Tom Hoeksema, emeritus professor of education at Calvin College, received the Henri Nouwen award from the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
September 13, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Exploring the social sciences and humanities through research
The McGregor Fellowship program provides an eight-week mentoring and research opportunity for social science and humanities students considering graduate school.
July 21, 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: 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
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
Fulbright allows student to pursue trio of passions
Micah Warners will be heading to Honduras to teach English to students from economically disadvantaged sectors.
April 22, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin Remembers Peter De Boer
Calvin College remembers the life of longtime education professor Peter De Boer.
January 11, 2017 | Phil de Haan
Empowering Cambodian youth through education
Rachel Meyer '06 is teaching elementary school children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
November 18, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
From learning Japanese to teaching in Japan
Roz Scoular '13 teaches English to elementary school children in Ono City, Japan.
August 18, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
A renewed perspective on people
With a new perspective on how she views people and education, this fall Lauren Newhuis '15 will oversee all educational support services students receive at Living Stones Academy.
August 05, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
A journey from simple questions to generations of wisdom
The first ever H.E.A.L.T.H. Camp was held on Calvin's campus in June 2016 for young girls from the Grand Rapids community.
July 08, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Walking Boldly: Lauren Manck
Now conducting research at sea, Lauren Manck '12 says her love for chemistry and research, her decision to pursue graduate studies and her goals for her future career had their genesis in a first-year class at Calvin.
July 08, 2016 | News and Stories Staff
An unexpected source infuses inspiration
Sarah Kluitenberg will be pursuing a masters degree at the University of London after three years of teaching at CRC Primary School in Kabala, Sierra Leone.
June 30, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin students study education in Zambia
This past spring, a group of 15 Calvin students traveled to Zambia to research education and compare classroom practices elsewhere in the world. They recently shared their experiences with the Calvin community.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Summit focuses on empowering through multiple literacies
More than 200 people convened at Calvin College for the third annual Community Literacy Summit.
October 01, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Four Japanese majors accepted into JET Programme
Four Japanese language majors have been accepted into the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.
May 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin professor teaches art to children in remote Thailand village
Calvin professor Anna Greidanus recently found her passion for art and teaching intersect with an atypical locale: a remote village in northern Thailand.
September 17, 2013 | Connor Sterchi