Alumni Weekend





    On April 24-25, 2015, you are invited to celebrate your time at Hope with classmates and friends during Alumni Weekend. This spring tradition includes reunion events for 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985 and the Fifty Year Circle. 

    Other weekend highlights include the presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Awards, arts and athletics events, and opportunities to connect with alumni and students. Further information will be sent to these groups and posted here in the coming months. Registration begins in February.

    Don't wait for Alumni Weekend to Connect

    As you prepare to reconnect at Alumni Weekend, you can search the Alumni Directory online. Your search can be run by name, class year, major, current city, etc. Update your profile and search the directory.

    Friday, April 24

    8:00 am - 8:00 pm The Kletz Café and Coffeehouse
    DeWitt Student Center, Lower Level
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting
    Haworth Inn and Conference Center
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm Hope-Geneva Bookstore
    DeWitt Student Center, Lower Level
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm Graduating Senior Art Exhibition
    DePree Gallery
    10:30 am - 10:50 am Chapel
    Dimnent Memorial Chapel
    Time TBD Fifty Year Circle Happy Hour
    Location To Be Determined

    Reunion Parties

    The dress code for all reunion parties is business casual.
    Time TBD
    Class of 1965 Reunion Party
    Location To Be Determined
    Time TBD
    Class of 1970 Reunion Party
    Location To Be Determined
    Time TBD
    Class of 1975 Reunion Party
    Location To Be Determined
    Time TBD
    Class of 1980 Reunion Party
    Location To Be Determined
    Time TBD
    Class of 1985 Reunion Party
    Location To Be Determined

    Saturday, April 25

    9:00 am - 9:00 pm Resource Center
    Haworth Inn and Conference Center
    Visit the Resource Center for information about the weekend and the college. Meet members of the Student Ambassadors, purchase a commemorative reunion mug, enjoy coffee and snacks, giveaways, and more.
    9:00 am - 10:00 am Reunion Registration and Coffee Hour
    Haworth Inn and Conference Center
    For the reunion classes of ‘65, ‘70, ‘75, ‘80, and ‘85. The Fifty Year Circle (Class of 1964 and earlier) has registration at Maas Auditorium at 10 am.


    Reunion Celebration Brunches

    The exact room location for your brunch will be shared at reunion registration. Class photos will be taken in the A. Paul Schaap Science Center Atrium.
    Time TBD Class of 1965 Reunion Brunch
    Time TBD
    Class of 1970 Reunion Brunch
    Time TBD
    Class of 1975 Reunion Brunch
    Time TBD
    Class of 1980 Reunion Brunch
    Time TBD
    Class of 1985 Reunion Brunch

    Time TBD

    Fifty Year Circle Luncheon
    Location TBD
    The Fifty Year Circle (Class of 1964 and earlier) is invited to share memories while looking to Hope’s future. The Class of 1965 has a separate brunch and both groups will meet together for the Fifty Year Circle Ceremony in Dimnent at 1:00 pm.

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm Graduating Senior Art Exhibition
    DePree Gallery
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm Hope-Geneva Bookstore
    DeWitt Student Center, Lower Level
    12:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Kletz Café and Coffeehouse
    DeWitt Student Center, Lower Level
    1:00 pm Fifty Year Circle Ceremony
    Dimnent Memorial Chapel
    All alumni, especially members of the Fifty Year Circle, are invited to join together as the Class of 1965 is welcomed into the Fifty Year Circle. The ceremony includes a performance by the Hope College Chapel Choir.
    1:00 pm Men's Lacrosse vs. Calvin
    Van Andel Stadium
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Campus Tours
    Haworth Inn & Conference Center
    Explore campus with a current Hope student. Both walking tours and golf cart tours will be available. Sign up at the Resource Center.
    Time TBD Hope College “Behind the Scenes”
    Take an inside look at exciting programs and places.

    Buildings and programs to be determined.

    Time TBD
    Alumni Award Recipient Meet & Greet
    Haworth Inn and Conference Center
    Time TBD
    Annual Alumni Banquet
    Haworth Inn and Conference Center Ballroom
    All Hope alumni are invited to this celebration. Highlights include the presentation of the 2015 Alumni Awards, as well as recognition of the Class of 1965.

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    Alumni Weekend takes place April 24-25, 2015. Make plans to visit Hope!

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