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Calvin-Wire: January 1, 2012

Presidential candidate

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The search committee has unanimously recommended Dr. Michael Le Roy to the Board of Trustees for the position of President of Calvin. His appointment is pending, based on approval by the board. Dr. Le Roy currently serves as Provost and Executive Vice President at Whitworth University.

The January Series 2012

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As Calvin's award-winning lecture series hits a quarter-century, The January Series welcomes David Gergen, Sherry Turkle, N.T. Wright and Deborah Lew, among others.

Even if you aren't on campus, join us at one of the remote locations or listen online. And follow us on Facebook to find out what our speakers have been up to lately.

In the headlines

campus imageInternational students who can't go home for the holidays find hospitality at Knollcrest East.

Chemistry professor Larry Louters and student Ola Alabi were the architects of the first-ever Christmas chemistry camp.

Alissa Hoekstra's 5k grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project will be used to help her local animal shelter.

Calvin's residence halls auctioned off homemade goods—and offbeat services—to benefit their partner organizations.

Beat Hope Challenge

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The Calvin/Hope rivalry will again feature the popular satellite game on February 11, 2012, which showcases the men's varsity game. For "The Game," Calvin and Hope fans gather at a designated viewing location and enthusiastically cheer on their team. Take the whole family to a site near you! If your area doesn't have a site, consider hosting.

Calvin fans can now defeat Hope fans by participating in the new Beat Hope Challenge, a joint alumni giving initiative sponsored by the two schools. All annual fund gifts received before February 29, 2012 will be counted. Thank you!

Travels with Calvin

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Calvin Alumni Travel is a travel program for alumni and friends. Each trip will be an experience woven with education and faith.

Explore Paul's Missionary Journeys in Greece, March 30-April 11, 2012, or A Journey to South Africa, November 2-17, 2012. Or save the date for A Pilgrimage to Israel: In the Light of Jesus, March 11-22, 2013. More information is found on the alumni travel pages for all trips.


Here are several alumni and friends events coming up:

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