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Calvin-Wire: July 15, 2014

Calvin alumni and friends gather throughout the summer and you are invited! There are baseball games, concerts, beach outings, student send-offs---some of them with President Le Roy. Young alumni in the Grand Rapids area also have special events planned just for them. Find out more on the alumni homepage (events listed down the right side).

And be sure to sign up for the Calvin Golf Tournament by July 22 to get the early bird rate!

We are Calvin

Read the latest in the We Are Calvin series about students and their experiences---at Calvin and around the world.

As a Jubilee Fellow, Kyle Luck is in Winnipeg, Manitoba, this summer discerning a possible call to ministry. The Jubilee Fellows program combines classroom learning and discussion with mentoring and hands-on ministry experience to help students explore Christian ministry.

Junior strategic communications major Kelly Doles is busy with an internship at a local TV station this summer.

What alumni are doing

Ryan Roff '09 is selling socks with unique color and pattern combinations to provide clean water in Rwanda.

Alumni and friends of the Service-Learning Center gathered this summer to celebrate 50 years of God's faithfulness to Calvin and the community.

Thanks to you

Wow! In just over two months, you sponsored more than 2,900 square inches of Calvin’s campus. Though the Sponsor A Square Inch project has ended, you can still visit to explore the interactive map and see your square for a limited time.

Thank you to all who joined in to support Calvin students!

May Interim

Calvin's May Interim 2014, a group of 15 students and two professors, recently returned from Zambia, Africa, where they were aiding and observing in classrooms, clinics and orphanages. As they embarked on their journey, they blogged, "We will not fear the unknown, unless it involves spiders…"

Read more »

Chinese studies

Do you know that Calvin is one of only a few Christian undergraduate colleges in the U.S. to offer a Chinese language major and will be one of the only schools in Michigan to offer a Chinese education program?

Read more »

Study James

"Consider it pure joy..."

Calvin invites you to join them in the study of the book of James—with no homework, no final exam. Using George M. Stulac’s commentary, the entire college community will be walking through James in 10 weeks. All of the studies will be available by September 1, 2014, at

Contact for information.

Travel with us

Don't miss out on Calvin Travel trips coming up: Sweden and Norway, June 16–26, 2015, and South Africa, September 18–30, 2015.

This travel program is open to alumni and friends!


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