Showing 1 - 20 of 91 for "Student Philanthropy Council"
Student uses Pepsi grant to care for strays
Alissa Hoekstra's 5k grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project will be used to help her local animal shelter.
December 13, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Rangeela: a life
In her first year at Calvin, Anne Zaki wanted to leave. Then she pioneered Rangeela.
February 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
No marks for trying
The posters appeared around on bulletin boards around campus a few weeks ago. One features an exhausted student at her desk, and its tagline reads: "You get graded for your hard work … shouldn’t your profs?” Another shows a happy-looking student with the tagline: “Like your classes? Tell your profs.”
May 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Professor and students research Great Lakes birds
A Calvin College professor of biology and three students are researching the effects of pollution on Great Lakes colonial water birds.
August 22, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
One Goldwater, three honorables
Last summer, as Cheri Ackerman was working to isolate a protein, she put in a lot of hours in the “cold room”—one of the walk-in refrigerators in DeVries Hall that are kept at four degrees Celsius (or 39 degrees Fahrenheit).
April 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Crow headed to Grove City Hall of Fame
Calvin's dean of student development will be inducted this weekend into his alma mater's athletic hall of fame.
February 13, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
It all started one summer afternoon when Calvin juniors Ahna Terpstra and Kayla Rosendale were comparing their shoes.
October 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Beating the challenge
As she has gone from class to class or pushed a dust mop around the floor of the new fieldhouse during the past year, Leondra Fair has gotten used to people recognizing her.
June 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Student senate launches #Wearecalvin
Students are giving their feedback in Calvin's prioritization and strategic planning processes.
March 01, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Streetfest leaders re-vitalize Camp Waltman Lake
Streetfest leaders were scrubbing, remodeling and staying a step ahead of the beaver at Camp Waltman Lake: Calvin's 319-acre retreat.
September 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Rangeela 2013: Study Abroad
This year's Rangeela directors reflect on mastering footwork, dancing with fans and leading the show.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Students boycott American Apparel
Hours after she found out she had been elected president of the Calvin student body, Abbie Belford was sitting behind a table in Johnny’s, urging her peers to boycott America Apparel.
April 23, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Hendriksma wins Spoelhof Award
Jane Hendriksma, Calvin's dean of students for judicial affairs, won the 2011 William Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Student works on Historical Guide
A Calvin College student helped to create the 2008 edition of the Historic Michigan Travel Guide.
October 15, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Senior wins regional Idea Pitch
Kim VandenAkker, the winner of this year's Elevator Pitch, recently won the regional Idea Pitch.
November 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Goldwater Scholar, NSF Fellow and now a Fulbright
Senior Lauren Manck will research seagrasses in Spain via a Fulbright Scholarship.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin's Goldwater honors
Calvin has three Goldwater Scholars and one honorable mention.
April 08, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Celebrating Black History Month
Calvin's administrative and academic departments are teaming up on a roster of Black History Month events.
February 04, 2011 | Myrna Anderson