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Calvin-Wire: July 15, 2012

Dr Le Roy in 4th of July parade with convertible

We welcome Dr. Michael Le Roy to Calvin College. He has begun his tenure as president and will keep busy until his inauguration in October. Be sure to "Like" him on the President Michael Le Roy Facebook fan page and mark your calendar to join us for the Presidential Inauguration, October 20, 2012, which is during Homecoming and Family Weekend.

If you missed it, Michael Le Roy and his wife Andrea talked about theology, community life and keeping grace and truth in balance in this video.


On Friday, 71 students from 23 states will graduate from the Entrada Scholars program which offers racial ethnic minority high school students the opportunity to experience college learning and living while earning college credit. Read more about this program from a few professors' perspective.

Summer camps

Larry Louters with flames

There is still time to register for summer camps at Calvin. See which camps are still open and register your son or daughter now!

With Chemistry Camp currently in full swing, read more about Larry Louters, the professor that puts the spark (or explosion!) behind all the sold-out camp sessions.

Online classes

"Online education has become such a massive trend in higher education that we can’t afford to stand on the sidelines. We had to jump in and see if we could do it well.” Read more about this and Calvin's online classes.

StreetFest International

Calvin banner at StreetFest Internation in Boston
Join alumni around the world in StreetFest International 2012. The Alumni Association is encouraging all alumni networks to pick one day in September to make a difference in their community. The goal is continue the Calvin tradition of "serving to learn and learning to serve."


See the alumni and friends events happening around the country this summer, including events at the Cleveland Aquarium on July 21; a "Rembrandt in America" event in Minneapolis on July 26; and a picnic in Rochester, New York, on August 11. Now's the time to sign up for the 43rd Annual Golf Tournament on September 8!

Correction: Dice Museum

In the last Wire, it was mentioned that the new Dice Mineralogy Museum was recently completed. The museum is expected to open in October. We apologize for the confusion this may have caused, but make your plans now to see it this fall!



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