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Princeton Review shortlists Calvin for supporting student wellbeing
The Princeton Review ranks Calvin University as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degree. Calvin is also the only school in Michigan to be on the top 25 list for both student support and counseling services AND health services.
News & Stories, August 17, 2022
Research team's $1 million grant explores how movies shape morals
Carl Plantinga, professor of film and media at Calvin University, is co-leading a grant project through the Templeton Religion Trust's "Art Seeking Understanding" Initiative that aims to discover how one's moral understanding can be shaped during and in discussions after a movie.
News & Stories, August 8, 2022
Calvin University diversity trailblazer wins prestigious award
On Friday, August 5, 2022, Rev. Dr. Michelle Loyd-Paige received the Dante Venegas Award, a prestigious honor given out by the Office of Race Relations recognizing distinguished leadership in diversity and racial justice in the Christian Reformed Church.
News & Stories, August 6, 2022
New business program provides supply of in-demand graduates
This fall, Calvin University is launching the Operations and Supply Chain Management program. The program was built after talking with multiple business leaders from various industries about what skills are needed today and what will set graduates up for future success 5-10 years down the road.
News & Stories, August 3, 2022
Pine Rest and Calvin University partner to address nursing shortage
Calvin University and Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the Calvin-Pine Rest BSN Partnership.
News & Stories, July 27, 2022
Calvin University Builds Momentum
Since Calvin changed its last name from "college" to "university" in 2019, the institution has established two new schools, added six graduate programs, set fundraising records, and become the first university in MIchigan to award bachelor's degrees behind bars.
News & Stories, July 22, 2022
Calvin selects dean for School of Health
Adejoke Bolanle Ayoola is Calvin University's inaugural dean for its School of Health. Ayoola is globally recognized as an experienced practitioner, educator, researcher, and administrator.
News & Stories, June 24, 2022
History professor receives Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching
Professor Kate van Liere is the 2022 winner of the Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching, the highest teaching honor bestowed by Calvin University.
News & Stories, May 19, 2022
Glenn Remelts, Hekman Library
Retirement tribute: 25 years
Spark, September 15, 2016