Boer-Bennink

Boer Bennink

Configuration:

Two wings with one common lobby.
Boer is a male hall; Bennink is a female hall.

Built:

1968

Named After:

Geert Boer (1832-1904): Became the college's first professor in 1867.
B.J. Bennink (1864-1947):
Served as principal, superintendent or teacher at six Christian schools in the Midwest.

Claim To Fame:

Wild Boar Day is a tradition for this building, though "Boer" actually means "farmer" in Dutch. Apparently someone was a bit confused.

BB Leadership

See BB's current Resident Director and Resident Assistants

Mailing Address:

[Student's Name]
[Rm.#] Boer Hall
Grand Rapids MI 49546-4421

[Student's Name]
[Rm.#] Bennink Hall
Grand Rapids MI 49546-4422